I have an AD server that under the System folder I have a folder called WinsockServices with some references to old server. Do I need the WinsockServices or how do I change the entries within the folder.
Transferring FSMO roles is done when an admin wants to split roles between certain Domain Controllers or the Domain Controller holding the Roles has been forcefully demoted using dcpromo / forceremoval
The Windows Firewall provides an important layer of protection and a rich interface to configure it. Unfortunately, it lacks item level filtering. This article details my process of implementing firewall-as-code to reduce GPO bloat.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…