Monthly Archives: November 2011

Disable UAC for Windows Servers through Group Policy

In Computer Configuration | Policies | Windows Settings | Security Settings | Local Policies | Security Options configure the following values:

– User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode
– User Account Control: Detect application installations and prompt for elevation
– User Account Control: Turn on Admin Approval Mode

Source.

Pagefile Management for Windows Server Core

First you need to disable the automatic management:

wmic
>computersystem where name=”hostname” set AutomaticManagedPagefile=False

Next, you select where to put the pagefile and how big it should be (expressed in MB)

wmic
>pagefileset where name=”C:\pagefile.sys” set InitialSize=8192,MaximumSize=8192

More info : http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sanderberkouwer/archive/2007/12/27/page-files-in-server-core.aspx

Free eBook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions

Learn about the latest Microsoft Virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V and Windows Azure. Download Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions, written by industry expert Mitch Tulloch along with the Microsoft Virtualization team.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/johnbaker/archive/2011/11/04/free-ebook-understanding-microsoft-virtualization-r2-solutions.aspx