How-to Setup Windows 2008 R2 Server Core As An Active Directory Server

On April 7, 2011, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Setup Active Directory on a Windows Server 2008 core


This is pretty simple actually; Install Windows as normal but selecting a Server Core as your installation medium. It will install just like a normal Windows 2008 install until the reboot process when it loads Windows for the first time. At the point it will ask for you to set your admin password and then boot to a Window’ish Continue reading

How-to Emulate the TOP command in Windows

On April 6, 2011, in How-to, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Top is a Linux process that shows a list of processes running on the system and what levels of resources are being used. This application provides all processes running, the CPU and Memory consumed and with several switches available you can see things like the location of the executable that is running.

Unfortunately, they don’t make a TOP executable ported for Microsoft Windows but don’t despair.   You can Continue reading

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