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”.