Testing Network Bandwidth Using iPerf

Posted on October 14, 2015 · Posted in Misc
network bandwidth

IPerf is an open-source console utility to test network bandwidth. It allows to easily measure maximum network bandwidth between a server and a client, perform a load testing of a communication channel or a router.

How to Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Posted on October 8, 2015 · Posted in Windows 10
Restore Photo Viewer Windows 10

Nobody knows why Windows 10 developers decided to abandon the familiar since Windows 7 default picture viewer – Windows Photo Viewer, and use the Modern app Photos instead of it. The old photo viewer is associated only with *.tif and *.tiff file extensions, and there is no opportunity to open.. read more

RDS Shadow: How to Connect to a User Session in Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on October 7, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
Shadow remotesession Windows 2012 R2

Microsoft has brought Remote Desktop Shadowing to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1. We remind that Shadow mode (Shadow session) can be used by administrator to view and manage any active terminal user session. This mode has been supported almost since the first Microsoft terminal server versions and was.. read more

Virtual Secure Mode (VSM) in Windows 10 Enterprise

Posted on October 1, 2015 · Posted in Windows 10
Virtual Secure Mode (VSM) in Windows 10

In Windows 10 Enterprise (only in this edition), a new Hyper-V component has appeared – Virtual Secure Mode (VSM). VSM is a protected container (virtual machine) run on a hypervisor and separated from host Windows 10 host and its kernel. Crucial from the security point of view system components run.. read more

How to Check .Net Framework Version

Posted on September 29, 2015 · Posted in Misc
dot NET version detector

Each new .Net Framework version has new opportunities, so when deploying a new app, it’s better to know for sure what versions are installed on the computer. You can get a list of .NET Framework versions in several ways.

How to Uninstall Modern Apps in Windows 10

Posted on September 24, 2015 · Posted in Windows 10
Remove-AppxPackage - delete Modern App

Windows 10, like previous versions Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, come with some preinstalled Modern apps (earlier they were called Metro apps). These are Calculator, Calendar, Mail, Cortana, Maps, News, OneNote, Groove Music, Camera, etc. These apps are preinstalled to each Windows 10 user. Even if you remove these apps.. read more

SSO (Single Sign-On) Authentication on RDS

Posted on September 23, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
Specify SHA1 thumbprints of certificates representing RDP publishers

Single Sign-On (SSO) is the technology that allows an authenticated (signed on) user to access other services without re-authentication. Applied to the Remote Desktop Service, SSO allows a user logged on to the domain computer not to reenter account name and password when connecting to RDS servers or launch published.. read more

How Automatically Fill Computer Description Field in Active Directory

Posted on September 18, 2015 · Posted in Active Directory, Powershell
populated computer description fileld in active directory

In this article we’ll demonstrate how to fill the computer information in Active Directory using PowerShell. As an example, we’ll show how to save the information about the computer model in the description field of a computer objects in Active Directory.

How to Reset Root Password in VMware vCenter Appliance

Posted on · Posted in VMWare
init=/bin/bash

Let’s consider how to reset a forgotten root password on the deployed VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). We remind that vCSA is a ready virtual machine with an installed Linux OS and configured vCenter Server and additional services. Since a VM vCenter Appliance is built on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server,.. read more

Auto-Mount VHD at Startup

Posted on September 2, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
script for mounting vhd disk

In Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 it became possible to create and mount virtual hard disk files (VHD) directly from Disk Management console. These virtual disks look like separate physical disks in the system and can be used to store any data. An essential disadvantage of these disks.. read more