Tag Archives: Microsoft Active Directory

Windows Server 2012 Step by Step Book

This is my first book published on December 2 2012. The following is the chapters available in detailed in the book titled “Windows Server 2012 Step by Step” Chapter 1: Introduction to windows server 2012 Chapter 2: Installing and navigating … Continue reading

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Fix Powershell Warning and Enhance Active Directory by installing Active Directory Web Service

Microsoft AD Management Gateway Service provides a Web service interface to Active Directory domains and instances of Active Directory LDS or Active Directory Application Mode that are running on a Domain controller as the Active Directory Management Gateway Service. You can install the Active Directory Management … Continue reading

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An Overview of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)

Certificate services provide public key infrastructure (PKI) for organization. There are lot of benefits to have a PKI infrastructure in Active Directory infrastructure. One of the biggest advantage of deploying certificate is to identify requestor requesting information a server. This … Continue reading

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How to create an external trust between two separate domains/forests

A trust is a relationship established between two different domains that enables users in one domain to be authenticated by a domain controller in the other domain. There are different type of trust in Microsoft Active Directory domain such as … 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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Install and configure Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) using Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) in the Windows Server 2008 provides customizable services for creating and managing public key (PKI) certificates. You can use AD CS to enhance and implement security by binding the identity of a person, … 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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