“Enable-ADOptionalFeature : A referral was returned from the server” Error Message

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Symptom The following error may appear during Active Directory Recycle Bin enable process: “Enable-ADOptionalFeature : A referral was returned from the server”. Resolution a. Locate the server/s that hosting “Domain Naming Master” and the “Schema Master” FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) Roles. b. In case that the each role is locate in a separate Active Directory domain, transfer the Domain Naming Master” and the “Schema Master” FSMO to a single server. c. Force Active Directory replication. d. Retry to enable the Active Directory Recycle Bin   For further information please review: Step-By-Step: Enabling Active Directory Recycle Bin in...

The module "schmmgmt.dll" was loaded but the call to DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80040201

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Symptom After initiating the command “regsvr32 schmmgmt.dll”, the following error message may appear: and the operation may fail. Cause The command was initiate without a obtaining a “elevated command prompt” privilege. Resolution Please obtain “elevated command prompt” privilege before initiating the command “regsvr32 schmmgmt.dll”.
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Remote Desktop Services Diagnostic Tool

Saturday, November 2, 2013

“The RDS Diagnostic Tool can be used to get the current status of your Remote Desktop Services deployment or diagnose various types of issues in the deployment. The tool has several tabs that display different aspects of the deployment. For more information, including a description of the tabs, see the Remote Desktop Services Diagnostic Tool post on the Remote Desktop Services Blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/. Note the following prerequisites for running the tool: The tool needs to be run under a user account with Administrator privileges on all the servers of the RDS deployment. The tool needs to be launched on...
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A Sample PowerShell Script For Active Directory Directory Services 2012 R2 Deployment

Monday, September 23, 2013

IntroductionThe PowerShell script can be used Active Directory Directory Services 2012 R2 Deployment.The scripts can be used to complete the following tasks:a. Promote a Windows 2012 R2 server to become a new Domain Controller in a new forest.Forest & Domain functional level: Windows 2012 R2.b. Install a DNS server role on the new Domain Controller.c. Automatically reboot the server.Note: In case that Domain Controller prerequisite didn’t installed in the past, please use the following command to install the required software components:“install-windowsfeature –Name AD-Domain-Services”A Sample PowerShell Script For Active Directory Directory Services 2012 R2 Deployment# # Windows PowerShell script for AD...
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