Windows 2008

Export and Import DHCP Scope

Posted by on October 22, 2012 at 9:20 pm

I was researching how to change the Subnet Mask of a DHCP scope on a Windows 2008 server. It turns out you can’t change the subnet without deleting the scope and recreating it. If there are a lot of customizations to the scope, though, like reservations and scope options, it’s no easy task to delete and recreate […]

Boot From VHD: Change the target VHD

Posted by on August 20, 2011 at 11:19 am

There is a whole tutorial that could be written about booting from a VHD in Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2. This is not that tutorial, and I am probably not the one to write it. But I did want to make a note of this because I know that I’ll forget it the next […]

Group Policy Preferences

Posted by on August 13, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Group Policy preferences is something new in Windows Server 2008. It used to be that adding group policies for things like mapped drives, printers, and Control Panel settings was a pain, and you had to drill down several nested layers all over the place to change anything. But with Group Policy preferences, all these common […]