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Windows Time Service: Check and change NTP Servers

It’s easy to forget how crucial time synchronization is across a network/domain until it stops working. After you setup your Domain controller and pick a time zone, it should all just work–and it typically does.…
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Windows Server DNS: Failover and Forwarding

DNS is pretty crucial in a domain environment. If you pull up DNS on your domain controller(s), you can see a listing of, well, a lot of different stuff–PC names to start in DNS >…
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VLANs: Tagged, Untagged and PVIDs

Coming from a Cisco background, VLANs were pretty straight forward–especially from a switching perspective. Once you get your Router On a Stick setup, you decide which ports are access and which are trunks. It looks…