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somebody
15-07-2012, 03:31 PM
At work we're wanting to test out some applications and how they connect to Active Directory + Exchange. Naturally, we don't want to connect it up to our production AD, or Exchange.

Does anyone know of a "sample" active directory that can be downloaded and imported into, for example, a sandpit domain controller, that contains a number of dummy users, with an appropriate organisational hierarchy, different groups etc. implemented and so on?

johnd
15-07-2012, 06:41 PM
Why not use a virtual machine to install MS Windows Server into and play to your heart's content?

somebody
15-07-2012, 08:31 PM
Yes, that's the intention, but it would be nice to be able to have a couple of hundred sample users + groups populated into it.

inphinity
15-07-2012, 09:53 PM
Import your production data into a sandbox virtual environment running AD?