Why Global catalog server and Infrastructure operation master shouldn’t be on same server ?

Ok, so once again i'm back after quite some time of lull. Was busy in some of my assignments. So lets begin. The question above is asked in nearly all my AD training. Here is the answer. The infrastructure master is responsible for updating cross domain group memberships. So, if a user is member of … Continue reading Why Global catalog server and Infrastructure operation master shouldn’t be on same server ?

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Changing color of error messages in PowerShell “Red is scary”

Hi Friends This is going to be short blog about how we can change the color of error messages in PowerShell. By default its in "Red" and at least to me its scary. This is how it looks: Good news is that we can change this color and not only error but we can change … Continue reading Changing color of error messages in PowerShell “Red is scary”

PowerShell script for domain join remotely

Hi Friends Hope you all are enjoying life at the fullest at the time while this post reached you. I am going to use this post to compile some handy scripts which may be used by admins in day to day activities. This is first tool in the series. Information about this tool (not tested) … Continue reading PowerShell script for domain join remotely

How WDS works – Inside Story

Hello friends Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. This is post is about how "Windows Deployment Service" works. I was planning to write about it since long as its an important concept with roots in Windows server and used often by other technologies like SCCM for OSD ( Operating System Deployment). … Continue reading How WDS works – Inside Story

IP conflict detection by DHCP server

Hi All Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. Today we are going to discuss IP address conflict detection by DHCP server and process to configure it. Two machines should not have same address within network and it can lead to address conflict. To solve this problem DHCP has built-in mechanism that … Continue reading IP conflict detection by DHCP server