Creating and managing users accounts

Each user object in AD DS has more than a few attributes that can be configured. We can't cover all user object attributes here, but the most important attributes related to identity will be covered in this section.

All user accounts can be created using a few different GUI or command-line tools. For administrators who like to use GUI tools, there are two different MMC Snap-ins: Active Directory Administrative Center and Active Directory Users and Computers.

The Active Directory Administrative Center is important for this certification. It has a lot of improvements compared to Active Directory Users and Computers, and exam questions are focused on this MMC Snap-in.

For command-line-oriented administrators, ...

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