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Remote Desktop connection defaulting to local machine

I ran into this the other day and needed to set the localhost name to the default login.  So you do the following but put the computer name in the domain field.   Q: How do I enforce the domain name in the logon dialog box? Last modified: January 18, 2008 A: By default, the […]

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2003 to 2012 no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares

Problem Migrating from 2003 to 2012 r2 Domain Controllers and after doing DCPromo, there were no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares.  Looked at event viewer on both servers.  This is what I saw. The File Replication Service has detected that the replica set “DOMAIN SYSTEM VOLUME (SYSVOL SHARE)” is in JRNL_WRAP_ERROR. Replica set name is : […]

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How to truly disable UAC on Server 2012

Just ran into this with an admin account having UAC issues …   The fix: “Deactivating UAC in Windows 2008 R2 was possible via running msconfig (for example winkey+r -> msconfig), going to the Tools tab and launching “Change UAC settings”. There, you select “Never notify” to disable UAC. The same approach is still available […]

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Why is Java on vCenter using most of the Memory? and How to fix it

So after installing a new 2008 R2 vCenter 5.5 I look at the memory usage and found it was using 88% of the memory.  I open up task manager and find Java running with 7 processes using as high as 1.2GBs of memory.  So like always I did a google search and found this vmware […]