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Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 6

51. What Are Active Directory Functional Levels? In Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), domain controllers can run different versions of Windows Server operating systems. The functional level of a domain or forest depends on which versions of Windows Server operating systems are running on the domain controllers in the domain or forest. The functional… Read More »

Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 5

43. Explain about Trust in AD? To allow users in one domain to access resources in another, Active Directory uses trusts. Trusts inside a forest are automatically created when domains are created. Communication between domains occurs through trusts. Trusts are authentication pipelines that must be present in order for users in one domain to access… Read More »

Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 4

33. What are the data partitions in AD DS? Each Domain Controller has a copy of the Active Directory database store in a file called NTDS.DIT. The data in this file is divided into partitions. The partition type determines how it will be replicated throughout the forest. Domain Partition Global Catalog Partition Schema Partition Configuration… Read More »

Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 3

27. Why we need netlogon Service? It maintains a secure channel between the computer and the domain controller for authenticating users and services. If this service is stopped the computer may not authenticate users and services, and the domain controller can’t register DNS records. 28. Where is the NETLOGON logs stored? The NETLOGON logs are… Read More »

Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 2

17. Active Directory Replication Topology Options The Active Directory replication typologies typically utilized are: Ring Topology: With intrasite replication, the KCC creates a ring topology that defines the replication paths within a site. In a ring topology, each domain controller in a site has two inbound and outbound replication partners. The KCC creates the ring… Read More »

Active Directory Interview Questions – Part 1

1. What is Active Directory? Active Directory is a Meta Data. Active Directory is a data base which store a data like your user information, computer information and other network object info. It has capabilities to manage and administer the complete Network which connect with AD. What is Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)? Azure Active… Read More »