Add a Domain


You have to specify the domain information for adding a domain in ADChangeTracker.

Add a domain to the list
 

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Launch Domain Settings window.

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In the Domain Settings window, click Add button to add a domain to the list.

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The New Domain window will be displayed as shown below:


 

  1. The list of domains available in the network will be loaded in the Domain Name dropdown.

  2. Select a domain from the Domain Name dropdown.

  3. The list of domain controllers for the selected domain will be loaded in the Domain Controller Name dropdown.

  4. Select a domain controller from the Domain Controller Name dropdown.

          

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Specify user name and the corresponding password to connect to the specified server.

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In order to find Who and a more accurate time of When a change happened, ADChangeTracker will have to read the applicable change events (logged through native AD auditing) in the Windows Security Event Logs from all the domain controllers in the domain.

This is an optional setting that can be used if you need to find out who made a change. You can select 'Use Security event log in DC to retrieve additional change data (Who & When)' option to collect information from Security logs (applicable only if Active Directory Auditing was enabled).
 

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You may select specific containers in the domain to restrict the tracking scope and collect data for objects in selected containers. If no containers are selected, data will be collected by searching the entire domain structure.

In order to select specific containers, Click Tracking Scope button. Tracking Scope dialog will be displayed as shown below:

 

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In order to select specific containers, select Selected containers in Domain option, and then click Browse to select containers in the domain. The container browser dialog will be displayed as shown below:


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Select the desired container and click OK. Note that only one container may be selected at a time.

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Click OK to add the domain to the Domain Settings.

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ADChangeTracker will connect to the domain with the newly provided connection parameters and add it to the list, upon successful connection to the domain.