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Installing Windows Hyper-V 2016 on a dedicated server

Welcome to our tutorial about installing Hyper-V on your Dedicated Server with Windows Server 2016. Step 1 Installing Hyper-V After receiving the login information to your dedicated server you might want to find out how Hyper-V can be installed. Hyper-V is an additional Server-Role for Windows which can be added within the Server manager. On

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Changing the Windows Administrator password – The easy way

Today we are going to show you how to change your Windows Administrator password the easy way. This tutorial works with almost all Windows versions starting from Windows XP/NT (Windows Server 2003). On Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 you should make sure that you are using local user accounts – not any online accounts.

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Advantages of ZFS

ZFS as a rather new filesystem offers various advantages in comparison to regular filesystems like ext3, ext4 and NTFS. We have summarized the most noticeable ones as follows: The main benefit of using a ZFS filesystem is guaranteed data integrity ZFS protects your data by enabling volume management on filesystem level. This feature makes “Copy

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Let’s Encrypt!

In times when data security is an important topic, encryption is a vital part of it. Unfortunately, in most cases, it is a complex task which many users are not able to handle properly due to the lack of expert knowledge in this field. To secure a website via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Transport

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Comparison of the different Linux distributions available at Contabo

As a valued customer of Contabo you have access to a variety of different Linux distributions, for use on all of our servers. These can be easily and automatically installed via our powerful customer control panel, which results in various benefits for our customers: – Contabo always provides the latest versions for installation on all

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Changing the partition layout of your VPS and VDS after installation

Sometimes, it is necessary to change your partition layout in order to create new partitions or extend an existing partition, for example after a VPS / VDS upgrade. This tutorial shows how to easily change your partition layout on your VPS or VDS. Please be advised to perform a backup of all important data before

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Upgrade Satellite feed: Setting it up on your Windows Dedicated Server

We recently introduced the Satellite feed upgrade which allows you to receive transponder signals on your Dedicated Server via the so called SAT>IP protocol. In this tutorial, we want to show you how to configure the Satellite feed on your Dedicated Server. After you have received the e-mail containing the IP addresses you are ready

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