Active Directory is a Microsoft technology primarily for managing multiple Windows servers and workstations in a single environment. It was first released in 2000.

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Using New-ADComputer's -ServicePrincipalNames

I'm trying to use the New-ADComputer -ServicePrincipalNames parameter with no success. $comp = New-ADComputer -passthru -name "server1" -path "ou=Org2,ou=Org1,dc=mydomain,dc=com" -DNSHostName ...
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GPO backup fails

When trying to backup a GPO using the GP management console (choosing the GP to backup, right click, hitting backup, and choosing a target directory "c:\ADB"), the backup fails. In the Application ...
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Are there any ldap proxy servers that can supplement the results from the main ldap server?

We have a central ldap server that authenticates and provides authorization information about users in our institution. I am looking for a LDAP Proxy that supplement the central LDAP server to support ...
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Joining an Ubuntu 14.04 machine to active directory with realm and sssd

I've tried following this guide to set up realmd and sssd with active directory: http://funwithlinux.net/2014/04/join-ubuntu-14-04-to-active-directory-domain-using-realmd/ When I run the command ...
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RHEL 6.5 and LDAP

I am trying to connect our Active directory server to brand new RHEL 6.5 server. I want to authenticate users using AD credentials, but I want to restrict that only certain users can login, I don't ...
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Regarding AD Domain controllers and remote branch offices

We have central HQ building and a lot of small branch offices connecting via VPN and want to implement AD (If you can believe we still haven't). We want everyone to log in using domain accounts and be ...
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Office365 DirSync Active Directory Integration

I am preparing to deploy Office365 for my organization. We have an on premise Active Directory Domain Controller (Windows Server 2012 R2). We would like to leverage our Active Directory for: automatic ...
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Windows Server 2012 does not see AD domain in search

I have a development stack comprising of two virtual Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. One is AD controller/DNS (named SHP2D here), etc, the other is dev machine (named SHP1D). It seems that there are ...
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What are some good books/tutorials for novice Server Admins [duplicate]

I am being thrown into a server admin job with no previous experience. Looking to get a good foundation to build on.
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Way to authenticate against Active Directory but without direct access to it?

So I'm in an interesting situation. I have an application that only supports authentication via LDAP on my network and client with active directory on their network. We have a secure VPN tunnel ...
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How to import bulk data into specified field in active directory

I have about 500 users in my AD and I need to Modify an specified field data. But I don't want to do that one by one. How can I do that?
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Can't connect to DeploymentShare$ from PC attempting to MDT, but can other PCs on the network

I am in the process of setting up MDT and have run across a problem. MDT is installed on a Windows 2012 server, MDT version 6.2.5019.0. Using WDS as well. Active Directory domain, the server is up ...
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How can I control WiFi clients that, authenticated with radius server (FreeRADIUS) and Active directory [on hold]

In order to Authenticate WiFi clients, I have FreeRadius server that works with Active Directory. My question is that, Now all users in Active Directory can connect to WLAN. How can I control them ...
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Can I use an RODC for Active Directory athentication if the writeable DC is not available for several months?

We are running an Read-Write DC at our home office which we are using for authentication when were are working there. It works fine as long as we are at the office, but we are going to be on the road ...
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Complete Active Directory redesign and GPO application

after much testing and hundreds of tries and hours invested I decided to consult you experts here. Overview: I want to apply some GPO to our users which will add some specific site to the Trusted ...
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A sandbox to learn basic Windows administration [on hold]

I want to learn some of the basics of Windows system administration, such as setting up an Active Directory, remotely administering computers, etc. I also wouldn't mind tinkering with other things ...
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Active Directory OpenDNS forwarding

I currently have set up my Windows DNS to forward to OpenDNS. However, all traffic in OpenDNS shows up from the IP of my local Windows DNS server. Is there any way I can make the individual devices ...
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Does Active Directory's Kerberos implementation support per-user ticket lifetime settings?

With MIT Kerberos, the kadmin utility supports the creation of principals that have an explicit maximum ticket lifetime and renewal lifetime (-maxlife and -maxrenewlife arguments for add_principal) ...
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AD Sites & Services - KCC Auto Generated Connections

As I understanding it, the KCC will auto generate connections for replication. I was told by a co-worker that this only occurs for the first 5 domain controllers, which is why he has manually created ...
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Sharing printers with computers and not users in Win Server 2012

I have a LAN network with 120 users, not so big. They're all splited in differents rooms, which some have a network printer. In AD, I can easily find the printers and setting their sharing ...
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active directory rodc or sub site for New branch office

This may sound silly but I am no ad expert. We have setup a new branch office and 2 users will be moving to that office to man a point of sales system, the internet connectivity is poor so ...
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Wake up a client computer from Windows Server

I have a handful of workstations and a Windows Server 2008 R2 in the same LAN. The workstations show up in the server's Active Directory. Is there a way to wake them up manually from the server when ...
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Domain rename didn't rename DNS zones [closed]

Purpose: I am attempting to rename DomainA to DomainB. Steps completed: I completed all steps listed here. Problem: DNS Zones didn't rename Software: Windows Server 2008 R2 Details: I am ...
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Domain Controller - Local DNS Settings [duplicate]

What is the best practice for configuring a Domain Controller's adapter DNS settings? We have an MPLS network with 6 DC's located in different locations. HQ - DC1 & DC2 WH - DC3 Branch - DC4 ...
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New 2012 Domain Controller and error “The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship”

I have a Windows Server 2012 domain controller on a domain DOM1 running at a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and functional level. All other domain controllers in DOM1 are 2008 R2. DOM1 has a two-way ...
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Restict Internet Connection Except using Proxy

Given (as-is) A router with DHCP enabled An Active Directory Server Two Windows 7 clients joined the domain Planning (to-be) A proxy server Two clients are set to restrict internet connection ...
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Apache 500 Internal Server Error when authenticating with authz_svn_module with an empty user name field

My Environment Apache 2.2 Windows Server 2008 R2 (I also had the same problem with Windows 7) Tortoise SVN 1.8.7 Subversion 1.8.9 I have this SVN Server using Apache for authentication with ...
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*Lab* restored DC from full backup issues. NETLOGON error 67

I am in a lab environment practicing and learning to recover my primary domain controller in the event that both my DC's are gone and I have a full server backup in place for disaster recovery in ...
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Group Policy - Backup and Restore

I am currently automating the creation of our enterprise domain controller and its configuration in case of SAN failure etc. I can create the server, install the necessary roles, create complete ou ...
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Windows computers refusing to connect to WPA2 Enterprise Network

We have all our computers set up on a WPA2 Enterprise network authenticating with a PEAP Certificate. The certificate is valid until 2017, and the network is functioning correctly on all the Macs we ...
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Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services user-credentials

Does anyone know how the "user-credentials" string is encoded/encrypted that is used for Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services? Thanks. ...
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How to change Samba4 AD realm

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that runs Samba4 as Active Directory PDC. The server is called athena and its DNS name is athena.ad.domain.com. The realm is AD.DOMAIN.COM and the NetBIOS name is ...
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Active Directory Mismatch

I have a Active Directory Mistmatch how do I fix this? I have 2 x 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and a 2008 Domain Controller and I was trying to add a 2012 R2 Domain Controller. The Schema Version of ...
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Azure print server - running everything in Azure?

I might have get dragged into a Project involving moving the whole IT shop into Azure. Now that means they have on-site AD, LOB Applications, SQL, Sharepoint etc, plus of course moving to Office 365, ...
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Migrating shared directories from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm setting up a new Active Directory server and need to migrate all the shared directories from the old server. I've found a lot of information about DFS Replication, but that isn't available until ...
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Move application servers from one domain to another

I have built a new domain and created a trust between the new domain and old domain. I have migrated the users and PCs but have yet to move the servers. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the ...
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Local Privileges/Rights Issues after Domain Rename Windows Server 2012 Std R2

After renaming a domain from .com to .local I've noticed that none of my credentials work when I try to make any changes using my domain Administrator account. When I try to install software that ...
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Auto-authenticate to a domain network share

Hoping one of you can help me out with a network share issue I'm having. I have a domain and three servers and NAS on it. The NAS has a network share that is password protected and uses Active ...
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GID/UID Wrong with Samba4 Member server

I have joined a Ubuntu 14,04 server to my 2012 domain using Samba4 but when I check the id of a user I get GID that are out of range. The GID/UID of running a "ID domain_user" come back completely ...
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How to find a account used for bind in netmon trace?

I am trying to fins which clients are sending questionable LDAP request to the domain controller. The Netmon combined with AD Diagnostics , gave the client name and the filters and the ldap query.But ...
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Apply GPO to user AD group when using computers in a certain OU

We have a logon-script that copies a number of remoteapp.rdp-files to some users desktops. However these users sometimes also has to connect directly to our terminal server through a remote desktop ...
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Are there any standalone Windows debug/query tools that use ADSOpenObject?

I have an application that uses ADsOpenObject to initiate a connection to global catalog servers and validate AD credentials. Lately, connections from this application have been very slow to ...
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AD/LDAP: User accounts lost “Change password” permission for SELF

Seemingly random user objects in our 2003 Native Active Directory lost the non-inherited "SELF" and "Everyone" entries that grant "Change password." This has resulted in random people not being able ...
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powershell script that outputs date of the day as a file name

I have a script which lists local admins of all hosts in Active Directory below: $Searcher = New-Object DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher([ADSI]"") $Searcher.Filter = "(objectClass=computer)" ...
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AD Sites and Services - Adding Subnets

We have various physical sites with servers, workstation, printers, switches, and routers. Is there a reason to add subnets that do not contain Windows devices? For example printers or switches? We ...
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Automated third party software for Active Directory administration [closed]

I have a situation where there are multiple Active Directory (AD) groups that each account is added to but each group have different expiration dates. For example, user1 will be in groupA and ...
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AD Sites - Replication Connections

As I understand it, the KCC should automatically create To and From replication connections for your sites unless you disable this feature. Looking through our AD Sites and Services, I can see that ...
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Is my understanding of Microsoft data interaction correct?

I am creating diagram to help our Tier 1 and 2 staff understand the flow of data from ADUC as well as other databases in our company. I'm trying to get a good grasp of how a users data is accessed by ...
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2008 R2 DC / ADDS disaster recovery plan help needed [closed]

First off, I have a perfectly healthy production domain with 2 domain controllers. One is 2008R2, the other is Server 2003. Replication occurs between them, the only issue is there on the same site. ...
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The Destination Server is Currently Rejecting replication Request - Error Event ID1864. Warning ID 2092

hope some one can help me with the subject mentioned error. My current set is that I have physical Win2k8R2 Box and a Virtual server with the same configuration. recently I am having replication ...