Tag: Windows Server

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.

Convert VMDK to VHD(X) and run it on Hyper-V

Learn how to migrate VM from VMware to Hyper-V by converting VMDK to VHD(X) virtual disk. For that purpose, I use the tool Vmdk2Vhd.

How to manage your Hyper-V VMs using web interface

Hyper-V server and web console sound a bit odd. In this article, I’ll break a myth. I show how to manage your Hyper-V VMs using HV Manager. HV Manager provides Hyper-V functionalities over the web interface.

Install Intel NUC Windows Server 2022 Network Adapter Driver

Check how to install Network Adapter Driver (Ethernet or LAN) on Windows Server 2022 on your powerful Intel NUC device.

What are Windows Storage Pools and how to monitor them with PRTG

Windows storage pool helps you to protect your data from drive failure. PRTG can help you to monitor storage pool health and operational status, and free disk space.

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 troubleshoot SNMP issues on Windows and Windows Server

SNMP is a common network monitoring protocol used on Windows and Windows Servers. There are certain situations when it stops working or it doesn’t work as expected. And there are potential solutions for those problems. I address 9 potential solutions for this kind of the problem.

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.

Install and configure SNMP on Windows Server Core

The Server Core (Windows Server 2022) is a minimal installation that includes most but not all server roles. It still supports SNMP for monitoring purposes. You can easily install and configure SNMP using PowerShell and MMC and/or Server Manager.

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.

Exchange Granular Restore with Altaro VM Backup

Did you ever experience a case where you only need to restore the Exchange mailbox database from a non-bootable Exchange server and not an entire VM? By using the Exchange Granular Restore feature within Altaro VM Backup, you can do it in a just few minutes.