Tag Archives: domain controller

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 »

Active Directory in nutshell

By | February 1, 2020

Microsoft’s Active Directory is perhaps the most undisputed product in the industry. There is absolutely no other alternative of the Active Directory. Whether you are using Windows or Linux-Like Operating System, you must need AD to setup your organizational structure from scratch. It was introduced with Windows 2000 Server and till Windows 2003 Server, we… 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 »