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POWERSHELL DSC XACTIVEDIRECTORY ERROR - A NETBIOS DOMAIN NAME MUST BE SPECIFIED

June 26, 2016 11:17PM

While testing Powershell DSC (Desired State Configuration) for Active Directory Domain (First Domain Controller) setup I was getting below error constantly.

Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed. A NetBIOS domain name must be specified.
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POWERSHELL PS REMOTING BETWEEN STANDALONE WORKGROUP COMPUTERS

June 18, 2016 05:54PM

Today I was building some script for PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration), Scenario was to run PowerShell DSC script and push configuration against standalone computers which are in workgroup, they were not joined in the Domain or sitting in the DMZ and not required to join to domain due to…

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