5-8: Scripting the Delegation of Active Directory

Solution overview

Type of solution


Features and tools

Scripting, Dsacls

Solution summary

Understand the importance of scripting the delegation of Active Directory, and identify a simple approach that uses Dsacls.


Scripting the delegation of Active Directory provides numerous benefits to the enterprise, the most important of which are consistency, transferability between lab and production environments, and documentation of delegation.


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