Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 Here is in-place upgrading Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers. It will also help to installing Active Directory 2008 R2. Installing active directory 2008 might seem like simply feeding the DVD and pressing Next> until your server reboots into Windows…

FSMO Roles

FSMO Roles What is AD FSMO Roles? A regular Interview Question explained below: Windows 2000/2003 Single-Master Model To prevent conflicting updates in Windows 2000/2003, the Active Directory performs updates to certain objects in a single-master fashion. In a single-master model, only one DC in the entire directory is allowed to process updates. This is similar…

How to check Windows Version remotely

How to check Windows Version remotely Oftentimes, we get the requirement to check the Windows Version remotely to reduce the manual work to login and check. So, here are some steps which can help you to check the windows version remotely.   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion With this you can get only following Versions:Microsoft Windows 2000 (No different between…

Vmware interview questions

Vmware interview questions   Here are the VMWare technical Interview questions that help to clear your Interview rounds:   1.       How to add datastore on ESX and how it will be visible to all ESX servers 2.       How to add a virtual network 3.       How to make teaming in VC 4.       What is HA, DRS,…

List of Port numbers in Windows

  List of Port numbers in Windows Below is the list of TCP/UDP  port numbers being used in windows Port TCP UDP Description 9 UDP Wake-on-LAN 20 TCP UDP FTP data transfer 21 TCP FTP control (command) 22 TCP UDP Secure Shell (SSH) — used for secure logins,  file transfers (scp, sftp) and port forwarding 23 TCP UDP Telnet protocol—unencrypted text…

What’s new in Windows Server 2008 Cluster

What’s new in Windows Server 2008 Cluster Here is the new feature of windows server 2008 cluster in comparison with earlier windows version:   New validation feature. With this feature, you can check that your system, storage, and network configuration is suitable for a cluster. Support for GUID partition table (GPT) disks in cluster storage….

What is Cloud computing?

What is Cloud computing? Cloud– The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server With cloud computing, you eliminate those headaches because you’re not managing hardware and software—that’s the responsibility of an experienced vendor like salesforce.com. The shared infrastructure means it…

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue   For windows 2008 R2 backup issue, you can try below steps: 1. Stop the Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider & Volume Shadow Copy Service (run net stop “Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider”) 2. Export the contents of the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem key to a .reg file (as a backup). 3. Delete the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem\{26c409cc-ae86-11d1-b616-00805fc79216}\Subscriptions key….

Personal Interview Questions & Answers

Personal Interview Questions & Answers Here are Personal Interview Questions & Answers that will make you through with the basic Interview Questions.   What makes you unique? Tell me about yourself. What goals have you set for yourself? How are you planning to achieve them? To what do you owe your present success? What is…

Exchange Interview questions with Answers

Exchange Interview questions with Answers 1. What are the pre requisites to install Exchange Server 2007 ? Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 Microsoft ASP .Net World Wide Web Service MMC 3.0 Windows power shell SMTP & NNTP service should not be installed 2. What’s the order to install Exchange Server 2007 Roles in a exchange Server…

Virtual Network Adaptor Types

Virtual Network Adaptor Types The following network adapters might be available to the VM depending on the virtual hardware version and guest operating system.   Vlance — An emulated version of the AMD 79C970 PCnet32 LANCE NIC, an older 10 Mbps NIC with drivers available in most 32-bit guest operating systems except Windows Vista and…