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This is the ultimate guide to Windows audit and security policy settings. In this guide, I will share my tips for audit policy settings, password and account policy settings, monitoring events, benchmarks and much more. Table of contents: What is Windowing Auditing Use The Advanced Audit Policy Configuration Configure Audit Policy for Active Directory Configure…Read More
In this post, you will learn how to configure and manage the group policy central store. What is the Group Policy Central Store? The group policy central store is a central location to store all the group policy template files. This eliminates the need for admins to load and open group policy template files on…Read More
In this post, I’m going to list and explain the most commonly used terminology in Active Directory and related technologies. If you are new to Active Directory, this will be a great resource for you to get familiar with Active Directory basics and fundamental concepts. I’ve grouped terms together in different sections to make it…Read More