We all know that BY DEFAULT ……any Active Directory Domain have the setting "Add workstations to domain" user wright (in group policy) set to Authenticated Users in the Default Domain Controllers Policy only .....wright ? peace of cake 🙂 And that makes any any user in the domain able to join machines to the domain … Continue reading Delegate Permissions to add more than 10 Computers to Domain
We all know that we can change the default container for Computer Accounts in AD to a new specific custom OU other than the default container, which is 'Computers' (CN=Computers,DC=domain,DC=local). This done by the CMD command: redircmp. This will make all new computers joined to the domain go in this OU but what do you do … Continue reading Auto Organize new Computer Accounts in Active Directory by PowerShell
There is a very powerful and easy to use GUI Tool out there from Cireson - a company that develops in Microsoft Service Manager and Configuration Manager in Asset and Service Management Tools. You must TRY it as SCCM Admin or even an AD Admin in any company, and I thought that I must share with … Continue reading A Configuration Manager gift from Cireson …..”Remote Manage app”
I will show you today three free tools from SolarWinds that can make great Maintenance Tasks on Active Directory: 1- Delete obsolete user accounts: with this you can get a report of all inactive User Accounts (based on last logon Time attribute of the Object in AD) after choosing inactive period to check ....for example all accounts … Continue reading Free AD Tools that made my day
If you have Event ID: 364 in Application Event Log related to Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) can’t download some updates, like this one: Then you are lucky by reading this article, because there is a workaround for this nightmare: This error happens because of some proxies or routers (that maybe not in your internal … Continue reading WSUS BITS Issue
Hi all, today I'll share with you ConfigMgr 2012 behind the scene setting that may affect your whole infrastructure and productivity. It's Remote Control settings in SCCM Client Settings: We all know that by default, the Administrators and Remote Desktop Users groups have the right to log on remotely through Remote Desktop Protocol. (for Domain … Continue reading Configuration Manager Remote Desktop Tools
Hi, I'm Hossam Almosallamy. I'm a Systems Engineer focused on Microsoft Products and Solutions (SCCM 2012 - SCSM 2012 - Active Directory - Group Policy - Windows Server - PowerShell) I worked for many companies since 2007, and now I'm working at Najran University in Saudi Arabia. This is my new BLOG and I consider … Continue reading Hello world!