How to demote a Domain Controller (DC) in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

In previous versions of Windows Server to demote a domain controller you would use the DCPROMO.exe utility.  In Windows Sever 2012 the DCPROMO utility has been deprecated. In Windows Server 2012 we will use Server Manager or PowerShell to demote the DC.  In this blog I will be using the GUI to demote the server […]

How to find the which users have not logged in AD for 90 days?

You can do this through Powershell. import-module activedirectory$90Days = (get-date).adddays(-90)Get-ADUser -properties * -filter {(lastlogondate -notlike “*” -OR lastlogondate -le $90days) -AND (passwordlastset -le $90days) -AND (enabled -eq $True) -and (PasswordNeverExpires -eq $false) -and (whencreated -le $90days)} | select-object name, SAMaccountname, passwordExpired, PasswordNeverExpires, logoncount, whenCreated, lastlogondate, PasswordLastSet, lastlogontimestamp | export-csv c:\Scirpts\90days.txt

How To Fix TF30063 Error – You Are Not Authorized To Access Team Foundation Service Error

Recently I was working with Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and got the following error with TFS, which says, “You are not authorized to access Team Foundation Service”. The error code was TF30063. This was a surprise for me because it was working earlier. I do not have any clue about this. This error was occurring […]

How to create/import and manage a SSL Certificate in IIS.

Open “Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager”. Click the Server Name, in our Case SD-IT Then select “Server Certificates” On the far right under Actions choose Create Certificate Request… Fill out the information based on your organization details. I always change the Bit Length to 2048. Specify where your CSR should be pasted, I recommend creating […]

How to install Adobe Creative Cloud – Adobe Acrobat DC

You can download the Creative Cloud by going to then clicking “Your Creative Cloud” and signing in Drag and Drop the Creative Cloud Setup to your computer. This can be in Documents, Downloads, Desktop, etc. Double Click and Run the Installer User Access Control (UAC) will prompt you, select Yes. Once the installer opens […]