Windows OS

Moving Active Directory database related files to another location

Here’s your problem for the day: your active directory files are on the system drive, perhaps because you inherited some Active Directory domain controllers, perhaps because a junior Windows system administrator did the DCPromo… You’re a professional Windows system administrator and you want to have them located elsewhere, say D: […]

Windows Domain Controller Certificate template for LDAPS, Strong KDC, etc.

To perform LDAPS with Domain Controllers, you must install a certificate into the personal store of the computer account. If you are using Windows Enterprise CAs, it is no problem, as a dedicated template used to exist for a while. For 3rd-party CAs, until Windows 2003, the requirements the certificate […]