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Migrate Windows Server 2008/R2 Active Directory to Windows Server 2012/R2 Active Directory

Forest Functional Prerequisites Check to ensure the Domain Functional Level is currently setup to at least Windows 2003 mode. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers console, select the domain via the right mouse button on it. Select Raise Domain Functional Level and review the Current domain functional level reported … Continue reading

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Microsoft Active Directory Best Practice Part II

I have written Active Directory Best Practice last year. I received huge feedback on this article. Recently I had to deal with an Active Directory disaster. I believe time is perfect to write part II on this same topics and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Active Directory—Best Practice

In this article, I am writing an overview of Microsoft Active Directory. You might be thinking; well you know everything on Active Directory. I would recommend you to go through this article and revisit your own Active Directory infrastructure. You … Continue reading

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Optimizing Microsoft Active Directory FSMO roles

There are five Active Directory Flexible Single-Master (FSMO) roles in the domain and forest. The Active Directory Installation Wizard defines five FSMO roles: schema master, domain master, RID master, PDC emulator, and infrastructure. The schema master and domain naming master … Continue reading

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Active Directory health check

Events View Check event log in all DCs to find everything ok specifically DNS, system and Application events. Dcdiag.exe This is a must and will always tell you if there is trouble with DCs and/or services associated with it Netdiag.exe … Continue reading

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