Find where WSUS stores its content

If you need to find the location of where WSUS saves its downloaded content. This can been achived with the help of regedit. Look for the registry at: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Update Services\Server\Setup in the value “ContentDir”.

Install Server 2012 GUI from CMD

Wile removing IIS from a local site server I noticed that the User Interface and infrastructure role was being removed too! Doh! When the server had rebooted I was presented with just the CMD prompt. To get the GUI back  I run the comand below. Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:Server-Gui-Mgmt /featurename:Server-Gui-Shell /featurename:ServerCore-FullServer /all

Configuring Windows Server 2012 to provide LPD Printing Services (Part 1)

Adding a new 2012 print server to our network, and looking at ways of making OSX printing easier from a windows server. Part one, setting up LPD. 1. Open Add Roles and Features Wizard 2. Select Role-based or feature-based installation. Click on [NEXT] button. 3.Select the print server or groups of servers. Click on [NEXT] button 4. In Roles, locate Print and Document Services, […]