Archive for February, 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows Server 8 Beta is released

Posted: 29th February 2012 by Christoffer Andersson in Uncategorized

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available from Microsoft for download:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso For those who have a MSDN/TechNet Subscription – Windows Server 8 Beta is also available for download right now J

How to handle built-in domain groups with ADMT

Posted: 29th February 2012 by Christoffer Andersson in Uncategorized

If you ever performed a migration with the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) it probably has come to your attention that you can’t migrate built-in domain groups, the reason for this is simple – those are groups has well-known SIDs ore more specifically well-known RIDs – meaning that their RIDs are the same in any [...]

So what is the “Code [1-3]” all about and where is Part 4 of the series that you might expect? Before I go ahead with Part 4 I thought it would be a good idea to sum up Part 1 to Part 3 with code (So that you know how we figured out all this [...]

This is the third post in a series of articles that will describe what’s really inside NTDS.dit and how Active Directory works on the database layer, the past two articles has been about: Explains the tables within NTDS.dit in detail as far as what they are used for, in which release of Active Directory (Windows [...]

This is the second post in a series of articles that will describe what’s really inside NTDS.dit and how Active Directory works on the database layer, In an earlier post I explained the tables within NTDS.dit in detail as far as what they are used for, in which release of Active Directory (Windows Server) they [...]