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Get Started Dec 24, 2015

Can Amazon Simple AD replace Active Directory?

How does Amazon's Simple AD differ from Microsoft's Active Directory, and what security issues should be considered before creating a Simple AD? Expert Dan Sullivan explains. Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Problem Solve Sep 30, 2015

How to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration

I need to back up Active Directory, but I'm not sure which method to use. What are my options for a painless backup and restoration effort? Continue Reading

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By Tayla Holman Manage Nov 24, 2015

The top Active Directory tools and techniques for backup and restore

A business with a broken Active Directory can crumple without this key piece of infrastructure. Learn how to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration. Continue Reading

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By Brien Posey Evaluate Oct 16, 2015

Do Active Directory functional levels still matter?

Will there be enough improvements in the next version of Active Directory for administrators to consider raising functional levels? Continue Reading

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By Jonathan Hassell Get Started Oct 14, 2015

Less risk in updated Active Directory Federation Services

Microsoft puts more granular control in the hands of administrators, with enhanced conditional access control in Windows Server 2016. Continue Reading

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By Rajith Enchiparambil Evaluate Jul 23, 2015

What's new in Azure Active Directory Connect?

Azure Active Directory Connect offers a raft of new features, including synchronization and single sign-on between an on-premises environment and Azure AD. Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Problem Solve Oct 06, 2015

Can I restore Active Directory to different hardware?

I need to restore Active Directory to a different hardware platform. Which backup method should I use to avoid problems? Continue Reading

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By Brien Posey Problem Solve Sep 21, 2015

Active Directory management tool clears the clutter

ADSI Edit is a free tool that can repair Active Directory corruption or remove unwanted clutter. But use it incorrectly and it can spell disaster. Continue Reading

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By Rajith Enchiparambil Get Started Sep 11, 2015

Manage user identity with Windows Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory allows admins to manage end-user identities and comes in three versions. Which one depends on your enterprise's size and budget. Continue Reading

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By Beth Pariseau News Dec 04, 2015

AWS Active Directory service looks to pilfer apps from Azure

Amazon continues its competitive push against Microsoft with a new way of deploying Active Directory in its cloud. Continue Reading