How to Backup and Restore Active Directory

Active Directory is a database with a unique purpose. It is implemented in Windows domain networks and handles read and search operations. The main purpose of an Active Directory Domain Controller is to authorize and authenticate the users and computers in a domain environment. Imagine…

How to Transfer Active Directory FSMO Roles

In an Active Directory Forest there are five Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) roles which are assigned to one or more domain controllers in the environment. Out of those five, two are forest wide operation roles and three are domain wide. Forest-wide Operation Master Roles:…

How to manage Exchange Global Address List

A Global Address List (GAL) can be referred to as a directory which has lists for every user, group and contact within an organization that is using Microsoft¬†Exchange. No matter what version of Exchange Server you are running, you will have to manage the GAL…

How to perform AD Users bulk update

Performing AD users bulk update may be a fairly simple task in a small organization however if you are working in an Enterprise level and want to update / edit certain fields in the Active Directory Users in bulk then you can leverage the steps…