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Active Directory® Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Chapter 1. Overview of Active Directory

Whether you are a skilled administrator who has worked with Windows networks for years or a novice with a basic understanding, your long-term success in the ever-changing technology landscape increasingly depends on how well you understand Active Directory. Active Directory is an extensible directory service that enables centralized management of network resources. It allows you to easily add, remove, or relocate accounts for users, groups, and computers as well as other types of resources. Nearly every administrative task you perform affects Active Directory in some way. Active Directory is based ...

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