Install Domain Controller in Windows Server 2012

It is very easy to install domain controller in Windows Server 2012. But before installing the domain controller, it’s important to understand the pieces and concepts of domain controller. Some important terminologies of domain controller are:- Active Directory Forest: – AD forest is a grouping of one or more domain trees. A tree can have… Read More »

Install Domain Controller in Server 2012 using Windows PowerShell

PowerShell is a powerful command line tool that let’s you do all the cool things that GUI can’t do. Here, I will show steps to install Domain Controller in Server 2012 using Windows PowerShell. The installation is similar to GUI installation but involves PowerShell cmdlets. Install Domain Controller in Server 2012 using Windows PowerShell Make… Read More »

Server 2012 NTFS File and Folder Permissions

NTFS (New Technology File System) permissions can be applied to files, folders and drives formatted with NTFS file system. NTFS permissions are same since the release of Windows Server 2000. NTFS permissions control the access of files and folders in NTFS formatted partition. NTFS permissions once applied is effective for both network users and local… Read More »

Setup Shared Folder in Windows Server 2012

Microsoft have made lot of improvements in Server 2012. One of the major changes is Server Manager. Server Manager is now linked with almost all the server roles. Server Manager allows you to easily setup shared folder in Windows Server 2012. File Server role must be installed prior to be able to share files and folder on… Read More »

Configure Shadow Copy of Shared Folder in Server 2012

Shadow copy feature in Server 2012 is used to restore previous versions of files and folders. Shadow copy backup feature is must faster than traditional backup solution. But this doesn’t mean that traditional back solution is replaced by shadow copies. Shadow copies can be very handy in certain scenarios where one needs to restore earlier… Read More »