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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.

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We have a large environment using SCCM 2012 R2 and SCOM 2012 R2 we have notice and issue starting in July affecting only Windows 2008 / 2008R2 get a memory leak becuase of excess number of handle open…

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Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Question - Local Machine (Windows 10) hooked to a Windows Server:
Is there a way to use the settings of an old profile (hooked to window server 2003) on a new profile (hooked to server 2012 R2) ?

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What tool can I run on each VLAN to find out all the possible MULTIPLE domains I have on the ONE location we purchased since there is NO documentation and some test domains/etc might be setup that I a…

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I have a significant number of user mailboxes that need to be converted to linked mailboxes. I'm testing the process now with individual accounts and am having difficulty.

In my test today, it appe…

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Please provide me with the steps on how to create a Group Policy Object to map & set a certain network printer as the default printer.

I want this GPO to only apply to particular users who are memb…

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I am looking to whittle down the alerts for AD and was wondering if anyone knew of a best practices guide for the most essential monitors. I believe the SCOM admin just fired up the AD Management pack…

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We pushed out (3163018 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4: June 14, 2016) and it caused all our computers to lose the ability to receive new grou…

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Hello I hve the following error.

Title:
DNS: Zone _msdcsdomain.local is an Active Directory integrated DNS Zone and must be available.

Severity:
Error

Date:
9/21/2016 11:00:21 AM

Catego…

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Is there a tool or command that we can use to check if the following attributes has been populated?

msExchMasterAccountSid = TargetAccount objectSid
msExchUserAccountControl – updated to 2
msEx…

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We have a windows 10 (both virtual and physical) that when we add the workstations to the domain the windows10 start menu doesn't work but when we remove from the domain it's works as normal.  We ran …

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Course: MongoDB Object-Document Mapper for NodeJS

NodeJS (JavaScript on the server) is awesome, but some developers get confused about NoSQL when it comes to working in Node with MongoDB (NoSQL database). Do you need a better explanation of how to use Node.js with MongoDB? The most popular choice is the Mongoose library.

We've been having replication issues in our Active Directory, and I think I know why. Our main site has two domain controllers, and we have a "VPN" site that is part of the private corporate network, …

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I have Windows 10 build 1607 clients and have updated the ADMX files to the latest ones.

Is there any way to control/lockdown the native Windows 10 mail app using Group Policy?  The only option I c…

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Hello Experts,

I need some assistance here. I copied the new widowns 10 ADMX templates to the domain controller and now I want to change the default homepage for windows edge using the GPO.

Can…

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Hello Experts,

I have a new environment with windows 2012 R2 domain controllers. I would like to move the users laptops to this new domain.
Currently the users have full control on their laptops…

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I have an EC2 Windows 2012 r2 instance that is joined to Directory Services (SimpleAD directory).

Before joining the server to my SimpleAD I was able to login as the local Administrator yesterday. …

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I would like to know if there is a way to tell or report on which users, clients, resources are using the trust between 2 domains to gain access to something.  

So, if you have SourceForest and Tar…

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Occasionally, a single domain user account will lock out. The user is not logged in anywhere else as far as I can tell. I can unlock the account in ADUC, but the account will quickly relock itself as …

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can I get mailbox statistics for mail distribution group and not just 1 user

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Dear All,

I have shared folders on my server and a couple of users have access to the shared folders. I need, from a username to get a list of all shared folder the user have access to?.
I would l…

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Highfive Gives IT Their Time Back

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Does anyone know the best way I can set up so where a user that's located in a chlid-domain, logs onto a computer in the parent domain (say the "Marketing" OU), that their T-Drive gets mapped to a fil…

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Hello,

I am using Exchange 2010 and I have an email address that is valid and sending emails to a list of users. Some of those users need to be removed, however when I search my Exchange I cannot f…

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My understanding is that if a computer is not properly removed from AD, say like the machine has crashed. You will need to manually remove it from AD.

Please confirm or correct me.

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Management of our AD environment, is now the responsibility of a 3rd party. We need from an independent assurance point of view, to ensure they have effective management and monitoring operations in p…

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Hi,
I have taken over a site and one of the users has been setup with an account with an apostrophe in their username ie: xy'name.  The apostrophe has been carried through from their user logon name,…

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I have a test AD OU and I need to reset a select number of users to the same password.  Was hoping to get some help with some type of PowerShell command or tool to facilitate this.  Any help would be …

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