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This parameter specifies a list of names of accounts that are to be ignored and whose password changes are irrelevant and are not be tracked. This can be built-in accounts as the machine account and the guest account or other operating system related accounts as virtual machine accounts and the like. Every account in this list is specified as a regular expression. The default is the machine account (“^.*$$”) which is to be ignored if changing its password.
Specifies a list of RIDs of accounts (relative part of a user SID number) that are to be ignored and whose password changes are irrelevant and are not to be tracked. This are built-in accounts as the machine account, the guest account and the like. Every account in this list is specified as an User-RID. RIDs of built-in accounts are the same on every machine. The default for this parameter is the RID of the built-in administrator account (500), the RID of the built-in guest account (501) and the RID of the built-in Kerberos ticket-granting-ticket account (502).
This appendix describes how to achieve high availability for the Webservice using Network Load Balancing service.
The Network Load Balancing cluster requires a dedicated IP address and fully qualified domain name. This should be setup before installing the cluster. This fully qualified domain name will be used later to access the Webservice. This means, that every host needs a certificate that is valid for the chosen fully qualified domain name and trusted by each domain controller.
Hosts in a Network Load Balancing cluster require at least two network interface cards. The first network interface cards should be for general communication and maintenance and the second network interface cards should be dedicated to Network Load Balancing traffic.
To allow high availability in a Network Load Balancing cluster, you need multiple hosts installed and configured with Webservice. These hosts should be dedicated to that task. Installing Network Load Balancing on domain controllers is not supported.
Example settings in this lab with network interface card (NIC) and fully qualified domain name (FQDN):
Web01.democorp.com (Windows Server 2012 R2)
NIC2: 192.168.0.200 (STATIC)
Web02.democorp.com (Windows Server 2012 R2)
NIC2: 192.168.0.201 (STATIC)
Network Load Balancing Cluster:
This step shows you how to install the required Windows feature to allow the configuration of Network Load Balancing. You should complete this task on all hosts that are supposed to be part of this cluster before continuing with the next step.
To install the required Windows feature (manually)
To install the required Windows feature (with Windows PowerShell)