Where can I find the Active Directory Database in Windows 2003 Server?
After we install Active directory people tend to forget where the Active Directory Database for Windows 2003 Server is located. In this post I will show you were the default location for it is.
Where is the AD Database file?
You can find the database file in C:\Windows\NTDS (default file location).
I like putting the Logs for Active Directory in a different folder. The picture below is from a screenshot during the Active Directory install via “dcpromo”.