This post describes how to download, install and configure WordPress on Windows Server 2016. The instructions use Windows PowerShell wherever possible, and are suitable for servers with and without the Desktop Experience feature installed (Server Core). These instructions can even be used with Windows 10!Continue reading
Windows 10 comes with the .NET Framework 4.6 pre-installed. However, if you need support for previous generation applications, the .NET Framework 3.5 (which also includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) must be installed manually.
This article describes how to perform an offline installation of the .NET Framework 3.5 from your Windows 10 installation media.Continue reading
The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) allows system administrators to manage Windows Servers remotely from their Windows workstations. Continue reading
VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta, a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality. The distribution includes full virtualization support, drivers and tools which makes it ideal for use with Hyper-V.
Using just two virtual network adapters and extensive use of VLANs, we can potentially configure an unlimited number of of routed sub-networks for our Hyper-V virtual environments. Whether you are just running a virtual lab-on-a-laptop, or a much larger virtual enterprise environment, VyOS can scale to suite your needs.
If you have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and are trying to use a Telstra Mobile Broadband AirCard 3G (312U) or 4G (320U) USB modem, then you are probably reading this post because you have discovered that the bundled Mobile Broadband Manager software no longer detects your AirCard USB modem.
Unfortunately the Mobile Broadband Manager software is not compatible with Windows 10.
However, it is possible to install just the modem drivers from the latest version of the Mobile Broadband Manager software, and then use the native Windows 10 Cellular networking support to manage the modem directly – which is probably a far better solution than using vendor supplied connection manager software anyway!
This post provides comprehensive instructions on how to use the command-line-based Server Configuration Tool (sconfig) to configure and manage common aspects of a Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016 installation.Continue reading
This post provides instructions on how to perform an in-place upgrade of Windows XP to Windows 10, preserving your personal files, settings, and applications.
Despite what you may have been led to believe, yes, an in-place upgrade of Windows XP to Windows 10 – preserving all your documents, personal files, settings, programs and applications – is entirely possible!