Creating the Address Page

One of the more useful tasks you can perform with Active Directory is exposing address information. This ability is particularly important when a company has more than one location and more than a few hundred employees. I remember one of my first intranet projects was to host a centralized list of employees. Such a project quickly paid for itself because the customer no longer needed an administrative assistant to modify, copy, collate, and distribute hundreds of copies of the up-to-date employee directory—potentially a full-time job for one person. After the intranet site was in place, personnel at each location were given rights to modify the list. This was the beginning of a company-wide directory. With Active Directory, ...

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