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An update is available for Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Best Practices Analyzer in Windows Server 2008 R2. This update adds eight new rules to the Best Practices Analyzer for AD DS. Additionally, this update fixes an issue in an existing rule.
AD DS Best Practices AnalyzerAD DS Best Practices Analyzer can help you implement best practices in the configuration of your domain.
After you install AD DS Best Practices Analyzer on the domain controllers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2, Best Practices Analyzer scans the AD DS server role and reports best practice violations. You can filter or exclude results from AD DS Best Practices Analyzer reports that you do not need. You can also perform the AD DS Best Practices Analyzer tasks by using either the Server Manager graphical user interface (GUI) or by using cmdlets for the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.
Rules that are changed by this updateThis update adds or updates the following rules in AD DS Best Practices Analyzer:
An issue fixed in an existing ruleThe following rule is applied incorrectly to the MaxPosPhaseCorrection entry:
After you apply this update, the registry path is corrected to the following location:
How to obtain this updateThis update is available from the Microsoft Update Web site:
http://update.microsoft.comThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the update package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows Server 2008 R2. Additionally, you must have the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) server role installed on the computer.
Registry informationTo use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
For more information about AD DS Best Practices Analyzer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
General information about AD DS Best Practices AnalyzerFor more information about how to scan in Best Practices Analyzer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
How to run or filter scans in Best Practices Analyzer
Article ID: 980360 - Last Review: August 3, 2010 - Revision: 4.0