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 yourRead More…

Installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computer running Windows Server 2012 without the Remote Desktop Connection Broker role service

This configuration, will provide desktop sessions to users based on the number of Remote Desktop Services client access license (RDS CALs) installed on the server, but will not provide access to RemoteApp programs or the RDWeb site. Consideration for installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computerRead More…

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 AddRead More…

How to install php on Windows Server 2012

Installing PHP on Windows 2012 with Web Platform Installer 1. Open the Web Platform Installer from the following location on your filesystem: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Web Platform Installer\WebPlatformInstaller.exe Note: If the Web Platform installer is not currently installed it can be downloaded via the following link: https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx Then click the download toRead More…

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 areRead More…