Schema Extensions

All objects in AD are instances of classes defined in the AD schema. The schema provides definitions for common objects such as users, computers, and printers. Each object class has a set of attributes that describes members of the class. As an example, an object of the computer class has a name, operating system, and so forth. Additional information about the AD schema is available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675085.aspx.

The schema is extensible, allowing administrators and applications to define new object classes and modify existing classes. Using the schema extensions provided with Configuration Manager eases administration of your ConfigMgr environment. The ConfigMgr schema extensions are relatively low ...

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