Microsoft Azure – The Cloud For Small Business

Shifting your IT environment to the cloud is a sequence of decisive steps in your strategy to the IT infrastructure’s scalability and safety. When you migrate efficiently, you narrow down your IT expenditures versus sustaining an on-premises infrastructure. Nevertheless, a small business on the edge of migration faces the preliminary …

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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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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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Active Directory OU Report

Active Directory organizes its objects in different containers. These containers are called organizational units or OU. As an environment grows it is important to keep a report of all your OU information. Here are some helpful scripts for OU reporting. Script to get all OU and their information [sourcecode language=”css”] …

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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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