How to deploy Windows Nano Server on vSphere

Windows Nano Server is a super lightweight version of Windows Server that was “built for the Cloud”. When I first heard of it I immediately became curious, because it resembles VMware’s ESXi in many ways: It is an embedded-like and headless system with a very small footprint and can be managed only remotely. It has limited use cases, but two […]

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Transferring FSMO Roles To Another Active Directory Controller

How to Transfer FSMO Roles To transfer FSMO roles via the Windows GUI, you will need access to the following three Active Directory snap-ins: Active Directory Schema (Schema Master Role) Note: The snap-in is not enabled by default. Instructions provided below. Active Directory Domains and Trusts (Domain Naming Master Role) Active Directory Users and Computers (RID, PDC and Infrastructure Roles) Enabling Active […]

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Configure Windows Server Containers on a Local System

Setup/Installation Currently there are 3 ways that containers and be utilized. Containers Host – Manual To install the Containers feature manually is straight forward. Setup a Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 installationNOTE: This does not necessarily mean that your physical host needs to be running Windows Server 2016 TP3. This post highlights TP3 running from a VM on a […]

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How to Add Multiple Servers in Windows Server 2016

While managing your server and configuring it, you can add multiple servers to Server Manager in Windows server2008, 2012 or 2016. When added you can receive online or offline status and create group based on their functions, location or any other organizational paradigm. Therefore, you can configure them fully from Server Manager like: adding roles and features to them or do […]

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