Category Archives: AD DS

Speaking Of Time

Today I learned some interesting yet simple detail about time sources and the Windows Time Service .  After noticing that one of two Domain controllers in a little Development/Test domain we have was about 6 minutes out of sync I learned … Continue reading

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Microsoft Local Administrators Password Solution (LAPS )

I recently implemented the relatively newly available MS LAPS solution.  The implementation itself was surprisingly simple for such an effective and powerful offensive security solution.  Microsoft documentation on this piece is also very good compared with any standards available. Implementing … Continue reading

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I had an interesting conversation the other day about GPOs and their precedence order.  This is often a confusing topic that lead me to review the topic on TechNet for my benefit. GPOs are based on ‘whoever writes last wins‘ … Continue reading

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