Wednesday, August 31, 2011

View/Change SID on Server 2008 and Windows 7

Today we’ll describe you how to change SID on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 using sysprep.
As you know New SID is not supported in Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. If you run NewSID on Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 machines you will get blue screen error message. Changing SID using sysprep utility is very simple as New SID tool. Follow the below simple steps to change the SID.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Install Microsoft VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) system on a single physical server - Step by Step guide

In this step by step guide you will learn how to setup simple Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in a single physical server.
I am using three virtual servers and one physical machine for my demo setup.
Domain - vdidemo.local
Domain Controller - dc01.vdidemo.local
VDI Server 01 - vdi01.vdidemo.local
VDI Server 02 - vdi02.vdidemo.local (Physical Hyper-V server which holds "Remote Desktop Virtualization Host" Role
Client Machine - client01-pc.vdidemo.local (Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Machine)

Friday, August 12, 2011

Configuring a File Server in Server 2008 Step by Step guide

The File Services server role in the Windows Server 2008 operating system provides technologies that help manage storage, enable file replication and manage shared folders. With File Services organizations can store files in a central location and then share them with users across the company network.

In this article we will guide you to configure a File server in windows server 2008 environment.
First we have to add "File Services" server role through "Add Roles Wizard".