How to Migrate AD Workstation and Member Server in the same Forest Using ADMT 3.2

I have already shown you how to migrate users in the same forest in my earlier post. In this article, I'll show you how to migrate AD workstation and member servers in the same forest using ADMT 3.2. Migrating a Single Computer Step 1. Login to the computer with anthe ADMT migration account into the target ... Read more

Fix for “C:\Admin\scripts\ADMTExclusion.vbs(1, 1) Microsoft VBScript runtime error: Activ eX component can’t create object: ‘ADMT.Migration'”

When you migrate AD objects with VBScript and you receive the following error: C:\Admin\scripts\ADMTExclusion.vbs(1, 1) Microsoft VBScript runtime error: Activ eX component can't create object: 'ADMT.Migration' Solution Run the command from the following directory C:\Windows\SysWOW64> Suppose C:\Windows\SysWOW64>cscrip.exe hello.wsf or C:\Windows\SysWOW64>cscrip.exe hello.vbs      

How to Schedule a Script in Task Scheduler Using PowerShell

You can schedule a script in the Windows task scheduler to run automatically and perform a task without user intervention. You can schedule that script by using server manager or PowerShell. This post focuses on scheduling a script using PowerShell. This article assumes you have already created a PowerShell script file (I'll use FindOutADUsers.ps1 here) the shall be scheduled. ... Read more

Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2012 R2

Introduction into Data Deduplication on Windows Data deduplication is a feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 which is used to find and remove duplication within data. This efficiently maximizes data storage space by storing same multiple copies of data just once. It's a back-end feature and doesn't require any extra hardware. User won't notice that their data ... Read more

What is Clustered Shared Volume

Clustered shared volumes are shared disks in a Windows failover cluster which can be accessed concurrently for read and write operations by all cluster nodes. The shared disks can be provisioned as NTFS or ReFS (Resilient File System). Clustered Shared Volume Requirements Review some of the following important requirements when you are considering using CSV in a failover cluster. A disk or ... Read more

Active Directory Domain Services Trusts

An Active Directory Trust is a logical link which allows one domain or forest to access resources from another domain or forest. The trusts which are established by default are called implicit trusts while the trusts which are created manually are called explicit trusts. Type of Trusts Parent-Child Trust - When you add a child domain, a parent-child trust is implicitly ... Read more

What is Active Directory Certificate Services

Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) is a server role and certificate authority which is used to build a Public Key Infrastructure. It provides public key cryptography, digital certificates, and signatures for in-house use for your organization. That means you don't have to rely on a third-party certificate authority (CA) for above mentioned public keys and certificates. Active Directory Certificate ... Read more

How to Install Office 365 Home on Windows 10

Office 365 is a subscription plan that includes access to office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint plus the cloud services. There are subscription plans for both business and home use available. You can try office 365 Home for one month and later you will be charged on a monthly basis. This guide covers the installation steps for Office ... Read more

What is the Difference between UEFI and BIOS

UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) and BIOS (Basic Input Output) are two different types of computer (PC) firmware which provide an interface between the operating system and the underlying hardware of your computer. BIOS is an earlier firmware developed by IBM in 1975. Although legacy mode (BIOS) is still widely used at this moment, a new modern firmware has evolved which is called ... Read more