Test Domain Server Availability

  1. Ping the Domain Controller –> Test-Connection -ComputerName <servername>
  2. Make sure the required services are running –>get-service -Name NTDS -ComputerName <servername>
  3. Perform an AD lookup –> get-ADUser -identity <UserIdentity> -server <servername>
  4. Check SRV records in DNS
  5. RDP to the Domain Controller


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