FSRM and Data Deduplication may be adversely affected when you use Robocopy /MIR in Windows Server 2012 and 2016

Summary When you use the Robocopy utility together with the /MIR option in Windows Server 2012, Robocopy mirrors the source directory to the destination directory. First, all contents in the destination directory that do not exist in the source directory are deleted. Then, all files that the user can access are copied from the source directory to Read more about FSRM and Data Deduplication may be adversely affected when you use Robocopy /MIR in Windows Server 2012 and 2016[…]

Overview of .rdp file settings

On this page you will find an overview of most of the available .rdp file settings which can be used with the /o command line switch. All settings must be specified using the .rdp file style syntax: option:type:value Examples: alternate shell:s:notepad.exe keyboardhook:i:2 Note: The information in this overview is largely compiled from this article at Read more about Overview of .rdp file settings[…]

VSS Writers List and services

  Ive pulled this list together from various sources and will start adding it to mainly for my own use but if you stumble across it, hope it helps. VSS Writer Service Name Service Display Name ASR Writer VSS Volume Shadow Copy BITS Writer BITS Background Intelligent Transfer Service Certificate Authority CertSvc Active Directory Certificate Read more about VSS Writers List and services[…]

Installing Windows Photo Viewer on RDS

Few posts on the internet of how and why but il just get to the bit where we get it working… Normally you would install Desktop Experience but this includes a lot of tools that you probably wont need. So…. To install Windows Photo Viewer on an RDS server there are three simple steps you Read more about Installing Windows Photo Viewer on RDS[…]

Windows Server 2016 Licensing and Pricing

Disclaimer here: All information on the blog are coming from the Microsoft papers released in December 2015. The information maybe change in the future or are not correct written on my blog. This blog post just wants to give you a little consolidated overview about the licensing changes. If you want to make sure you will Read more about Windows Server 2016 Licensing and Pricing[…]