PacktLib: Active Directory Disaster Recovery

Active Directory Disaster Recovery

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

Preface

An Overview of Active Directory Disaster Recovery

What is Disaster Recovery?

Why is Disaster Recovery Needed?

Conventions Used in This Book

Disaster Recovery for Active Directory

Disaster Types and Scenarios Covered by This Book

Summary

Active Directory Design Principles

Active Directory Elements

Domain Design: Single Forest, Single Domain, and Star Shaped

Domain Design: Single Forest, Single Domain, Empty Root, Star Shaped

Domain Design: Multi-Domain Forest

Domain Design: Multi-Forest

LRS—Lag Replication Site

Design Your Active Directory

Keeping Up-To-Date and Safe

Summary

Design and Implement a Disaster Recovery Plan for Your Organization

Analyze the Risks, Threats, and the Ways to Mitigate

The Two-Part, 10 Step Implementation Guide

Summary

Strengthening AD to Increase Resilience

Baseline Security

Securing Your DNS Configuration

Tight User Controls and Delegation

Central Logging

Proper Change Management

Virtualization and Lag Sites

Summary

Active Directory Failure On a Single Domain Controller

Problems and Symptoms

Causes

Solution Process

Solution Details

Summary

Recovery of a Single Failed Domain Controller

Problems and Symptoms

Causes

Solution Process

Solution Details

Summary

Recovery of Lost or Deleted Users and Objects

Problems and Symptoms

Causes

Solution Process

Summary

Complete Active Directory Failure

Scenario

Causes

Recovery Process

Summary

Site AD Infrastructure Failure (Hardware)

Scenario

Causes

Recovery Process

Summary

Common Recovery Tools Explained

Software for Your DCs and Administration

Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Tools

Monitoring with Sonar and Ultrasound

Summary

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Sample Business Continuity Plan

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