Windows Server 2008

Recursive Query Vs Iterative Query in DNS

Recursive Query Vs Iterative Query in DNS
Recursive Query Vs Iterative Query in DNS In this post, we are going to explain the difference between Recursive Query and Iterative Query. Recurvise query vs Iterarative query in DNS explains the difference between the queries that DNS server follows. Client reaches to DNS Server to resolve hostname to IP and IP address to host name. Recursive Query In Recursive name query, the DNS client requires that the DNS server respond to the client with either the requested resource record or an error message i.e. the record or domain name doesn’t exist.If DNS server is not able to resolve the r...
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How to Transfer FSMO Roles using NTDSutil

How to Transfer FSMO Roles using NTDSutil
Step to transfer FSMO roles using NTDSutil.Steps to transfer Schema Master Role using NTDSutil. 1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil 2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles 3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection 4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController 5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit 6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer schema masterSteps to transfer Schema Master Role using NTDSutil. 1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil 2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, ...
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What is an Organizational Unit (OU) in Active Directory?

What is an Organizational Unit (OU) in Active Directory?
What is an Organizational Unit in Active Directory?A particularly useful type of directory object contained within domains is the organizational unit. Organizational units are Active Directory containers into which you can place users, groups, computers, and other organizational units. An organizational unit cannot contain objects from other domains.An organizational unit is the smallest scope or unit to which you can assign Group Policy settings or delegate administrative authority. Using organizational units, you can create containers within a domain that represent the hierarchical, ...
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Domain Controller Vs Member Server

Domain Controller Vs Member Server
Domain Controller Vs Member Server Computers that function as servers within a domain can have one of two roles: member server or domain controller. A server that is not in a domain is a stand-alone server. In this article we'll learn the difference between Domain Controller Vs Member Server. Member servers A member server is a computer that:• Runs an operating system in the Windows 2000 Server family or the Windows Server 2003 family.• Belongs to a domain.• Is not a domain controller.A member server does not process account logons, participate in Active Directory replicatio...
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What is FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) Roles. Importance of FSMO Roles

What is FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) Roles. Importance of FSMO Roles
What is FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) Roles. Importance of FSMO Roles What is FSMO Roles? One of the favorite interview question that is being asked in almost all the interviews. Some of my friends have asked the same question to me. In this blog I am explaining all the FSMO roles and their function. This would be high level information, feel free to contact me if additional information is required.FSMO is Flexible Single Master Operations Role. In total we have five roles defined. First Domain Controller in a forest has all the five roles on it. Depending on our ...
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How to add Desktop or Server in Domain

How to add Desktop or Server in Domain
How to Join a Computer to Domain Steps to add Server or Desktop in Domain are explained in this post.1. Before you add a Server or Desktop in domain please ensure that your box is able to communication with the domain.2. Ping the domain name to confirm the same e.g. if your domain name is prohut.net then ping prohut.net. If you don't get reply then ensure that DNS's3. Right click This PC or My Computer, click Properties.4.On the Properties page, click Change Settings.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="337"] Add in Domain[/caption]5. On the System Properties, cli...
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