My Tech-ed Session References (DTC300 – Turbo Charge your Active Directory)


Hi,

 

Thank you all for attending my Session.. hope you had fun 🙂

 

Here’s a list of all references on the topics i’ve been discussing:

1. New AD Features:

a. Recycle Bin – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd392261(WS.10).aspx

b. Recycle Bin – http://blogs.technet.com/b/qzaidi/archive/2010/10/23/quickly-explained-active-directory-recycle-bin.aspx

c. AD Module for Powershell – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd378937(WS.10).aspx

d. AD Web Services – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/adpowershell/archive/2009/04/06/active-directory-web-services-overview.aspx

e. Managed Service Accounts – http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2009/09/10/managed-service-accounts-understanding-implementing-best-practices-and-troubleshooting.aspx

f. Fine Grained Password Policies – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770842(WS.10).aspx

2. AD Replication

a. How AD Replication works – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772726(WS.10).aspx

b. How DC are located in Windows – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/247811

c. Finding DCs in closest site – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc978016.aspx

d. Subnet to Site mapping – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889031

e. Enabling Inter-Site change notifications – http://blogs.technet.com/b/qzaidi/archive/2010/09/23/enable-change-notifications-between-sites-how-and-why.aspx

f. Tombstone Lifetime events – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757610(WS.10).aspx

g. Information about lingering objects – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910205

h. Fixing Lingering objects problems – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738018(WS.10).aspx

3. DC Virtualization

a. How to Virtualize DCs – Part 1 – http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2010/06/15/how-to-virtualize-active-directory-domain-controllers-part-1.aspx

b. How to Virtualize DCs – Part 2 – http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2010/06/15/how-to-virtualize-active-directory-domain-controllers-part-2.aspx

c. Planning considerations for Virtualized DCs – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd348476(WS.10).aspx

d. Things to consider when hosting virtual DCs – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888794

4. Group Policy features

a. Managing ADMX files – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc709647(WS.10).aspx

b. How to create a Central Policy store – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929841

c. Group Policy Preferences – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd367850(WS.10).aspx

d. Group Policy Preferences – Getting Started – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731892(WS.10).aspx

e. Policy vs. Preferences vs. GP Preferences – http://blogs.technet.com/b/grouppolicy/archive/2008/03/04/gp-policy-vs-preference-vs-gp-preferences.aspx

d. 2003/XP/Vista Preferences Client Side Extension download – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=943729

5. Advanced Group Policy Management Console (AGPM)

a. AGPM Overview – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749396(WS.10).aspx

b. AGPM 4.0 Home – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee382452.aspx

6. Monitoring

a. AD Management Pack download (includes documentation) – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=008F58A6-DC67-4E59-95C6-D7C7C34A1447&displaylang=fr&displaylang=en

b. Monitoring AD detailed explanation (older version) – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727046.aspx

c. SCOM Home – http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/en/us/operations-manager.aspx

 

That oughta keep you guys busy reading for a while… feel to come back for more 🙂

 

-Michael.

Comments (1)

  1. dani says:

    Gee.. Thank for the share. That's a whole lot of reading.. I'll start looking into it. 🙂

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