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Active Directory (AD) is a Microsoft brand for identity-related capabilities. In the on-premises world, Windows Server AD provides a set of identity capabilities and services, and is hugely popular (88% of Fortune 1000 and 95% of enterprises use AD). This topic includes all things Active Directory including DNS, Group Policy, DFS, troubleshooting, ADFS, and all other topics under the Microsoft AD and identity umbrella.
How to search all file which don't contain a specific AD security group in a specific drive?
In Windows 2008
Is there a powershell script or tool?
I have a windows 2008 server. I setup a new windows 2012 server with AD. I now want to demote the old windows 2008 server, however it gave me an error about it being the last domain controller and it'…
multi domain forest - non contiguous name spaces
- A single Exchange Organization
- Hybrid in place
1. contoso.com: already dirsync'ing with password sync (NO ADFS)
2. fabrikam.com: desires to …
Is there an article detailing this process, so that we don't have to Password Sync are passwords to Azure?
I have done this many times with Office 365 and am not sure if this is the completely same…
I have an issue when I can not log into my primary desktop computer.
The error I get when attempting to log in using either of my domain admin credentials reads as follows:
I had this question after viewing Get logged on user for multiple machines with Poweshell (https://www.experts-excha
when we first log in to our computer which is domain joined and use user id and password , how does it talk to ACTIVE DIRECTORY.
TO HELP us log in and connect to resources
is it through LDAP?
Hi dear Colleagues
I plan to replace old domain controller based on server 2003 x86 with new server based on 2012R2.
The main complexity is that I want to migrate all user accounts from old AD to …
When I go into GPO Settings under User Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Internet Explorer Maintenance is an option.
When I go into Edit, this is not an option. Why can I no…
Is your Office 365 signature not working the way you want it to? Are signature updates taking up too much of your time? Let's run through the most common problems that an IT administrator can encounter when dealing with Office 365 email signatures.
I am using the Server 2012 R2 for GPO Management with the Win10 ADML and AMX templates added in. I am trying to use GPO to make a Schedule Task for a daily nightly reboot on my Windows 10 ma…
I need a ps script where I can pull all AD users from a domain with their specific attribute below :
I have a network drive mapped to end users ( windows 7) via GPO and no users are targeted with security groups. it is mapped to everyone.
trouble I have is that I have removed GPO…
Im used to linux server and the older Windows SBS titles so please excuse the ignorance of these questions. I am about to purchase Windows Server 2012r2 or 2016 standard. I will initially be installin…
I have multiple servers in different subnet and I want to make sure that user from those servers can authenticate to a specific DC.
UserA in ServerA ----> DC-01
UserB in ServerB…
I have Microsoft office 2010 installed on over 500 clients machine, recently we purchased MS office 2016, I would like to configure a GPO to install MS office 2016 and remove MS office 2010 from clien…
I have setup a lab to mimic a client. They have:
contoso.com (empty forest root)
child.contoso.com (production domain)
When I installed exchange I moved the schema master role to child.co…
I am looking for some advice on how to migrate our users redirected folders from a server 2008r2 file server to a new 2012r2 file server.
Currently the users My Documents, Downloads, Favouri…
This is my first post, so please be gentle.
I am trying to do a powershell script that will take the telephonenumber attribute, and move it to the mobile attribute on users, but only in cer…
I have a task to find out all user accounts with an attribute "abc" of value 1 which are part of all "XXXX_def" and "XXXX_tuv" group in the entire domain and the output should be in a CSV file.
Small domain running SBS 2011 essentials at a church that's using o365 for email for the users. there's an account firstname.lastname@example.org. The user is jane doe. When she sends mail from youthdire…
On my 2008 active directory domain, I have a vbs script that need to run for users at logon (runs from \\domain-controller\Netlog
I have intermittent issues with RDP on my domain servers. All my servers are Windows Server 2008 R2 OS. RDP is authorized for a specific user group in AD. Some days, I can remote into all servers. Oth…
Hello - I have setup a GPO to lock screensaver within 15 min to all devices, except a group called No Lock and Domain Admins, which has deny 'Apply group policy'.
I am noticing that some users …
A Little on Standard Group policy Processing Before we look at how loopback processing works it may be beneficial to have a quick refresh on how standard group policy processing works. …
I'm sure that every Windows systems administrator has written, or at least used, a batch or VBS login script at some point in their career, whether it is to map network drives, install printers, or set …