Every person who has access to the network requires a user account. A user account makes it possible to
Authenticate the identity of the person connecting to the network
Control access to domain resources
Audit actions performed using the account
Windows Server 2003 creates only two predefined accounts: the Administrator account, which is granted all rights and permissions, and the Guest account, which has limited rights. All other accounts are created by an administrator and are either domain accounts (valid throughout the domain by default) or local accounts (usable only on the machine on which they are created).
In Active Directory, each user account has a principal name. The name consists of two ...