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Windows 2000 Administration in a Nutshell by Mitch Tulloch

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Active Directory

Synopsis

Back up Active Directory, create objects in Active Directory, move an object to a different container within Active Directory, publish a shared folder, shared printer, or application in Active Directory, and restore Active Directory.

Procedures

This article contains procedures for several tasks involving Active Directory, which do not fit easily elsewhere in this chapter. For more information about creating, configuring, and managing different Active Directory objects and other entities, see the following articles elsewhere in this chapter:

computer
domain
domain controller
group
OU
site
trust

Back Up Active Directory

See Backup in Chapter 6, for information about this procedure.

Create Objects Within Active Directory

Open the Active Directory Users and Groups console right-click a domain, container, or OU New select type of object to create

For more information on creating different objects, see computer, group , and printer elsewhere in this chapter.

Move an Object to a Different Container Within Active Directory

Open the Active Directory Users and Computers console right-click a User, Group, Computer, Printer, or other object Move

You can create OUs and move objects to these OUs to facilitate delegation and application of Group Policy. See delegation and Group Policy Objects (GPOs) in this chapter for more information.

Publish a Resource in Active Directory

Publishing a resource means creating an object in Active Directory to represent ...

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