Changing File Ownership in Windows

Taking Ownership of Files and Folders in Windows Server. Here are some notes on how to do this: If you are an administrator, an authorized user, or a backup operator, you can take ownership of a file or folder by completing the following steps: 1. In Windows Explorer, open the file or folder’s Properties dialog box by right-clicking the file…

TLS 1.2 On Windows 2008

Window 2008 does support TLS 1.2. There is a free program that will help with the installation. https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto Running the program and saving should ensure the proper TLS setting is running on your server. A reboot will be required after applying these settings to your server.

Windows Server 2008 access the shared folder without giving the username and password

I found one way to access the shared folder without giving the username and password. We need to change the share folder protect settings in the machine where the folder has been shared. Go to Control Panel > Network and sharing center > Change advanced sharing settings > Enable Turn Off password protect sharing option. By doing the above settings…

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server.

Windows 2008 R2 1) SQL Server should be up and running. All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Services, and check if SQL Server service status is “Running”. Run “sqlcmd -L” in your command prompt to ascertain if your server is included in your network list. 2) Enable TCP/IP…

Enabling Adobe Flash Player on Windows Server 2012 / R2 and installing Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.

Internet Explorer 10 is available by default with Windows Server 2012 /R2 , which includes Adobe Flash Player as a platform feature. However, the plugin is enabled only if you enable the Desktop Experience feature. To enable Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2012 1. Open Server Manager and click Add Roles and Features. 2. When the Add Roles and Features…

rDNS with a Windows 2008 Server with plesk and Mailenable

Configuring the rDNS for a linux server is easy. A windows server with plesk is a different story. Plesk I changed the hostname in the plesk Tools and Settings. Rebooted the system. Then sent a test email. Here is the header: Received: from WIN-QO7M1M92HBS.home Humm...where is the new hostname? So I did some investigation. I checked the computername in windows:…

Domain, Public and Private Profiles in Windows 2008/2012 Firewall

Definition of profiles in Microsoft words: Domain. Windows automatically identifies networks on which it can authenticate access to the domain controller for the domain to which the computer is joined in this category. No other networks can be placed in this category. Public. Other than domain networks, all networks are initially categorized as public. Networks that represent direct connections to…