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Archive for August, 2012

How to override a single host on your Windows DNS Server

Situation 1. Your internal Active Directory domain name is different than your public Internet domain name. For example, your AD domain name might be contoso.local but your public Internet domain name might be contoso.com 2. You want to override a single host on contoso.com but your internal DNS server is not authoritative for that zone. […]

Error adding a new backup destination to Windows Server Backup

Problem When you try to add a new backup destination drive in Windows Server Backup, you may receive the following error: “The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect” Cause This can happen if the existing backup drives are not connected. Solution Add the drive using the following commands from an elevated command […]