Virtualization of your Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and set time service on your virtualized domain controller

Virtualization of your Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and set time service on your virtualized domain controller

Virtualizing your IT infrastructure is really a good idea even if you are a small organization. If you start with just your Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials server that is running as a virtualized Domain Controller you can add more virtualized servers if you need them.

It is a huge benefit if you can add servers to the hardware you already own instead of having to purchase more boxes and complicating your IT infrastructure. You should see the Hyper-V server as the foundation of your IT infrastructure that enables you to grow easily.

Time skew can be one of the biggest problems when you have a virtualized domain controller. You do not want that to happen! There are a lot of stories about how to setup your virtualized domain controller and keep the PDC in sync with time. Many of them are confusing. I try to make things as easy as possible.

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