What does DCDIAG actually… do?

Hi folks, Ned here again. I recently wrote a KB article about some expected DCDIAG.EXE behaviors. This required reviewing DCDIAG.EXE as I wasn’t finding anything deep in TechNet about the “Services” test that had my interest. By the time I was done, I had found a dozen other test behaviors I had never known existed…. Read more

The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.

Hi folks, Ned here again. Despite the reputation for cutting edge technology, a lot of IT departments can get stuck in the now or worse, the past. Since it’s a new year, a new economy, and winter is coming to a close, here are some articles you should find interesting if you are looking to… Read more

So You Want to Upgrade to Windows 2008 Domain Controllers (ADPREP)

Hi all, Rob Newhouse here and today I am talking about upgrading your domain to Windows Server 2008 and what you may see in the process, plus a couple of tips to make your transition a smooth one. This post will show the proper use of ADPREP and what to expect when you are running… Read more