Field Notes: The case of the disappearing Name Server (NS) records

Introduction I recently assisted a customer with Name Server (NS) records in DNS, disappearing from their DNS zones. All of the Domain Controllers are configured as DNS servers, yet when viewing the NS records for the Active Directory-integrated DNS zones, only a few of these servers had NS records. The administrators manually re-added the NS … Continue reading Field Notes: The case of the disappearing Name Server (NS) records

Most Common Mistakes in Active Directory and Domain Services – Part 2

In this blog post, we will continue to explore some of the most common mistakes in Active Directory and Domain Services. In the previous post we covered the first three mistakes, and today we'll go over another three interesting issues. Enjoy your reading 🙂 Series: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Mistake #4: Keeping the Forest … Continue reading Most Common Mistakes in Active Directory and Domain Services – Part 2

Most Common Mistakes in Active Directory and Domain Services – Part 1

As a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft, I encounter new challenges on a daily basis. Every customer has its own uniqueness, and each environment is different from the other. And yet, there are several things I repeatedly encounter over and over again. Common mistakes that IT administrators make because lack of knowledge or changes … Continue reading Most Common Mistakes in Active Directory and Domain Services – Part 1