How to manage and configure BitLocker Drive Encryption – Group Policy and backup and restore to and from Active Directory

It is very simple to configure automatic backup of a recovery password in pure server environment. If you have clients then you will probably want to configure self-service portal to get recovery passwords (or at least delegation for Service Desk) but in server environment it is usually enough to use default configuration that only Domain […]

Building Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual Domain Controller on Hyper-V host – Part 3 – Active Directory – Installation and basic configuration

This article is not part of the Building Microsoft System Center Cloud series but we need these DCs for our Hyper-V cluster that we are using in our Cloud series. Naming domain Naming domain is very important step. It is not a problem to use local TLD in the testing environment but I will rather use the […]