FSMO Roles

Active directory is a multi-master enabled database. It provides the flexibility to allow changes to occur at any of the domain controllers. Flexibility comes with added responsibility. There

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Global Catalog Server

A domain controller stores domain information related to its domain alone. To locate objects outside its domain is beyond its scope. Hence there is a need for

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Active Directory Recycle Bin

In an Active Directory environment, there could be instances where Active Directory objects such as users, computers, groups or organizational units are deleted accidentally. Revocation of

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Domain Controllers

Computers that function as servers in a domain can be a member server or a domain controller. A member server belongs to a particular domain

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Active Directory Trusts

Communication between the domains happens through trusts. Trusts are needed for users in one domain to access the resources in another domain. There are two

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Domain functional level

Introduction Domain functional level (DFL) determines the features of a Domain Controller (DC) based on the Windows server Operating System (OS) it runs on. Feature

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Microsoft Passport

Using a password is a common approach to protect and secure a resource. However, the use and maintenance of a password has its shortcomings. One

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Benefits of Active Directory

The benefits of Active directory usage are manifold. It makes the task of network administration simpler by maintaining a central repository of information. It provides Off-Site a

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