Nano Server Features and Benefits

Microsoft working on new vesion of server operating system called Nano Server, we all know server core version has been released with Windows Server 2008 and it’s a minimal configuration which utilizes limited resource, Nano Server is similar to Windows Server in Server Core mode, will discuss difference between server core and Nano Server with… Read More »

Active directory user attributes auditing using object Meta

On active directory auditing we want to know who, when and where the Active Directory Attributes are changed, like who removed the group from an Active directory user account, who changed the account description or any other Active directory object attribute changes All Active directory object changes are stored in object Meta and can be… Read More »

Difference between windows server 2008 and 2012

I have already discussed Active Directory 2012 Features on previous article which gives some idea about difference between windows server 2008 and windows server 2012, I will try to list the major difference and new features Also see my previous article Difference between windows server 2012 and R2 Distributed File System (DFS) Replication: On Windows… Read More »

Difference between windows server 2012 and R2

Windows server 2012 R2 brings many new features and enhancements to windows server world compared to older version windows server 2012, will discuss major difference between windows server 2012 and windows server 2012 R2 and some of the very innovative Windows Server 2012 R2 Features and improvements, also see Windows Server 2012 Fetures and Difference between windows server 2008 and windows… Read More »

Force DFS Replication/Force DFSR Members to Replicate on windows server 2008 and 2012

Force sysvol replication on windows server 2008/2012, FRS has been replaced by DFSR Replication engine for replicating the SYSVOL folders from Windows Server 2008 & wundows server 2012 and file replication performance has been improved with many new features, Microsoft manage to fix most of the bottlenecks, improved command line support, Content Freshness, handling unexpected… Read More »

Command to find Duplicate SPN

Find Duplicate SPN: A Service Principal Name (SPN) is a concept from Kerberos. To find a particular service offered by a particular host within the domain. General Syntax of SPNs is service class/fqdn@REALM , There are also User Principal Names which identify users, in form of user@Domain Kerberos requires that the SPN be unique and there should be a single SPN configured… Read More »

How secure channel determine the Domain controller in cross-forest

How client computer/member server find the logon Domain Controller from Cress Fores in an Active Directory envirnment or How secure channel determine the Domain controller in cross-forest If you are worked on troubleshooting the authentication issues between forests, you might be used NLTEST tool to check the secure channel Domain controller, did you ever try… Read More »