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Wireless WPA2 enterprise with Windows Network Policy Server (NPS) and Active Directory PEAP authentication – How to fix Event ID 6273 and Reason code 16

If you are setting up a WPA2 enterprise Wifi network using Windows Network Policy Server and RADIUS, make sure that the NPS server is using a trusted certificate where the name of the NPS server is explicitly mentioned in the certificate. If you are attempting to use a wildcard certificate on your NPS server, Windows […]

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Rolling out BitLocker in a heterogeneous environment without System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). How to create a new boot partition for a laptop where Boot and Windows are located on separate disks

BitLocker can’t be enabled, because the hard disks are using the MBR partitioning scheme.
The partioning scheme can’t be changed from MBR to GPT because Microsoft’s tool mbr2gpt says the disk layout is invalid.
The disk layout is difficult to fix, because the boot partition and the Windows partition sit on separate disks

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EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) specifies requirements for how personal data is collected, stored, processed, and deleted. All companies that interact with individuals or corporate entities within the EU are affected by GDPR. To help lead you down the right path, we provide tools and guidance to facilitate ease […]

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Using Hyper-V replication for reduced down-time in case of catastrophic failures

Microsoft Hyper-V comes with a built-in replication feature, which allows for almost real-time replication of virtual servers between two separate physical locations. The primary server handles all company data while it also sends a copy of all data to the backup server at very frequent intervals. In case the primary server fails due to hardware […]

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Virtualizing (Physical-to-virtual, P2V) Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 with Microsoft Hyper-V

Virtualizing aging Windows 2000/ 2003 / 2008 / 2008R2 servers into Hyper-V virtual machines can be tricky, especially if the old servers are partitioned using GPT disks or Dynamic disks. Using the following steps will get you through the virtualization process in a few hours: – Use Microsoft’s free Disk2vhd tool to convert each partition […]

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