Tip – Break Server Core registry to disallow processing of Run and RunOnce entries

This article will show you how you can disallow processing of Run and RunOnce registry entries. This article applies to Windows Server 2008 Server Core Edition only!

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http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsServer2008/AdminTips/Admin/BreakServerCoreregistrytodisallowprocessingofRunandRunOnceentries.html

Tip – A Quick Tip to make sure Adprep /ForestPrep for Windows Server 2008 has run successfully

Adprep /ForestPrep must be executed to introduce a Windows Server 2008 in an existing Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 domain environment. This will show you how to make sure that it has run successfully.

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http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsServer2008/AdminTips/ActiveDirectory/AQuickTiptomakesureAdprepForestPrepforWindowsServer2008hasrunsuccessfully.html

Tip – How to break into registry to explore HKLM\SAM and HKLM\SECURITY keys?

This article explains how you can use Psexec.exe to execute registry editor to explore SAM and SECURITY registry hives.

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http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/Windows2000/RegistryTips/RegistryTools/HowtobreakintoregistrytoexploreHKLMSAMandHKLMSECURITYkeys.html

Tip – A Quick Tip to designate a domain controller for client authentications.

This article explains the use of SRV priority. This applies to Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

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http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsServer2008/AdminTips/ActiveDirectory/AQuickTiptodesignateadomaincontrollerforclientauthentications.html