Bill Detwiler shares five Active Directory best practices that can help you maximize efficiency, simplify maintenance, and effectively manage AD.
The way you design your Active Directory can make a huge difference in how well your network functions and how easy it is to administer. During this week's TR Dojo episode, I share five best practices that can help you maximize efficiency, simplify maintenance, and effectively manage AD as your organization grows.
For those who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or check out Jack Wallen's article, "10 tips for effective Active Directory design."
For more Active Directory configuration and troubleshooting advice, check out the following resources:
- Three PowerShell scripts for managing users in Active Directory Domain Services
- 10 ways to benchmark your Active Directory environment
- Changing the computer name on Windows Server 2008 Core Edition
- How do I use the Windows Time Service?
- Active Directory User authentication with the Untangle appliance
- Active Directory virtualization best practices
- An overview of the Active Directory Domains And Trusts Console
- Network icons for Active Directory domains with Group Policy
- Restarting Active Directory as a service in Windows Server 2008
- Stopping Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008
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