Rich Peckham's Technical Blog

Active Directory, Group Policy, Disaster Recovery, DNS, DFS, and other Directory Services issues.

The Authoritative Restore Explained

(....well... in more detail) This blog posting is for the purposes of explaining the mechanism...

Author: richpec Date: 10/06/2011

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 LDF Schema Extensions

Windows Server 2003 R2 extended the Windows Server 2003 schema from schema version 30 to 31. The...

Author: richpec Date: 05/04/2011

UserEnv Debugging Line by Line

There aren’t a lot of documents on the Internet about how to interpret UserEnv debugging logs. I’ll...

Author: richpec Date: 07/20/2009

How to Consolidate Many Reverse DNS Zones into Fewer Larger Reverse DNS Zones

I just finished a large project consolidating hundreds of 16 bit and 24 bit Reverse DNS zones into a...

Author: richpec Date: 08/23/2008

Web Application Needing to Validate Users From Different Domains

A company I had done some work for has a process that they go through for their custom application....

Author: richpec Date: 08/22/2008