6-5: Reset and Reassign Computers

Solution overview

Type of solution

Guidance

Features and tools

Computer accounts, group memberships

Solution summary

Implement best practices throughout the life cycle of a computer account to ensure that security and role assignments are preserved.

Benefits

Reduced effort and increased success during computer repair, refresh, and replacement.

Introduction

6-4: Manage Computer Roles and Capabilities proposed that computers can and should be members of groups, just like users, so that the capabilities of computers can be managed using a role-based management approach. Because computers will be members of increasing numbers of groups in your enterprise, it is dangerous to delete a computer account because you lose its group ...

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