windowsServer2008R2

Configuring Fine-Grained Password Policies in Windows Server 2008 R2

Fine-Grained Password policies is a Long-Awaited Password and Account Policy Solution from Microsoft, which allow multiple password and account lockout policy settings to different sets of users in the same domain. Prior to Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, we have only a one password and account lockout policy, defined at the domain level. This limitation led complicated for many organizations. So […]


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windowsServer2008R2

Seizing An Operations Master with NTDSUTIL in Windows Server 2008 R2

In real network, when operations master server fails due to hardware issues or some other problems, we need to move the operation master role to another domain controller as soon as possible. This move process is called seizing. Therefore, Seizing an operations master role means forcing an operations master role onto another domain controller. Before we seize operations master roles, […]


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