Active Directory Domain Servers

Dcdiag: How to Check Domain Controller Health

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use the Dcdiag command line utility to perform a domain controller health Check. I’ll also show you how to use Dcdiag to test DNS. Be sure to check the examples section below and I’ll show you the output of a normal domain controller and one that has…

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Install (RSAT) Remote Server Administration Tools on Windows 10

How to install Remote Server Administration Tools on Windows 10

To remotely manage Active Directory, DNS and DHCP you will need the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed. In addition, the RSAT tools allow you to manage: Installed server roles and features File Services Hyper-V Additional Powershell Functionality RSAT can only be installed on Windows Pro and Enterprise editions, it is not supported on the…

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How to Find a User’s Last Logon Time

Last Logon Time

In this post, I’m going to show you three simple methods for finding active directory users last logon date and time. Every time you log into a computer that is connected to Active Directory it stores that users last logon date and time into a user attribute called lastlogon. Let’s check out some examples on how…

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