Settings in the Account Lockout Policy of the Active Directory Default Domain Policy can lead to unexpected account lockings. This article explains why…
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With Windows 10 Micrsoft changed the procedure for the distribution of updates. Each edition of Windows 10 belongs to one of the so called “Windows 10 Update Branches”. The update branch defines The assignment of updates Rollout time point of updates The maximum possible delay of updates
Everyone planning a domain migration probably has to deal with Active Directory SID Filtering sooner or later. While setting up an Active Directory Forest Trust, I came upon an interesting difference.
Migration Manager for Exchange DirSync (QMM) – protocolSettings cannot be configured. Today I want to share an experience I made with the Dell Migration Manager for Exchange (former QMM EX). After conclusion of the email migration, all Exchange mailboxes should have been deleted in the source environment. The deletion process is defined to hide the […]
With Windows 7, the behavior of Windows Explorer while moving files and directories seems to have changed. So far, we had the following rules: Moving files on the same NTFS-volume – permissions on the source folder remained valid. Copying files on the same NTFS-volume – permissions from the target folder were inherited. Hannes already explained […]
Most Active Directory migrations deal with the consolidation of domains or the incorporation of new business units. The most important goal of these projects is the possible improvement of cooperation and collaboration.To achieve that as fast as possible, an Exchange First migration should be considered.
Who knows all functions of NLTEST? In answer to this question, not a lot of people would say “yes”. After the triumph of Powershell, some other nice tools were simply forgotten. A lively discussion led me to remember a small hidden, but very useful function of NLTEST: The resolution of an IP address to an […]
Today I recognized, that it is not easy to find a comprehensive summary table about Active Directory Domain and Forest Functional Levels (operating mode) on the internet. There are some explanations with the functions up to Windows Server 2008 R2 and some on the differences between Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. I […]
In another article, I describe how an Exchange Resource Forest scenario works and how an Exchange First Migration can be used. Today I want to add another detail: How does Microsoft Lync work in the Rebr/source Forest?
I was looking for a possibility of a fast LDAP search with PowerShell for a daily report. I wanted to create the following report automatically: How many users have been migrated until now? (all users with a certain property) I experimented with three possibilities and came up with the following:
- Nesting groups in Active Directory
- Create home directory and grant permissions with PowerShell
- Creating an individual random password with PowerShell
- Retrieve Active Directory subnets with PowerShell
- Editing users of other domains – with PowerShell
- Azure Basics: Connecting with Azure (PowerShell)
- PowerShell Custom Objects
- Logon Script does not start on Windows Server 2012 R2 domain
- IsMember – Check group membership in Active Directory
- Dynamic OU Groups – Assign Permissions to OUs