Backing-up and restoring Active Directory can be a painful task, and it's not easy to know where to start. This goal of this article is to provide a brief overview of the Active Directory backup and restoration process.
As i told you every month i will publish an article with the Best artilcles of the Month.
So except from the Recent Blog Post and Best of Articles in the right sidebar add one more section with the Best Articles of Month.
The reason for this article are thatI would like to have an overview of the month from my blog and have a resource that can found mutiple articles in once place without need to search.
So find below what are the most favourites articles of the month.
In today world backup software it's not the most exciting thing for Directors or CIO in a company. Company must spend some money for the Backup Software and Windows Licenses to be idle most hours of the day.
But when someone delete critical email or a FileServer bring offline and must be restore as soon as possible then Backup Software must be there to start the Job.
Whether you are a small business or Large enterprise Backup Software it's one of the most important thing to your organization.
For this reason Backup Software must be easy and reliable.
Windows Server 2012 HYPER-V has some advance features that don't use it but you can protect you from different incidents in your environment or security issues.
Small environment which use HYPER-V maybe don't need these advance features but large environments with lot of Virtual Servers maybe it's very useful.
Dhcp and Router guard are advance features that i will discuss today.
So let's start
Port Mirroring is a method that used to monitoring network traffic. When port mirroring enable in a switch port then sends a copy of all packets hitting one specific port to another. where the packet can then picked up and analyzed.
For Network engineers this method is a tool to monitoring traffic from Servers. They can use it in Physical Switches with Physical Servers and Workstations.
But how can monitoring and analyze network traffic from a Virtual Machine?
Local Administrator passwords of Workstations is security risk. The reason is that most of the times all the Workstations has the same password or sometimes they don't give any attentions . Windows Server 2008 and older Server version can use GPO to update Passwords of Local Administrators in Workstations.
New version Release of Nakivo Backup & Replication v.7 with new features that can improve and speed up VM Backup and recovery.
As we can see in this new release has a lot of new features that can improve VM Backup and lot of other feaures from previous Versions.
Altaro Backup v7 include new features that i am very curious to try it and understand how it works and the most important if it's efficient for the Backups in the Production Environment.
As you can find in http://www.altaro.com/vm-backup/whats-new.php the new features i would like to publish it in the article and describe it with more details for better understand and take better decisions.
MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) it's a great tool for Deployment , Capture OS , create offline bootable media with OS. I use it a lot when must be setup a new Workstation or to Deploy an Office with Custom Installation and mulitple other tasks that i have describe in previous articles.
Few months ago i came across with an issue that related with Windows Updates in Offline Media that created in MDT 2013.
Powershell is a great way to automate your daily tasks.As IT Pro has a lot of tasks that must complete daily and more tasks to schedule it for next day , next month or repeat a tasks every month.
The necessary of automation it's important for every IT Pro. Sometimes the difficult is to find the time and the concentration that need to create a Powershell Script , do the necessary tests to automate one of your tasks.
After several weeks i would like to publish a new Powershell script that create to automate one of my task.