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Mastering Windows Network Forensics and Investigation, 2nd Edition by Scott Pearson, Ryan Johnson, Steve Bunting, Steven Anson

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Users and Groups

A Windows domain can contain many thousands of users, and managing all of the associated accounts and their capabilities can be extremely challenging. In this section, we will look at the various types of accounts that can exist in a Windows network and also look at groups, which are the main construct used to bring order to an otherwise chaotic assembly of users.

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