When talking about including Windows Server 2012, the following question occurred more often recently: Is my Active Directory Domain ready to add a W2012R2 domain controller? This article will help you with that.
Every now and then, the user administration staff (UA) has to administer groups for which domain admin rights are required. However, “admin accounts” of the UA usually don’t have these permissions. This leads to the following questions: What happens if UA admins assign permission, without having domain admin permissions? or Why can’t the helpdesk reset […]
It is common knowledge that by setting the configuration “Managed By” and “Manager can update membership list”, users can be authorized to administrate members of a mailing list in Microsoft Outlook. However, it gets complicated when multiple persons should be able to update members of the mailing list. But there is a solution…
Many know that you can use .Net-classes in Powershell directly. These are then compiled into terms. But what many do not know is that it is also possible to use “pure” .Net code in Powershell. – It works like this:
Let’s face the facts. Microsoft announced a German cloud last week at this year’s Technical Summit. Find out how this could affect you – questions and answers.
If you want to use AD groups to assign permissions for ressources, you usually do it this way: Bind permissions to local groups Nest global or universal groups into the local groups Add users to global groups But assigning authorizations like this can have unexpected results…
As already explained in the article about ADFS 3.0, Windows Server 2010 supports Group Managed Service Accounts (GMSA) are supported under Windows Server 2012. The passwords of these accounts are automatically generated by the AD. In this article I am going to describe which scenarios can be solved with GMSA, which applications are possible and […]
With DISM.exe you can only upgrade Windows Server licenses, e.g. from Windows Server 2012 Standard to Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. In this article, I am going to show you how to downgrade a Windows 2012 license. As an example, I am going to use the downgrade from Datacenter to Standard.
With Windows 7, the behavior of Windows Explorer while moving files and directories seems to have changed. So far, we had the following rules: Moving files on the same NTFS-volume – permissions on the source folder remained valid. Copying files on the same NTFS-volume – permissions from the target folder were inherited. Hannes already explained […]
Drive mapping and the local administrator group.Or: What do you have to do that mapped drives are available (if you are an admin)? Besides them being integrated into the logon script, the drives are not visible. The reason is the different treatment of “standard” and “privileged” context.
- Nesting groups in Active Directory
- Create home directory and grant permissions with PowerShell
- Creating an individual random password with PowerShell
- Retrieve Active Directory subnets with PowerShell
- Editing users of other domains – with PowerShell
- Azure Basics: Connecting with Azure (PowerShell)
- PowerShell Custom Objects
- Logon Script does not start on Windows Server 2012 R2 domain
- IsMember – Check group membership in Active Directory
- Dynamic OU Groups – Assign Permissions to OUs