Monthly Archives: March 2014

Demoting and removing a Domain Controller from a Forest

There are particular situations where moving or removing a Domain Controller responsible for a Active Directory Forest/Domain might be desired. For example, when upgrading from one version of Windows Server to another without doing an in-place upgrade and/or getting prepared

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Windows Server 2012 Error: 0x800f0922 installing updates from Windows Update

Situation You’re running Windows Server 2012 R2 as a HyperV host. You’re trying to use Windows Update for a Windows Server 2012 guest running on that host… …and Windows Update keeps failing to install the updates and rolls the server

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How to move Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync) from one machine / VM to another…

Background One of the critical tasks ahead for on boarding your organization to Microsoft’s Office 365 (O365) will be to determine your identity strategy. ┬áIn fact, whether your on boarding to O365 or not, having a strategy in place will

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