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Experienced Microsoft solutions architect. I wish I had more time to answer questions.

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comment Protecting AD object from being accidentally disabled?
ADminSDholder shouldn't affect user accounts
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comment DFS configuration through powershell in AWS
You have a directory service- you do not have an Active directory forest or an active directory domain. Their web pages mention it as "Active Directory compatible (Samba) directory" so I guess you have a Samba forest. You can integrate an AD Forest to AWS Directories so you could go that route.
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comment ADSI Linked Server: Why can I query AD in VBA, but not as a Linked Server?
Have you tried SO?
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comment Protecting AD object from being accidentally disabled?
Fixed that - thanks
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answered Protecting AD object from being accidentally disabled?
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answered should anonymous access to the IPC share be allowed on Windows 2008 r2
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comment DFS configuration through powershell in AWS
Yup - No AD, No AD features- game over.
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comment IIS webserver 2008, fast on LAN but slow on WAN, why?
please don't put your DNS/DHCP/DC running IIS in the DMZ
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comment Why do files end up being filled entirely with null bytes after replication using DFSR?
my understanding is that 2003 has some issues, what happens with 2008 readers?
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comment “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” - Windows vNIC
if I didn't know what it did, I'd probably recommend turning it off too.
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comment How can we disable Windows PatchGuard?
easyhook is a library
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answered How can we disable Windows PatchGuard?
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answered “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” - Windows vNIC
Mar
27
comment Can I replace local Microsoft Active Directory with AWS Directory Service?
your question was about AWS AD- so make up your mind- either you want a directory or you don't. Azure AD IS email and password
Mar
27
comment Can I replace local Microsoft Active Directory with AWS Directory Service?
I think we are agreeing. There is no need for all these SaaS apps to use anything other than azure ad
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26
comment Is it necessary to purchase an OID for ADCS?
Why did this get migrated from security?
Mar
26
comment How do you manually trigger the first sync for 'Internet Time' in Windows?
Note that if you have to do this it usually means something went wrong during the boot up. Check the eventlog
Mar
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comment How do I use PowerShell GPO cmdlets to set up file security?
To be clear object SIDs are unique, but there are cases when the other SID from sidhistory isn't.
Mar
26
answered Powershell script not working when launched from SSH (or winexe) from a Mac or Linux Client