Active Directory

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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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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Active Directory: Add a Domain Controller to PowerShell

Introduction In this tutorial, we will see how to add an Active Directory domain controller to an existing domain using PowerShell. To do this through the GUI, I invite you to read this article: Add an AD DS Domain Controller to an Existing Domain. (fr) Adding a domain controller to PowerShell is done in two …

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