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How To Set a A Static IP Address In Windows – Server Basics

A lot of my articles, and IT work in general requires setting a static IP address up for your Windows Server or PC. So here’s how to do it. Note that this procedure will work equally well for Windows 10, and Server 2016. The procedure is fairly similar for Server 2008 and 2012 though it’s […]

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Systems Administration tech

How To Set Up A New Windows Domain – Server 2016 Essentials

I had some extra hardware lying around, and my trusty backup drive got full so, I decide it was time to build a lab environment so I could develop stuff easier. This involves, to start with a Windows Server 2016 Essentials server. Hopefully everyone out there will find the process I’m going through to set […]

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Systems Administration

Fix External and Internal Email Server DNS Conflicts

This might be an old trick, but it’s never been one I ┬áhave been able to easily remedy. I’ve worked and done a lot of jobs at a lot of places where this has been a problem, especially on Windows networks. With Linux-based DNS servers, this isn’t such a huge trick. When you set up […]

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phone

Breaking Down VoIP Vocabulary

VoIP Phone systems are emerging as powerful and primary communication tool in the office. They have been proven efficient-worthy and are easier to work with than traditional phones. There are a variety of VoIP Phone system service quotes to choose from and making equipment purchases can be overwhelming. Like almost any new piece of technology, […]

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phone shoretel tech

How To Use ShoreTel Communicator On A Workstation Not On The Domain

Just a quick one today. My Google feeds showed a few people searching for ShoreTel not working on a computer not attached to your domain. This is incredibly simple and easy to set up. You do need to know a few things if you’ve integrated your ShoreTel server with your domain, though. By ‘default’ ShoreTel […]