Category: Windows

Domain Controller Missing SRV in DNS

I was assisting a client of mine on their issue with a new DC that they have install on a remote site. Suffice to say that the new DC is not properly deployed causing a lot of issues such as replication and AD DB inconsistent. So, I assisted them to make it right. One of …

How To Get FSMO Roles Using PowerShell

Get-ADForest <domain_name> | Format-Table SchemaMaster,DomainNamingMaster Get-ADDomain <domain-name> | Format-Table PDCEmulator,RIDMaster,InfrastructureMaster

Convert Windows Server Evaluation to Server Standard

Windows Server evaluation usually last for 180 days and there are times when you install a Windows Server using the evaluation version and decided to move the server to production.  So how do you do it? For each and every Microsoft editions, there are different ID and Windows Server Evalution has it’s own edition ID. …

Windows Updates service did not work on Windows 2008 server

We have a few Windows Server 2008 in our customer environment. Few months back, we have an issue with Windows Updates service did not work on Windows 2008 server. This has caused a concerns by our customer. We have decided to share this as we have faced this issue 2 or 3 times before. Cause …