qUICKLY Explained: Active Directory Recycle Bin

Hello everyone, “q” here, in my last blog on Authoritative Restore, one of the reader “M” suggested I do a blog on AD Recycle Bin so I figure why not :). I am sure you will find lots of information on technet and blog sites regarding what AD Recycle Bin is, what the requirements are,…

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qUICKLY Explained: Service Principal Name: Registration, Duplication

Hello, its “q” again and ready to write something quickly regarding Service Principal Names (SPN). Service Principal Names are registered by services in order for clients to identify them in a domain. Before a client can connect to a service, it must compose the SPN for that instance of service, connect to the service, and…

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qUICKLY Explained: Active Directory Authoritative Restore

Hi, it’s q again. This time I’d like to open the discussion on Active Directory (AD) Authoritative Restore. What is it, when do we need it, and how? So without further ado, let’s try to answer the three questions. What is an AD Authoritative Restore? As the name suggests, it is the process of restoring…

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qUICKLY Explained: DNS SRV Records, Purpose and Functionality

Hello everyone, “q” here, now you are wondering what is this q or who it is? Well a dear friend of mine and manager back at Chrysler WHQ (2000-2008) used to call me Q cause though my name starts with Q (Qasim) but the U after Q is MIA, plus I always liked it when…

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Enable Change Notifications between Sites – How and Why?

Hello all, hope you guys are doing great. Today, I wanted to write a little about Change Notification, why you ask? Simply because one of my customer had a number of questions on what it is, why it’s there and what can be done to enable it for site links. So, l will try to…

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