Category: Windows Server

Windows Server 2012 R2 – how to install .Net3.5 Framework with command line

You tried to enable feature .Net3.5 Framework via Administrative console on your Windows Server 2012 R2 and the installation failed. You can use this simple command line to install the feature on your Windows Server 2012 R2.

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Active Directory Users and Computers shortcut is deleted in Windows Server 2012 R2 – how do I recover it?

Active Directory® Users and Computers is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that you can use to administer and publish information in the directory. I have deleted by mistake the shortcut from Administrative tools. How do I recover it and place back into console in Windows Server 2012 R2?

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Setting a system environment variable from command line in Windows Server 2012 R2

setx utility – Creates or modifies environment variables in the user or system environment. Can set variables based on arguments, regkeys or file input.

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How to find out which server in domain is Global Catalog – Windows Server 2012 R2

The global catalog is a distributed data repository that facilitates searching and logons in an Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) directory service forest.

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Extend Active Directory Schema on Windows Server 2012 R2 by adding UNIX attributes

Identity Management for Unix enables you to integrate Windows users into an existing Unix or LInux environment, including managing user accounts, passwords on Windows and Unix systems.

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How to enable Active Directory Recycle Bin in Server 2012 R2

Active Directory Recycle bin in Windows Server 2012 R2 – is a great feature for System Administrator in the event of recovery deleted objects from Active Directory. This feature is available in server since version 2008 but it is not enabled by default. You have to enable it before you can use it.

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