How to add a Linux Samba Share to Windows Distributed File Server(DFS)

This blog post is a guide on how to add a Linux Samba share as a DFS Target Folder. Installation of DFS Open an administrator PowerShell window Install the DFS feature Windows 2008 R2: servermanagercmd –i FS-DFS-Namespace, RSAT-DFS-Mgmt-Con Windows 2012 : add-Windowsfeature FS-DFS-Namespace, RSAT-DFS-Mgmt-Con Configuration of DFS Open the DFS …

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Active Directory Auto-Replication Script

While working in my lab I found that my replication between sites was not working as fast as I needed. So I created a script to trigger the repadmin command every 5 minutes. Create Auto-Replication.ps1 file Open Notepad or your favorite powershell editor Type this line: 1..2094|foreach {start-sleep -s 5;cmd …

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Join your Windows Server 2012 or Hyper-V Server 2012 to your Domain

Now we need to join the server to the domain in order to create a cluster. Login to the console In the server configuration screen type 1 to start the process to join the server to the domain Then type D Type the netbios or FQDN for the domain Type …

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How to create a new AD Forest with Windows 2012 Server Core

Here is a quick guide on how to build a new forest (domain controller) with Windows 2012 Server Core. 1. Login to your Windows 2012 Server Core. 2. Configure Server Name and Assign Static IP Address with Sconfig.cmd 3. Add Active Directory Server Role Open a PowerShell Window Import-Module ServerManager …

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Audit Security Policy Step by Step

Any company that implement Windows servers and Active directory should review and audit the logs and how the users are accessing their resources. This article includes details steps how to build your own environment to apply or audit security policies. Audit Security Policy Step by Step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd408940(WS.10).aspx Microsoft Windows 2008 …

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