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Backup & Restore Active Directory integrated DNS zones

DNS is one of the core components for Active Directory Domain Services. In a disaster scenario, it becomes impossible to locate resources within the network and all AD operations come to a screeching halt. Therefore, it’s absolutely necessary to restore the DNS servers. One way to set this right is by performing an AD DS […]

List all SPNs in Active Directory

Ran into a situation where I needed to get all the SPNs that are listed in AD. Find duplicate SPNs Listing duplicate SPNs is fairly easy, just use setspn -X on your command-line and you’ll find out. What is a SPN? An SPN or Service Principal Name is a unique identity for a service, mapped with a specific account (mostly […]

Get Schema version of one or all domain controllers in a domain

Single Domain Controller: To find out the current schema version by inspecting the objectVersion property of CN=Schema,CN=Configuration, For example, to find out the current schema version, use a tool like ADSIEDIT or dsquery, e.g.: CMD:

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Multiple Domain Controllers: During a schema update or just as a pre-check it is important to find […]

Convert a Dynamic IP to Static

Working on a project where on some servers the DHCP assigned addresses needs to be converted to static. Since there is always more than one…I needed to script it. Here is a quick way to do it via PowerShell.

Hope this helps!

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Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer