Latest Active Directory Interview Questions and Answers
What is Active Directory?
An active directory is a directory structure used on Microsoft Windows based servers and computers to store data and information about networks and domains.
What are the new features in Active Directory (AD) of Windows server 2012?
- dcpromo (Domain Controller Promoter) with improved wizard: It allows you to view all the steps and review the detailed results during the installation process
- Enhanced Administrative Center: Compared to the earlier version of active directory, the administrative center is well designed in Windows 2012. The exchange management console is well designed
- Recycle bin goes GUI: In windows server 12, there are now many ways to enable the active directory recycle bin through the GUI in the Active Directory Administrative Center, which was not possible with the earlier version
- Fine grained password policies (FGPP): In windows server 12 implementing FGPP is much easier compared to an earlier It allows you to create different password policies in the same domain
- Windows Power Shell History Viewer: You can view the Windows PowerShell commands that relates to the actions you execute in the Active Directory Administrative Center UI
Mention which is the default protocol used in directory services?
The default protocol used in directory services is LDAP ( Lightweight Directory Access Protocol).
Explain the term FOREST in AD?
Forest is used to define an assembly of AD domains that share a single schema for the AD. All DC’s in the forest share this schema and is replicated in a hierarchical fashion among them.
Explain what is SYSVOL?
The SysVOL folder keeps the server’s copy of the domain’s public files. The contents such as users, group policy, etc. of the sysvol folders are replicated to all domain controllers in the domain.
What is the difference between domain admin groups and enterprise admins group in AD?
|Enterprise Admin Group||Domain Admin Group|