Category Archives: Windows Server

Dell Servers – RAID Repairs and Rebuilds

Types of Hard Drives Dell PERC (PowerEdge RAID Controller) and other controllers can support a variety of hard drive types. There are four main types used in Dell 9th generation servers and up. There are specific configuration limitations and the specifics should be checked for the type of controller used. In addition, the types cannot…
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How to setup a cluster server with Windows 2008 r 2 server

CREATING YOUR CLUSTER AND CONFIGURING THE QUORUM: NODE AND FILE SHARE MAJORITY INTRODUCTION Welcome to Part 1 of my series “Step-by-Step: Configuring a 2-node multi-site cluster on Windows Server 2008 R2”. Before we jump right in to the details, let’s take a moment to discuss what exactly a multi-site cluster is and why I would…
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Using Windows Auditing to track user activity

Using Windows Auditing to track user activity         Time to time something happens that requires us to answer ”who did it?” question. Those occasions are not as frequent, but important ones. A systems administrator is to be ready and prepared to address such issues. In most companies there are departments like Project Managers, Accountants,…
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