Tag Archive: ReadOnlyDomainController

Dec 05

Windows Computer Primary Group IDs

Primary Group IDs are the RIDs for the Domain groups. The full list is here: Interesting Windows Computer & Active Directory Well-Known Security Identifiers (SIDs). 515 – Domain Computers 516 – Domain Controllers (writable) 521 – Domain Controllers (Read-Only) This information helps filter computer objects to return only the desired computer type. Domain Computers (Workstation …

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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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