Tag Archives: Windows 2012

NPS Setup for a Secure Wireless network

NPS Setup for a Secure Wireless network The first task in setting up Windows 2008 or higher Enterprise CA.  This is to allow auto Certificate request. You need to be running Windows 2008 Enterprise edition or Windows 2012. Make sure your domain functional level is at least at Windows Server 2003. Create a security group… Read More »

Remote Desktop Connections Keep Alive

You’re in the middle of an executive presentation, tooting your TCO horn about the money that has been saved by moving to the cloud/hosted, then you click the remote desktop connection you swear you minimized 10 seconds ago and…       Why is this happening? Network connections into your hosting company travels through security and availability… Read More »

Branchcache Server 2012, Part 1

Branchcache Server 2012 Install and Introduction Branchcache was introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 and it is a tool to reduce the impact of having low bandwidth between a branchoffice and a central file server. The short description would be that either a dedicated server, or the clients themselves, cache the content when a file is opened… Read More »

No remote Desktop Licence Server availability on RD Session Host server 2012

A fully functional and activated 2012 Remote Desktop Session Host server has displayed the following message: This was a simple setup on a single server with the: connection broker, Session Host and Licensing server with 2012 CAL’s installed. Even though the licensing seems to be configured correctly, in server manager: and powershell: Licensing diagnostics: everywhere you… Read More »

Hosting a domain controller in the cloud

Hosting a domain controller in the cloud We have clients that are having a rough time coming up with the the resources to purchase new server(s) to replace their aging Window Server 2003 system(s).  My company has been testing the ability to host a Primary Domain Controller in our Data center and then having a… Read More »