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Understanding FSMO Roles – 5: Domain Naming Master

By | June 10, 2020

In last post, we have discussed about the first forest level role – the Schema Master. In this post, we will understand the second Forest Level role, the Domain Naming Master. We have already gone through the basic concept of Active Directory, Forest and Domain. We know that a Forest can have multiple Domains. Compared with Schema… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 4: Schema Master

By | June 4, 2020

In last post, we understood the Forest and Domain level roles. In this post, we will understand the first Forest level role, the Schema Master. But before that we have to understand what exactly Schema is? This word is one of the scariest words in technical dictionary but actually it’s quite simple. Let’s understand… The… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 3: Forest and Domain level roles

By | May 23, 2020

Till now we have understood the concept of Forest and Domain and also we know that we have five (5) FSMO Roles in total. Now let see how those roles are placed in an Active Directory Infrastructure. Out of five roles, two roles are Forest level roles and three are Domain level roles. It means,… Read More »

Understanding FSMO Roles – 2: Why we need them?

By | May 15, 2020

I hope from my last post, you got a fair idea about initial things, important to understand FSMO Roles (also called Operation Master). You know that Windows Active Directory structure is a multi-master operation. Means, in an AD, we generally have more than one master, called Domain Controllers. All DCs hold the database of Active… 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 »