Active Directory replication is the process of duplicating Active Directory information between domain controllers for the purpose of fault tolerance and redundancy. The multimaster replication model within Active Directory requires that domain controllers from each domain participate in the replication process for that domain, as well as replicating forest-wide schema and … [Read more...] about What is Active Directory Sites?
Trust relationships exist to make resource accessibility easier between domains and forests. Many trust relationships are established by default during the creation of the Active Directory forest structure, as well as other trusts that you can create manually. In addition to the default trust relationships that exist between parent and child domains and between root domains … [Read more...] about How to Establishing and Maintaining Trust Relationships in Active Directory
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services: Windows Server 2008 includes a new Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) role that provides developers the ability to store data for directory-enabled applications without incurring the overhead or extending the Active Directory schema to support their applications. Each AD LDS instance has its own schema, … [Read more...] about How to Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services in Windows Server?
Modifying Active Directory Schema: The Active Directory Schema will probably be modified at some time during the life of your implementation plan. Many applications used as common tools, such as email, will require modification to add necessary objects to the Active Directory database. Being able to safely and correctly modify the schema is a key task for any Active Directory … [Read more...] about How to Modifying the Active Directory Schema in Windows Server
After completing this article, you will be able to describe the Active Directory Domain Services role in Windows Server 2008 and its function and benefits. You will also develop an understating of the components of an Active Directory environment, including forests, sites, domains, domain trees, and organizational units (OUs). In this article we will discuss how to design … [Read more...] about Learn The Basics of Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server