Tag Archive: Domain Trusts

Jan 15

Active Directory Domain Trusts & Trust Password Management

Recently a customer asked me about Active Directory Domain Trusts and how the passwords were managed. I replied with some educated guesses based on how AD manages a variety of passwords. After stating how I thought it worked (and mentioned that I wasn’t sure), I decided to look it up. I was mostly correct. Every …

Continue reading »

Google+FacebookEmailPrintShare

Nov 10

Active Directory Resource Reference List

There are a number of technologies required by Active Directory to ensure proper operation. Often I find myself reviewing this information to ensure that I fully understand how things work as well as any updates to how they operate in a newer version of Windows. Here’s a list of Microsoft technical reference articles: TCPIP Kerberos …

Continue reading »

Google+FacebookEmailPrintShare

Oct 16

Powershell Code: Discover and Display Active Directory Domain Trusts

I have been writing a Powershell script that gathers a ton of information about the Active Directory environment. I find enumerating and displaying a list of trusts to be most useful. ################################### # Get AD Domain Trust Information # 20110919-15 ################################### Import-Module ActiveDirectory Write-Verbose “Get list of AD Domain Trusts in $DomainDNS `r” [array] $ADDomainTrusts …

Continue reading »

Google+FacebookEmailPrintShare

Oct 14

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Technical Reference

This is one of the best resources I have found for learning (and keeping recent with) relevant technologies. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc739127(WS.10).aspx  New & Updated Collections Here are some of the highlights: Access Tokens Active Directory Data Store Active Directory Domains and Forests Active Directory DNS Support Active Directory Functional Levels Active Directory Installation Active Directory Installation, Upgrade, …

Continue reading »

Google+FacebookEmailPrintShare