Active Directory

Active Directory: Restore default GPOs Default Domain Policy / Default Domain Controller Policy

In this tutorial, we will see how to restore GPO Default Domain Policy / Default Domain Controller Policy to default. On domain controllers, a DCGPOFIX command line tool is available to restore the 2 default policies. Before proceeding with the restoration of the policies, I advise you to make a backup of this one before. …

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Bitlocker : store recovery password in Active Directory

Presentation In this tutorial, we will see how to store the Bitlocker recovery password in the Active Directrory. The recovery password is requested when the user forgets his pin code or when he wishes to access the hard disk on another computer when the TPM module has been used. Viewing passwords is done using the …

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Admin Center: installation in gateway mode

Intro In this tutorial, we will see how to install the Admin Center in gateway mode. As a reminder, the Admin Center is a Web interface that allows the administration of Windows servers using WinRM. From the Admin Center, it is almost possible the same as with the graphical interface: Monitor a set of servers …

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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

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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