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Tag Archives : Windows Server 2008 R2

MicrosoftWindow-Eyes, Awesome Tool for Blind User

MicrosoftWindow-Eyes, Awesome Tool for Blind User
Microsoft collaborated with GW Micro, this collaboration brought GW Micro’s Window-Eyes screen reader tool which will be available at free of cost to Office users.   GW Micro’s Window-Eyes facilitates blind or visually harmed user to access Windows based computers by speaking the contents of the computer’s screen. This tool allows blind users to access all applications like; word processors, Internet, email, etc. Window-Eyes...
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Adding Host (A) DNS Records in Windows Server 2008 R2

Adding Host (A) DNS Records in Windows Server 2008 R2
About DNS Records Since DNS server plays an important role when it comes to keeping the network up and accessible, it becomes important for the administrators to keep a close eye on the DNS records, and verify their validity on a regular basis. DNS records are the entries of the computer names along with their corresponding IP addresses in the DNS server database. Although there can be several DNS record types that a DNS server database can have,...
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Adding Alternate UPN Suffix to Active Directory Domain

Adding Alternate UPN Suffix to Active Directory Domain
About Adding an Alternate UPN Suffix to a Domain UPN suffix is the name of the domain that is added after the ‘@’ sign when a domain user account is created. An example of a UPN suffix can be ‘mydomain.com’. When a domain user account is created, the complete domain account comprises of a user logon name followed by @ and the name of the domain. For example, a complete domain user account named ‘user01’ in the domain ‘mydomain.com’...
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Creating CNAME Records in Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server

Creating CNAME Records in Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server
About CNAME Records (Alias Names) CNAMEs or Canonical Names a.k.a. Alias Names are the user friendly names of the computers with complex hostnames. Alias names are created in order to make it easier for the users in the network to access a specific computer, without memorizing its complex name that is specified by the systems administrators in order to follow a consistent server naming convention. Scenarios Where CNAMEs Are Required In a typical production...
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Installing DHCP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2

Installing DHCP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2
About Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server A Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server is a computer that has Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on it, and is responsible for assigning IP addresses to the computers automatically. IP addresses assigned to the computers by DHCP server are known as dynamic IP addresses, and the computers that are configured to obtain the IP addresses automatically from the DHCP server are called DHCP...
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Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows 2008 R2

Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows 2008 R2
About Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Active Directory Domain Services a.k.a. AD DS is a service that is integrated in Windows Server 2008 R2 but does not get automatically installed along with the installation of the operating system. When Windows Server 2008 R2 is installed, initially it works as a client operating system that can be connected to a workgroup infrastructure to work as a member of the peer-to-peer network. Need of Active...
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Configuring DNS Server for Secure Only Dynamic Updates

Configuring DNS Server for Secure Only Dynamic Updates
About Dynamic Updates During the installation of Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2008 R2, the installation process automatically installs the DNS server on the computer, in case it does not already exist in the network. After the successful installation of Active Directory Domain Services, the DNS server is by default configured to automatically update the records of only the domain client computers as soon as it receives the registration...
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Setting DHCP Reservations in Windows Server 2008 R2

Setting DHCP Reservations in Windows Server 2008 R2
About DHCP Reservations DHCP reservation is a process in which a particular IP address is mapped with one computer that is typically a server that needs to have a same IP address permanently. When this is done, every time the target DHCP client computer requests an IP address from the DHCP server, the mapped IP address is assigned to it. Since the IP address is reserved for a particular computer while specifying DHCP reservation, it is not assigned...
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