Yesterday I blogged about some of the confusion that Windows Server 2008 User Account Control can cause. Continuing on the same theme, here is another example – this time using slmgr.vbs to query the licence activation status of a Windows Server 2008 machine. This is what you see when you run the command line from… Read More »
I’ve been working with both Vista and Windows Server 2008 for quite a while now, but I still manage to fall foul of User Account Control, especially when working from the command prompt. As you will no doubt be aware, there are certain tasks that need elevated privileges and these require you to open the… Read More »
Most people are (quite rightly) terrified of seeing a whole bunch of errors in the DS event log following a schema update. This happened to me in a lab environment at a customer recently and I thought I would share the information here. I ran Windows Server 2008 adprep /forestprep on a Windows Server 2003… Read More »
It’s been a while, but Joe Richards has released a new version of his most excellent (and free!) command line tool, ADFIND. This latest version is V01.39.00 and incorporates a number of new features, switches and shortcuts. Check it out here.