Add an AD DS domain controller to an existing domain

Schéma multi AD

In this article, I will explain how to add a domain controller to an existing domain and manage replication links. Below, an illustration of the final architecture: Throughout this tutorial, we will add the controller XXXX-AD1 to the existing domain, which already has two controllers on site A. Prerequisites for XXXX-AD1: A version of Windows …

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Installing the .NET Framework 2.0 / 3.5 on Windows Server

Installation terminée

Many applications still need the .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.5 to work. For client computers, simply download and install. On Windows Server, the installation goes through the addition of roles and features and requires to have the DVD / ISO corresponding to the version of Windows Server, because the installation sources are above in the …

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Configuring the Update for Windows Server Clusters

Clustered Update is a feature that allows you to update servers in a failover cluster with little or no loss of availability during the update process. During an update run, the feature transparently performs the following tasks: Places a cluster node in maintenance mode. Move the clustered roles of the node. Installs updates and dependent …

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Failover Clustering Windows 2016/2019 – Installation and Configuration

Noeuds du cluster

Presentation The failover clustering feature ensures high availability of a service by using multiple servers (nodes) that can make it work. Some examples of services that can be used with the Failover Cluster feature: Hyper-V SQL Server DAG Exchange … Prerequisites 2 servers minimum having the same hardware and software configuration. Nodes must be members …

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Sysprep: resolve the error: Windows could not finish System

Symptom After running a sysprep the following error is displayed during reboot. Resolution When the message appears, press Shift + F10 to open a DOS prompt. On the Hyper-V console, use the virtual keyboard of the host Enter the following commands to launch the Windows Setup Wizard: Complete the wizard by configuring Windows, when you …

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Nano Server: Generating and Using a Windows Nano Server Virtual Disk

Nano Server Console

Nano Server Overview Nano Server is a version of Windows Server that has made its appearance with Windows Server 2016, which is a “light” version of a Windows Core (without GUI) that installs the following roles: Hyper-V containers IIS DNS File Server (SOFS). Complete presentation : https://docs.microsoft.com/fr-fr/windows-server/get-started/getting-started-with-nano-server Unlike the “normal” versions of WIndows, the Nano …

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NLB: Windows Installation and Configuration 2012R2 / 2016 – Network Load Balancing

Cluster NLB

Presentation of NLB Network Load Balancing (NLB) is a feature built into Windows that allows the implementation of load balancing at the network level. It is often used with IIS / FTP / RDS. NLB works with a virtual IP address that is available to all hosts in the cluster. NLB supports up to 32 …

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