Jan 4 2018

The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

I had an issue when trying to logon to one of our servers. After providing my credentials I received the below error.

All we needed to do was to reboot the server and I was able to RDP and login again. What caused the issue is not known as yet.

Feb 8 2014

How to decommission a Windows 2012 Domain Controller and Active Directory

I’m currently busy testing a few things and copied my lab DC’s virtual disk to 2 other machines. I need to decommission Active Directory on these two machines and thought that I’d share the steps on here.

First off the Domain Controller is decommissioned and then Active Directory is decommissioned. Note that the server is the only DC in my network which means I’m also showing the step to decommission the last DC in an AD environment.