Add a DNS zone on Windows Server

In this “how to” tutorial, I will show you how to add a DNS zone on a Windows DNS server. Open the DNS console On a server where the DNS role is installed, open the DNS Manager administrative console. Add a DNS zone in direct lookup zones In the left panel, right-click on Direct search …

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Rename an Active Directory domain

The following procedure shows you how to rename an Active Directory domain. 1. Open a command window in “administrator” mode and enter the following command which will generate a Domainlist.xml file : 2. Edit the xml file, changing your old domain to the new one: In the file, I modified rdr-it.intra to rdr-it.com. 3. Enter …

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Active Directory: Copy Group Policy – GPO

In this tutorial, I will explain how to copy / duplicate / clone a Group Policy (GPO). To do this, you have two solutions, either go through the GUI and the Group Policy Management console or use PowerShell. I’ll show you both, then it’s up to you to choose which one is right for you. …

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