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ResearchThis! KB – AD Op Master is inconsistent

Issue: Active Directory Operations Master role is found to be in a transitional state. Resolution: This message is generated when an AD Operations Master role is moved from one server to another and can be safely ignored. We more recently experienced this issue in a mixed environment with Windows 2003 (all 32-bit) and 2008 domain […]

System Center: Turn your old Windows server into a iSCSI Hyper-V storage array

A few months ago, I started using iSCSI storage, primarily for the value it provided in providing easy storage for hosting virtual machines when using Hyper-V in my OpsMgr / Essentials / ConfigMgr lab environments. Clustered storage without a SAN? My problem was this: I had a server with a half dozen drives (JBOD), but […]