Troubleshoot port issue

Open command type netstat -an or netstat -an | more This will display the listening ports. You can check whether the port is open or not.    




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The remote session was disconnected

If you received “The remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license” error message while connecting to RDS server.Follow the steps Make sure you have valid RDS license installed and activated. Go to server manager >> Remote Desktop Service in Left menu Click on Collections At […]




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Activate Server Evaluation license with volume license key

Run cmd promnt with Administrator rights Check installed edition – DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition Check possible target edition – DISM /online /Get-TargetEditions Initiate license upgrade – DISM /online /Set-Edition: /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula eg: DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEula Restart server Check whether server is activated, if not activated, click on change product key and re-enter license again




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Upgrade server to Server 2012 R2

To upgrade server to server 2012 R2, it requires windows server 2003 and higher DC Insert OS installation disc and go to folder source\ADPrep\ADPrep.exe Run ADPrep /ForestPrep in forest and ADPrep /DomainPrep on each domain Once complete, run command RepAdmin /SyncAll /APeD – (force a sync to all the document controllers in domain) wait few minutes […]




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Hide folder from browsing in network

If you want to share a folder but hide it from browsing. Just put $ symber at the end of the folder. Eg. If you want to share folder name ‘Suraj’ and you do not want it to display while browsing network folders rename the folder name as ‘Suraj$’ and share it.




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