It is sometimes necessary to rename a server, depending on the role installed some steps are to be applied. Let’s take the example of a domain controller running Windows Server 2012. It is necessary to ensure first of all the functional level. This must be at least Windows Server 2003 level.Continue reading
An AD forest may contain one or more AD domains, depending on your situation the placement of FSMO roles may be different.
In order to carry out a good positioning of the different roles, Microsoft provides documentation on their site that allows you to make the right decision.
It has happened to all administrators to find themselves with an isolated domain controller.
In this case, after performing a dcpromo /forceremoval, all AD and DNS databases should be cleaned. For this purpose Microsoft gives the procedure that has been carried out.
For Windows Server 2003 :
For Windows Server 2008 R2 :
Since Windows 2000, a user of a domain can be enter up to 10 machines on the domain. When joining to the domain, a login and password is requested. It will be sufficient for a user to enter his username and password. He will be able to do the same for 9 other stations.Continue reading
Microsoft has confirmed the presence of Hyper V in its new OS “Windows 8”. It will now be possible to create, add and manage virtual machines.
The hypervisor interface will be similar to the one currently found on Windows Server 2008 R2. By default, the system will offer dynamic RAM allocation (the virtual machine will call RAM as needed), but it will be possible to reallocate it manually, hot (without interrupting the virtual machine).Continue reading