Understanding the Repair Active Directory Object Recovery Action

One of the responsibilities of cluster Network Name resource is to rotate the password of the computer object in Active Directory associated with it.  When the Network Name resource is online, it will rotate the password according to domain and local machine policy (which is 30 days by default).  If the password is different from what is stored in… Read more

What happens when one of my Active Directory Objects gets Deleted?

Don’t let it happen! This goes beyond clusters.  If an identity is deleted, nothing using that identity will be able to log on or authenticate against it.  The service or application that you went through all the pains to make highly available on your cluster will no longer be available to clients.  Once an object… Read more