Tag: Windows Server

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.

Can you still monitor your Windows Server 2025 with SNMP

The preview for Windows Server 2025 is now available. If you’re familiar with the world of network monitoring, you might be wondering whether you can still install SNMP and monitor the performance of your Windows Server 2022 machines. Don’t worry—I’ve got you covered in this article.

Ensuring Data Integrity in Windows Server Backup with BDRSuite

BDRSuite offers comprehensive features to guarantee successful restoration of your Windows Server backup to your hypervisor. Learn more…

Monitoring Active Directory for Signs of Compromise

The first signs of compromise of Active Directory could be discovered early in event logs. This puts event monitoring as one of the most important activities in our network. By using PRTG, the IT Team could be alerted if Active Directory generates events related to a potential security breach from low to high criticality.

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.

How to monitor NIC Teaming using Paessler PRTG

NIC Teaming is a Windows Server feature used to improve performance, load balancing, and redundancy of network cards. Learn how to monitor it using Paessler PRTG.

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.

How to install BDRSuite on Windows and Windows Server

Discover how easy it is to install BDRsuite on Windows and Windows Server, and enjoy a comprehensive backup solution that covers all your workloads, from data center to endpoints and cloud.

4 WMI Queries for Retrieving Disk Information

Looking to optimize your Windows disk? Check out our latest blog post featuring 4 powerful WMI queries for retrieving important information about your disk.

How to troubleshoot SNMP issues on Windows and Windows Server

SNMP is a common network monitoring protocol used in 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.

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.

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.