I am using Server 2008 and want to place a shortcut in the start menu of the computers. In group policy under the User Configuration\Preferences\Windows Settings\Shortcuts I created a shortcut. This will only work on servers that are running Server 2008. I can't get it to create the icon on any computer running Vista or XP or on a server running server 2003.
A bad practice commonly found during an account life cycle is to set its password to an initial, insecure password. The Password Reset Tool was developed to make the password reset process easier and more secure.
Wouldn't it be nice if objects in Active Directory automatically moved into the correct Organizational Units?
This is what AutoAD aims to do and as a plus, it automatically creates Sites, Subnets, and Organizational Units.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles to another domain controller.
Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …