Chapter 16. Manipulating Users and Groups


User and group maintenance is probably one of the top administrative tasks that you wanted to automate when you picked up this book. You might be interested primarily in domain user and group management, or local computer user and group management, or possibly both. Remember that the WinNT ADSI provider can be used both in NT domains and, for limited operations, in Active Directory (AD) domains. The WinNT provider also gives you access to the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) on standalone and member servers and NT-based client computers, such as Windows XP machines. ...

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