Tag Archives: wintel

Understanding FSMO Roles – 1: Initial things

By | May 6, 2020

I remember when I started working as Windows Admin several years ago, FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) was a kind of nightmare for me. I Googled hundred times to find out what exactly it is, but found too theoretical/non-practical information. Now when I actually know what exactly it is, I find it very clear and… Read More »

RODC Installation (step by step)

By | March 26, 2020

In last post, we have understood the basic concept of Read Only Domain Controller and why we actually use it. In this post, I will take you to the steps to install and configure RODC. In this article, first few steps will be exact the same which we have already discussed in Active Directory Installation… Read More »

Windows Server 2016 Installation (step by step)

By | March 16, 2020

Windows Server 2016 is major edition from Microsoft on which most of the companies are moving. However the latest edition of OS is Server 2019, but 2016 adoption is still in progress. We have already published the article on Windows Server 2019 installation. Let’s see the installation steps of Windows Server 2016: Once you boot… Read More »

FireEye Mandiant Agent Installation

By | March 12, 2020

FireEye is a Cyber Security firm deal with lot many products, but the most famous product from the company is Mandiant Endpoint Agent. Mandiant was a separate company founded in 2004 which was later acquired by FireEye in 2013. Mandiant helps our organization to be prevented by various security attack. This is now a propitiatory… Read More »

Windows 2008 Server Installation (step by step)

By | March 8, 2020

Yes, I know what many of you are thinking. Why 2008 server? Well there is no straight answer for this. I was setting up 2008 server for my lab testing so thought of sharing with you. Many organization (including mine) are still using 2008 servers, perhaps this article will help them. However, Microsoft has stopped… Read More »

What is Windows Admin Center?

By | February 13, 2020

Windows Server 2019 is the latest server Operating System from Microsoft with tons of new features but among them, “Windows Admin Center”, which is really a game changer. Let’s see what’s new in WAC. It’s Free: Yes, it’s really free for valid licensed Windows Server 2019. You can also install it in licensed Windows 10… Read More »

Active Directory setup in Windows Server 2019 – Part I: Installation

By | February 5, 2020

In last post, you got some basic idea about Active Directory. As I told, Active Directory is huge and no one can limit it in few posts. There will be lot many other topics will come for AD, but for now, we will see how to install and configure the Active Directory. This post will… Read More »