After reinstalling Windows 2012 R2 Server you may find that the Storage Spaces virtual disks will not show up automatically. In fact you won’t even see them in “Computer Management”. The reason for this is that the server is not configured to use the old storage space setup. Authorize server for read-write to storage spaces First… Read More »
Windows supports mounting WebDAV shares as drives. WebDAV is a HTTP protocol for file access used by for example SharePoint.
net use Z: http://server/webdav /PERSISTENT:yes /USER:USER PASS
It does however not support basic auth by default (basic auth sends password in cleartext, which is bad). It took me some troubleshooting to figure it out so I thought I’d share my results.… Read More »
Some time ago I discovered that my (two) Active Directory controllers weren’t actually talking to each other too well. After some debugging I found that the local Windows Firewall was enabled on one of the AD controllers and it was basically blocking everything that had to do with AD. So I disabled it and all… Read More »
Varnish is a great http accelerator, “10 times faster than squid”. This partially due to its use of modern computer architecture. Although its main purpose is as a web server accelerator it can also be used as a traditional internet accelerator/cache. The web page FAQ says it requires a lot of work though. But there… Read More »