Active Directory

Rename a Computer Remotely

How to rename a domain joined computer remotely via command line: netdom renamecomputer "OldComputerName" /newname:"NewComputerName" /userd:DOMAIN\AdminUser /passwordd:* /force /reboot:480 Alternatively, Powershell 3.0 RENAME-COMPUTER -computer name "OLDCOMPUTERNAME" -newname "NEWCOMPUTERNAME" RESTART-COMPUTER -force Resources: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772217.aspx RSAT Tools for Windows 10 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520&751be11f-ede8-5a0c-058c-2ee190a24fa6=True&e6b34bbe-475b-1abd-2c51-b5034bcdd6d2=True RSAT Tools for…

Remove Domain Controller from the Forest

To remove the domain controller from the forest if the server is not bootable. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc816907(v=ws.10).aspx#bkmk_graphical To force remove from the domain controller if disconnected from the forest but still running. (Metadata must still be removed from the forest about this…

Group Policy Object for Internet Explorer to Turn Off Compatibility View for local Intranet Sites.

I recently needed to disable compatibility view for intranet sites for all domain users and found that using Group Policy was the easiest solution. Group Policy: Policy: Turn on Internet Explorer Standards Mode for local intranet  (Enabled this disables compatibility…

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