How To Rename NIC Adapters with PowerShell

If you want to rename NIC adapters with PowerShell, follow this tutorial: Step 1. Open PowerShell with admin privileges Step 2. Execute the following command, Rename-NetAdapter -Name "<Old NIC Adapter Name>" -NewName "<New Adapter Name>" Example If you want to rename an old NIC Ethernet to a new name ManagementAdapter, the command should look like, Rename-NetAdapter ... Read more

How to Create an Active Directory Global Security Group with PowerShell

I had to create a global security group while I was managing shared mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 with the help of PowerShell. I thought to document it for others. Create an Active Directory Global Security Group with PowerShell 1. Open PowerShell with administrative privileges. 2. Execute the following command. This is just an ... Read more

How to Configure Read-Only Domain Controller Windows Server 2016 Using PowerShell

We have configured a Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) Windows Server 2016 using server manager in another tutorial already. In this post, we will again configure RODC Windows Server 2016 but using PowerShell this time. Prerequisites I assume you have at least one writeable DC in your environment. Following are some other prerequisites you need to meet. ... Read more

How to Prepopulate Passwords Cache on Read-Only Domain Controller Windows Server 2016

When a Password Replication Policy is enabled and a user or computer account is in the allowed RODC password replication group, a password is replicated and cached on Read-Only Domain Controller when a branch user login for the first time. The RODC authenticates the branch users and computers for subsequent logins without forwarding requests to the main ... Read more