Restart Remote Computers vbscript

Need to restart all the Windows computers on the network? This script reads a text file populated with computer names and performs the remote remote restart on them. I use this all the time to forcibly restart computers that are still logged on – but in distant locations on the network – when performing system… Read More »

How to Manage Local Password Policy on Windows Server 2008 Core

Windows Server 2008 Core is a minimal server installation option for computers running on the Windows Server 2008 operating system. Server Core provides a low-maintenance server environment with limited functionality. Windows Server 2008 Core supports the following server roles: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) DHCP Server DNS Server… Read More »

Install and Configure DHCP Server on CentOS 6.x – RHEL 6.x

What is DHCP? DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. DHCP is a standardized network protocol used on Internet Protocol networks for dynamically distributing network configuration parameters, such as IP addresses for interfaces and services. DHCP is configured in a server-client model. DHCP server is the one assigning IP Addresses to client computers on the network.… Read More »

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1 Released

  April 25th, VMware released vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1. This release offers the following improvements: vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 Additional vCenter Server Database Support: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support: Windows 8 Windows Server… Read More »