Create a domain: Server Manager, Add Roles and Features, Active Directory Domain Services. Add a computer to the domain: Control Panel, System, Change Settings, Computer Name, Change, Member of, Input domain. Create local and domain accounts and place the user accounts into built-in groups: Domain Accounts: Control Panel, System, Administrative Tools, AD Users and Computers, Right click new user and create the user, Right click on the user you created, Add to group, Find now, Click on group to add. Local Accounts: Login to local host, System, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Local Users and Groups, Right click on users, New user, Right click on the user you just made, Click on properties, Member of, Add to a group. Add Server 2008 as a second DC to a domain: Control Panel, Systems, Change Settings, Under computer name click change, Member of, Type the domain to add to. Add an additional virtual NIC to a VM: Go to Hyper-V Manager, Virtual Switch Manager, New virtual network switch, Click on external, Create and name the switch. Create a Virtual Switch and add VMs to the switch: Hyper-V Manager, Settings on VM that is off (right click), Add hardware, Choose the virtual switch you just created. Remotely manage Server 2012 thru…: RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol): Open remote desktop connection, Enter computer to connect to, Enter credential to connect.Computer Management: Open MMC, Click on file, Add or remove snap-in, Add computer management, Select another computer to access. RSAT (Remote Server Admin Tool): Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Click on DNS, Input computer/domain you would like to connect to. Create a custom MMC with desired snap-ins: Open MMC, Click on file, Add or remove snap-in. Create a user in PowerShell or cmd: Open command prompt, Command is: dsadd user "cn=dsuser, ou=test, dc=yournamedom.Cent, dc=cent". Create and mount an additional hard disk for a VM: Go to Hyper-V Management, Access the settings for desired VM (make sure the VM is off), Select add hardware, SCSI, New hard drive, VHDX, Dynamically expanding, Once created turn on the VM, Open Computer Management, Click Disk Management, Turn hard drive online and it will automatically mount to the VM, Initialize disk, Select MBR then hit okay, Right click and select new simple volume, Follow the wizard, Make sure it NTFS. Create an ISCI LUN and map Server 2012 to the LUN: Open a browser and access 172.16.1.100, The management interface to the Iomega SAN should appear, Access Shared Storage, Under Shared Storage Type change the folder to ISCSI Drive, Name the share "yourname", Create a .1 GB storage (100MB), Click apply, Verify that you have created an ISCSI target, Access Control Panel, Click on ISCSI Initiator, Start the service and allow the service through the firewall, Under ISCSI properties select the Discovery tab, Click on Add Portal, Enter the IP address of your SAN Server, Click okay (you might get an error), Access the Target tab, Click Refresh, Verify that you can see your ISCSI Target, Check automatically restore this connection when the computer starts and click OK, You should be connected. Mounting: Access Disk Management, You should see an unknown disk, Right click and select Initialize Disk, Select MBR and click OK, The disk should be Online, Right click on the free space and create a drive, Format the drive, Verify it is NTFS. Run various PowerShell cmdlets: Get-Command. Get-Help. View and manage the firewall on Server Core: Get-netfirewallrule | format-table name, displaygroup, action, direction, enabled -autosize, Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup “Remote Event Log Management”, Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup “Remote Server Management”, Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup “File And Printer Sharing”.