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Aug 11
Over the past couple of days I have noticed that our time on our computers just keeps getting further and further off. I noticed that our Domain Controller had the incorrect time, so, after doing some research I found a nice solution: 1. Locate the PDC Server. 2. In CMD type C:\net stop w32time 3. To configure the server to and external source type: ......

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Aug 11
Recently we upgraded to Hyper-V. Everything was working great, until Friday. I had just installed Windows Updates for August, and was going through and restarting our two domain controllers (on separate hosts), one at a time. Which probably shouldn't be done during the day, but I've NEVER had problems with it before. Well, after one restarted, and I ......

After installing Linux, on my personal machine, I realized I don't use it very much, or at all. So, I wanted it gone. A few months ago I tried to just delete the partition and go on, but the bootloader flipped out and wouldn't let me even boot into Windows. So, I had to manually put in the CD and re-install Fedora to get everything to even load. Finally ......

Recently I was tasked with rebuilding or migrating our Certificate Authority to a new server. The previous server was 8 years old and was holding some pretty critical information. Some of which was a Domain Controller, Certificate Authority, Email, Public Folders, Share Folders, and some Printers. Since our Public Folders were not replicating, that ......

During the build of a new Domain Controller that has DHCP enabled I was wondering how I can get the DHCP reservations off the old server to the new server. I stumbled upon this set of commands that saved my life. On the existing (old) server: netsh dhcp server export C:\dhcp.txt all Copy the txt file to the new server, and run this command. On the new ......

Windows Server 2008 R2 has a built in Scheduled Task that defragments your hard drive sometime over night. But, I was wondering if this is actually working, and on one server I have found it isn't. So, here is my PS script that I'm working on. This is also my first "real" PowerShell script I've written. It took me some time! foreach ($computerName in ......

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