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Virtualizing On a Domain Controller Server

Im Installing a new physical Domain Controller Server 2012, But I want to know if its recommended to virtulize other servers on this Domain Controller Server. Thank you
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Windows Server 2012 Database server and Domain Controller in the same machine

I'm far to be an expert in this area, so I need some light on this. I have a clean Windows Server 2012 Standard machine, where I need to install an SVN server, Team Foundation, and an Sql Server 2012. ...
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Setting up a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC + Fileserver : native or virtual?

I want to deploy a new DC + Fileserver using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Edition on a Dell PowerEdge R410 and iSCSI storage for a small business (~30 people). Should I install the system ...
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Hello guys I hope that you are well with everything that matters to you including health, family, finance and everything else. We are having a big project that initially includes • Active Directory ...
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Dell PowerEdge t710 virtualization suggestions

My company just bought a dell PowerEdge t710 server with 48 gig ram 4tb disk 4x4 gb ethernet ports. My job is to configure virtual (hyperV) system infrastructure on this server. The requirements are: ...
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How do I Clear a Warning about Best Practices for Running a Domain Controller on a Virtual Machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller running on a VMware virtual machine. There is a Best Practices Analyzer warning appearing in Server Manager with the following message: "The domain ...
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Why shouldn't a domain controller be suspended or paused

I've seen it mentioned on Server Fault as well as in a Technet Blog that you should never pause or suspend a domain controller. While searching through Microsoft's documentation on the subject, I only ...
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Starting VM as an executable with as low overhead as possible

Is there a solution to create a virtual machine and start it by having an executable file, that will start the machine? If possible to start as quickly as possible. Strange situation? Not at all. Read ...
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VM Host needs to join the domain in Virtual Machine

How to configure Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter to join a domain which is created by its child Virtual Machine ( which is the Domain Controller, given that the Virtual Machine starts at the startup ...
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Hyper-V, Domain Controllers, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (SCVMM)

I'm trying to add one of my Hyper-V Hosts (Windows Server 2008 R2), which is also my domain controller, to the SCVMM console so that I can manage it and its guest VM's from there. When adding it to ...
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Setting up domain controller and Active Directory on a Virtual PC [closed]

Excuse my broad question, but I'm a developer that seldom deals with these issues. I would like to set up an environment where I have a domain controller and AD on a VPC, and then authenticate to ...