Category Archives: Dynamic Access Control

Cross-forest Migrating Dynamic Access Control

Six months ago, I wrote on 10 Things you need to be aware of before deploying Dynamic Access Control. As point 8, I told that the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) does not support cross-forest migrating Dynamic Access Control (DAC). As an Active Directory admin, ADMT, obviously, would be the first tool to look you […]


Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Feature Requirements

A while ago, I wrote a blogpost on the requirements you’d need to meet to take advantage of Active Directory features in Windows Server 2003 through Windows Server 2008 R2. Since Windows Server 2012 was released almost a year ago, it’s time to look at the requirements for Active Directory features in Windows Server 2012.


New features in Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2012, Part 1: Overview

This entry is part 1 of 21 in the series New features in AD DS in Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 can be seen as a major release for Windows Server. Not just in terms of virtualization (Hyper-V 3.0), storage (SMB 3.0 and Storage Spaces) or manageability, but also in terms of Active Directory. There’s a load of new features, improving the lives of many Active Directory admins!


Four ways to get a head start on Windows 8

With Microsoft readying its marketing, distribution and OEM channel to put Windows 8 in the market, as a dedicated IT Professional you might want a head start on your organization, your customers and/or your family on this Operating System. Windows 8 will be available to businesses on September 1, 2012. For consumers, Windows 8 will […]