Chapter 14. Managing Computer Accounts and Domain Controllers

The focus of this chapter is on managing domain computer accounts, which control access to the network and its resources. Like user accounts, domain computer accounts have attributes that you can manage, including names and group memberships. You can add computer accounts to any container or OU in Active Directory. However, the best containers to use are Computers, Domain Controllers, and any OUs that you've created. The standard Microsoft Windows tool for working with computer accounts is Active Directory Users And Computers. At the command line, you have many commands, each with a specific use. Whether you are logged on to a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 system, you can use ...

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