Virtualising servers

Hi All,              I have started collecting a list of whitepapers based upon virtualisation of domain controllers and services, I just figured that you may find these of use!    KB897615  Support policy for Microsoft software running in non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;897615 KB: 897613 Microsoft Virtual Server support policy http://www.support.microsoft.com/kb/897613  KB: 897614 Windows Server System software…


Manual Connection objects in Active Directory

Hi All,        I had a question today that I wanted to get to the bottom of, it is an old question but as I obviously forgot the answer in detail, I had to find it.  ๐Ÿ™‚  The queston was “How can I tell if a connection object is manual or not?” The first obvious…


Poster Central

Hi all,           Ever wanted a change in decor in your house? rather than boring old patterned wallpaper, what about getting some great posters with core components of specific technologies to put in their place…  amaze your friends, impress your spouse..   check out the technical posters from Microsoft.  ๐Ÿ™‚   Overview Link Exchange http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FDCDF6E5-DE47-4B58-8086-282101BCDDE9&displaylang=en Active…

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Repadmin – THE tool of Kings

So, you are having trouble with Active Directory eh?  wondering what great secrets Microsoft have for troubleshooting AD?   When I first started to work for the big M, I was expecting to get a load of tools that would help me troubleshoot AD, tools that only the big M would have access to…  what dissappointment! …

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How to find out who has your FSMO Roles?

There are four main ways to read the FSMO role holders in Active Directory, an easy way, the common way, the cool way and the hard way.  Lets review them all: The easy way: NetDOM /query FSMO The Common way: How to Determine the RID, PDC, and Infrastructure FSMO Holders of a Selected Domain 1. Click Start, click Run,…

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AD Troubleshooting Tools

If You are having problems with Active Directory in some form or another try the following tools, they may help! ADInsight v1.0: Introducing ADInsight, an LDAP (Light-weight Directory Access Protocol) real-time monitoring tool aimed at troubleshooting Active Directory client applications. Use itโ€™s detailed tracing of Active Directory client-server communications to solve Windows authentication, Exchange, DNS,…


Welcome to the Active Directory Page

This page will contain everything and anything to do with Active Directory, no holds barred.. if you want to know anything, then this should be your first port of call.

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