Prepare Windows 10/11 ISO for MDT

The official downloaded version of Windows 10/11 ISO has an install.esd file that includes all Windows editions but MDT needs a more specific edition of install.wim copy to work with. So, here are the steps to prepare a copy of the Windows image for MDT deployment. 1. Download Windows 10/11 ISO image Download and run the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to […]

Configuring AD Server to Sync Time with External NTP Server

Event Viewer Time Services - Configuring AD Server to Sync Time with External NTP Server

If you got this message regarding your AD server that has PDC emulator role doesn’t have a proper NtpClient set up, like below: Here is how you can get this sorted out: Log on to the AD server (with PDC role) with administrator account and open elevated command prompt, and run the following commands: net stop w32time w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:”0.uk.pool.ntp.org,0x1 […]