How to Move and Truncate Logs in Exchange 2013

Posted on March 18, 2015 · Posted in Exchange
Move database and logs to another disk in Echange 2013

After Exchange deployment, it turns out that in spite all requirements to the amount of free space for Exchange Server have been met, it is inevitably reducing… When trying to deal with it, we realize that different logs grow faster than we could expect. What can we do with them?.. read more

Port Forwarding in Windows

Posted on March 13, 2015 · Posted in Windows 7
Display all port forward rules

In Microsoft Windows, starting from Windows XP, there is a built-in ability to set up network ports forwarding (port forwarding). Due to it, any connection coming to any port can be forwarded to another local port or even to port on remote computer. Not necessarily that the system has a.. read more

SMB 1.0 Support in Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on March 11, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 support only smb 2 driver

A new version of SMB 3 protocol was presented in Windows Server 2012 R2 (technically, it is SMB 3.02,  since SMB 3.0 appeared in Windows Server 2012), the driver of the outdated SMB 1.0 is now disabled and its components are not loaded. Since SMB 1.0 is not supported, the.. read more

How to Restore Default Fonts in Windows 8.1

Posted on March 4, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
Windows 8 broken fonts

If you accidentally delete or replace one or more system default fonts in Windows 8.1 / 8 you can try to restore them. The issue of missing fonts can manifest itself as follows: in system dialog boxes (and some other windows) instead of normal symbols something strange or unreadable symbols.. read more

Windows Protection Against Vulnerabilities in SSL v3

Posted on February 24, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
IIS Crypto

In October 2014, Google engineers reported a critical vulnerability in SSL v3.0 that had obtained a funny codename POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption). This vulnerability allows a hacker to get access to the information encrypted with SSLv3 using a “man in the middle” attack. Vulnerability affects both the.. read more

Configure Spam Protection in Exchange 2013 – RBL Providers

Posted on February 20, 2015 · Posted in Exchange
Install Connection Filtering agent on Exchange Server 2013

In this article we’ll talk about the peculiarities of functioning and setting RBL filters in Exchange 2013. Let’s remember what RBL is. RBL (Realtime Blackhole List) is a service that stores the database of IP addresses of mail servers detected as spammers. RBL is the most often accessed over DNS.. read more

How to Change a Network Type from Public to Private in Windows

Posted on February 17, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
network 4 public network

One of the troubles a new network connection sometimes faces in Windows 8 / 2012 is that the network is wrongly detected as Public Network when it has to be detected as Private  and vice versa. You cannot change the network type from the graphical interface of Network and Sharing.. read more

How to Hide a Windows Service from Users

Posted on February 13, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
How to hide windows service from users

In this article we’ll tell about a simple way to hide a certain Windows service from the list of services in Services.msc console. With this technique, a particular service can be hidden from all users of the computer (including administrators). Thus, we don’t allow anyone to stop / delete /.. read more

How to Import and Export PST Files in Exchange 2013

Posted on February 10, 2015 · Posted in Exchange
"Mailbox Import Export" role in Exchange 2013

In the previous Exchange versions, to import/export data from Exchange to PST files you had to use third party utilities. As the most common tool ExMerge can be named, which any experienced Exchange administrator had to use. In Exchange Server 2010 SP1 to import/export the contents of the Exchange mailbox.. read more

FTP Server with User Isolation on Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on January 9, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
ftp user home folder is isolated

Despite FTP being one of the oldest protocols (it is 40 years old already), it is being used everywhere when a simple file transfer protocol is necessary. It is possible to install an FTP server in any Microsoft operation system. Last deep modernization of the service was made in Windows.. read more