New in This Guide for Administering Active Directory
Updated: May 8, 2006
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
This operations guide is updated periodically to incorporate new content, customer feedback, and corrections. The following sections provide details about content that is new or updated in this version of the guide.
August 2005: Performing an Authoritative Restore of Active Directory Objects contains new procedures for regenerating the group memberships of restored user objects and group objects. This functionality is available in the version of Ntdsutil.exe that is included with Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).
February 2006: Enable Remote Desktop contains a new procedure to enable Remote Desktop remotely by using the registry.
February 2006: Known Issues for Adding Domain Controllers in Remote Sites contains the additional information that moving the Ntds.dit file takes less time than copying the file when you restore a system state backup.
April 2006: Performing an Authoritative Restore of Active Directory Objects contains corrected information about the details of updating back-link attributes.