November 2010


Archive for November, 2010

Script to remove Inactive systems from domain

November 11th, 2010 by and tagged

Below is the very good script by Richard L. Mueller to find stale computer records in your domain, i used many times for different client & it worked like charm. It can be run on member server too. You have to modify the script for your requirement like no of days & Domain name where […]

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Advanced Group Policy Management

November 11th, 2010 by and tagged

Many of you know about Advanced Group policy Management which offers some really cool additions in previously GPMC tool. The various guide for AGPM can be downloaded from below link.

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Automating Windows Event log

November 11th, 2010 by and tagged ,

I had the situation once, where i was asked to backup the event log on few server & clear it from server to save the space as well as retain log for audit. While, beating my head on the wall, i stumbled to few sites & i found scripts which actually worked for me to […]

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Loopback Group Policy Explained

November 11th, 2010 by and tagged ,

Loopback group policy are used to apply user configuration settings on the computer. The loopback policy comes to rescue when you want to apply users configuration settings to the computer irrespective of what what users are login to the particular system.There is two mode basically one is Replace and other Merge mode.  When you select […]

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Group Policy Best Practices

November 10th, 2010 by and tagged

As i was searching on net for some best practices on GPO, i hit the site & i found its worth for sharing with other folks who want to learn & its been written very well..Kudos to writer.

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Fine Grained Password Policy In The Win 2008/R2

November 9th, 2010 by and tagged , ,

Windows 2003 and below supports only single password policy in the domain and it wasn’t possible to configure multiple or different password or account lockout policy for the different set of users or groups within the same domain. The different password policy sometimes force to create different domain if you are hosting AD for the […]

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