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How to Clean Up “System Volume Information” Folder

Posted on April 1st, 2016 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
Folder System Volume Information

On one of the servers (running Windows Server 2012 R2) I faced a problem with the lack of free space on a system drive. I have cleared all resource-consuming locations (WinSxS, TEMP directories, user profiles, outdated updates, etc.), but it didn’t have any evident effect. At last, I have found.. read more

The Remote Desktop Session Host Server Does Not Have a Remote Desktop License Server Specified

Posted on March 14th, 2016 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
rd licensing diagnoser

One of the clients has encountered a problem with the deployed farm of RDS servers on Windows Server 2012 R2. For some reason, the RDS server has stopped issuing terminal licenses to users, though the license server role had been installed and configured, and RDP CAL had been activated.

How To Configure DHCP Server Using PowerShell

Posted on March 10th, 2016 · Posted in Powershell, Windows Server 2012 R2

There is no familiar console to manage a DHCP server (Dhcpmgmt.msc) in RSAT for Windows 10, it is recommended to use the equivalent Powershell commands instead. Thus, it is gently suggested that in the coming Windows Server 2016 release, the DHCP server will be configured only from Powershell. In this.. read more

Printer Pooling: How to Configure a Printer Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
Enable printer pooling

Printer pooling allows to unite several physical printers connected to one print server into a single logical printer. From the client point of view, a printer pool looks like one network printer. A print job being in a print queue on such logical printer will be printed on any free.. read more

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

Posted on October 7th, 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

SSO (Single Sign-On) Authentication on RDS

Posted on September 23rd, 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

User Profile Disks in Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS

Posted on August 13th, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
user profile disks path and size limit

User Profile Disks (UPD) is a new feature of Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012. User Profile Disks is an alternative to roaming profiles and folder redirection in RDS scenarios. The point of UPD is that user data and apps (i. e., a user profile) are stored as a.. read more

Allow users to reset expired password via RD WebAccess in Windows Server 2012

Posted on May 20th, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
RDWeb - change password page

In this article we’ll show how enable the RD Web Access password reset option on Remote Desktop Services (RDS) server farm on Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Licensing and Virtualization

Posted on March 24th, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this article we’ll consider licensing peculiarities of the new generation of server OS family — Windows Server 2012 R2 when using the new model of the dual-processor licensing. Also, we’ll tell about the rules and order of licensing to use virtual machines as a guest OS with the support.. read more

SMB 1.0 Support in Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on March 11th, 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