Active Directory: Global Groups; Universal Groups and User Logon

If you are struggling to understand Global Catalog Servers (GCS); Universal Security Groups; and Group Replication, it may help to think about what is actually happening during the user logon process and why. When a User logs onto a Microsoft Domain Network, two things need to happen. The Logon Service has to: Verify the User … Continue reading Active Directory: Global Groups; Universal Groups and User Logon

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Windows Server Core 2008 R2

Microsoft Windows Server Core 2008 R2 is a “cut down” version of Server 2008 R2 – it was first introduced in Windows Server 2008. Unlike the full version, Server Core ONLY supports the following Roles / Services: Active Directory Domain Service Active Directory Certificate Service DHCP Server DNS Server File Server (installed by default) Hyper-V … Continue reading Windows Server Core 2008 R2