Viewing WindowsUpdate.log in Windows 10

Posted on February 17, 2016 · Posted in Windows 10
missing %windir%\WindowsUpdate.log in windows 10

In Windows 10 the developers decided to get rid of the usual text format of Windows Update agent (WindowsUpdate.log) in favor of the event log service logging in the format of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW). With such an action, the developers planned to increase the performance of the logging.. read more

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016: What’s New

Posted on February 15, 2016 · Posted in Exchange
ms exchange server 2016 what's new

In the second half of 2015, Microsoft released a new mail server version under a familiar name – Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. The list of changes proved to be quite short which puzzled the specialists who know the history of the product. If you omit the new year in the.. read more

Configure KMS server for MS Office 2016 Volume Activation

Posted on February 11, 2016 · Posted in MS Office
Office 16, VOLUME_KMS_channel

Due to the release of the final RTM version of Microsoft Office 2016, corporate clients can migrate to a new Office platform. In this article we’ll deal with the peculiarities of MS Office 2016 activation on a corporate KMS server (FAQ about Key Management Service). It is supposed that we.. read more

Export Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to CSV

Posted on February 9, 2016 · Posted in Exchange
Import Exchange GAL to Microsoft Access

Let’s consider some ways of exporting the Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to a text CSV file. In this format, the contact list from the corporate address book can be transferred and imported into the contacts of third-party email clients or online email services.

How to Deploy Certificate by using Group Policy

Posted on February 5, 2016 · Posted in Group Policies
export exchange certificate

Let’s consider the peculiarities of centralized certificate deploying on the domain computers and adding them to Trusted Root Certification Authorities using Group Policy. In our case, we’ll install the self-signed Exchange certificate on client computers.

Copying Large Files Using BITS and PowerShell

Posted on February 3, 2016 · Posted in Powershell
recursively download folder using bits and powershell

As a rule, in local (and global) networks files are transferred between the systems using SMB, FTP or HTTP protocols. The problem of all these protocols is some troubles with resuming the download of the large files, which can become even worse if the channel is slow or unstable. Moreover,.. read more

Enable Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10

Posted on December 29, 2015 · Posted in Windows 10
set administrator password

As you know, during Windows 10 installation the system prompts creating a user account and gives local administrator privileges to this account. However, during the installation another built-in (hidden) administrator account is created, which is disabled for security reasons. In this article we’ll tell about the built-in Windows 10 administrator.. read more

How to Hide Users from Exchange Distribution Group

Posted on December 24, 2015 · Posted in Exchange

By default, Outlook and OWA users can view the list of members of the Distribution Group in Exchange. In Microsoft Exchange 2003 it was possible to hide users from any distribution group directly in ADUC console by finding the necessary Distribution Group and selecting Exchange Tasks ->Hide Membership in the.. read more

PowerShell Commands History

Posted on December 22, 2015 · Posted in Powershell
\ConsoleHost_history.txt - powershell commands history

One of the main drawbacks of Powershell command prompt compared to bash was the inability to keep a history of executed commands. The command history could be viewed only in the current Powershell session, and when Powershell console has been closed or the computer has been restarted, the command history.. read more

How to Disable USB Drives using Group Policy

Posted on December 17, 2015 · Posted in Group Policies
USB Removable Disk: Deny write access

After connecting a new USB device to a computer, the system automatically detects the device and installs an appropriate driver allowing a user to use a USB-device or a drive connected practically at once. In some organizations, the use of USB-devices (flash drives, USB HDD, SD cards and so on).. read more