The inner workings of Active Directory can get so complex, it can drive an admin crazy. Not to fear, though. No one is more adept at the technical side of AD than our own Gary Olsen. Here we have gathered Gary's ten best tips from the past year, as rated by you, our readers.
10 tips in 10 minutes: Getting technical with Active Directory
Tip 1: Debugging NTFRS using FRSDiag and the Propagation File Tracer
Tip 2: Quick fix for a non-replicating DC
Tip 3: Preventing Active Directory disaster: The replication lag site
Tip 4: Active Directory-integrated DNS zones and the case of the disappearing zones!
Tip 5: New tool can help assess your DNS environment
Tip 6: Extracting AD info quick and easy with LDIFDE
Tip 7: Quick recovery of deleted objects
Tip 8: DNS Primer: Tips for understanding Active Directory integrated zone design and configuration
Tip 9: Getting more FRS debug help from FRSDiag
Tip 10: Use command line tools to monitor Active Directory
This was first published in May 2006