Changing File Ownership in Windows

Taking Ownership of Files and Folders in Windows Server. Here are some notes on how to do this: If you are an administrator, an authorized user, or a backup operator, you can take ownership of a file or folder by completing the following steps: 1. In Windows Explorer, open the file or folder’s Properties dialog Read more about Changing File Ownership in Windows[…]

TLS 1.2 On Windows 2008

Window 2008 does support TLS 1.2. There is a free program that will help with the installation. https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto Running the program and saving should ensure the proper TLS setting is running on your server. A reboot will be required after applying these settings to your server.

The remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license

It could be that a session was left connected. If thats the case I’ll try using the admin console command and see if I can get connected with it. On you local computer, go to Start -> Run then paste this and hit enter mstsc.exe /admin It’ll prompt for IP and then user/pass. It looks Read more about The remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license[…]

Windows Server 2008 access the shared folder without giving the username and password

I found one way to access the shared folder without giving the username and password. We need to change the share folder protect settings in the machine where the folder has been shared. Go to Control Panel > Network and sharing center > Change advanced sharing settings > Enable Turn Off password protect sharing option. Read more about Windows Server 2008 access the shared folder without giving the username and password[…]

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server.

Windows 2008 R2 1) SQL Server should be up and running. All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Services, and check if SQL Server service status is “Running”. Run “sqlcmd -L” in your command prompt to ascertain if your server is included in your Read more about A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server.[…]

Enabling Adobe Flash Player on Windows Server 2012 / R2 and installing Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.

Internet Explorer 10 is available by default with Windows Server 2012 /R2 , which includes Adobe Flash Player as a platform feature. However, the plugin is enabled only if you enable the Desktop Experience feature. To enable Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2012 1. Open Server Manager and click Add Roles and Features. 2. When Read more about Enabling Adobe Flash Player on Windows Server 2012 / R2 and installing Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.[…]

rDNS with a Windows 2008 Server with plesk and Mailenable

Configuring the rDNS for a linux server is easy. A windows server with plesk is a different story. Plesk I changed the hostname in the plesk Tools and Settings. Rebooted the system. Then sent a test email. Here is the header: Received: from WIN-QO7M1M92HBS.home Humm…where is the new hostname? So I did some investigation. I Read more about rDNS with a Windows 2008 Server with plesk and Mailenable[…]

Domain, Public and Private Profiles in Windows 2008/2012 Firewall

Definition of profiles in Microsoft words: Domain. Windows automatically identifies networks on which it can authenticate access to the domain controller for the domain to which the computer is joined in this category. No other networks can be placed in this category. Public. Other than domain networks, all networks are initially categorized as public. Networks Read more about Domain, Public and Private Profiles in Windows 2008/2012 Firewall[…]