Category Archives: Windows Server 2016

SYSVOL and NETLOGON not shared on Windows server 2016/2012 R2

SYSVOL and NETLOGON not shared  or missing and initial sync not finished on newly Built Windows 2016 Domain Controllers on 2012 R2 domain where Windows Server 2016 Domain Controllers been introduced in 2012 R2 Active Directory Environment, we can do non-authoritative restore of DFSR same like D2 SYSVOL restoration for FRS on legacy operating system… [Continue reading]

Windows server 2016 co-existence and migrate/upgrade scenarios with Windows server 2012 R2/2008/2003

Upgrade Active Directory Server 2016 from Windows Server 2012 R2/2008/2003: Is windows server 2016 can coexistence with windows server 2003? Can I do in-place upgrade from windows server 2003 or windows server 2008/2012 R2? Which is supported and which is not supported and how can I plan Active Directory upgrade path from my old … [Continue reading]

Active Directory 2016 New Features

Active Directory 2016 features on Windows Server 2016: I have already discussed about the Windows Server 2016 Features where new features and major improvement on the operating system end been listed, now want to see more specifically on Active Directory 2016 and difference between Active Director 2012 and 2016

Also Read: Active Directory Features in Windows Server 2012

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Powershell script to add computer to SCCM collection

Simple Powershell command/script to add computers to SCCM 2012/2007 collections, we use to have many collections in our SCCM platform to control the patching, how we want to push the patches like daily collection or hourly collections with different maintenance windows configured, its easy to add servers manually if we want to add a single server, lets say we … [Continue reading]

Windows Server 2016 Features

As of now what are all the new features available in Windows Server 2016, what are major improvement and difference between windows server 2012 and 2016, windows server 2016 is not yet available to all and still in the development or Technical Preview version, I just find out the list of Windows Server 2016 Features comparison with windows server 2012[Continue reading]

Windows Server Containers Features on Windows Server 2016

Windows Server Containers are new approach to build and deploy applications instantly and it will be part of Microsoft upcoming server operating system Windows Server 2016, Containers is next level of physical and virtual servers which is necessary for today’s cloud and Mobile world, try to explain Containers basics and features and benefits

Also Read: Nano Server Features on Windows [Continue reading]

Compare Installed Windows Security Patches with other Servers

How to compare Installed Windows Security Patches with different Servers: If you are troubleshooting Windows server 2003, 2008 ans 2012 issues and you may have a working server and not working server, want to check is any patches are missing compared to working server? Use the below PowerShell command to compare installed patches between two servers

Normally we use to … [Continue reading]