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How to Maintain Active Directory

March 14th, 2012 No comments

 

Maintaining an Active Directory
is a very important administrative task that one must schedule
regularly to ensure that, in case of disaster, you can recover your lost
or corrupted data and can repair the active directory database. Read more…

Directory Partitions

March 14th, 2012 No comments

The Active Directory database is logically separated into directory partitions:

  • Schema partition
  • Configuration partition
  • Domain partition
  • Application partition
  • Read more…

Understanding and Managing Operations Master Roles

March 14th, 2012 1 comment

Understanding the Operations Master Roles

Active Directory operates in a multi-master replication
manner. What this means is that each domain controller in the domain
holds a readable, writable replica of the Active Directory data store.
In multi-master replication, any domain controller is able to change
objects within Active Directory. Multi-master replication is ideal for
the majority of information located in Active Directory. However,
certain Active Directory functions or operations are not managed in a
multi-master manner because they cannot be shared without causing some
data uniformity issues. These functions are called Flexible Single
Master Operations (FSMOs). Read more…

Global Catalog in Active Directory

March 14th, 2012 No comments

Domains and Forests can also share resources available in active directory. These resources are searched by Global Catalog
across domains and forests and this search is transparent to user. For
example, if you make a search for all of the printers in a forest, this
search goes to global catalog server for its query and then global
catalog returns the results. Without a global catalog server this query
needs to go to every domain in the forest of its result. Read more…

Bulk AD Users

February 10th, 2012 No comments

 Bulk AD Users

Bulk AD Users Application Bulk AD Users - Bulk Modify dialog

Bulk AD Users – A tool that allows bulk updates to Active Directory User Attributes Read more…

Samba Active Directory Integration: Script tested on win 2003r2 and 2008r2

February 10th, 2012 No comments

What this procedure will do
If all runs well you will have a Linux machine completely integrated with your Active Directory server. The shared folders permissions will be managed from your samba server and it will use groups and users taken directly from your AD Domain Controller. Just follow this guide and use the attached script! Read more…

Windows Server 2008 Step-by-Step Guides

November 21st, 2011 No comments

Windows Server 2008 Step-by-Step Guides

These step-by-step guides help IT Professionals learn about and evaluate Windows Server 2008.

Files in this download

The links in this section correspond to files available for this download. Download the files appropriate for you. Read more…