Emanuel Halapciuc

Emanuel began as an outsourced help-desk technician. In time, he turned to sysadmin and later to a consultant. He has extensive experience with Active Directory and Group Policy and in recent years has switched his focus on automation with Powershell.

How to Transfer and Seize FSMO Roles (GUI and PowerShell)

Learn how to easily transfer Active Directory FSMO roles and seize them if they're not behaving in this detailed guide.

Explained: How Active Directory FSMO Roles Work

Understand how FSMO roles play a part in how Active Directory manages time synchronization, password changes, DC promotions and more.

Understanding the GPUpdate Command [In Depth]

If you need to quickly apply a group policy to your Windows system, you must learn how gpupdate works.

What is Group Policy and How Does it Work? (In Detail)

What is Group Policy? That's the question we're going to answer in this in-depth article.

Using PowerShell to Export GPOs to Create a Fancy GPO Report

Learn how to use the Get-GPOReport PowerShell cmdlet to generate some informational reports in this blog post walkthrough.