I have a 2003 domain controller and now a new 2008 server. I'm trying to create a 2008 domain controller in my existing forest. I know I have to run adprep. However, it's not letting me run forest prep? If I run on 2008 server it tells me Can't run on this platform because it's no an AD domain controller. If I try to run on 2003 it tells me it's not vaild on this machine? How do I accomplish this? I have a 2008 r2 64 bit server and a 2003 32 bit server?
Wouldn't it be nice if objects in Active Directory automatically moved into the correct Organizational Units?
This is what AutoAD aims to do and as a plus, it automatically creates Sites, Subnets, and Organizational Units.
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
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility.
Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…