Chapter 3. Using the Active Directory module

Understanding the Active Directory module

Microsoft made Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Windows PowerShell cmdlets available beginning with Windows Server 2008 R2. You can also download and install the Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) that provides a web service interface to Active Directory domains or Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services that are running on the same server as the ADMGS. The ADMGS can run on Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 or on Windows Server 2008. On Windows Server 2008 R2 and above, the ADMGS installs as a role and does not require an additional download. When you ...

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