Install GUI interface on Windows Server 2016 preview 2

After login to system, in Command Prompt, enter: powershell to enter the powershell and execute the following command:

InstallWindowsFeature ServerGuiShell Restart

System Center

DPM 2012 R2 Agent firewall ports

Open ports on the machine that DPM Agent will be installed

  • DCOM port 135 TCP
  • DPM agent port 5718 TCP
  • DPM agent port 5719 TCP
  • DNS port 53 UDP
  • Kerberos port 88 TCP
  • Kerberos port 88 UDP
  • LDAP port 389 TCP
  • LDAP port 389 UDP
  • NetBIOS port 137 UDP
  • NetBIOS port 138 UDP
  • NetBIOS port 139 TCP
  • NetBIOS port 445 TCP

Ref: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/hh758204.aspx


Windows Server 2012 R2 NIC Teaming

Caution: the process will disconnect the current network connections, make sure have console access to the physical machine

  1. Open “Server Manager”
  2. select “Local Server” on the left panel
  3. In Properties view, click NIC Teaming Disabled
  4. in Adapters and Interfaces panel, select which NIC to add to team and right click and click “Add to new team”
  5. Type a team name, choose options and click OK (this will disconnect network)
  6. Open Network and Sharing Center and select “Change adapter settings”
  7. Locate the team adapter and assign IP address to it

ref: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=mmr_kc-0104606&sp4ts.oid=5358472

Exchange Server

iPhone/iPad send with large attachment (larger than 7.5MB) failed “Mailbox is full” error

Need to increase ActiveSyc size on IIS server on Exchange server, change following value as required

Server role Configuration file Keys and default values Size
Client Access %ExchangeInstallPath%FrontEnd\HttpProxy\Sync\web.config maxRequestLength="10240" kilobytes
Mailbox %ExchangeInstallPath%ClientAccess\Sync\web.config maxRequestLength="10240" kilobytes
Mailbox %ExchangeInstallPath%ClientAccess\Sync\web.config <add key="MaxDocumentDataSize" value="10240000"> bytes

Ref: http://serverfault.com/questions/697284/email-from-ios-with-attachments-larger-than-7-5mb-gets-stuck-in-outbox-and-const
Ref: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/hh529949(v=exchg.150).aspx