Active Directory http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/11391/more en Taking Control of Active Directory Changes – Part II http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii <div class="field-byline"> Derek Melber </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that we are tracking every change that occurs within the Active Directory database and infrastructure, we need to look at the results and get a handle on how we can view the information that is being tracked.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii#comments Active Directory Active Directory Active Directory Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:15:00 +0000 122861 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Addresses Identity Security Through Acquisition of Aorato http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-addresses-identity-security-through-acquisition-aorato <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's latest acquisition is a company that uses Machine Learning techniques to secure the corporate Active Directory structure.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-addresses-identity-security-through-acquisition-aorato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-addresses-identity-security-through-acquisition-aorato#comments Active Directory Security Active Directory Active Directory security Security Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:55:00 +0000 122671 at http://windowsitpro.com Eyes on the Prize: Auditing the Top 5 Critical Active Directory Changes with Netwrix Auditor http://windowsitpro.com/netwrix/Eyes_on_the_Prize <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Netwrix </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sponsored by: Netwrix</p> <p>On-Demand</p> <p>In this webinar, 11-time directory services MVP and Windows IT Pro Technical Director Sean Deuby joins Jeff Melnick from Netwrix to discuss the top 5 critical AD changes to audit for security and compliance, explain why they are important and what can really happen if you don’t audit these changes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/netwrix/Eyes_on_the_Prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active Directory Netwrix Webcasts Resources Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:00 +0000 120071 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync Tool Gets a Silent Release http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-active-directory-sync-tool-gets-silent-release <div class="node-body article-body">A new tool for synching the Cloud with on-premises Active Directory implementations is now available.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-active-directory-sync-tool-gets-silent-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-active-directory-sync-tool-gets-silent-release#comments Active Directory Azure Active Directory Active Directory Azure Azure Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:41:00 +0000 116651 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft August Update's Secret New GPO Setting to Unpin the Store Icon Revealed http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/microsoft-august-updates-secret-new-gpo-setting-unpin-store-icon-revealed <div class="node-body article-body">A new configuration option for eliminating the Microsoft Store icon for Windows 8.1 Update was delivered in an August patch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/microsoft-august-updates-secret-new-gpo-setting-unpin-store-icon-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/microsoft-august-updates-secret-new-gpo-setting-unpin-store-icon-revealed#comments Windows 8.1 Active Directory GPO GPO Store Store Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:51:00 +0000 115961 at http://windowsitpro.com Automatically Rebind New IIS Web Server Certificates http://windowsitpro.com/security/automatically-rebind-new-iis-web-server-certificates <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to easily rebind new IIS web server certificates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/automatically-rebind-new-iis-web-server-certificates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/automatically-rebind-new-iis-web-server-certificates#comments Active Directory Windows Server 2012 R2 Security Active Directory Active Directory faq FAQ IIS IIS security Security Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:00:00 +0000 109911 at http://windowsitpro.com Protected Users Group in Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/protected-users-group-windows-server-2012-r2-active-directory <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the new Protected Users domain global group in Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/protected-users-group-windows-server-2012-r2-active-directory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/protected-users-group-windows-server-2012-r2-active-directory#comments Active Directory Windows Server 2012 R2 Security Active Directory Active Directory faq FAQ security Security Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 109901 at http://windowsitpro.com Use PowerShell to Obtain User's Email Attribute http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute <div class="node-body article-body">User PowerShell to easily obtain a user's email attribute from Active Directory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute#comments Active Directory Windows Server PowerShell Active Directory Active Directory email attribute email attribute PowerShell PowerShell Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110311 at http://windowsitpro.com Top 10 Pitfalls IT Pros Face When Managing Groups in Active Directory http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/top-10-pitfalls-it-pros-face-when-managing-groups-active-directory <div class="field-deck"> Don't let poor group management lead to a security breach </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Group management can be challenging to tackle due to limitations within Active Directory. Here's what you need to know to avoid the pitfalls.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/top-10-pitfalls-it-pros-face-when-managing-groups-active-directory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/top-10-pitfalls-it-pros-face-when-managing-groups-active-directory#comments Active Directory Active Directory Active Directory group management group management security Security Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:24:00 +0000 110201 at http://windowsitpro.com <p class="Bodytext" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><font face="Arial" size="2">IT pros face several pitfalls when managing groups in Active Directory.</font><o:p></o:p></p> Upgrading Active Directory to Windows Server 2012 R2: Step-by-step Screenshots http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/upgrading-active-directory-windows-server-2012-r2-step-step-screenshots <div class="node-body gallery-body">In the article Upgrading Active Directory to Windows Server 2012 R2, I review the process of adding a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller to an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 domain. In this gallery, you will learn how to execute this task by clicking through these easy-to-follow steps and screenshots. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/upgrading-active-directory-windows-server-2012-r2-step-step-screenshots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/upgrading-active-directory-windows-server-2012-r2-step-step-screenshots#comments Active Directory Active Directory screenshots steps tips and tricks upgrading Windows Windows Server 2012 R2 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:23:00 +0000 108881 at http://windowsitpro.com