Tag Archives: Server Manager

Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to Move Files Containing Sensitive Data

Scenario: Corporate policy states that sales employees should not be storing customer credit card information especially credit card numbers on the file servers.  As the administrator of the file sever you have been tasked with locating any files that have what look like suspected credit card numbers based on known numerical stings.  You have automated … Continue reading Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to Move Files Containing Sensitive Data

Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to protect files stored inside of documents with RMS Encryption

Scenario: Corporate policy states that sales employees should not be storing customer credit card information especially credit card numbers on the file servers.  As the administrator of the file sever you have been tasked with locating any files that have what look like suspected credit card numbers based on known numerical stings.  You have automated … Continue reading Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to protect files stored inside of documents with RMS Encryption

How to Install File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows Server 2012

Before you can efficiently implement any of type of file system management strategies in Windows Server, you will need to install the File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) role on your desired server. Once you have installed FSRM, you will be able to use any number of a suite of tools to manage your file server. … Continue reading How to Install File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows Server 2012

Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to Locate and Classify Sensitive Data such as Credit Card Numbers Stored Inside of Documents

Scenario: Corporate policy states that sales employees should not be storing customer credit card information especially credit card numbers on the file servers. As the administrator of the file sever you have been tasked with locating any files that have what look like suspected credit card numbers based on known numerical stings. You want to … Continue reading Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to Locate and Classify Sensitive Data such as Credit Card Numbers Stored Inside of Documents

Keyboard Shortcuts for Server Manager in Windows Server 2012

Microsoft did a great job with Server Manager in Windows Server 2012. It is truly a cross-server enterprise-scope tool. Server Manager does a great job of managing both the Server Core and GUI-based versions of Windows Server 2012 individually or in groups. It mostly uses PowerShell, which means you can write the PowerShell commands yourself … Continue reading Keyboard Shortcuts for Server Manager in Windows Server 2012

How to demote a Domain Controller (DC) in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

In this blog we will explore how to demote a domain controller in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). In previous versions of Windows Server to demote a domain controller you would use the DCPROMO.exe utility.  In Windows Sever 2012 the DCPROMO utility has been deprecated. In Windows Server 2012 we will … Continue reading How to demote a Domain Controller (DC) in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

How to add a child domain in an existing Directory Domain Services (AD DS) forest in Windows Server 2012

In this blog we will explore adding a child domain to an existing forest. The Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) design team has finished the design phase for the new AD DS environment and now it is time to add a new child domain to the environment.  Using Microsoft’s best practices the Domain Name System (DNS) … Continue reading How to add a child domain in an existing Directory Domain Services (AD DS) forest in Windows Server 2012

How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Adding a replica Domain Controller to an existing AD DS Domain using the Install From Media (IFM) method.

In this blog we will explore how to add a Windows Server 2012 replica Domain Controller using Install From Media (IFM) method.  For More see: Establishing an AD DS Forest Adding a replica Domain Controller to an existing AD DS Domain When we promote a server to become a replica domain controller, it will require … Continue reading How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Adding a replica Domain Controller to an existing AD DS Domain using the Install From Media (IFM) method.

How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Adding a replica Domain Controller to an existing AD DS Domain

In this blog we will explore adding a replica domain controller to and existing Windows Server 2012 AD DS domain.   To review the previous blog visit: Establishing an AD DS Forest The Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) design team has finished the design phase for your new AD DS environment and now it … Continue reading How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Adding a replica Domain Controller to an existing AD DS Domain

How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Establishing an AD DS Forest

 In this blog we will explore how to establish the AD DS Forest. For more see  add a replica Domain controller to an existing AD DS Domain.  The Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) design team has finished the design phase for your new AD DS environment and now it is time to implement the … Continue reading How to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012 – Establishing an AD DS Forest