How to Join Windows 11 to a Domain
Oct14

How to Join Windows 11 to a Domain

KB ID 0001764 Problem If you need to join Windows 11 to a domain, then this is the procedure. How To Join Windows 11 to a Domain (Local Domain) Windows Button > Settings. Scroll down to the ‘About’ section and expand it. In the ‘Device Specifications’ section (at the bottom) select ‘Domain or Workgroup’. If you’re used to older versions of Windows, this should look familiar > Change >...

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ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11
Oct13

ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11

KB ID 0001763 Problem: This PC Can’t Run windows 11 When attempting to install Windows 11 on ESX (in this example vSphere 6.7) you will receive the following error; Windows Setup This PC can’t run Windows 11 This PC doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements to install this version of Windows. For more information, visit https://aka.ms.WindowsSysReq The reason you are seeing this is probably not because you...

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Find The Azure AD Join Type
Sep24

Find The Azure AD Join Type

KB ID 0001597 Problem I recently did a post about Joining Azure AD. while working on that I found out there were three different Azure AD ‘States’ (see below). But how do you pingd out your Azure AD Join Type? Azure AD Joined: Aimed at Corporate owned machines joined to Azure AD, (or CYOD devices). Azure AD Registered (Was called Workplace Joined, and still is if you work in PowerShell). Aimed at BYOD devices. Azure Hybrid...

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Windows: Join Azure AD (AAD)
Sep20

Windows: Join Azure AD (AAD)

KB ID 0001596 Problem With more people looking at Microsoft 365 (as opposed to Office 365), then the amount of people who want to Join Azure AD with their Windows machines is only going to go up. This is how to join your Windows and BYOD client devices to Azure AD. There are essentially 3 WAYS to Join Azure AD. Azure AD Join: Used for corporate assets. Windows Only! (Can be managed by Intune) Users log in with their Azure AD account...

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Fortigate Load Balancing
Sep02

Fortigate Load Balancing

KB ID 0001762 Problem I’ve been getting through my NSE4, and one of todays topics was NAT, just as an offhand comment the ‘narrator’ (I say narrator because it’s a monotonous robot AI voice,) mentioned Fortigate Load Balancing. In the past (with my Cisco hat on) when I’ve been asked about load balancing, I’ve said ‘If you want to load balance, buy a load balancer’. But the Fortigate does...

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In Place Upgrade Windows 2016 to Windows 2019
Aug11

In Place Upgrade Windows 2016 to Windows 2019

KB ID 0001761 Problem For the last twenty years or so I’ve said “In place upgrades are a bad idea”, my rationale has been that if something is broken we are simply migrating that problem, and we are relying on a lot of factors, (some of which may be unknown.) That we will just have to ‘trust that it will work’. Most modern servers are virtual so we can snapshot them, or clone them and test the upgrade...

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