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By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Sep 08, 2016

How to ease AWS Active Directory integration

Establishing a hybrid cloud is challenging enough without having to worry about management hassles. How can we connect and apply our existing Active Directory to AWS resources? Continue Reading


By Adam Bertram Manage Oct 26, 2016

Active Directory cleanup trims database bloat

Administrators can avoid unnecessary risks and potential performance issues by removing unneeded and outdated objects from Active Directory. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Sep 20, 2016

What are the limitations when running Active Directory in AWS?

AWS Directory Service provides three options for running Active Directory in the cloud: Microsoft AD, Simple AD and AD Connector. What are the drawbacks of each AD option? Continue Reading


By Jonathan Hassell Manage Aug 11, 2016

Make the right move with the Active Directory Migration Tool

Migrating Active Directory to a new version should go smoothly if you follow best practices and make sure you have a way to undo the procedure if things start to go wrong. Continue Reading


By Ramin Edmond News Oct 27, 2016

Active Directory management gets easier with mobile apps for IT admins

Software vendors are increasingly offering admin-facing mobile apps, allowing IT to use their mobile devices to remotely manage users. Take ADManager Plus for Active Directory management, for example. Continue Reading


By Mike Pfeiffer Get Started Jul 22, 2016

Which cloud directory service options does AWS support?

Our enterprise wants to create a central repository for users and groups to facilitate a cloud implementation. What directory choices do we have with AWS Directory Service? Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Feb 23, 2016

How does Active Directory in the cloud work?

Administrators responsible for cloud management can use Active Directory in Azure to set limits on the amount of resources and app availability. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Manage Apr 15, 2016

Active Directory disaster recovery: Top remote uses

Active Directory can be an effective medium for remote disaster recovery. These guidelines will help your organization replicate an AD database to a remote location. Continue Reading


By Jonathan Hassell Get Started Jul 19, 2016

New Active Directory features coming in Windows Server 2016

Lost in the containers buzz are several key improvements to Active Directory to make identity and access administration easier. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Apr 07, 2016

How does AWS Directory Service offer security benefits?

AWS has begun providing Active Directory management in the cloud. Expert Dan Sullivan explains this new Amazon service and what it means for users. Continue Reading