How To: Install and Configure DHCP Role in Windows Server 2016

If you are running a Windows Server environment, especially with Active Directory, it is recommended that you utilize Window Server’s ability to serve DHCP requests. In this guide, I will show you how to install the DHCP Server role on Windows Server 2016 (for this example, Windows Server 2016 Essentials, however the process is identical […]

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Users Connect to Local Exchange Server Instead of Office 365

Issue: During a migration to Office 365, a user’s computer connects to the local Exchange Server when configuring an Outlook profile instead of connecting to the Office 365 server. Cause: The AutoDiscover Service is running in the local Exchange environment, causing the clients to connect locally. Fix: To repair this issue, perform the following: Log […]

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How To: Enable NIC Teaming in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

———————————————————————————————————————————— UPDATE: According to Microsoft, this was never supposed to work. We will need to rely on third party NIC teaming software for client operating systems. See the Technet thread here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/936e8936-810c-434f-9e06-525daafa50b8/teaming-not-possible-in-win10pro-insider-builds-10565-and-10576-error-87?forum=WindowsInsiderPreview Intel NIC Teaming Software: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005667.html Broadcom Downloads: https://www.broadcom.com/support Be sure to check and make sure any NIC you are purchasing is compatible with Windows 10 and […]

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How To: Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using Powershell

If you’re using the free Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Server download from Microsoft, you will have noticed that the GUI interface is missing. You also may have opted to use the Server Core installation of Windows Server to save resources. Either way, you may want to manage your virtual machines using Powershell. This article […]

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How To: Enable Anonymous Relay on Receive Connectors in Exchange

How To: Enable Anonymous Relay on Receive Connectors There are times when you may need to configure a network device to email outside of your Exchange Organization to external recipients. For example, if you have a network scanning device that scans to email, you may want to email directly to an external email address. By […]

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