30 09, 2011

Event ID 29 – KDC Certificate Availability

By | September 30th, 2011|Active Directory|11 Comments

Our organisation is going through a major restructuring phase these days and we’re converting from an “Empty Root with many Child Domains” to “Single Domain Forests” model.  Why did we go with the former model is a long story and definitely beyond the scope of this particular post so I’ll leave it for another day.  [...]

27 06, 2011

Dependence of DCPROMO on Remote Registry Service

By | June 27th, 2011|Active Directory, Strategy|1 Comment

Just wanted to add a note about DCPROMO (the program that "promotes" a server to become an Active Directory Domain Controller) and the need to have Remote Registry service enabled for it to succeed.  Generally, you wouldn't expect DCPROMO to be dependent on such a service but the reality is that there is a dependency and [...]