Active Directory LDAP Field Mappings

This page provides a mapping of common Active Directory fields to its LDAP attribute name.  When using Active Directory users and computers you will see the Microsoft provided friendly names. Under the hood of Active Directory these fields are actually using an LDAP attribute. You can see the LDAP attribute name in the attribute editor.  … Read more

How to Disable PowerShell with Group Policy

In this guide, I’ll show you how to disable PowerShell with group policy. In addition, I’ll show you how to enabled it for specific users such as administrations while leaving it disabled for all other users. Why Disable PowerShell? PowerShell is often used by malicious actors to spread malware throughout the network. PowerShell is enabled … Read more

7 Effective Server and Hardware Monitoring Tools

Are you looking for the best server hardware monitoring software? Do you need to monitor CPU usage, memory utilization, system temperature, disk space, and more? Then you’re in the right place. In this guide, I list the best FREE and premium server hardware monitoring tools.  SolarWinds System Management Bundle PRTG Monitor Nagios XI HWMonitor SysGauge … Read more

Install and Configure DHCP Server on Windows Server

In this guide, I will show you step by step instructions for installing and configuring a Windows DHCP server. What is a DHCP Server? A DHCP server (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)  is a server that automatically assigns IP addresses to computers and other devices on the network. Without a DHCP server, each device on the … Read more