Category Archives: Windows

Shutting down windows domain clients remotely

I was not in the office, but I did have to shut down all domain computers after a move to have them install windows updates over the long new-year weekend. So I ended up with a script I picked up … Continue reading

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VMWare virtualise a Windows 2008R2 server with P2V

I am being in the process of virtualising a Windows 2008 R2 server with P2V. That is, from HP hardware to VMWare. Since this is a hardware HP machine, I have made the following considerations using P2V. Before virtualising: – Make sure … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 r2 Domain Controller boots into Active Directory Repair

Problem! My Windows 2008 R2 DC (the only one) boots into Active Directory Repair mode. Now I can’t log in, because the Active Directory services aren’t started. I can’t even restart the system correctly, running as a VMware virtual machine, … Continue reading

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OWA: Blocking Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet explorer has a leak, and now you don’t trust it for people to logon to your OWA. (Outlook Web Access). You may want to block OWA to be used with Internet Explorer. To achieve this, I did the following: … Continue reading

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