23 07, 2016

Setup Hyper-V 2012 Replica with Certificate Based Authentication

By | 2016-07-23T14:50:24+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Allgemein, Hyper-V, Virtualization|Comments Off on Setup Hyper-V 2012 Replica with Certificate Based Authentication

Pre requirements MakeCert is a MS certificate creation tool which generates self-singed certificates for testing purpose. We will need the makecert.exe to generate our self-singed certificates. (More Information’s could be found here https://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/desktop/aa386968.aspx) Test Environment Our Test environment has two servers without a domain that mean we will use a basic Workgroup setup for this HowTo (if the two servers will be part of the domain a replica with SSL setup you could leave out Step 5). Our setup looks [...]

24 05, 2016

Unidentified networks in Windows Server 2012 forced to be Private

By | 2016-10-22T11:39:41+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Allgemein, Windows Server|Comments Off on Unidentified networks in Windows Server 2012 forced to be Private

This article describes how we can force a network connection from Microsoft Windows "Network and Sharing Center" that is classified as an “Unidentified Network” to a private network e.g. to solve issues with the firewall rules. The problem is that Windows cannot classify the type of network, often due to there being no default gateway or DNS specified on local network connections. The default solution would be to make it public cause this offers the most restrictive level of network [...]

23 05, 2016

Add Server to Windows 2012 Server Manager within a Workgroup

By | 2016-10-22T11:39:41+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Allgemein, Windows Server|Comments Off on Add Server to Windows 2012 Server Manager within a Workgroup

With Windows Server 2012 you can manage multiple remote servers by using Server Manager. Servers that you may want to manage with the Server Manager can run with Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008. In this article we have a Workgroup (non-domain) environment to which we want to add multiple server via the Server Manager. First of all we look at the current TrustedHosts list to become an overview of all listed [...]

23 05, 2016

Change the Network Category in Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

By | 2016-10-22T11:39:41+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Allgemein, PowerShell, Windows Server|Comments Off on Change the Network Category in Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

This article describes how we can change the network category from “Public network” to “Private network” with the Windows PowerShell. First let us get a list of all available network profiles on your system. Get-NetConnectionProfile Now let us change the network category to Private, (use the InterfaceIndex number from the selected network profile within the Set command). Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex 17 -NetworkCategory Private