server 2012


Data, as mentioned in earlier posts, are one of the most important things to look after in any server. Which is why, Microsoft has introduced Storage pools, which are very much like LVM in Linux. But is it really necessary? Do we need Storage pools? Well lets see how we […]

Create and manage Storage pools in Server 2012


We have been working on one virtual server from the start. In small companies, you may get one server and you’ll have to use it as a DHCP, DNS, Active Directory and an IIS server. But in industries, each server has only one function. You’ll have one server for DHCP, […]

Add new servers in Server 2012





If you don’t understand the difference between file permissions and sharing permissions, you can easily screw up¬†security of the machines and of the company. Understanding file and sharing permissions are one of those things, that may look difficult and hard to at first, but once you get it, its like […]

File and Sharing permissions in Server 2012


In any industry big or small, you need to manage many users. Now as a system admin, you can manage each user individually by selecting a user, giving him permissions and doing this procedure to all the remaining users. You can do this, but to a limited number of users. […]

Add users to group in Server 2012



Adding new users is one of the most easiest and simplest task for any¬†administrator. You can add as many users you want and assign them to various groups or define permissions explicitly! But the point to remember here is, these users will only work on computers that are already exists […]

Add new users in Server 2012


Prerequisites : Set a static IP for you server. Before configuring a DNS server, you should at least have a basic idea about DNS server and how it works. If you don’t know anything you can check this post. If you want to know about the records inside a DNS […]

Adding host in DNS server in Server 2012


In this post we will learn how to configure basic DHCP server in Server 2012. Configuring a DHCP server is very easy, the only thing you need to take care of is WINS server. WINS server was an alternate option for the traditional DNS server but it failed. But still […]

Configure basic DHCP server



In the earlier post we saw how to install Active Directory Domain Services, DHCP server and DNS server. Now that everything is installed lets start configuring these features. In this post we will see how to Configure Active Directory Domain Services. Since we just installed these features we got some […]

Configure Active Directory Domain Services


We now know the features and requirements of server 2012, how to install it, how to navigate in server and how to change its default name. So let’s go a step further and install the 3 most important features of Windows Server 2012 Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server. Since […]

Install Active Directory, DHCP and DNS in Server 2012