What is VM GenerationID identifier?
Very simple description of the VM Generation ID is that Generation ID is a protection of your Active Directory against restore of a checkpoint (snapshot) of a virtualized Domain Controller (DC). As you can imagine if you restore a checkpoint of a DC (you do not restore a backup, you just revert DC in time by checkpoint restore) you can significantly cripple whole Active Directory.
From my point of view you should never ever use checkpoints on production VMs. …Read More