I just upgraded a file server to Server 2012. In order to preserve some existing share names I gave the new server the old server's IP address then set static DNS settings pointing both names to the same IP. I had expected that the unc paths pointing to the old server would now be directed to the new one but that is not happening. I'm not sure what I missed and would very much appreciate some assistance.
Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.
Recently I have fixed file server permission issues for one of my client. The client has 1800 users and one Windows Server 2008 R2 domain joined file server with 12 TB of data, 250+ shared folders and the folder structure i…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how they can get their files copied out from their unbootable system without need to use recovery services. As an example non-bootable Windows 2012R2 installation is used which has boot problems.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008.
Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…