In Part 1, Protecting the Active Directory Domain Services – Best Practices for AD administration, I focused on protection steps to protect your domain service locally.
Unfortunately, most environments have multiple locations, otherwise known as ROBOs (Remote Office Branch Offices).
Windows Server 2012 and higher versions simplify the deployment process by leveraging Server Manager instead of the deprecated DCPromo utility.
After installing the basic AD domain services, you will immediately be prompted to take additional steps if you require the server (a VM) to become a domain controller.
However, remote management, operation and maintenance of these services remains a challenge for IT organizations.So that’s something you may want to check with a netstat -bn which shows you what programs are using which ports. Chrissy is a Power Shell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with Power Shell ever since.Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain Real Cajun in her spare time.Examples include remote, colocation and cloud data centers, retail stores, satellite offices, distribution centers, manufacturing plants and more.These locations are often geographically separated by many hundreds or thousands of miles, require only simple file, print and share services and are often without an IT staff.After a few minutes of trying to recall the solution, he asked “Have you checked your forwarders?