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“Install Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) Role Launch Server Manager Click Add Roles and Features “Click Next Select Role-based or feature-based installation and press Next Since I am installing my forest locally I will select “Select a server from the server pool” Select the server, in my case its DC2012 Press Next Check off Active […]

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Filed Under: Active Directory, Windows 2012
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When reviewing the event log you will see the following error and you get the error in the screen shot below. Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type System.Security.AccessControl.PrivilegeNotHeldException was thrown.” Additional exception information: The process does not possess the ‘SeSecurityPrivilege’ privilege which is required for this operation. System.Security.AccessControl.PrivilegeNotHeldException: The process does […]

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Filed Under: SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010, Active Directory
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Step 1 – Prerequisites Account needed for Syncing We need an account set up for the AD profile synchronization. Let’s call it “Service-spADsync”, we need to configure a couple of things on this account in AD: Add “Replicate Directory Changes” permission On the domain controller, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory […]

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Filed Under: SharePoint 2010, Active Directory
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I have 5 SharePoint Servers; I would like to disable a couple unused and unnecessary services on all of them. Create Organizational Unit (OU) The first thing I am going to do is create an OU (Organizational Unit) in AD and add these servers to the OU Within “Active Directory Users and Computers” right click […]

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Filed Under: Windows 2008, Windows 2003, Active Directory
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From my Windows Server 2008 machine, I will be running DCPROMO to turn it into a domain controller for my new domain. Prerequisites Networking Before we run DCPROMO, we need to make sure we have a Static IP Address set. If this is your first Domain Controller on your network set the DNS server to […]

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Filed Under: Windows 2008, Active Directory
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