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Author: Allan Rafuse

Allan's IT career has moved him to several Canadian provinces and even to Sweden for four years. He has been nominated for the Cloud and Datacenter Management Microsoft MVP. Due to his Veeam experience in backup, restore, and DR scenarios, Veeam has accepted Allan into the Veeam Vanguard program. Allan has always been a senior member and key player in implementing Windows infrastructure projects, virtualized platforms (Hyper-V and VMWare) and cloud projects. His love is building roadmaps and lifecycle of the Windows Server environments, DR, automation and the development of ITIL processes for OSD, configurations, and performance. He is an expert at scripting solutions and has an uncanny ability to reduce complexity and maximize the functionality of PowerShell. Allan has recently rejoined the TriCon Elite Consulting team again as a Principal Consultant. Allan can be found on twitter @AllanRafuse and blogs on http://www.checkyourlogs.net

Total Posts: 60

PowerShell – Is your AD Sites and Services missing subnets?

This has been a very common pain point for Active Directory administrators. AD is perfectly planned according to Microsoft’s best practices and successfully deployed. But as time goes on, network admins change the network topology, devices are added here and there and if there is no formal process of adding new networks, AD Sites and Services will mostly likely not be updated to reflect these changes.

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Windows Time Sync – The fixes!

As many of you know when running a simple standalone machine at home, at work, in a datacenter or in the cloud, time keeping can be tricky. Very odd though, it’s been around for over a decade and people/enterprises still can’t seem to figure out how it really works or how they should configure it.

Every Windows computer has a lovely service on it that is called W32Time with a description that reads “Windows Time Service”. This service is set to manual, and for all intents and purposes can be left that way.

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