The Authoritative Restore Explained

 (….well… in more detail) This blog posting is for the purposes of explaining the mechanism behind the authoritative restore within Active Directory. While there are many documents out there explaining step-by-step instructions of how to perform authoritative restores and the logic behind it, I feel there’s some information missing from these documents and, hence, this…

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Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 LDF Schema Extensions

Windows Server 2003 R2 extended the Windows Server 2003 schema from schema version 30 to 31.  The update from 30 to 31 was schema file sch31.ldf which included support for DFS Replication (DFSr).  An upgrade from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 schema transitions the schema to schema version 44.  This includes sch32.ldf through…

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