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How to Raise Active Directory Forest Functional Level

What are Functional Levels? An Active Directory functional level determines what capabilities of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) are available for a particular forest or domain. The functional levels are specified in terms of Windows Server versions, as each version…
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Group Policy Backup

Group Policy Objects (GPOs) are vital components of Active Directory (AD). They control the behavior of users and computers in AD by applying policy settings. An accidental deletion or modification of GPOs can therefore adversely impact the AD environment. So it is highly…
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Active Directory Maintenance Checklist

With so many moving parts related to AD, it is important to know how to monitor, report, fix, and diagnose issues related to the differentsupporting technologies.Identifying bottlenecks andresolving them before they cause much harmimproves…
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Local Group Policy Editor

Group Policy in Active Directory (AD) simplifies the administrative burden and makes management a whole lot easier. When an administrator needs to control and configure settings on a local computer that is not part ofAD,settingsspecific to that computer can…