1-4: Understand Role-Based Management

Solution overview

Type of solution


Features and tools

Active Directory groups

Solution summary

Understand the fundamentals of role-based management using Active Directory.


Communicate effectively about role-based management.


In Scenarios, Pain, and Solution I laid out the challenges of an unmanaged environment and presented a vision of a well-managed environment. I highly recommend that you review that section. In this solution, I'll lay out the fundamentals of role-based management.

As I stated in Scenarios, Pain, and Solution, the goal of role-based management is to enable an enterprise to define its users and computers by the roles they play, and through that role-based definition to ...

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