View the metadata for an AD object to find out more details about when its specific attributes were modified. This is very handy when trying to troubleshoot details about a specific object.. See when and where an attribute was updated which can also help track down who made the change if the entry was captured in the domain controller event logs. Read More →
I ran into something really interesting today that took some time to figure out.. Thought I should post in case anyone else is puzzled by the same scenario (and so that I can remember later).
I was running queries for group memberships and found inconsistencies between what I was seeing in ADUC and what my queries were pulling back. In ADUC, I could see user accounts in a group that did not show up in the query results or when I looked in ADSIEDIT.
In order to enable users to join computers to the domain, grant the following permissions:
Replication links within Active Directory can be configured to use IP, RPC or SMTP for their transport protocols. Each is explained below:
Being able to easily delegate access to domain systems is essential for administrators to enable necessary IT staff to manage their environments. The proper OU structure along with the deployment of Active Directory GPOs makes this a fairly simple task.
GPOs can be used to add users or groups to local admins or to replace the existing memberships. Using GPOs ensures access is granted uniformly and consistently for a specific group of systems, ideally separated by their OU placement.