Rename an Active Directory domain

The following procedure shows you how to rename an Active Directory domain. 1. Open a command window in “administrator” mode and enter the following command which will generate a Domainlist.xml file : 2. Edit the xml file, changing your old domain to the new one: In the file, I modified rdr-it.intra to 3. Enter …

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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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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 (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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Active Directory: trust relationship between two forests / domains


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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Active Directory : increase the functional level of the domain and the forest

The functional level of the domain and forest corresponds to the “version” of your Active Directory environment and allows access to more or fewer features depending on the level of each. Mainly this level change occurs when upgrading to Windows when replacing / migrating domain controllers. The version change may also be necessary for the …

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