Many a times there comes a request that a user complains that an account is getting locked out for no apparent reason and it’s hard to pinpoint where it is getting locked out from. I was trying to find out why a user account is getting locked out and where but needed to go through […]
I have been using nslookup for the longest time I can remember. Although, this may be an older topic to some, it may be a newer topic to most Windows users. Dear Windows users, nslookup has been deprecated. The organization that maintains the code for nslookup, Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), has very clearly stated it in the most […]
From time to time admins have to run an inventory of what is running in the AD environment. This is a good practice for audits, inventory, removing decommissioned servers, or any other good reason. The details that are required are like when was computer/ server created, when was it last logged into, what is the […]
So I ran into an interesting issue where I needed to remove a DNS role from a Core Windows box. After googling for serveral minutes, I was able to craft up the command that is used to uninstall the role.
Dism.exe /online /disable-feature /featurename:DNS-Server-Full-Role /featurename:DNS-Server-Tools
Using the command above the DNS role uninstalled successfully. A reboot was required so […]