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ActiveRoles Server: Securing the registry

It is always important to safeguard access to powerful AD groups, such as Domain admins, Enterprise admins etc. Tools like ActiveRoles Server can make that a breeze.  165 more words

How to detect and remove foreign security principals?

How to resolve Foreign security principals with Quest cmdlets for AD?

Get-QADObject -ResolveForeignSecurityPrincipals -Type foreignSecurityPrincipal | select Samaccoutname,Type,DN


How to remove the Foreign security principals from groups: 276 more words

Active Directory

Transferring FSMO Roles


So it´s time to phase out a older DC and demote it?

Here´s a basic description of how to:

There is a total of 5 roles that needs to be transferd before demoting and uninstalling the DC roles on the existing DC: 193 more words

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The following script checks which homedirectory folders can possibly be deleted because they aren’t linked to an enabled Active Directory user account.


  • Each folder that does not start with an underscore is checked (line 21).
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