Organizational Unit

Organizational Unit Organization unit provides the ability to organize the network in a logical manner and the physical structure of the network . Active Directory uses a special container known as an OU’s to organize the objects within a domain for the purpose of administration. OU’s can be used to split a domain into administrative…

Domain Naming service(DNS)

DNS (Domain Naming service): It resolves hostname to IP address and IP address to hostname (Vice versa). Zones: Zones are categorized in one of 2 categories. Forward lookup zone — DNS servers maps FQDNs to IP address ii.Reverse lookup zone — DNS Servers maps IP address to FQDNs. (FQDN- Fully Qualified Domain name) Zone types:…

Authoritative Restoration

  Authoritative Restoration To perform an authoritative restoration, you must first recover AD from a backup by performing the following steps: Restart the domain controller (DC). When you see the menu to select the OS, press F8. From the Windows Advanced Options Menu, select Directory Services Restore Mode, then press Enter Select the Windows  OS,…