Managing IIS Server Memory Usage

In previous articles we already addressed the management of memory used by Exchange in the article “How to limit Exchange 2010 memory usage”. We also addressed the memory used by SQL server(s) in the article “How to limit SQL Server 2005/2008 memory usage”. Today’s article is a continuation to this theme of managing the memory usage on SBS 2008/2011 servers and … Continue reading

How to limit SQL Server 2005/2008 memory usage

In today’s article we’ll look at additional steps that we can take in order to manage resources on Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008/2011. I will be looking at managing memory usage of SQL server. These tips can be applied on other standard Windows Servers as well, but SBS is more prone to memory usage issues, since it usually has … Continue reading

How to limit Exchange 2010 memory usage

Came across sites recently where the information store process on an SBS 2011 box tends to take most of the available memory. In normal circumstances Exchange 2010 is designed to use as much memory as possible for performance optimization. As long as Exchnage 2010 is running on it’s own, there’s no problem with that. The issues can arise in SBS … Continue reading

How to reset the domain administrator password on Windows Server 2008

This probably should never happen, but there’s always that odd case when the domain administrator password simply disappears. If you did your job right, you would normally dig out your notes with the backup domain administrator details and use that to reset the administrator password. But . . . You don’t always have the luxury. Than you’ll have to find … Continue reading