Seizing Operation Master Roles

Seizing Operation Master Roles Active Directory has five operational master roles that can be transferred from domain controller to domain controller as required. In some cases the role may not be able to be transferred; for example, if the hardware on the domain controller was to fail, a transfer cannot be made. When this occurs, […]
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Operators Master Role Placement Global Catalog

Operators Master Role Placement Global Catalog In Active Directory there are five operations master roles known as FSMO roles. This video looks at which Domain Controllers you should put these roles on and also which Domain Controllers you should make into Global Catalog Servers. There are five operations master roles. The Schema and Domain Naming […]
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Moving operation roles

Moving operation roles Active Directory has 5 operations master roles. These roles can be moved from Domain Controller to Domain Controller. Two are at the forest level and three are at the domain level. This video looks at how to move these operations roles from one Domain Controller to another. How To Points The 3 […]
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Operation Master Role

Operation Master Role Active Directory has five operations master roles otherwise known as FSMO roles. These roles are assigned to one Domain Controller to ensure changes happen in only one location at a time. This ensures that the Active Directory database is kept consistent. This video goes through the five operations master roles. At the […]
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Global Catalog Servers

Global Catalog Servers Global Catalog Servers contain a partial replica for every object in Active Directory. A Global Catalog Server is used to find objects in any domain in the forest. Any Domain Controller can be made into a Global Catalog Server. This video looks at how to remove or make a Domain Controller into […]
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Installing Active Directory on Server Core

Installing Active Directory on Server Core This video looks at promoting a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Core to a Domain Controller using the command line. This covers using an answer file and also using the command line only. The core edition of Windows Server is a scaled down version of Windows Server with […]
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Installing Active Directory

Installing Active Directory To install Active Directory you need to promote your first server to a Domain Controller. This video looks at the process of using DCPromo as well as the prerequisites required. The video also discusses DNS requirements for Active Directory. DNS is required by Active Directory in order to operate. Demo Network Setup […]
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Active Directory System Requirements

Before you deploy Active Directory in your organization you should ensure that the server hardware that you are using meets the minimum requirements to run Active Directory. This video looks at the hardware requirements needed by Active Directory to run in your organization. Listed below are the minimum requirements. Whenever possible you should try to […]
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