Posts Tagged ‘Active Directory’

Installation and Configuration of DHCP Server in Active Directory Domain

August 12th, 2011 No comments


Installing the DHCP Service

You can install DHCP either during or after the initial installation of Windows 2003 Server or Advanced Server, although there must be a working DNS in the environment. To validate your DNS server, click Start, click Run, type cmd, press ENTER, type ping friendly name of an existing DNS server in your environment, and then press ENTER. An unsuccessful reply generates an “Unknown Host My DNS server name” message.
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DNS Server Configuration

August 10th, 2011 No comments

Configure Distributed File System(DFS)

August 8th, 2011 2 comments

Active Directory Installation

August 3rd, 2011 3 comments

Basics of Active Directory

July 31st, 2011 1 comment

Active Directory:

Overview: Active Directory(AD) is a directory Service created  by Microsoft. Active Directory provides the means to manage the identities and relationships that make up the organization’s network. Active Directory gives you out-of-the-box functionality needed to stores all information and settings for a deployment in a central database and allows administrators to assign policies, deploy and update software.

Active Directory uses a number of standardized protocols to provide a variety of network services, including:

  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol LDAP, the industry standard directory access protocol, compatible with many management and query applications. Active Directory supports LDAPv3 and LDAPv2.
  • Optional Kerberos-based authentication.
  • DNS-based naming and other network information.

Active Directory Benefits:

  • Integration with DNS:  Active Directory uses the Domain Name System (DNS). DNS is an Internet standard service that translates human-readable computer names (such as to computer-readable numeric Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (four numbers separated by periods). Read more…

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