Learn about Active Directory Service Recovery Mode (DSRM) – a critical but often overlooked feature of Active Directory. This article highlights the importance of DSRM, how it works, and the risks associated with unauthorised access. It also presents best practices for handling and changing DSRM passwords. Finally, it discusses the role of DSRM in the context of IT baseline protection. A must read for any administrator who wants to manage their Active Directory database securely and efficiently.