Active Directory & Group Policy http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/14101/more en 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> GPO Templates Finally Released for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Versions http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/gpo-templates-finally-released-windows-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2-update-versions <div class="node-body article-body">The Administrative Templates for GPO settings for Update 1 are finally available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/gpo-templates-finally-released-windows-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2-update-versions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/gpo-templates-finally-released-windows-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2-update-versions#comments Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Group Policy Adminstrative Templates Adminstrative Templates GPO GPO Update 1 Update 1 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:03:00 +0000 108921 at http://windowsitpro.com Upgrading AD to Windows Server 2012 R2: Step-by-step Screenshots http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/upgrading-ad-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-ad-windows-server-2012-r2-step-step-screenshots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/upgrading-ad-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 Identifying and Solving Active Directory Replication Problems http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/identifying-and-solving-active-directory-replication-problems <div class="field-deck"> How to resolve four common replication problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Healthy replication in an AD forest is crucial. Here's how to check the replication status, discover errors, and resolve common AD replication problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/identifying-and-solving-active-directory-replication-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/identifying-and-solving-active-directory-replication-problems#comments Active Directory Active Directory Active Directory domain controllers Domain Controllers problem solving problem solving replication replication troubleshooting Troubleshooting Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:30:00 +0000 108341 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Identifying and solving Active Directory replication problems</p> Run PowerShell on All Machines in Active Directory Group http://windowsitpro.com/windows/run-powershell-all-machines-active-directory-group <div class="node-body article-body">Easily run PowerShell on every machine in an Active Directory group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows/run-powershell-all-machines-active-directory-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows/run-powershell-all-machines-active-directory-group#comments Windows Active Directory PowerShell Active Directory Active Directory group member group member PowerShell PowerShell Remote Execution Remote Execution Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 105701 at http://windowsitpro.com Manage Active Directory with Windows PowerShell - August 20th http://windowsitpro.com/manage-active-directory-windows-powershell-august-20th <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Presented by Jeffery Hicks: This elearning course is targeted at the IT professional who is interested in learning how to manage Active Directory with Windows PowerShell. If you want to know how to manage common Active Directory tasks such as creating user accounts and finding obsolete computers with greater efficiency and you have some basic PowerShell experience, this course is for you.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/firewall.jpg?1403465571" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/manage-active-directory-windows-powershell-august-20th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active Directory Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:35:00 +0000 107761 at http://windowsitpro.com Session 3: Active Directory Disaster Recovery http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-3-active-directory-disaster-recovery-0 <div class="node-body video-body">For many organizations, Active Directory is the cornerstone of the network. Keeping the directory online and healthy is only half the battle. What if something happens and you need to restore from backup or recover accidentally deleted objects? In this session, we'll look at what you need to know in order to be prepared, as well as look at the Active Directory Recycle Bin and how it helps mitigate many of the most common Active Directory disaster scenarios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-3-active-directory-disaster-recovery-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-3-active-directory-disaster-recovery-0#comments Active Directory Subscriber - VIP Mon, 12 May 2014 15:09:00 +0000 105641 at http://windowsitpro.com Session 2: Mastering Active Directory Security Permissions Delegation http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-2-mastering-active-directory-security-permissions-delegation-0 <div class="node-body video-body">Active Directory has one of the most granular permissions models around and with a few fundamentals you'll be well on your way to delegating tasks and privileges without fear of giving away the keys to the kingdom. In this session, we'll look at the fundamental constructs of Active Directory's permission delegation model. You'll leave with common examples in hand to get you on your way to mastering Active Directory delegation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-2-mastering-active-directory-security-permissions-delegation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/session-2-mastering-active-directory-security-permissions-delegation-0#comments Active Directory Subscriber - VIP Mon, 12 May 2014 15:09:00 +0000 105631 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014 Add-ons http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack-mdop-2014-add-ons <div class="node-body article-body">There's a couple additional items that are important for getting even more out of the MDOP 2014 release, and they are now also available for download.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack-mdop-2014-add-ons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack-mdop-2014-add-ons#comments Virtualization Group Policy PowerShell GPO GPO MDOP 2014 MDOP 2014 PowerShell PowerShell Fri, 02 May 2014 13:43:00 +0000 103151 at http://windowsitpro.com Turning on Enhanced Protected Mode for IE10 and IE11 Using Group Policy http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/turning-enhanced-protected-mode-ie10-and-ie11-using-group-policy <div class="node-body article-body">EPM provides additional protection against malicious websites by using 64-bit processes on 64-bit versions of Windows. For computers running at least Windows 8, EPM also limits the locations Internet Explorer can read from in the registry and the file system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/turning-enhanced-protected-mode-ie10-and-ie11-using-group-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/turning-enhanced-protected-mode-ie10-and-ie11-using-group-policy#comments Group Policy Security Enhanced Protected Mode Enhanced Protected Mode EPM EPM Group Policy Group Policy Thu, 01 May 2014 12:27:00 +0000 103021 at http://windowsitpro.com