AD – Troubleshooting replications 1/2

One of Active Directory’s (AD’s) advantages is that it’s a distributed application. Its functionality is spread across multiple domain controllers (DCs) so that the failure of any one DC won’t affect the overall availability of AD. To accomplish this, AD must move its information around freely and efficiently between its DCs in a process knownContinue reading “AD – Troubleshooting replications 1/2”

what forward and backlinks in AD are and how group membership is stored in AD

Today I’m gonna explain – shortly – what forward and backlinks in AD are and how group membership is stored in AD. Once we know the tricks behind that, we also know how other attributes like “managed-By” internally work as they use the same techniques. Let’s pretend we have a user in our domain and thisContinue reading “what forward and backlinks in AD are and how group membership is stored in AD”