Active Directory: authentication policy

Presentation of authentication policies With Windows Server 2012R2 and the new ADAC (Active Directory Administration Center) administration console, Microsoft has added authentication policies that provide an additional layer of security. In the summary of authentication policies will allow or not to allow a user logs on to a desktop or server, or vice versa control …

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Add an AD DS domain controller to an existing domain

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In this article, I will explain how to add a domain controller to an existing domain and manage replication links. Below, an illustration of the final architecture: Throughout this tutorial, we will add the controller XXXX-AD1 to the existing domain, which already has two controllers on site A. Prerequisites for XXXX-AD1: A version of Windows …

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Active Directory: access the Active Directory Schema console

The Active Directory Schema console is not available natively, it is necessary to register it in order to access it. This console is to be used with great care, improper handling can put the entire Active Directory forest in error. This console gives access to the role FSMO: Schema Master. 1. Open a command prompt …

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Create an Active Directory environment in PowerShell

Introduction In this tutorial, we will see how to create an Active Directory environment using PowerShell, that is to say the creation of the first domain controller which includes: The creation of the forest The creation of the domain The Active Directory tutorial: installing and configuring a domain controller explains how to do it using …

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GPO: Folder Redirection – Advanced Settings

Introduction In a previous tutorial: GPO: User Folder Redirection, I explained how to redirect user folders using Group Policy in a simple way. In this article, we are going to have how to set up a folder redirection using the advanced settings. Advanced settings allow using a policy, to write user folders based on an …

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Active Directory Right Management Services: Installation and Configuration

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AD RMS (Active Directory Right Management) is a Windows Server service that provides extended rights management for certain files. The system is similar to the DRM protection that protects intellectual property. In internal use, AD RMS extends NTFS security rights by limiting actions on a Word file by preventing the printing or saving of a …

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