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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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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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Migrating Active Directory Domain Controller from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to Windows Server 2008 R2

Organizations are migrating their Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers because of the new cool features of Windows Server 2008 R2. There are two options for migrating windows 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller.


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Install an Additional Domain Controller from IFM (Install From Media)

We can use the Install from media (IFM) option to install an Additional Domain Controller in an existing domain is the best option such as a branch office scenario. In Nepal, outside Kathmandu valley, network bandwidth cost is very expensive. Even for 128 Kbps Intranet network link, we have to pay Rs. 20,000/- +VAT. So IFM option is the best […]


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Creating Additional Domain Controller for an Existing Domain in Windows Server 2008

In the previous article, we have set up our first Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller in a New Windows Server 2008 R2. In this article, we will install Additional Domain Controller in an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 domain.


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Installing a New Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller in a New Windows Server 2008 R2

In this article, we will Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2008 R2 as a new Windows Server 2008 R2 domain in a new Windows Server 2008 forest.


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