Tag: AD2012

Nov 03

Virtualization Updates to Active Directory 2012

As part of the many updates to Active Directory, one of the most interesting is virtualization safeguarding in Windows Server 2012. Active Directory Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2012 can now identify if they are virtualized and have been improperly restored or cloned (copied). Windows Server 2012 introduces a new feature called the VM Generation …

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Nov 02

Domain Controller Virtual Cloning

One of the best new features of Windows Server 2012 is virtual cloning. The ASKPFE blog has an excellent article covering this new feature: Tom Moser here with a post on one of the new ADDS features in Windows Server 2012; Virtual Domain Controller Cloning. Until now, cloning, snapshotting, copying, or pretty much doing anything …

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Jun 02

Active Directory 2012 DCPromo

Starting with Windows Server 2012, DCPromo is no longer used to promote a member server to be a Domain Controller. Since DCPromo no longer works (Microsoft calls this featured deprecated), there is a new GUI option and associated Powershell commandlets. There are major changes to the promotion process which integrate the process. This simplified process …

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May 22

Virtualization Updates to Active Directory 2012

As part of the many updates to Active Directory, one of the most interesting is virtualization safeguarding in Windows Server 2012. Active Directory Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2012 can now identify if they are virtualized and have been improperly restored or cloned (copied). Windows Server 2012 introduces a new feature called the VM Generation …

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