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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

AD DS log files

These log files can be used for auditing, troubleshooting, or debugging purposes.

The default location for these log files is %SystemRoot%\Debug:

  • DCPromo.log: This log file is created during the AD promotion process. It also records events during the demotion process. This log contains events such as the following:
    • AD DS configuration settings
    • Information about schema preparation
    • Information about directory partition creation/modifications
    • Information about data replication
    • Service configuration status
    • Information about creating AD databases and the SYSVOL directory
  • DCPromoUI.log: This log file can be considered as a progress report for the AD DS promotion/demotion process. It starts the logging process as soon as the AD DS configuration wizard opens, and ends when it completes the installation successfully (until the reboot request is accepted) or when it is aborted due...
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