Running Dropbox On Windows Server
Nov08

Running Dropbox On Windows Server

KB ID 0001489 Problem If you are here, you have probably already found out that Dropbox is not supported on Windows Server platforms. You can install it and set it up happily but it stops working and needs to be relaunched all the time (manually). I love dropbox! So much I actually pay for it! I run it on my management server and its handy for copying files up into my test network, so I can appreciate how annoying it is having to...

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Windows Server DHCP Failover
Nov08

Windows Server DHCP Failover

KB ID 0001488 Problem Applicable to: Server 2008/2012/2016/2019 Even though we have had this functionality for a while, I’m still seeing people deploy DHCP scopes (split 80/20) across two servers? You can deploy multiple DHCP servers to serve the SAME DHCP scopes, in either load balanced, or hot standby deployment. Solution I’m assuming you already have one DHCP server setup and, with a working DHCP scope. Here...

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IIS: Move WWWRoot Folder
Nov06

IIS: Move WWWRoot Folder

KB ID 0001487 Problem I migrated an IIS website I use for hosting files this week, and realised I’d forgotten how to relocate the wwwroot directory from it’s default install location on C:\inetpub\wwwroot. Solution Firstly, I’m assuming you have instilled the IIS role and you already have a wwwroot folder on your C: Drive, (in the above location). If so you can simply copy this folder to your new partition/drive (in...

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Windows USB Install Error 0x80070026
Nov02

Windows USB Install Error 0x80070026

KB ID 0001485 Problem Now physical servers don’t really come with DVD drives any more, Im forever deploying Windows, ESX, or some other Linux OS via a bootable USB drive. I generally use Unerbootin, and just point it at the .iso file and away we go, which I did this week when trying to deploy Window Server 2016. However when I did that, this happened; Windows cannot open the required file {Drive}:\Sources\install.wim. Make sure...

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Windows Server 2016: Enable Flash
Nov02

Windows Server 2016: Enable Flash

KB ID 0001484 Problem I have a management server the tI connect to manage my infrastructure, having just replaced it with server 2016, I could no longer manage my VMware Center as it didn’t have flash. Back in server 2012 this was an easy fix; Windows Server 2012 – Enable Flash However try and to the ton Server 2016 and this happens; Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. PS...

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How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone Wirelessly
Oct22

How to Transfer Files from PC to iPhone Wirelessly

KB ID 0001481  Written by Tag Jones When it comes to transferring files from PC to iPhone and vice versa, the most obvious choice is to use iTunes. However, it has been found that many users don’t like working with this application.  Bloated and ponderous, iTunes continues Apple’s ongoing trend of having lost its design mojo.  Luckily, we have other options. One of the easiest ways is to use Wi-Fi Direct Transfer. With this...

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