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Windows Server Technical Preview: Set Network Configuration and Rename Computer

I am setting up a new Windows Server Technical Preview that I will name VMM01 and later will be added to a domain, so in that server I launched PowerShell to set a static IP Address and rename the server. Here are the steps: IP Configuration Type Get-NetIPConfiguration to get the information needed like, InterfaceAlias, InterfaceIndex and … Continue reading

Windows Server Technical Preview: Join to a Domain with PowerShell

Here’s to join your Windows Server Technical Preview to an existing domain: Launch PowerShell ISE Type this command: Add-Computer -DomainName <yourdomain.com> -Restart Enter a domain credential   After the restart, your server is now domain joined.

PowerShell: Creating a new Active Directory Forest in Windows Server Technical Preview

PowerShell is king! that’s what they say, and indeed it is. I have Windows Server Technical Preview which has been available to the public since October 2014 for download at this link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview Here’s the one liner script on how to create a new Active Directory Forest in PowerShell on Windows Server Technical Preview. Install-ADDSForest -DomainName lab.demo -Confirm … Continue reading

Intel NUC D54250WYKH: Installing LAN Driver on Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

The Intel NUC are very handy when you need a portable Windows lab environment (most geeks do need it) and recently I got an Intel NUC D54250WYKH  and installed Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 but after the installation I got a prompt that no network adapter present in my computer where it should be the Intel (R) Ethernet Controller … Continue reading