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Month: January 2016

Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 3

Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 3

To finish this series, in this article we will configure DNS records and the website which will host AIA and CDP locations. In the end, we will have a fully operational Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 You can retrieve the other articles of this series following these links: Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 1 Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 2 You can obviously adapt theses…

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Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 2

Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 2

To continue this series, in this article we will continue the deployment of our Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 by deploying the Enterprise Subordinate Issuing CA. You can retrieve the other articles of this series following these links: Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 1 Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 3 Like for the root CA, you need to install Active Directory Certificate Services…

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Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 1

Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 1

In this series, we will see how to deploy a two tier PKI hierarchy in Windows Server 2016: Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 2 Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2016 – Part 3 If you are new to the enterprise PKI concepts, let me give you some vocabulary and best practices. In Windows Server using AD CS role, your PKI can have several forms using the different component based…

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Modify PowerShell Version of Orchestrator “Run .Net Script” Activity

Modify PowerShell Version of Orchestrator “Run .Net Script” Activity

By default System Center Orchestrator 2012 (event R2 latest CU), Run .Net Script activity will launch PowerShell in v2 and x86 mode. But nowadays, the Orchestrator runbook service is installed on Windows Server 2012/Windows Server 2012 R2 or even Windows Server 2016 who used natively at least Powershell v3 and above. Besides a lot of useful modules and cmdlets are implemented in PowerShell v3 and above. In fact, you can already get around the problem by running the script remotely on another…

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Deduplication Basics & Best Practices

Deduplication Basics & Best Practices

After receiving many questions about deduplication module for Windows 10 (article). I decided to write this little article to give some best practices and usages. Note that data deduplication is disabled by default and is not supported for certain volumes, such as any volume that is not an NTFS file system or any volume that is smaller than 2 GB. You can retrieve the entire list of deduplication cmdlets here. When you want to enable data deduplication on one or more volumes you need…

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