server 2008

Hyper-V Hands on training for I.T. Professionals

Virtualising Servers with Hyper V Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2012Topic: Cloud User: IT Pro Location: Park Plaza, Plaza 3-6 Room, Boar Lane City Square, Leeds, LS1 5NS Synopsis The aim of this camp is to provide a practical introduction to Hyper-V, for people new to server virtualisation or those experienced in other server virtualisation technologies. The exact content of each camp is driven by you, the delegate. However, we will follow some broad topics around virtualisation such as:     •  Virtual networks in Hyper-V     •  A first look at System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012     •  Installing Hyper-V     •  Hyper-V licensing and licensing virtual machines     •  Microsoft support for virtualisation Source:

ADMT 3.1 error – ERR3:7075 Failed to change domain affiliation

I migrated a few machines using ADMT 3.1 from a source Domain A.local to target Domain I had a few errors with the Agent and it took me a long time to find the solution. It looked like a DNS issue, as it is the most common cause for failed ADMT agent operations. The error was ERR3: 7075 (“ERR3:7075 Failed to change domain affiliation”), which drove me to this KB – But that was not the solution, as the problem was caused by a specific setting on the Server 2008 Domain Controller policies. 1. The solution: Log on to a Windows Server 2008-based domain controller. 2. Click Start, click Run, type gpmc.msc, and then click OK. 3. In the Group Policy Management console, expand Forest: DomainName, expand DomainName, expand Domain Controllers, right-click Default Domain Controllers Policy, and then click Edit. 4. In the Group Policy Management Editor console, expand Computer Configuration, expand…

Group Policy Management – Steve and Nick’s Tale

One of the main reasons why Windows is very well established as The Enterprise Operating System is the ease of centralized administration. Most of the credit goes to Group Policies. Group Policies are a set of rules that will be enforced on the workstations and on user profiles. Based on the rules, user experience will change. That means that a CEO will get a more flexible and open system than a call center user, which will get an OS restricted to the tools he needs to be able to perform his tasks. Group Policy is extremely powerful, and as Uncle Ben told Peter Parker (a.k.a. Spiderman) – ‘With great power comes great responsibility’. The reason I am bringing that up is that is that IT departments overlook the importance of controlling access to Group Policy management. Group Policies are live, as soon as you edit a setting it is already…