Tag Archives: Active Directory Domain services

Migrate Windows Server 2008/R2 Active Directory to Windows Server 2012/R2 Active Directory

Forest Functional Prerequisites Check to ensure the Domain Functional Level is currently setup to at least Windows 2003 mode. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers console, select the domain via the right mouse button on it. Select Raise Domain Functional Level and review the Current domain functional level reported … Continue reading

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Why you should not use yourdomain.local domain?

Microsoft recommended use of .local domain when Microsoft released Microsoft Small Business Server. Microsoft also understood that an SBS customer may not have in house expertise to manage Active Directory Domain and Exchange Server. Microsoft understood that SBS user will … Continue reading

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Performing a Staged RODC Installation using the GUI

  Staging an RODC allows an administrator to perform installation without travelling to the site. You can stage a RODC installation in four steps. Step1, Step2 and Step3 are performed in Head office by a member of domain admin where … Continue reading

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