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Deploying and Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: Tools for cloud-based and hybrid environments by Charlie Russel

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Chapter 7. Configure service authentication and account policies

In this chapter, we’ll extend what we did in Chapter 3, “Create and manage users and groups,” by looking at a special kind of user account—the service account—and how the different kinds of service accounts can be used for service authentication. We’ll also cover how to create and apply fine-grained user policies to user accounts, so that you can have different password policies for different sets of users.

Active Directory Windows PowerShell nouns used in this chapter:

Image ADUser

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