Tag Archives: Server 2012 R2

Exchange 2016 – How to repair corrupted database

So that is the issue – Mailbox Database is offline, and can’t be mounted. I have bad news for you – your database is corrupted. And if you have no backups – it’s time to do recovery, and repair corrupted database.

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Windows Server 2012 R2 – Analyze dumps with WinDBG to discover a faulty device

Sometimes the thing go bad and server crashes unexpectedly. When this happens, we see a blue screen of death – while the system makes kernel or memory dump for us for further analysis.
But how to analyze dump and find out the reason of BSOD? Here in this little tip we will try to find a faulty device with help of windows debugger – WinDBG

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Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure NIC teaming

NIC Teaming, also known as link aggregation or Load Balancing/Failover (LBFO), is a technology that allows to combine multiple network adapters into a single interface. To master NIC Teaming, you must know not only the steps to join several interfaces in one. NIC teaming is a feature, that has many interesting details like modes of work in a physical server, NIC teaming in virtual environment and network settings like using VLANs. And this is why we are here for

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Core remote management and basic configuration

Windows Server 2012 R2 Core – now a default option for installation. After finishing the installation, you see just a command shell – black screen, grey letters. We are used to GUI – but managing a server core is not a hard task. You can use everything you really need – Server Manager, MMC consoles and, of course, remote PowerShell. All you must do – is complete some simple initial tasks and configure your server for remote management.

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Windows Server 2012 R2: How to configure Features on Demand

Features on Demand – a new way of conserving system partition space in Windows 8 and Server 2012. It is possible not only uninstall a feature, but delete files associated with that feature – they are called payload. You can install a feature again when you need to, but you`ll have to provide a valid installation source. This feature can be used when working with installed operation system – for saving useful system partition space – or with installation media for reducing the size of the image.

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