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RODC Installation (step by step)

By | March 26, 2020

In last post, we have understood the basic concept of Read Only Domain Controller and why we actually use it. In this post, I will take you to the steps to install and configure RODC. In this article, first few steps will be exact the same which we have already discussed in Active Directory Installation… Read More »

What is RODC and why we need it?

By | March 20, 2020

Any of you who knows about Domain Controller, must be aware of Read Only Domain Controller. The concept of Domain Controller is quite straight forward but when we talk about RODCs, it’s not that simple. The concept of RODC is, if not very complex, but surely one of the most confusing topics in Active Directory.… Read More »

How to setup web page to change user’s password?

By | March 4, 2020

In small companies, generally System Administrators change User’s password on their request. But in big enterprise, it’s not possible to do in same way. As a solution, we can setup a global web page and let Users change their password by themselves. This we can do in any Windows Server, part of the domain. Let’s… Read More »

Check whether your server is properly promoted as Domain Controller or not?

By | February 25, 2020

I hope from our previous posts, you got fair idea about how to promote your server as a domain controller. Right after promoting your domain controller, the first thing you have to check if your server is properly promoted as DC or not. There are few things which we can check to confirm the proper… Read More »

Common objects in Active Directory

By | February 17, 2020

I hope you all are enjoying the initial posts about Active Directory. So far we have understood the concept, installation and configuration of AD. In this post, we will discuss about the most common Active Directory objects. Many of us know what they are, let’s have a basic understanding. Users: The most common object belongs… Read More »

Active Directory setup in Windows Server 2019 – Part II: Configuration

By | February 8, 2020

In last post, we have seen the installation of your first Domain Controller. Till Windows Server 2008 R2, we had a utility called “dcpromo” which installs and configure the Active Directory in one shot. After Windows Server 2012, AD can be installed through “Server Manager” only. Also it’s devided into two parts – installation and… Read More »