NTDSUTIL – Mounting Snapshots


What a great tool – NTDSUTIL !

Just an example here with snapshots and mounting these :

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As you can see a shadow of the whole C:\ drive is mounted under root $SNAP_xxx As this is sooo easy I’m also using this sometimes for a fast backup and restore scenario πŸ˜‰ Here I need the "C:\Temp” folder from the first snapshot πŸ™‚

Unmounting the snapshots :

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Broader documentation around β€œntdsutil” can be found at Technet :

http://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/cc753343(WS.10).aspx

Read the next article for mounting these snapshots as an active directory instance for attribute restore scenarios


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