Deep dive into NTFS permission

By | September 27, 2020

I am sure you are well aware of ACL (Access Control List). The access on any file or folder is controlled by ACL. Means, if we want that specific user can only access, or having specific level of access on any folder or file, that can be controlled by ACL. The same in Windows Server/Workstation… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 11: Step by step process to transfer and seize the roles

By | August 5, 2020

With this post, we are finally close our FSMO Roles series. In this post we will see the step by step process to transfer and seize the FSMO role. But before I proceed, I request you to check our previous posts, in case you have any doubt about FSMO roles concept. So the first step… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 10: difference between transferring and seizing roles

By | July 22, 2020

This is the last theoretical topic in FSMO Roles series. I hope till this point you have understood what FSMO roles are. In production environment, we can’t have one machine for something forever. Similarly we can’t have one FSMO role, whether it’s forest level or domain level, on one Domain Controller forever. Movement of existing… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 9: find current role holders and best way to place them

By | July 11, 2020

In last post, we have discussed about the last domain level FSMO role – the PDC Emulator. Hope you are now clear about all FSMO roles and their functions. In this part, I am going to cover the recommended FSMO roles placement. How to find current FSMO roles holders? If we have large number of… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 8: PDC Emulator

By | July 3, 2020

In last post, we have discussed about RID Master. In this post we will understand the 3rd and last domain level role, the PDC (Primary Domain Controller) Emulator which is undoubtedly the most important role. Most of you must be thinking that when every DC has the same authority in Active Directory, why this role… Read More »