Tag: ADSite

Sep 25

PowerShell Code: Find Active Directory Site Containing AD Subnet

Here’s a quick script that returns the site in the Active Directory forest given a subnet (ex. 10.20.30.0). Match-Subnet2Site.ps1   Param ( [string]$Subnet ) $IPSubnetRegEx = ‘\b((25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|1[0-9][0-9]|[1-9]?[0-9])\.){3}(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|1[0-9][0-9]|0)\b’ # $IPRegEx = ‘\b((25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|1[0-9][0-9]|[1-9]?[0-9])\.){3}(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|1[0-9][0-9]|[1-9]?[0-9])\b’ IF ($Subnet -match $IPSubnetRegEx) { Write-Output “Searching the AD forest for subnet: $Subnet ” } ELSE { Write-Error “The provided subnet ($Subnet) is not …

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Sep 19

Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) Information

The RODC is one of the most interesting new features of Windows Server 2008. RODCs provide the following: Read-only Active Directory Database – Read-only copy of Active Directory provides a more secure option for distant locations such as a branch office. Changes attempted against the RODC are referred to the next upstream DC. Read-only DNS Server …

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