Tag: Domain controller

Mar 24

How to: Install Exchange Server 2013 SP1

How to: Install Exchange Server 2013 SP1 As usual every time you try to install a new version of Exchange Server there are new caveats and what you expect will take 30 minutes takes longer. This time around was no exception. I am still hoping the day will come the installer decides it is going …

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Feb 17

Resolved: Essentials Server Integration must be done on the Domain Controller

Resolved: Essentials Server Integration must be done on the Domain Controller Recently we performed a migration from our on premise Exchange server to Microsoft’s cloud solution: Exchange Online. Because of that I wanted to perform an integration at the domain controller level using Windows Server Essentials Experience. Unfortunately whether I tried using a member server …

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Dec 07

How to: Resolve error “Computer/Name Domain Changes. The following error occurred attempting to join the domain: The requested resource is in use.”

How to: Resolve error “Computer/Name Domain Changes. The following error occurred attempting to join the domain: The requested resource is in use.” One of my latest missteps was not completing the migration of all servers to the new domain name when I performed an Active Directory Domain Name change. Well, one of the unintended consequences …

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Dec 03

How to: Rename an Active Directory Domain Name

How to: Rename an Active Directory Domain Name There are many reasons why you might want to rename an Active Directory Domain Name. Microsoft names situations were there is a reorganization of the enterprise which could simply be internal or due to an adquisition, etc. In my case I have been reading about how to …

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Oct 22

How to force an authoritative and non-authoritative synchronization for DFSR-replicated SYSVOL (like “D4/D2” for FRS)

How to force an authoritative and non-authoritative synchronization for DFSR-replicated SYSVOL (like “D4/D2” for FRS) Fixing Broken SYSVOL Replication Consider the following scenario: You want to force the non-authoritative synchronization of SYSVOL on a domain controller. In the File Replication Service (FRS), this was controlled through the D2 and D4 data values for the Burflags registry values, but these values do …

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Oct 22

How to: Force Active Directory Replication Between Domain Controllers

How to: Force Active Directory Replication Between Domain Controllers You can use this procedure to force Active Directory replication to occur between two domain controllers on a one-time basis when you want changes to be replicated from the server that received the changes to a server in another site sooner than the site link schedule allows. …

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Oct 22

How to: Configure your Domain Server to sync the time over the Internet (Network Time Protocol – NTP)

How to: Configure your Domain Server to sync the time over the Internet (Network Time Protocol – NTP) The Windows Time service provides time synchronization to peers and clients, which ensures consistent time throughout an enterprise. I´ve been struggling with getting my Domain to not end up with strange times. The issue at hand is …

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