How to Install Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (Part 1)

If you would like to become a System Administrator, you want to become familiar with any Operation Systems that manage your organization. The Windows Server 2012 R2 is one of the most common servers (provided by Microsoft) one should know. When you first time install any of the software or OS, you may be frustrated with all of the steps but I am here to demonstrate how easy the process of the Windows Server 2012 R2 installation can be. If you follow along, you will succeed in your first time installation.

I’m writing my series in the following order to ensure a smooth process for a first-time user. Read along and you’ll find it much easier than you thought it would initially going in:

  1. Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (the current post)
  2. Installing Domain Controller
  3. Join the Domain

Today, in Part 1, I will demonstrate how to install Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. Let’s get started!

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How to Add a Custom Action to the Grid When Using bootstrapTable

Say you’re a web applications developer. Say you have a requirement for a grid. Say you’ve decided, like so many others, that you are not an idiot and have therefore chosen to use the “bootstrapTable” package instead of committing slow painful suicide by trying to code it all yourself. Good move!

But there are of course downsides to using packages, and a big one is that no matter how friendly the creator is, and how much customizing he offers, there’s always that one requirement you need to implement that just isn’t available.  This post is about adding action buttons above the grid itself, to accompany the “Columns” and “Refresh” buttons provided. Continue reading “How to Add a Custom Action to the Grid When Using bootstrapTable”

Syncing Options For SharePoint User Profiles

It seems no matter the number of SharePoint farms I’ve installed and configured, I never seem to breeze through the setup of User Profile Service like I hope. I am the type of person who believes in going for the latest and greatest, which is why I naturally tend towards the FIM-based User Profile Sync Service for connecting UPS to Sync SharePoint User Profiles graphic quote Jeff Woltz at Easy DynamicsActive Directory. If you go into the User Profile Service Application configuration page, you will notice that option is available along side the good old AD Import method.   Continue reading “Syncing Options For SharePoint User Profiles”