Configure a static IP Address Server 2012 R2

How to configure a static IP address for a Windows Server 2012 R2. As part of a Server installation, it is usually essential to configure a static IP Address.  A static IP address is usually configured if the Server will host Active Directory, DNS or DHCP roles.  Setting the configuration of an IP Address in […]

Desiging and Implementing a Folder Structure

When planning for your Server enabled environment, it is important to think about how the server resources will be managed.  Where are the user home folders going to live, how will these be accessed and will you require any type of public or resource folders.

Adding DHCP to your Windows Server 2003

DHCP is a service that is responsible for assigning IP addresses to computers on your network.  Using DHCP takes the hassle out of managing your network IP addresses.  DHCP is an essential part of using the PXE boot feature of your computers network card.

Installing a new Windows Server 2003 Domain

Getting a company to setup and install your network will always be easier than planning and deploying your own network solution, but if you have the time and are willing to learn then you can save your school some money.  This guide will attempt to help you to setup a Windows Server 2003 Domain for […]

Planning a School Network

ICT is major part of the school curriculum, the use of computers and IT resources has grown exponentially and continues to grow.  Almost gone are the days of running a few standalone PCs, or running a Peer to Peer Internet enabled network.  It is time to embrace the centralised server environment.  It isn’t as complex as […]

GPOGUY.com – Group Policy Stuff

Whilst surfing the net looking for information on using Group Policy to set workstations power options so that they would not go into standby. I came across a website that had programs, links and valuable resources for Group Policy.

Install the Windows Recovery Console for Server 2003

Some times it is necessary to boot into the recovery console to repair your server installation or run a chkdsk.  Normally you would boot from the installation CD and choose the relevant boot options.  However you can also install the Recovery Console to the system partition so that you can boot into the recovery console […]