Automate your IT with the Task Scheduler

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In this tutorial we are going to take a look at how you can use the Task Scheduler to run your automation scripts and make your life easier. This means you can spend more time watching cat videos, and less time doing repetitive tasks every day. That’s important! For me, I have a server called…

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How to tail logs with Windows PowerShell

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Lately I’ve been needing to watch some logs that are creating by my IIS 10 server. The problem is that they are in TXT format and I can’t see live updates unless I close and open the file. I work with Centos 7 (open source Linux OS) and they have a wonder tail command that…

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Active Directory Tutorial for Beginners


What is Active Directory? Active Directory is a Microsoft Technology for identity management in computer networks. It’s a database that contains users and computer accounts as well as their passwords. When you install the AD DS server role, you will finish the installation by promoting the server to a domain controller. This will install several…

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How to upload directory to AWS S3 Bucket

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If you use the upload button in S3, you will only be able to upload files and not directories: However, you can simply drag and drop the folder in your web browser and it will upload all of the desired contents: Make sure you drag it over the list of files and directories. When you…

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How to Install SCCM 1902

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This tutorial will show you how you can install SCCM 1902 in your production or test network at home. We are going to keep things as simple as possible while still explaining all of the details that you need to successfully complete the installation. Version of the ADK It’s important to know that Configuration Manager…

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How to send Emails from PowerShell

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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…

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

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.…

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