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Windows Server 2019

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How to Promote Windows Server Core to a Domain Controller from the Windows Admin Center

This post will show the step-by-step procedure on how to promote a Windows Server Core to a Domain Controller and executing it from Windows Admin Center using a PowerShell script. In Windows Admin Center > Server Manager connect to the server that will be promoted, for this post we will use LABDC01. In LABDC01, under … Continue reading

Managing Windows Server Core with Windows Admin Center

This post will show how the communication between Windows Admin Center and Virtual Machines is configured in a mobile lab environment. Setup VM Environment Here are the checklist to make sure your Windows Admin Center will properly talk with your VMs: VMWare Workstation is installed and VM(s) created VMWare Workstation’s VMNet is configured with NAT … Continue reading

Setup Windows Server Core 2019

I recently got a new mobile lab from work and I intend to keep the resource utilization as low as possible, with that I decided to use Windows Server Core and later manage them using Windows Admin Center. Below is the simple steps taken to install and configure a Windows Server Core server. Installing Windows … Continue reading

Windows Admin Center

What is Windows Admin Center? Windows Admin Center is a lightweight, browser-based GUI platform and toolset for IT Admins to manage Windows Server and Windows 10. It’s the evolution of familiar in-box administrative tools, such as Server Manager and Microsoft Management Console (MMC) into a modernized, simplified, integrated, and secure experience. When I finished setting … Continue reading