Category: Server

  • Lazy Exchange On-Premises Mailbox Creator

    One of the ways to use shared mailbox with exchange is to grant “Full Access” and “Send As” access through security group. With the latest exchange security group must be universal and mail enabled. Recently I had to create bunch of mailboxes and found the process… repeating and boring, then I decided that there must…

  • PowerShell TimeZone, Date and So On

    If someone ever wondered how to change time, timezone or date in a powershell session or in a core server here is how. If today is 27 May 2017 and we want to set the clock to 16:12: Set-Date -Date “5/27/2017 16:12” More on this here. If only the timezone needs to be changed lets…

  • SharePoint 2013 Instalation Tips

    Studying for SharePoint 2013 exam, I’ve decided to install it in my lab and as usual I had some issues. I was thinking to use SQL server on premises used for SCCM 2012 R2 test lab, but it is 32-bit, therefore, unusable. Due to the limited resources (You know, RAM goes first) I ended installing…

  • Tested guide for upgrade 2003 domain to 2012

    Raise domain/forest functional level to 2003 Domain is raised from AD users and computers Forest is raised from AD Domains and Trusts Prepare AD for 2012 The command adprep is located on your Server 2012 disk under the \support\adprep Run in cmd adprep /forestprep If KB919151 is not installed adprep /forestprep will fail with “ADPREP.EXE…

  • Proxmox Post Install +

    My ProxMox Adventure – what I did so far Installed from CD (described in the previous post) Added additional 7200rpm, 2tb hard drive for storage purposes Created Several VM’s server core 2012 as s DC, DNS, GC – HDD shrink to 20gb One win7x64 as a domain workstation One win7x64 with 1tb hdd as a plex server…

  • Proxmox Setup – First Steps

    Before continuing below, please note that I have zero execerience with Proxmox and did everything googling and so on, therefore I do not pretend anything – this is more or less my own notes made public. One of the first thing I did after the installation was to put some iso’s in: /var/lib/vz/template/iso Where they…

  • Barebone home VMWare / Proxmox / Virtualization

    My First Steps With Proxmox   Last night I started installing Proxmox (Version: 3.3-a06c9f73-2) on my new barebone home server: Motherboard – Supermicro A1SRM-2758F-O RAM – KVR16LSE11/8 – 2x8gb kit PSU – Corsair CX Series 430 Watt Case – Carbide Series® Air 240 High Airflow HDD/SSD – Crucial Mx110 256gb USB to Boot From –…