Use Registry to Manage Chrome for Domain Joined Workstations

Google Chrome do provide the ADMX / ADM file to be imported to AD for centralize managment with GPO. However, we do facing some difficultity in some of our client side, which we do not have sufficient Administrator Right to imported the Chrome Template and we have to use Registry to manage Chrome for Domain … Read more

Deploy Windows 2019 RDS in WorkGroup without AD

Steps to deploy Windows 2019 RDS in Workgroup without AD Install a Fresh Windows 2019 Standard Server with Full GUI Enable Remote Desktop Session Host & Remote Desktop Licensing Only Import-Module ServerManager Add-WindowsFeature -Name RDS-Licensing, RDS-RD-Server -IncludeManagementTools Restart Server Restart-Computer Create a Local User and add it to Local Remote Desktop Users Group $Password = … Read more

Deploy Java with GPO

Steps to deploy Java with GPO to client machines automatically Register a free Oracle account and download Java Runtime 6u27-Windows x86 Offline . Double click on the downloaded exe file and stop at the screen below Copy the MSI & CAB files from %userprofile%\appdata\locallow\Sun\Java and save it in C:\Temp Download and install Orca MSI Editor … Read more

Generate SSL Certificate with PowerShell

Steps to Generate SSL Certificate with PowerShell Replace the $CommonName & $SANNames with your own FQDN to be included in SSL Certificate #Prepare CSR File with SAN $CommonName = “webmail.aventislab.com” $SANNames = @(“autodiscover.aventislab.com”,”mail.aventislab.com”) $Date = (Get-Date).ToString(‘ddMMyyyy’) $ReqFile = “Cert_Req-$CommonName-” + “$Date” + “.csr” $InfFile = @” [NewRequest] Subject = “CN=$CommonName” KeySpec = 1 KeyLength = … Read more

How to Add Database to SQL Availability Group

Please refer steps below on How to Add Database to SQL Availability Group A. Download and Restore the Sample database 1. Download SQL 2016 Sample Database – Around 125MB Login to SQL1 and restore the downloaded Database Select the path of the downloaded Database Select the path where to store SQL Database You can also … Read more

Migrate Hyper-V VM to new volume with RoboCopy

Here is the approach that we take to migrate Hyper-V VM to new volume with RoboCopy for a standalone Hyper-V Server without SCVMM Manager to perform Live Storage Migration. However, this approach will neeed long downtime of all Virtual Machines (VMs) Prepared the new Volume (F) with same or greater size that original volume where … Read more

Disable JAVA Update with GPO

Please refer to the steps below on how to disable JAVA Update with GPO Default configuration of Java 8 Update We noticed that the Java Update Tab is only available in Java 8, but not Java 6 or 7 Check the Registry related to Java Update in Windows 10 $RegPath=”HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy” Get-ItemProperty $RegPath EnableJavaUpdate : … Read more

Setup SQL 2017 AlwaysOn Availability Group with PowerShell

Refer to the steps below on how to Setup SQL 2017 AlwaysOn Availability Group with PowerShell Components installed in this lab Hostname IP Address Remarks lab-sql1.lab.local 172.16.16.201 SQL 2017 Enterprise Server lab-sql2.lab.local 172.16.16.202 SQL 2017 Enterprise Server sqlclus.lab.local 172.16.16.210 Failover Cluster sqlag.lab.local 172.16.16.212 SQL Listener lab-ad01.lab.local 172.16.16.200 AD Domain Controller & File Share Witness A. … Read more

Detail Disk Usage for XenDesktop MCS and AppDisk

Please refer to the following my detail finding on Detail Disk Usage for XenDesktop MCS and AppDisk I had created a Windows 2012 R2 Standard Server with latest patches (VM) and convert it to Template in VMware MCS will copy the VM Template, and create a BASE disk (Same Size) in VMware Data Store and … Read more