Managing Client Machine Local Admin Rights

  Restricted Groups Restricted Groups! Argh! We have all done this at least once: Setup a restricted group thinking it would add to the local administrators group of the local machines for the users only to find that the policy removes the existing members and replaces them with the users defined by the policy. This…


Build a Lab

  It’s about time.  After much promising and procrastinating and so on and so on, I am finally here.  This is my first real blog post.  Introductions don’t count.  This blog walks through some basic steps to setup a lab from a production network.  I am sure you can modify it to fit your needs. …


Introduction and First Blog Post

  Who am I and what do I want to do with my blog.   First, my name is Doug Gabbard and I am a Senior Premier Field Engineer working at Microsoft focusing on directory services.  I been working in the field with our customers seeing both small and very large enterprise environments.   I Enjoy…

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