Active Directory & Group Policy http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/14101/more en Answering the Tough Question: Who Has Access to What? http://windowsitpro.com/dell/answering-tough-question-who-has-access-what <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Watch this webcast to explore how to efficiently assess and document permission assignments in Active Directory. See how to select specific users or groups, determine what they can access and automate the process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/dell/answering-tough-question-who-has-access-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active Directory & Group Policy Dell Resources Sponsored Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:52:00 +0000 127651 at http://windowsitpro.com Preparing Active Directory for Windows Server 2003 End of Support http://windowsitpro.com/dell/preparing-active-directory <div class="node-body article-body">Active Directory is a cornerstone of the Windows infrastructure and IT security for many organizations — without it, business would grind to a halt. A service as essential as Active Directory needs to be central to any discussion about how to deal with the end of support for Windows Server 2003. Learn the planning and testing steps required to execute an Active Directory upgrade successfully with no disruption to the business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/dell/preparing-active-directory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active Directory & Group Policy Dell Resources Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:30:00 +0000 127091 at http://windowsitpro.com Top 5 Avoidable Active Directory Administration Mistakes http://windowsitpro.com/cayosoft/top-5-avoidable-active-directory-mistakes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Cayosoft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) is the directory of choice for the majority of organizations around the world. Despite the disruption that cloud and mobile technologies have induced, AD remains the most popular user authentication and authorization system available today. Read this whitepaper to learn the top five AD administrative mistakes that can be avoided.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cayosoft/top-5-avoidable-active-directory-mistakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active Directory Cayosoft Resources Sponsored Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:29:00 +0000 126451 at http://windowsitpro.com 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 Updated GPO Settings References Make it Easier to Locate What's New http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/updated-gpo-settings-references-make-it-easier-locate-whats-new <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has provided updated settings listings for Active Directory Group Policy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/updated-gpo-settings-references-make-it-easier-locate-whats-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/group-policy/updated-gpo-settings-references-make-it-easier-locate-whats-new#comments Group Policy Active Directory Active Directory GPO GPO Group Policy Group Policy Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0000 119171 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 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