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Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT): Your Essential Guide

There are days where you need to move objects in a domain or forest to somewhere else, and those days require the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT). Hopefully, any moves...

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Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) Could Not Be Contacted [SOLVED]

When your users report that they see “an active directory domain controller for the domain could not be contacted” there could be a few different causes for this issue. Most...

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Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC): Installation and Uses

Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) is a Microsoft Management Console snap-in that you use to administer Active Directory (AD). You can manage objects (users, computers), Organizational Units (OU), and...

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Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS): Overview and Functions

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) are the core functions in Active Directory that manage users and computers and allow sysadmins to organize the data into logical hierarchies. AD DS...

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Group Policy Editor Guide: How to Configure and Use

The Group Policy Editor is a Windows administration tool that allows users to configure many important settings on their computers or networks. Administrators can configure password requirements, startup programs, and...

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What is an Active Directory Forest?

An Active Directory forest (AD forest) is the top most logical container in an Active Directory configuration that contains domains, users, computers, and group policies. “But wait?” you say. “I...

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5 FSMO Roles in Active Directory

Active Directory (AD) has been the de facto standard for enterprise domain authentication services ever since it first appeared in late 1999 (in Windows Server 2000). There have been several...

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Varonis eBook: Pen Testing Active Directory Environments

You may have been following our series of posts on pen testing Active Directory environments and learned about the awesome powers of PowerView. No doubt you were wowed by our cliffhanger...

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Binge Read Our Pen Testing Active Directory Series

With winter storm Niko now on its extended road trip, it’s not too late, at least here in the East Coast, to make a few snow day plans. Sure you...

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Pen Testing Active Directory Environments, Part VI: The Final Case

If you’ve come this far in the series, I think you’ll agree that security pros have to move beyond checking off lists. The mind of the hacker is all about making...

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