Microsoft Active Directory News
June 09, 2015
June proves less buggy for Microsoft as Redmond issues only two critical patches targeting Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player.
July 15, 2014
Despite what may be a dangerous new Active Directory "pass the hash" attack variant, Microsoft has downplayed the issue as a technical limitation.
April 08, 2013
Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.
June 22, 2010
Unbeknownst to some admins, the latest versions of Windows Server include new or updated tools that can minimize the need for third-party options.
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Organizations should configure the local security policy for new servers to handle patch management and for protection against unauthorized access. Continue Reading
Microsoft attempts to make switching to a new operating system less painful and reduce downtime by implementing a rolling upgrade feature in Windows Server 2016. Continue Reading
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The release of Microsoft's latest server OS gives organizations a chance to rethink their IT infrastructure. Windows Server 2016 requirements are largely the same as those for Windows Server 2012 R2, which remains a viable option for organizations. ... Continue Reading
There are several Azure Active Directory management tools to help administrators create or modify services, and manage and organize users. Continue Reading
Upgrading to AD Connect comes with the decision to deploy an Express or Custom installation. Before planning the sync, consider what you need from your new deployment. Continue Reading
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Active Directory can be an effective medium for remote disaster recovery. These guidelines will help your organization replicate an AD database to a remote location. Continue Reading
A business with a broken Active Directory can crumple without this key piece of infrastructure. Learn how to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration. Continue Reading
Administrators can avoid introducing errors when building an XML file by using PowerShell to construct the document. Continue Reading
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Administrators should have a regular Active Directory backup schedule and be sure to remove outdated backups to avoid storage issues. Continue Reading
I need to restore Active Directory to a different hardware platform. Which backup method should I use to avoid problems? Continue Reading
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