Posts Tagged ‘NTDS.dit’

How deletion/removal of data really works in Active DirectoryThis is the fourth 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 three articles has been about: Explains the tables within NTDS.dit in detail as far as what they are used [...]

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 [...]

You might as I have asked yourself many times – What is inside NTDS.dit? (Most experienced Active Directory admins knows that NTDS.dit is the database and the physical on disk store that Active Directory uses to store information – most of you have probably got in touch with NTDS.dit during backup and restore scenarios) Long [...]