Category Archives: Windows Server

Listing the drive letters, size and free space using PowerShell

Using PowerShell, the administrator is able to retrieve a lot of information from the operating system. In Today’s Tutorial, we are going the process to retrieve all volumes of any…

How to extend Azure Service Fabric to on-premise?

You can deploy a Service Fabric cluster on any physical or virtual machine running the Windows Server operating system, including ones residing in your on-premises datacenters. You use the standalone…

Script: Exchange Server 2016 Deployment (EXDeploy.ps1)

Hello folks, We created an automation script to deploy Exchange Server 2016 in a consistent way, and the script was published on our ITPROCentral at GitHub. You can find more…

How to upload a custom image to Azure

If you developed your standard Windows or Linux operating system image for installation on on-premises computers, you might want to use the same image to deploy Azure virtual machines. This…

How to remove the several Organization Units that are protected against accidental deletion

In some situation an entire structure of Organization Units must be deleted, and by default new OUs are automatic defined to protect them against deletion which requires the administrator to…

Containers on Azure – Part 2

On the previous post (see here), I talked about the concept of Containers, Azure Container Service and Azure Service Fabric. Now that you know the concept and have an idea…

How to disable all accounts from an Organization Unit structure

In some cases, the administrator must disable all accounts from a specific Organization Unit. We can approach this task from either Active Directory Users and Computers or using PowerShell. Solution…

Converting a Windows Server 2016 evaluation to Standard

We will go through the steps required to convert a Windows Server 2016 Standard Evaluation to a Standard, the same process can be followed by Datacenter edition. Solution I had…

Configuring Tombstone Lifetime (TSL) period

By default a tombstone lifetime is 180  days (it used to be 60 days on Windows Server 2003 R2), however we can change for any number that we like or…

Techgenix Article: Manage on-premises servers using Azure Server Management Tool

Hello folks, Last week, I published an article explaining the process to configure SMT (Server Management Tool) which in Preview on Microsoft Azure. A second article is coming up and…