Chapter 3. Administering User Accounts

Chapter 1, introduced Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) as an identity and access solution. User accounts stored in the directory are the fundamental component of identity. Because of their importance, knowledge of user accounts and the tasks related to supporting them is critical to the success of an administrator in a Microsoft Windows enterprise.

Your ability to work effectively with user accounts can make a big difference in your overall productivity. Effective techniques for creating or modifying a single user account, such as the procedures described in Chapter 2, can be clumsy and inefficient when working with large numbers of accounts, such as when creating the accounts of newly hired employees. ...

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