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How To Use Altaro VM Backup for an Authoritative Restore

Things in Active Directory get deleted. Sometimes, it’s an accident (or maliciously done) and the object really shouldn’t have been deleted. Other times, something happens that causes great chunks of Active Directory to become corrupted. The oldest technique for dealing with these problems is called an “Authoritative Restore”. In the past, this process involved restoration of the System State of a domain controller. If your domain controllers are virtualized and you’re using a hypervisor-level backup tool like Altaro, you can’t perform just a System State restore. Fortunately, that’s not a problem at all.

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How to Reset A Forgotten Hyper-V Admin Password with a Windows CD

As an IT Professional, you might find yourself blessed with the unfortunate scenario of working on a Hyper-V server that is not able to authenticate to the domain and the cached domain credentials are no longer working. In addition to this predicament, you learn that there is no documentation for the local administrator password. Either…

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Impact of VMM Host Agents on VMM Services

These two topics may not seem to have a lot in common, but it turns out that they live and die together. The host agent is a small service that System Center Virtual Manager installs on each managed host in order to control it. VMM’s services are pre-defined groupings of templates and guest settings that…

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