Under certain circumstances, the database may become unusable, when this happens you can experience behaviors like the SBS console crashing, or incorrectly reporting the status of machines. When this happens there might be a need to create a new, blank, database to regain functionality. Since all the information collected is dynamic, by creating a new database you would lose only any custom reports you may have created in the SBS Console, report customizations, and all the archived reports. Furthermore, upon recreating the database, it will need some time to contact all clients and report on their status, this time may vary, since clients may be offline, it is recommended to wait 48hrs before trying to validate the data.
NetRegistry DNS Zone Manager does not allow wildcard A Record for your domain!
For businesses and development companies who want to register domain name with a registrar you need to be aware of a limiting issue related to DNS entries with NetRegistry.com.au
Windows 10 IOT
Code snippet for Shutdown and Restart of Windows 10 Core on Devices.
When attempting to connect to a SharePoint site from the same server as SharePoint is installed you get authentication failures.
The solution is to create a network loopback
This article discusses how to rip your audio CD's into your music library and then burn a duplicate copy of the album.
Sometimes you need to know the disk drives GUID.
We show how to get the GUID of volumes on Windows Operating Systems.
To perform bare metal recovery, you need to open a CMD command prompt in Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE). If you cannot boot into WinRE, you can use a Windows installation disc or recovery drive used for disaster recovery.
Generally to create a backup that is capable of performing a bare metal recovery to the same or dissimilar hardware requires a paid third party application per machine or expensive licenses for multiple machines in the same organisation or even more expensive licenses for technicians. However this article shows how you can perform a backup based on the WBAdmin command available in the Windows operating system.
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts to improve productivity
On computers which have been connected to a Domain you will find that search fails to return results for Settings and Control Panel items and displays a message that search results are incomplete.