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Active Directory Users and Computers MMC Snapin for Windows 2008

Posted by mundeep on December 28, 2011

Having recently been required to do a fresh install of Windows 2008 R2 for a new development server i was having trouble finding where to install the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snapin.

Essentially you need to install the “Active Directory Domain Controller Tools” via:

Server Manager -> Features -> Add Features

And then: Remote Server Administration Tools -> Role Administration Tools -> Active Directory Domain Services Tools -> Active Directory Domain Controller Tools

Of all the places on the web i actually found this answer via the Microsoft Connect forums
http://connect.microsoft.com/WindowsServerFeedback/feedback/details/490592/

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Sharepoint list view threshold and working with large lists reference

Posted by mundeep on November 3, 2011

A common error to come across in Sharepoint 2010 when dealing with large lists is:

The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator.

The following blog articles have a good explanation on how the thresholds work in Sharepoint 2010.

Microsoft also has some official guidance on managing large lists:

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Hello world!

Posted by mundeep on September 2, 2007

Obligitary first post. Time to start blogging!

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