6-1: Implement Best Practices for Managing Computers in Active Directory

Solution overview

Type of solution

Guidance and scripts

Features and tools

OUs, Dsacls, naming conventions, the registry

Solution summary

Explore the detail of each step involved with creating a computer account and joining a computer to the domain. Implement best practices for Active Directory design, delegation, computer account creation, and joining computers to the domain.

Benefits

Increased consistency and manageability of computer objects

Introduction

Computer objects are security principals and include properties similar to users and groups, such as a logon name (sAMAccountName) and a password that is established when the computer joins the domain and is changed automatically ...

Get Windows® Administration Resource Kit: Productivity Solutions for IT Professionals now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.