Tutorials

Send Emails from GMAIL SMTP with PowerShell

How to send Emails from PowerShell

By Paul Hill (Admin) | March 21, 2020 |

There are several reasons why you may want to programmatically send emails with Windows PowerShell. For example, you may want to automatically email users when their Active Directory passwords are about to expire, or when their AD account locks out. In order to send…

Import Active Directory Users from a CSV Spreadsheet with PowerShell

By Paul Hill (Admin) | December 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Import Active Directory Users from a CSV Spreadsheet with PowerShell

In this tutorial I want to show you how you can write a PowerShell script to automatically create Active Directory user accounts based on a CSV or Excel spreadsheet.

How to Host a DCS Server – Full Step-by-step Guide

By Paul Hill (Admin) | November 6, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Host a DCS Server – Full Step-by-step Guide

Overview While we at Server Academy mostly create content based around administrating the Windows Server operating system, we also love to game! One of our favorite games is DCS World, a flight simulator with highly detailed fighter jets and realistic flight models and combat systems. In this tutorial, we are going to cover the steps…

How to Assign a Static IP address on Windows Server 2016

By Paul Hill (Admin) | October 27, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Assign a Static IP address on Windows Server 2016

Design is a funny word Overview This tutorial describes the steps to assign a static IP address on Windows Server 2016 through both the GUI and Windows PowerShell. Jump to a specific section: Method 1) Through the GUI with Server Manager Method 1) Assign a static IP With Windows PowerShell Method 1) Through the GUI…

Central Management of Local Group Policy

By Paul Hill (Admin) | October 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Central Management of Local Group Policy

Design is a funny word Overview I received an email from a student who wanted to centrally manage their computers WITHOUT a Windows Domain. Their company was merged and the new IT department wanted to implement their own Active Directory solution – so my student was stuck not being able to setup the new domain.…