Enterprise CA: Installation and Configuration with Windows Server

Management console

In this tutorial, I will explain how to set up an enterprise CA that is linked to an Active Directory, unlike the stand-alone CA. This type of CA allows you to automate certificate generation with direct submission to the CA. Automatically issue computer and user certificates to, for example, secure VPN access with Windows NPS. …

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Active Directory: Joining a Computer to a Domain at the Command Line

NETDOM JOIN

Introduction The Active Directory domain join of a computer can be done using either the GUI or using command line and PowerShell. In this tutorial, I will explain how to join a computer to a domain using the various command lines that are: NETDOM DJOIN for off-line joining Add-Computer in PowerShell It is also possible …

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Join a computer to an Active Directory domain

To join a computer to a domain you have several possibilities: By graphical interface Command Line (CMD, PowerShell) Prerequisites be an administrator on the local workstation. have an account on the domain (preferably administrator). at the network configuration level, have dns a domain controller. By the graphical interface 1. Open Windows Explorer. 2. Right-click on …

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ADMT: Active Directory Domain Migration Tool

ADMT

ADMT (Active Directory Migration Tool) is a free Microsoft tool that allows the migration of objects (Users, Computers, and Groups) between two Active Directory domains. Some examples of using ADMT: Enterprise merge to consolidate Active Directory. Enterprise split to transfer the Active Directory objects to the new entity. Deleting a child domain. Prerequisites A server …

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Azure AD Connect: Installing and configuring synchronization

Utilisateurs synchronisés dans Office 365

Azure AD Connect Overview In this article, I will explain how to install and configure Azure AD Connect. This solution allows you to synchronize your local directory (AD) to the Azure platform and use the same user accounts. In the following procedure I used the mail field as the authentication attribute. Enabling the remote AD …

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Active Directory: trust relationship between two forests / domains

End

Presentation The trust relationship between two Active Directory drill bits / domains is a trusted link that allows authenticated users to access resources in another domain. An approval relationship may be: Unidirectional: access to resources is only available in one direction (A) -> (B). Bidirectional: access to resources is available in both directions (A) <-> …

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LAPS – Securing Local Administrator Accounts

LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution) is a free solution provided by Microsoft that allows the security of workstations. LAPS allows for each computer in OR to randomly generate a password for the local Administrator account and store it in an Active Directory attribute (ms-Mcs-AdmPwd). It ‘relies on the SID of the account which is structured …

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Active Directory: Migrate SYSVOL Folder from FRS to DFSR

Presentation Since Windows Server 2008 and its 2008 domain functional level, replication of the SYSVOL folder is supported by DFSR, before it was done by FRS. If your domain controllers are running Windows 2012R2, it is advisable to use DFSR for the SYSVOL folder. Since Windows Server 2016 (build 1709), it is no longer possible …

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