Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video Recovery of Active Directory, part of Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure and Manage Active Directory.
- Now many people believe that a good backup plan…is a great way to maintain the integrity…of your Active Directory database.…But the reality is, is no backup plan is complete…without having a good recovery plan.…So let's take a look and see how to recover…objects using Backup Recovery in Windows Server 2012.…So I'm going to jump over to our DC-1 domain controller,…and here on DC-1,…I am going to go into the Tools menu,…and I'm going to select…Active Directory Users and Computers.…
I'm going to select an object,…I'll take our Remote Office Users object,…and I'm going to delete it.…Am I sure I want to delete it?…Yes, alright it's been deleted.…Oh, but wait a minute, that was a mistake,…we didn't want it to be deleted.…Well, in a previous lesson,…we had fortunately run a backup…of this Active Directory database.…So let's see how we can go ahead…and recover from that backup.…Now in order to do this,…we will use the Windows Server Backup Tool…that we used for backup, but we can't do it…while the Active Directory database is running.…
Ed Liberman shows how to configure service authentication, domain controllers, and account policies, and maintain Active Directory so that it remains stable and secure. He'll cover virtualizing domain controllers, Active Directory backup and recovery, password policy management, and Kerberos policies and delegation.
- Installing read-only domain controllers
- Configuring virtual domain controllers
- Backing up Active Directory
- Recovering Active Directory
- Configuring account policies: password, lockout, and Kerberos
- Configuring service accounts
- Managing service accounts