Create Two-Way Forest Trust in Windows Server 2008 R2

Trust is relationship that is established between domains within a forest or across the forest which allows for sharing of resources and authentication. For example, User-A is created in domain-A. When User-A wants to access resource that’s located in domain-B then, domain-B should trust domain-A before user-A can access resource of domain-B. Some trusts are […]


Configure Exchange Server to Send and Receive Outside Email

After installing Exchange Server you have to do various configuration and adjustments to start sending and receiving mails in Exchange 2010. Here I will show you steps to configure Exchange Server to send and receive outside email. Configure Exchange Server to Send and Receive Outside Email Open Exchange Management Console from Exchange Server that you […]


Create User Account in Windows Server 2008 R2

Creating user accounts is one of the most common task of a Server Administrator. After installing Domain Controller in Server 2008 R2, you can create new user accounts with Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in. In this article, I will show steps to create user account in Windows Server 2008 R2. Create User Account in Windows […]


Rename Server Name in Windows Server 2008

After installing Windows Server 2008, the very first thing you should do is rename the server name. When you install the Server for the first time, the server name is automatically generated and is not very easy to remember. So in this article, I will show steps to rename server name in Windows Server 2008. […]


Install Active Directory Domain Controller in Windows Server 2008 R2

Active Directory Domain Controller is a critical part of Microsoft Server infrastructure. Active Directory is a directory which stores all the information about resources of a domain in a database. The Active Directory database is NTDS.dit and is stored in server with Active Directory Domain Services server role installed. Resources can be objects like users, computers, groups, printers […]