I have three Windows 2003 DCs. Two are Virtual machines and one is physical.
I want to upgrade to windows 2008 Active Directory but wanted to get some information and procedures if anything should go wrong. How would i roll back to 2003 AD if i need too?
Any gotchas with the upgrade?
i want to make sure i have all the ducks in a row if AD is down.
Native ability to set a user account password via AD GPO was removed because the passwords can be easily decrypted by any authenticated user in the domain. Microsoft recommends LAPS as a replacement and I have written an article that does something …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility.
Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner:
If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
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 to another domain controller.
Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…