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Learn how to install and activate a key set of components that can help improve the performance of Hyper-V virtual machines running Linux distributions.
UEFI support may be becoming more and more popular, but it can still be problematic to enable on VMs. Discover how to implement UEFI on several leading VM platforms.
Ensuring Hyper-V environments are running securely is a major concern for many enterprises. Minimize your attack surface with these Hyper-V Security Best Practices.
While it can be useful at times to directly mount or boot a physical drive on a VirtualBox virtual machine (VM), the process for doing so isn't always straightforward.
Microsoft removed some useful GUI networking settings starting with Windows 8, but fortunately Netsh commands can handle a variety of wireless networking tasks in the newer Windows releases.
Discover how Microsoft Hyper-V Network Virtualization can enable hosting providers to host customer virtual machines without requiring any changes to the physical network topology.
Running into problems when installing, using or troubleshooting FreeRADIUS? We have some helpful configuration and usage tips to relieve your FreeRADIUS-related stress.
In an ever-accelerating world of highly virtualized data centers, how can security and compliance possibly keep up?
Resynchronizations can become necessary when a Hyper-V Primary Server fails to properly replicate to the Replica Server. Discover what to look for and how to proceed when a Hyper-V resync is needed.
Discover six GUI-based scripting tools and utilities that can extend PowerShell's functionality while helping to make it a bit easier to use.
Take advantage of the built-in logging capabilities in Symantec Antivirus and our handy script to retrieve TimeOfLastScan, TimeOfLastVirus and PatternFileUpdate details from client PCs.
Once you've mastered the MCSA Windows Server 2012 qualification, discover some of the options available for building on that newfound knowledge.
Get your hands on our goody bag of free server administration tools for helping you more efficiently configure, manage, troubleshoot and secure Windows Servers and domains.
Discover a network adapter-independent protocol from Microsoft that facilitates NIC teaming for virtual machines on Windows Server 2012.
Discover how to remotely run PowerShell commands and scripts in a web-based console, as well as what limitations you should expect when doing so.
Our latest server tutorial details how to troubleshoot generic error messages in Hyper-V Replica as well as what you should do when a known error message occurs.
This month's PowerShell Commands server tutorial covers some key SMB-related changes in the PowerShell 4.0 cmdlets, some of which are due to the new SMB 3.02 functionality.
Our latest server tutorial reveals two handy PowerShell cmdlets available for checking Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replication status and getting replication statistical data on your VMs.
Learn how the TNC cmdlet for PowerShell 4.0 can be used for testing ICMP and TCP connectivity among end users, servers and other network targets in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Discover the key role Hyper-V's VSP and VSC components play in improving virtual machine performance by facilitating communication between VMs and the parent partition.
While Windows doesn't offer native SSH or Secure FTP access, it's fairly easy to set up SSH and SFTP servers for securely accessing data from remote PCs or servers.
For any virtualization administrator that's ever found Hyper-V's network virtual switch's capabilities to be a bit on the confusing side, we have the perfect server tutorial for you.
Our latest server tutorial reveals some handy tricks and tips for resolving Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service issues on your network.
When Windows Server 2012's enterprise-level server features look to be overkill for your company or small workgroup, take a closer look at Windows 8 and its little known but quite powerful server capabilities.