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Daniel Petri is a world-known IT professional, technical trainer and creator of one of the world's largest IT knowledge bases: www.petri.com. Daniel consults to leading global Fortune 1000 companies in Microsoft IT Infrastructure and Engineering strategies.

For his contribution to the IT Pro community Daniel has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the 10th time In a row. Daniel's professional certifications include Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified System Administrator and Microsoft Certified Trainer.

While working for Microsoft, Daniel served as a Senior Premier Field Engineer (PFE) specializing in Windows Server OS and Active Directory. After leaving Microsoft in the middle of 2013, Daniel returned to work for ObserveIT, makers of the ObserveIT User Monitoring software, where he holds the role of Senior Solutions Architect.

In his spare time, Daniel rides a 1340cc 200bhp 2014 model Suzuki Hayabusa sports bike and manages the Israeli Bikers forum.

You can contact Daniel at daniel-at-petri-dot-co-dot-il.

Daniel's Recent Posts

How to restart Windows Explorer shell in Windows 7/8

By Daniel Petri - August 25, 2014

Need to manually restart Windows Explorer shell in both Windows 7 and Windows 8? Daniel Petri shows us how in this handy how-to article.

Search using file size filters in Windows 8 File Explorer

By Daniel Petri - August 12, 2014

Learn how to search using file size filters in Windows 8 by using some little-known File Explorer options in this how-to article by Daniel Petri.

How to rename and hide Windows services

By Daniel Petri - August 11, 2014

You might need to rename and hide Windows services for security reasons. This short how-to article by Daniel Petri shows you how to perform both tasks.

Disable Windows Server 2012 R2 Automatic Maintenance Using PSEXEC

By Daniel Petri - August 7, 2014

Having performance issues? You may be impacted by the Windows Server 2012 Automatic Maintenance functionality. Learn how to troubleshoot in Daniel Petri’s latest article.

3 Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

By Daniel Petri - August 4, 2014

Daniel Petri shows us how to shut down Windows 8 three different ways, including using a VBS script and a Start Screen shortcut.

Test Connectivity to an Active Directory Domain Controller from a PC

By Daniel Petri - July 24, 2014

Daniel Petri provides some tools and techniques to test connectivity from a Windows PC to an Active Directory Domain Controller.

Enable Telnet Client in Windows 8 and Server 2012

By Daniel Petri - July 23, 2014

Daniel Petri shares three different ways to enable the helpful Telnet client for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 to meet your IT needs.

Self-Replicating DNS Forwarders Problems in Windows Server 2008/2012

By Daniel Petri - July 22, 2014

Need help with DNS forwarding? Daniel Petri points out some issues with how DNS forwarding is handled in Windows Server 2008/2012 that you should be aware of.

Configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2

By Daniel Petri - July 17, 2014

In part two of our series on DNS forwarding, learn how to configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Windows GUI and the command prompt.

Best Practices for DNS Forwarding

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Need to know what a DNS forwarder is? Daniel Petri compares it to root hints, and then offers some best practices on how to use DNS forwarders effectively.

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