Here’s the current list of Schema Versions for Active Directory on Windows Server.
|Windows 2000 Server
|Windows Server 2003
|Windows Server 2003 R2
|Windows Server 2008
|Windows Server 2008 R2
|Windows Server 2012
|Windows Server 2012 R2
|Windows Server 2016
You can validate the current schema version you have in your environment via PowerShell or Registry Editor.
Validate schema version via PowerShell:
Get-ADObject (Get-ADRootDSE).schemaNamingContext -Property objectVersion
In this screenshot, I have ObjectVersion equal to 69, denoting the schema has been extended for AD on Windows Server 2012 R2.
Validate schema version via Registry Editor:
- Click Start and search for
- Open up regedit and navigate to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\NTDS\Parameters
- In this screenshot, I have Schema Version equal to 69, denoting the schema has been extended for AD on Windows Server 2012 R2.
If you are trying to find the version number of your Cisco Mobility Services Engine, SSH into the machine and execute the following command:
You should see something similar to the output below:
[[email protected] ~]# /etc/init.d/msed status
STATUS: Starting MSE Platform, Waiting to check the status. MSE Platform is up, getting the status
Product name: Cisco Mobility Service Engine
Hw Version: V01
Hope this helps!
Want to know what version of SQL server your have running? All we need to do is execute one SQL command and away we go 🙂
- Go to your SQL server
- Open up the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
- Start->All programs->Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2->SQL Server Management Studio
- Login with your user
- Click the New Query button
- Execute the following query
- SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(‘edition’)