Active Directory Cookbook (3rd Edition) by Robbie Allen, Laura E. Hunter

By Robbie Allen, Laura E. Hunter

In the event you desire functional hands-on aid for energetic listing, the up to date version of this Cookbook offers fast options to greater than three hundred difficulties you could come upon whilst deploying, administering, and automating Microsoft's community listing provider. You'll locate recipes for the light-weight listing entry Protocol (LDAP), ADAM, multi-master replication, area identify process (DNS), team coverage, the lively listing Schema, and lots of different positive factors.

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Contained within the same contiguous namespace), then you are creating a domain in an existing domain tree. If you are creating the first domain in a forest or a domain that is outside the namespace of the forest root, then you are creating a domain in a new domain tree. corp is a child domain. com), then you are creating a new domain tree within an existing forest. 4 Removing a Domain Problem You want to remove a domain from a forest. You may need to remove a domain during test scenarios or if you are collapsing or reducing the number of domains in a forest.

In the solutions in this book, we typically do not target a specific domain controller. When you don’t specify a domain controller, you are using a serverless bind and there is no guarantee as to precisely which server you will be hitting. Depending on your environment and the task you need to do, you may want to target a specific domain controller so that you know where the query or change will be taking place. Also, serverless binding can work only if the DNS for the Active Directory forest is configured properly and your client can query it.

The initial version released with Windows 2000 was followed by Windows Server 2003 and an incremental update to Windows Server 2003 R2, and recently Microsoft released Windows Server 2008, which provides a lot of updates and new features. We’ve decided to go with the approach of making everything work under the most recent version of Active Directory first, and earlier versions of Windows second. In fact, the majority of the solutions will work unchanged with Windows 2000, 2003, and R2. For the recipes or solutions that are specific to a particular version, we include a note mentioning the version it is targeted for.

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