Month: November 2012

Microsoft Active Directory – Domain Controller Deployment

I am currently in the process of planning the deployment of an additional domain controller (DC) in an existing Microsoft Active Directory (AD) domain. I found this Microsoft TechNet documentation that has been helpful as a practical step-by-step checklist. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc759620(v=ws.10).aspx In addition to the checklist please take into consideration any variables in your current Information…


Group Policy Object – Enable Screen Saver after Specified Period of Inactivity

You may use the following Group Policy Object (GPO) settings to configure the screen saver settings in a Windows Server 2003 R2 Active Directory (AD) domain. To configure the password protected screen saver after ten (10) minutes of activity open the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and create a Group Policy. This may be done…


Group Policy Object – Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Configuration

You may use the following Group Policy Object (GPO) settings to configure the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) settings in a Windows Server 2003 R2 Active Directory (AD) domain. To configure the Remote Desktop Protocol settings open the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and create a Group Policy. This may be done by right clicking theĀ Group…