VLAN Mismatch Explained

Another very simple concept that confuses the heck out of people is the concept of mismatching VLAN's and merging broadcast domains. Let's take the below topology in consideration.   We have 2 switches connected together, and we have 2 computers connected to them. If we didn't configure VLAN's this would be one broadcast domain. This …

How to setup Active Directory Sites and Services

First let's begin and discuss why one would want to setup sites and services. The main points are as follow: Site Group Policy Objects are the second items applied in the GPO hierarchy. (Local, Site, Domain, OU) Domain joined computers will query the closest domain controller to them. DFS clients can find the closest namespace …