October 14, 2013

New Policy Settings in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

With Windows server 2012 and Windows 8 Microsoft added some new features, they also created the proper Group Policy configuration options for this. With Windows server 2012 and Windows 8 they added 160 new items which are only compatible with Windows server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT. They added a total of 350
August 5, 2013

Citrix Shadowing/Remote Assistance session display is garbled/skewed

When Shadowing a user with Citrix Shadowing (which uses Microsoft Remote Assistance) it’s possible the screen gets garbled/skewed. To solve this problem set the following settings in the Group Policy:
April 4, 2013

MDT Create Deployment Share and add OS Source Files (Part 2)

In the provious post I explained how to install MDT and install/updates the required services. In this post I explain how to create Deployment Shares and add the OS source files and patches. Create Deployment Share First of al we have to create a Deployment share where the OS files are saved. Follow the
March 25, 2013

Installing MDT 2012 Update 1 (Part 1)

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1 it’s possible to deploy Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in addition to deployment of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP within your organization. MDT is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8,
March 6, 2013

Active Directory-Based Activation

In  previous post we Installed VAMT and then added licenses and devices, now we will create the possibility to use Active Directory-Based Activation. To use the Active Directory-Based Activation you need at least one Windows Server 2012 domain controller. Installing Active Directory-Based Activation To use AD-Based Activation you need to install the Volume Activation
February 25, 2013

VAMT 3.0 Adding licenses and manage host (part 2)

In my previous post we installed VAMT 3.0 and created the database. In this post we will add MAK and KMS keys and we will add some host to monitor the servers/clients to see if the activation is successful. Because you need at least 5 Servers or 25 Clients before KMS keys will work