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Troubleshooting RADIUS Server or Client Issues
Our latest server tutorial reveals some handy tricks and tips for resolving Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service issues on your network.

Discover Windows 8's Hidden Server Features
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.

Hyper-V 2012 R2: Pros and Cons of Generation 1 vs. Generation 2 VMs
With Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2 introducing support for two generations of virtual machines, we look at when and why you might want to select one VM generation over the other.

Windows WebDAV Tips and Tricks
Discover some helpful tips and tricks on using the WebDAV server in Windows in our latest Server Tutorial.

Working with Windows PowerShell and Hyper-V Modules
Discover how Windows PowerShell and the built-in PowerShell cmdlets that ship with Hyper-V can help automate a variety of server admin tasks on Hyper-V virtual machines.

Running Windows Server 2012 on a Laptop
Learn how and when you might want to run a server operating system on a laptop in our latest Server Tutorial.

How to Set Up a WebDAV Server in Windows 7 & 8
Windows includes an FTP-like WebDAV server that is more secure and works better through firewalls than FTP. Discover how to launch your own WebDAV server in our latest server tutorial.

How to Convert a Physical Computer to a Virtual Machine
Our latest Server Tutorial covers virtual machine conversion tools and takes you step by step through the process of converting a physical machine to a VM.

Hyper-V and VMware vSphere Architectures: Pros and Cons
With Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere tackling virtualization in their own distinct ways, it's important to know the key advantages and disadvantages of each design architecture employed by the two.

A Primer for Scheduling Cron Jobs in Linux
The syntax for scheduling Cron jobs isn't the easiest to use or remember, but here are some helpful tips for getting up to speed with and utilizing Cron jobs.

Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers in Windows Server 2012
Discover how the new cloning feature in Windows Server 2012 can simplify building a new additional domain controller as well as save time when provisioning domain controllers for rapid deployment.

How to Run Virtual Desktops in Windows
Virtual desktops aren't the sole province of Linux and Unix users. Discover some of the better Windows virtual desktop solutions currently available.

Creating a Web-Based Windows Remote Desktop Client
Our latest Server Tutorial explores two key ways you can easily make remote connections to computers from within a web browser.

Virtualizing Active Directory Domain Controllers: General Best Practices
Before virtualizing mission-critical services like Active Directory domain controllers, make sure to brush up on what you should and should not do with our "best practices" reference.

How to Use Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replica for Disaster Recovery
Discover how to create and implement a cost-effective disaster recovery solution with Windows Server 2012's Hyper-V Replica virtual technology.

How to Team Your Network Cards with Windows Server 2012
Discover how to resolve all sorts of virtualization headaches by teaming your network cards with Windows Server 2012's Server Manager.

How to Manage Multiple Servers with Windows Server 2012
Discover how to quickly and easily administer multiple servers, no matter where they are in the world, from a single interface.

How to Enable Concurrent Remote Desktop Sessions in Windows
Our latest Server Tutorial reveals how you can get around the Windows one-concurrent user limitation in order to be able to use a PC at the same time as a remote connector.

8 Trending Third-Party Management Tools for Amazon Web Services
A closer look at some of the most popular third-party tools currently available for managing your Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services.

Creating Custom Virtual Networks for VMware Player
Our latest tutorial reveals how you can use VMware Player's Virtual Network Editor to create custom virtual adapters and then assign them to VMs.

How to Team Your Network Cards in Windows Server 2012
With the advent of cloud computing and mass virtualization of server operating systems, the need for high speed, highly available networking becomes even more pressing.

How to Fix a VMware Player Bridged Network
Having difficulties when trying to set a network adapter on a VMware Player machine in Bridged mode?  Our latest tutorial reveals a solution for the bridged network issue.

Windows Server 2012 Walkthroughs: Upgrading a Dell R520
Chomping at the bit to test out the official release of Windows Server 2012?  Check out what to watch for and avoid as we put the new server OS through its paces.

VMware View 5.1: Relieving Potential Pain from VDI Projects
The latest version of VMware View debuts with new functionality to improve the overall user experience, but are the enhancements enough to warrant an upgrade for your environment?

Moving EC2 Instances Across Availability Zones or AWS Regions
While many Amazon Web Services are region specific, fortunately there are several workarounds for running EC2 instances in different zones.

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