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Apr 22 2017

Managed Service Account Fails after Reboot

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Windows services can be started with a Managed Service Account (MSA) for the sake of security and easy management.   It was working just fine until I initiated a server reboot. The service would not start. Opening the service and wiping out the password field makes the service start again.   What could be wrong? […]

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Apr 06 2017

Windows Managed Service Accounts

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Managed service accounts appeared with Windows 2008 R2 Server. MSA provide a dedicated account for each service without the hassle of managing password assignment or reset; less management, more security. However, an account can only be used on one server.   Setting up a service account is done in 2 steps: Create it on the […]

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Mar 09 2017

Move RDS profiles to another volume/drive

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You’re in charge of a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) server but unfortunately, C: drive starts running out of space, RDS profiles being on that same volume. Lucky enough, a huge amount of space remains on D: drive, but how shall I migrate?   You can run a GPO that creates new profiles in D: like […]

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