Tag: Windows

Automate SNMP configuration in Windows domain network

Configuring an SNMP on a few Windows machines is not a big deal, but what if you need to perform SNMP configuration changes (community string, IPs, traps) on hundreds or thousands of Windows machines. That could be challenging if it is not done in the most efficient way. I will show you how to do it in less than 10 minutes by automating SNMP configuration via GPOs.

Build up your home lab using Intel NUCs

Intel NUC puts full sized-PC power in the small case. It offers four different products that are equipped with i9, 64 GB RAM, M.2 and 2.5″ drive, Windows 10/11, and all the physical ports you need. It enables you to scale our workloads with trusted Intel quality and reliability.

How to change default SNMP port on Windows and Windows Server

Windows and Windows Server use SNMP for monitoring purposes. Check how to change the default SNMP (UDP 161) and SNMP Traps (UDP 162) ports by changing service settings.

How to migrate a virtual machine from Windows to Hyper-V Server

The Hyper-V client is available since Windows 8. It is commonly used for testing or lab purposes. Check how to export virtual machine from Windows 8/8.1/10/11 and import to Windows Server or Hyper-V Server 2012R2/2016/2019 and 2022.

Encrypt SNMP v1 and v2c traffic with IPsec in Windows domain network

SNMP supports three versions. SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c are not encrypted. SNMP v3 is encrypted, but unfortunately not supported in Windows. This doesn’t mean the end of the game. Check out how to encrypt unencrypted SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c using IPsec in Windows domain networks.

Can you still monitor your Windows 11 with SNMP

Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows 11 on the 5th of October. If you are coming from the network monitoring world, you are probably asking yourself if you can still use SNMP to monitor the performance of your Windows 11 machines?! I got you covered in this article.

How to achieve SNMPv3 compliance in Windows and Windows Server

When it comes to the secured monitoring, one of the questions that regularly popped out is how to achieve SNMPv3 compliance in Windows or Windows Server?! Learn more on how to do it by using NuDesign SNMP v3 Agent.

Encrypt your disk with Bitlocker

How to encrypt system partition by using BitLocker without TPM

It is highly recommended to encrypt your disk(s) and protect your data from unauthorized access. We can do it by using BitLocker which comes integrated into Windows.

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How to install deprecated SNMP in Windows 10 1803 and onwards

SNMP is a protocol used to monitor target host machines. It is not anymore available in Programs and Features since Windows 10 1803. But, we can still install it via PowerShell.

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How to create a bootable WinPE in Windows

One of the solutions that have helped me to configure and troubleshoot Windows is WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment). WinPE is a small operating system use to install, deploy, and repair Windows clients and Windows Servers.