Category Archives: Active Directory

How to count number of objects in active directory

How to count number of objects in active directory How to count how may objects in AD? How many users, computers and group? Due to compliance or Asset/inventory/License management purpose we always need a count of system we have in our environment. If you are running Microsoft Windows platform and has Active Directory environment. So,… Read More »

How to Upgrade Active Directory from 2008/2012 to Server 2016

How to Upgrade Active Directory from 2008/2012 to Server 2016 Technology can’t be last forever, we have to keep moving on and have to be up-to-date. But the problem arise when we think to upgrade it has to be less risky and minimal of downtime. We always think of a way where low risks are… Read More »

Configuring High Availability on DHCP Server Role

CONFIGURING HIGH AVAILABILITY ON DHCP SERVER ROLE We always need a Failover or Load Balancer for our Network continuity (High Availability). Today I am going to discuss DHCP failover or Load Balance Scenario which will help us to give redundancy over DHCP failure.   Before we start configuring High Availability on DHCP Server Role in… Read More »

Wintel Interview Questions and Answers

Wintel Interview Questions and Answers   1) Differences b/w Conditional Forwarding and Stub Zones. Ans:- Both do the same thing like forwarding the requests to appropriate name servers who are authoritative for the domains in the queries. However, there is difference in both, Stub Zone are Dynamic and Conditional forwarder are static. Conditional Forwarding –… Read More »

Active Directory Interview questions with answers

Active Directory Interview questions with answers Learn about basic Active directory functionality. Happy learning!!! Below are the Active Directory Interview Questions and answers. However there are more Interview question: Wintel /AD Interview Questions:- http://www.yourcomputer.in/wintel-interview-questions-and-answers Windows Cluster Interview questions :- http://www.yourcomputer.in/windows-cluster-interview-questions-and-answers Personal Interview Questions:- http://www.yourcomputer.in/personal-interview-questions-answers   What is Global Catalog and its function? The global catalog is a distributed… Read More »

System Admin Interview Questions for Software Development Organisation

Nowadays, we have many Job profiles in Product Development Companies that require somewhere around all-rounder profiles for System Admins. For that they require Network, Windows, ESX, IIS etc. experts to handle there day-to-day work. So, below are some basic Interview questions specifically for the System Admins working for Product Developments companies where they need to interact… Read More »

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 Here is in-place upgrading Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers. It will also help to installing Active Directory 2008 R2. Installing active directory 2008 might seem like simply feeding the DVD and pressing Next> until your server reboots into Windows… Read More »

FSMO Roles

FSMO Roles What is AD FSMO Roles? A regular Interview Question explained below: Windows 2000/2003 Single-Master Model To prevent conflicting updates in Windows 2000/2003, the Active Directory performs updates to certain objects in a single-master fashion. In a single-master model, only one DC in the entire directory is allowed to process updates. This is similar… Read More »

How DNS dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Windows 2000 and in Windows Server 2003

How DNS dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Windows 2000 and in Windows Server 2003   This article describes how Domain Name System (DNS) dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Microsoft Windows 2000 and in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.   DNS “aging and… Read More »

What’s New in Active Directory in Windows Server 2012

What’s New in Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 The enhancements to Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 affect many core areas of the system including platform, deployment, virtualization, authentication and management. In this session, hear about each of the features, the problems they address, and what’s required for your customers to deploy and leverage… Read More »