Brian Redmond's Weblog

Good IT Stuff

April, 2004

  • Does my MIIS AD MA account need to be a domain admin?

    The answer here is no . People often grant these accounts domain admin rights to quickly get things working, but this would not be considered a best practice. The best practice is to only grant the account the specific rights it needs to function....
  • Just because you can, doesn't mean you should...

    With Windows 2000 AD, you could not rename an Active Directory domain. Some feedback came to the product team that this feature would be useful in certain situations. So, in Windows Server 2003, you can now rename Active Directory domains. But hold...
  • In order to fit in, I must have a BLOG...

    One minute you hear about this new thing called a BLOG. Suddenly, a minute later, everyone has one. I can't be left out! I am excited about this because I have a bunch of customers I work with that I share information with. I'd rather not constantly...