Archive for July, 2014

The O=Boot NC and the distribution DIT

Posted: 11th July 2014 by Christoffer Andersson in Uncategorized

So every Windows Server has an NTDS.dit file right? Well, All Windows Server – Domain Controllers you mean right? Nope they in fact have two J There is something referred to as the distribution DIT that works as a template DIT and is used when you promote a machine to a DC (either ADAM/ADLDS or [...]

For some background information about the constructed attribute ‘modifyTimeStamp’ that is based off the data in the ‘whenChanged’ attribute in most cases except the subschema entry see the following previous blog post: http://blogs.chrisse.se/2013/06/28/the-constructed-attribute-modifytimestamp-always-whenchanged/ I just played along with a Windows Server 2012 R2 DC and noticed a undocumented registry key (this might was added in [...]