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Performing a bare metal restore with Windows

Good morning.  I had a question today on what to do if the hard drives are not detected when performing a bare metal restore.  Loading the driver is pretty straightforward, but I could not find a good guide on the whole process, so I figured it was time to put one together.  390 more words

Windows 2012 R2

How to add the Active Directory Service Role to a Domain Controller and Promote it to a Domain Controller

Hello there,

So you have installed your first Windows 2012 or 2016 server. Now you want to make that server a Domain Controller. What should you do? 263 more words

Active Directory

File Share Witness and DFS

For Windows Server 2019, additional safeguards have been added to help protect from misconfigurations. We have added logic to check to check if the share is going to DFS. 308 more words

MS Tech

Windows Server Storage Migration Service

The Storage Migration Service was created to migrate servers and their data without re-configuring applications or users.

  • Migrates unstructured data from anywhere into Azure & modern Windows Servers…
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MS Tech

Windows Admin Center

Windows Admin Center formerly known as  Project “Honolulu”  is a new local web-based management for your servers, clusters, hyper-converged  infrastructure and Windows  10 PCs. 239 more words

MS Tech

Failed activation on Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016

I had encountered a failed activation using MAK from VLSC website.

The errors are below on Windows Server 2012 R2

And this is the error for Windows Server 2016… 330 more words

Windows Server 2012 R2

Error 1202 from DFSR

I ran across an interesting issue I wanted to share.  I had a customer that recently had a migration performed.  Previously he was running SBS (Small Business Server) 2011 and is now running Windows Server Essentials 2016.  175 more words

Windows 2012 R2