Create a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller and DNS server. Adding DNS server to others existing Windows Servers.

Setting Up Domain Controller Fuctionality Open the Server Manager console and click on Add roles and features Select Role-based of featured-based installation and select Next. Select the Active Directory Directory Services role. Accept the default features required by clicking the Add Features button. On the Features screen click the Next button. On the Confirm installation selections screen click… Continue reading Create a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller and DNS server. Adding DNS server to others existing Windows Servers.

SharePoint 2013 : Cannot open backup device ‘[filename and path]’. Operating system error 3(The system cannot find the path specified.). BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally.

Problem Your SharePoint Server 2010 or 2013 system employs a SQL Server 2008 or 2012 farm database server. SharePoint 2010 SP1 may or may not have been installed. Both SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server are hosted on Windows Server 2008 platforms.  The MSSQLSERVER service is run under the NETWORK or other domain account. You attempt… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 : Cannot open backup device ‘[filename and path]’. Operating system error 3(The system cannot find the path specified.). BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally.

Sync SharePoint User Information List

SharePoint contains a User Information List in the Root Web of every Site Collection which contains a number of properties about the users. The properties include: Display Name Email SIP Address (Used by OCS/Lync Presence) Department Job Title First Name Last Name Work Phone Office User Name This List is used in a number of… Continue reading Sync SharePoint User Information List

Installing the Active Directory Module on Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

Add–WindowsFeature RSAT–AD–PowerShell There is no need to import the ServerManager module first, as on Windows Server 2008 R2. You also don’t have to import the Active Directory module after the installation. If you want to verify the module was installed successfully, you can just run the Get-ADUser cmdlet. In my next post i will give an… Continue reading Installing the Active Directory Module on Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell