Generate SSL Certificates for Active Directory Domain Controllers

Microsoft Active Directory is a great repository of user data. When integrated with other products it need to exchange data in a secure way. Here are some steps to generate the SSL certificates needed for secure data exchange. Generate SSL request file Generate request.inf file with appropriate information Copy request.inf …

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Windows 2008 R2 Core Domain Controller

Looking thru all the documentaiton to create a Windows 2008 R2 Core Domain Controller was a little challenge as there are confusion between the documents. here is an example to create your Domain Controller. dcpromo /unattend /InstallDns:yes /confirmGC:yes /replicaOrNewDomain:replica /replicaDomainDNSName:domain.com /databasePath:”e:Windowsntds” /logPath:”e:Windowsntds” /sysvolpath:”e:Windowssysvol” /safeModeAdminPassword: password /rebootOnCompletion:yes If you will like …

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