Chapter 4. Deploying domain controllers
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) provides a distributed database and directory service that stores and manages information about the users, computers, groups, shares, printers, and other types of objects that comprise an organization’s IT infrastructure. With AD DS, you can create the following:
A forest that acts as the security boundary for your organization
One or more domains that define the scope of authority of administrators in your organization
A hierarchical collection of organizational ...