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Prevent server/clients to restarts using group policy after a windows update

I have found interesting policies what could be useful for any administrator.

The goal would apply this either to the desired policy & the default domain policy… 23 more words

Windows Server 2012 R2

Rename & join a computer into a domain within a single powershell command

This command renames the local computer to and then restarts automatically.

In my Test environment the command would be  alike:

Rename-Computer -NewName “w2016DC2” -DomainCredential test.test\administrator -Restart… 97 more words

Active Directory

How to extend an expired password on AD

An Active directory account passwords expiring is set by default on 90 Days & no companies barely change that value.

Configuring an AD account with Password Never Expires is not recommended due to security. 158 more words

Windows Server 2012 R2

KRBTGT account cannot be enabled

KRBTGT account cannot be enabled


The KRBTGT account is a local default account that acts as a service account for the Key Distribution Center (KDC) service. 152 more words

Active Directory

How to know the SPN needed name

How to get the SPN of any server

And how to know the Service needed name

Setspn

First, open the active directory administrative center 41 more words

Active Directory

What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how does AD auditing help with compliance?

What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how does AD auditing help with compliance?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, is one of the most consequential set of mandates involving business ethics, and applies to all publicly traded companies, including subsidiaries of foreign companies, in the US. 490 more words

Active Directory