Active Directory documentation

The topics in this section provide solutions and scenario guides to help you troubleshoot and self-solve Active Directory-related issues. The topics are divided into subcategories. Browse the content or use the search feature to find relevant content.

Active Directory sub categories

  • Active Directory backup, restore, or disaster recovery
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Active Directory database issues and domain controller boot failures
  • Active Directory domain or forest functional level updates
  • Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Active Directory FSMO
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) and Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM)
  • Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT)
  • Active Directory replication
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Active Directory topology (sites, subnets, and connection objects)
  • DCPromo and the installation of domain controllers
  • Domain controller scalability or performance (including LDAP)
  • Domain join issues
  • LDAP configuration and interoperability
  • Schema update - known issues, best practices, workflow review
  • Schema update failure or conflict
  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)
  • User, computer, group, and object management
  • Virtualized domain controller (errors and questions)
  • Windows Time Service