Category Archives: Server

Windows Server – How to Properly Turn Off the Windows Firewall in Windows Server 2008 and Above

There are still situations in which it is necessary to turn off the firewall, and there are supported methods for doing so that don’t involve stopping or disabling the service. In Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, the firewall can … Continue reading

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NetSH Changing Your IP Address

Changing your IP information requires two commands, one for your IP address, subnet mask and default gateway and another for  your DNS settings. In order to change your IP address we use the netsh command, the exact command you want … Continue reading

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netsh Command Line

Usage: netsh [-a AliasFile] [-c Context] [-r RemoteMachine] [-u [DomainName\]UserName] [-p Password | *] [Command | -f ScriptFile] The following commands are available: Commands in this context: ?              – Displays a list of commands. add            – Adds a configuration entry … Continue reading

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DISM – Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool

DISM – Deployment Image Servicing and Management. DISM.exe in w Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 replaces Pkgmgr.exe, Intlcfg.exe, PEimg.exe oraz Imagex.exe. DISM.exe [dism_options] {WIM_command} [<WIM_arguments>] DISM.exe {/Image:<path_to_offline_image> | /Online} [dism_options] {servicing_command} [<servicing_arguments>] WIM COMMANDS: /Get-MountedWimInfo – Displays information … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 How to Turning the GUI Off

Turning the GUI Off In Windows Server 8 the GUI has kept with the modular nature of recent Windows Server Operating Systems and in turn has become a “Feature”. This makes removing the GUI very easy. To get started launch … Continue reading

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