Windows Server 2003 DHCP to Windows Server 2012 DHCP

Origianl article can be found here:

Step-By-Step: Migration of DHCP from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012


Windows Server command line find out update patches

Using the WMIC command line tool:

wmic qfe get 

Or from powershell, just adjust it for your needs:

Get-WmiObject -query 'select * from win32_quickfixengineering' 

HOW-TO: be your own DDNS (dyndns,dynamic dns) provider

Original article can be found here:


OpenIndiana Storage Server

Cygwin How to setup tftpd on windows

Make sure you have setup inetd already.

create a root directory for tftpd:

$ mkdir /tftpboot

Edit /etc/inetd.conf



#tftp  dgram   udp     wait    nobody  /usr/sbin/in.tftpd in.tftpd


NFS Server on Windows using Cygwin

nfs server install on the cygwin >

1. cygwin(1.5.19-4) install (the following packages are needed surely )

Disabling IPv6 on all interface in Windows Server 2008 R2

In the Network Connections folder, obtain properties on all of your connections and adapters and clear the check box next to the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) component in the list under This connection uses the following items.

This method disables IPv6 on your LAN interfaces and connections, but does not disable IPv6 on tunnel interfaces or the IPv6 loopback interface.

Obtain a Certificate on Windows 2008 (without using IIS)

PurposeThis page describes how to obtain a certificate on Windows 2008 without using IIS. The instructions have been tested using Windows Server 2008 R2.InstructionsGenerate a new private key and certificate signing request (CSR)

Designing and Implementing a PKI using Windows Server Certificate Authority Role

Here are the links from the great microsoft article(s):

Designing and Implementing a PKI: Part I Design and Planning

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Notes for Administration and Trobleshooting

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Notes of Interest

Logs for the various vCenter services can be found on the vCenter server at this loction: C:\Users\All Users\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs


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