Category Archives: Active Directory

Convert your Windows 10 machines as Hyper-V Host

By | January 13, 2020

In last post you got an idea about Type-1 and Type-2 Hypervisor. If you want to setup a small lab in your laptop or computer, you need Type-2 Hypervisor. I have been using VMware Workstation and Oracle VirtualBox since long time to setup my lab. However when you install these software, your system become bit… Read More »

Domain Controller decommission – step by step process to identify Apps, connected to a specific DC

By | January 8, 2020

In last post, you got the basic about why we need to identify the hardcoded application with a DC. In this post, we will see how we can do it. There are mainly three parts: Change in local Gropup Policy Change in Windows Registry Increase the size of Directory Services logs Always remember: Don’t enable… Read More »

Domain Controller decommission – Understand LDAP dependencies

By | January 5, 2020

Whenever we add a new Domain Controller (DC) in an existing Active Directory domain, we really don’t need to worry. But when we plan to remove any existing DC, we have to identify the dependencies before decommissioning. In a large environment, a DC handles hell lot of requests from various computer, users and application and… Read More »