Transfer FSMO roles to a new Server

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Continuing our series of YouTube video guides, we came across this one and thought it was very well made and details exactly how to transfer FSMO roles to a new server.

Hopefully you will find this helpful if this is something that you need to carry out in your own environment.


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Remove a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller from an Existing Domain

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We have been viewing some video guides on YouTube over the last few days so we thought that we would share some good ones that we have found that we feel you may find useful.

We have scheduled a number of these videos to be posted to our site over the next few days so make sure you check back here to see whether there is anything here to help you out!

To begin with, we thought we would start with the basics, removing a domain controller from an existing domain is a fairly simple process but if you need a hand with doing this, the below video is an excellent guide on what to do.


If you have any questions or comments on removing a domain controller from your existing domain, then please feel free to leave a comment below using our comments system.

Replication Summary on Domain Controllers

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If you have a number of domain controllers within your organisation, you should ensure that they are all replicating correctly without any errors at all. This check should be carried out regularly to be proactive in finding any potential Active Directory issues that you may face. To do this, simply run the following command on … Read more

Powershell – Install Server Core GUI Features


If you have Windows Server 2012 R2 Core installed but you want to be able to use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) then you can use the following Powershell command to enable it: Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell –Source d:sourcessxs NOTE: you should ensure that your source location is correct and up to date with your Windows Updates. … Read more

Join Server 2012 R2 Core to your Domain

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If you are using Server 2012 R2 Core and you wish to join it to the domain, then you can use this simple Powershell command to do it. Add-Computer -DomainName YOURDOMAIN.COM -Credentials DOMAINUSERNAME -Restart Note that the -Restart command at the end will automatically restart your server once it has completed the joining process. Also … Read more