Active Directory

Last Updated on 18 Dec. 2014, Total: 50 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Accessing Directory Services Restore Mode Remotely

    Directory Services Restore Mode can be accessed remotely using some unique procedures. Here we look at how this is done... Read More

  2. How To Check If A PSO Has Been Applied To A User Or Group

    Checking users' password policies in Windows Server 2008 domain... Read More

  3. Securing DNS with Secure Dynamic Updates

    DNS is crucial to the operation of a DNS domain. Using Secure Dynamic Updates is something you can do to make your DNS infrastructure a bit more secure... Read More

  4. Preparing an Existing Domain for a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller

    Implementing a Windows Server 2008 domain controller in your already existing Windows Server 2003 domain requires a bit of prep work. Here is what needs to be done... Read More

  5. A Quick Tip to designate a domain controller for client authentications.

    This article explains the use of SRV priority. This applies to Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows Server 2008... Read More

  6. How does Windows Server 2008 resolve Domain Controller Load Balancing problems

    This article discusses a new Group Policy setting which solves the Load Balancing issues with the domain controllers... Read More

  7. Promoting Server Core to a Domain Controller

    This quick tip will show you how to promote a Windows Server 2008 Server Core device to domain controller status... Read More

  8. A Quick Tip to make sure Adprep /ForestPrep for Windows Server 2008 has run successfully

    Adprep /ForestPrep must be executed to introduce a Windows Server 2008 in an existing Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 domain environment. This will show you how to make sure that it has run successfully... Read More

  9. Introducing the Read-Only Domain Controller

    A new Windows Server 2008 feature that is drawing great praise is the introduction of the Read-Only Domain Controller. Let’s look at what this means to you... Read More

  10. Creating a Central Store for Group Policy Templates

    Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista utilize the ADMX format for a more efficient group policy implementation in regards to administrative templates. You can better manage administrative templates for group policy by using a central store... Read More

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