AutoLogon provides the means to configure Windows built-in auto logon. Here the user does not need to enter his username and password, the systems (windows) automatically make use of the credentials entered in the AutoLogin and this is worth noting that this is encrypted in the Registry.
– And Select the Enable functionality and if successful, the dialog (window) below will be thrown.
Note: After this step, restart the system and it will logon automatically to the domain using the user account and password created. To verify this further a bit, launch the command prompt and type “whoami“ This will display the domain and the username currently logon to the account.
For many reasons, you may want to rename your device (VM) and you will be prompted with the following error. This could be a result of the organization’s policies not adhered to but not limited to this alone.
The solution to fixing this issue is by simply removing the device from the Domain and rejoining. Simply trying to rename it will NEVER work. Follow the following steps
– Under Advanced System settings – Click on change
Select Workgroup and enter the name in the Workgroup area
Enter your credentials to confirm
If you have the right credentials to perform this action, it will end up successfully.
After prompting the above dialog box, it will prompt you to restart
– Click on Ok – Close all dialog boxes and Click on restart Now
After the restart, you can now rejoin the device to the domain – Under Advanced System settings – Click on Change settings
– Enter the right domain name
Enter your credentials to complete the process.
After successfully joining it to the domain, you will get a welcome message.
Here are some vital shortcuts in accessing some Windows Server services. For all the examples below, these can be accessed by – clicking on start menu and then – select run, – and enter the shortcut as shown below to have the service accessed.
Here i will be discussing day to day vital Microsoft Commands needed to operate and administer any Windows Environment ranging from Windows Server, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2019.
Here are some switches associated with Windows regardless of the environment. I will be discussing a few.
Shutdown: The shutdown command allows you to shutdown your PC or Server as the name implies. This will ensure windows initiates the shutdown of the server and same process is followed as shutting down via the UI. The Switches below can be used with the shutdown command.