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Fixing High Memory Usage by Metafile on Windows Server 2008 R2

Posted on July 25th, 2016 · Posted in Windows Server 2008 R2
metafile size in rammap utility

One of the file servers running Windows Server 2008 R2 encountered a problem of high RAM load resulting in the issues with the server and applications performance. It turned out that the memory was swamped by the system file cache containing file system metadata. The problem potentially affects all file.. read more

Windows Event Triggers

Posted on July 22nd, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2008 R2
Attach Task To Windows Event

In Windows Server 2008 (Vista) a new feature appeared that allowed to attach a Windows Scheduler task for any event in system logs. Using this feature, an administrator can assign a specific script or sending e-mail alerts to any Windows event. Let’s consider this feature in detail.

How to Monitor Active Sessions on IIS

Posted on May 29th, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2008 R2
Monitoring Active Users Sessions on IIS site

How to quickly estimate the current number of user sessions on the IIS website running on Windows Server? Such information will allow to determine and predict the load on the server, choose the best time for the maintenance and updates of the website.

How to Get Plain Text Passwords of Windows Users

Posted on June 18th, 2014 · Posted in Windows Server 2008 R2
mimikatz get plaintext username and passwords logged windows user

In this article, written as a part of a series devoted to Windows systems security (in the last article we discussed the security issues of passwords stored in the GPP), we will learn quite a simple method to get unencrypted passwords of all the users working in a Windows system.