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Windows Server 2012 R2

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Notes from the field: Explorer.exe – System Warning dialog with “Unknown Hard Error” message

When delivering an infrastructure projects, one of the tasks is to implement Server Hardening¬†via Group Policy it could be less or more restricted depending on the security guide lines. Problem: This past week we had a desktop lock-down scenario where after joining a server to the domain we see this window pop-up “explorer.exe – System … Continue reading

Notes from the field: Downloading Individual Windows Updates

Most the time when deploying the 1st server in the network, the internet connection is not yet up my WSUS servers to serve its purpose, however as per project tender requirements, all of the servers, especially the Domain Controllers must be installed with the latest Security/Critical updates being even getting live. So for those who … Continue reading

PowerShell – Deploying Active Directory

Notes from the field: In our projects, as much as I want to automate the deployment my domain controllers from scratch, our team doesn’t own the hosted platform, we come with the VMs already pre-created for us. In this scenario we are deploying a new Domain with the following configurations: Domain name:¬†Jdeployment Single-Forest, Single Domain … Continue reading