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AD Interview Questions

Azure AD Interview Questions – Part 2

6. What is smart lockout in Azure Active Directory (AD)? How it works? Smart lockout can recognize sign-ins that come from valid users and treat them differently than ones of attackers and other unknown sources. Attackers get locked out, while your users continue to access their accounts and be productive. How smart lockout works –… Read More »

Azure AD Interview Questions – Part 1

What is Azure AD (Active Directory)?As per Microsoft, Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management service, which helps your employees sign in and access resources in: External resources, such as Microsoft Office 365, the Azure portal, and thousands of other SaaS applications. Internal resources, such as apps on your corporate network and… Read More »

Group Policy Interview Questions – Part 2

What is Microsoft AGPM? Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) extends the capabilities of the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to provide comprehensive change control and improved management for Group Policy Objects (GPOs). AGPM is available as part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) for Software Assurance. What is RSoP?RSoP (Resultant Set of Policy) is a… Read More »

Group Policy Interview Questions – Part 1

What is group policy in active directory? What are Group Policy objects (GPOs)? Group policy is a feature of Microsoft Windows Active Directory that adds additional controls to user and computer accounts. Group policies provide centralized management of User and Computer configuration settings. A Group Policy Object is a collection of settings systems administrators create… Read More »

How to fix time synchronize issue on virtual Domain Controller with a incorrect time source

This article will explain how to fix time sync issue on Hyper-V virtual domain controller. Normally domain controllers in the domain use the PDC as their central time source. However, a Hyper-V virtual DC would normally synchronize time with it’s hyper-v host instead of PDC. This would cause time difference between virtual DC and other… Read More »

Secure Channel in Active Directory

What is Secure Channel in AD? In Windows AD environments, secure channel provides an encrypted way of communication between clients and domain controllers. By clients I mean different editions of operating systems including client’s operating systems like Windows 10/8/7/vista/XP or server operating systems which operate as Domain Controllers or member servers. In another word when… Read More »

Item-Level Targeting in Group Policy

Item-Level Targeting with Group Policy Preferences Item-level targeting is a one of the feature of Group Policy preferences that allows preference settings to be applied to individual users and/or computers within the scope of the Group Policy Object (GPO) that contains the preferences. Policy settings can also be filtered, but there are several important differences… Read More »