Managing maintaining Windows Servers Infrastructure

Delete Windows.old folder

Deleting Windows.old folder from System Drive Windows.old folder is created when you upgrade your windows to a higher version. This is meant for roll back purpose. If you think that if you are not going to roll back to previous version, you can delete this folder to save much disk space. Windows.old folder is also…

Configuring Server Core as a Domain Controller

Configuring Server Core as a Domain Controller After installing the core Windows Operating System, the first step will be configuring the server. We can use sconfig.cmd to configure settings. Change Hostname, configure IP settings, default gateway and DNS settings. Configuring a Windows Server 2012-based Server Core installation as a Domain Controller starts with one of the…

Windows Authentication process

Windows Authentication process: How Kerberos authentication works? The Kerberos Authentication Process: In a Kerberos environment, the authentication process begins at logon. The following steps describe the Kerberos authentication process:1. When a user enters a user name and password, the computer sends the user name to the KDC. The KDC contains a master database of unique…