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[…]

Let’s Encrypt for Windows Server 2012 R2

I recently added MailEnable to a Windows server and wanted to add SSL. I checked and there is an application that you can use to add the Let’s Encrypt SSL. Quick Start Download from https://certifytheweb.com/ and install it. Click ‘New Certificate’, choose your IIS site (which must have 1 or more hostname bindings set). Save Read more about Let’s Encrypt for Windows Server 2012 R2[…]

Unable to remote desktop to Server 2012 after adding user to Remote Desktop Users Group

Are you having trouble accessing your Windows Server 2012 machine using remote desktop, even after adding the user to the Remote Desktop Users group? Remote Desktop appears to accept the login credentials but then you receive the following error message: “To sign in remotely, you need the right to sign in through Remote Desktop Services. Read more about Unable to remote desktop to Server 2012 after adding user to Remote Desktop Users Group[…]

How to setup FTP server / users on Windows 2012 R2

Introduction This tutorial should assist with creating FTP server on Windows 2012 R2 – Depend on your version – Your setting might be slightly different. Even there are too many free third-party tools like Filezilla that provide a client access to FTP serve.. Here you have the steps I followed to set up my FTP server in Read more about How to setup FTP server / users on Windows 2012 R2[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

Installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computer running Windows Server 2012 without the Remote Desktop Connection Broker role service

This configuration, will provide desktop sessions to users based on the number of Remote Desktop Services client access license (RDS CALs) installed on the server, but will not provide access to RemoteApp programs or the RDWeb site.

Consideration for installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computer running Windows Server 2012 without the Remote Desktop Connection Broker role service.

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