Migrate Active Directory from Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016

This is very straight forward process, but make sure you test it 1st in your Test Environment. I’m using 2 Hyper-V Machine, which is my Previous domain Server (Microsoft.lk.com). 1- Login to windows Server 2016 machine with local admin credentials, Open server manager dashboard, click Add Roles and features. 2 – Click Next, Choose “Role-based or feature-based installation” radio button and click Next, Scroll down and choose Active Directory […]

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How to Use PowerShell to Create AD User Accounts in Bulk in Windows Server 2016

Lets get started.. 1 – For this demo, I will use my existing AD Server with Windows.ae domain and previously created empty OU call Network Branch. My Network Branch OU is now empty without any User in it, so I would like to import 25 users in just 1 shot. 2 – For this step, you need a Notepad with Your Domain user information. This can be done in MS […]

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How to Install and Configure NFS Server in Windows Server 2016

What is NFS Server? Using the NFS protocol, you can transfer files between computers running Windows and other non-Windows operating systems, such as Linux or UNIX. In Windows Server 2016, NFS includes the components, Server for NFS and Client for NFS. Server for NFS enables a computer running Windows Server 2016 to act as a NFS file server for other […]

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Exchange 2013/2016 EAC(ECP) and OWA blank page after login

This is a very common and known issue which may occur in Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2016. This issue occurs mostly in new deployments. When this issue occurs, you see blank web page after login into https://<exchangewebservicesurl>/owa or https://<exchangewebservicesurl>/ecp. This issue occurs because of SSL certificate binding and can be resolved by changing the binding settings in IIS. Once you open […]

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How to Manage Microsoft Teams using PowerShell

Install the Teams PowerShell Module The first step in managing Teams via PowerShell is to install the Teams Cmdlets module.  Running PowerShell as an Administrator, you will need to run the following and allow install from the untrusted repo as well as installing the NuGet package: Install-Module -Name MicrosoftTeams Connect PowerShell to the Tenant The next step is to connect […]

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Get a List of Shared Mailboxes Members and Permissions

If you want to get a list of members from an O365 shared mailbox using powershell, you can run either command to do so: Get-Mailbox “Shared Mailbox Name” | Get-MailboxPermission | where {$_.user.tostring() -ne “NT AUTHORITY\SELF” -and $_.IsInherited -eq $false} | Format-Table Identity, User, AccessRights –AutoSize OR Get-Mailbox “Shared Mailbox name” -ResultSize:Unlimited | Get-MailboxPermission |Select-Object Identity,User,AccessRights | Where-Object {($_.user -like […]

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Join Linux to Active Directory with PowerShell Core

There are many possibilities for using PowerShell on non-Windows platforms now and today my mind was pondering how to use it to join Linux servers to Active Directory. So, I created a small little function that automates some of this called Join-LinuxToAD. Keep in mind I tested this only on CentOS 7. The script does the following: Ensures you can lookup the […]

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How to Install PostgreSQL on Windows Servers

Open a browser tab and go to the PostgreSQL -EnterpriseDB website to download the installer. Select the latest version (version 10.3 at the time of writing of this article). Then select your operating system. Finally click the “download now” link to complete the process. How to Install PostgreSQL 10 Download the Windows version: PostgreSQL – [10.3] –windows – x64.exe and then open it. […]

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How To Install And Configure Windows Server 2019 And Project Honolulu

How To Install And Configure Windows Server 2019 And Project Honolulu This article discusses how you can install and setup Microsoft’s Windows Server 2019 and Project Honolulu. Step 1: Download Windows Server 2019 Technical Preview And Project Honolulu To download Windows Server 2019 Technical Preview and Project Honolulu visit the link– https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewserver Navigate to the Windows Insider’s website. You have two […]

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How to Integrate RHEL 7 or CentOS 7 with Windows Active Directory

In Most of the Organizations users and groups are created and managed on Windows Active Directory.  We can integrate our RHEL 7 and CentOS 7 servers with AD(Active Directory) for authenticate purpose. In other words we can join our CentOS 7 and RHEL 7 Server on Windows Domain so that system admins can login to these Linux servers with AD […]

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