Domain Controller Archive

Accessing Domain Controller from Local DSRM Account

Login with a local account on the domain controller is basically impossible, since then you are promoting member server to the domain controller (DC), the local accounts database (SAM) become inaccessible. However, this rule has one exception. In case of directory services problems on domain controllers, there is a

The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file…

There are a number of reasons this error could be happening. The processing of Group Policy failed When you try to run gpupdate /force you receive the following error: User policy could not be updated successfully. The following errors were encountered. The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted