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Windows Server 2008 Portable Command Guide: MCTS 70-640, 70-642, 70-643, and MCITP 70-646, 70-647 by Darril Gibson

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Chapter 7. Using Basic ds Commands

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Understanding distinguished names

Adding objects with dsadd

Modifying accounts with dsmod

Moving accounts with dsmove

Removing objects with dsrm

Note

Commands in this chapter are run on a domain controller named DC1 in the pearson.pub domain.

Tip

You should be familiar with basic ds commands when preparing for the 70-640 exam.

Understanding Distinguished Names

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) uses the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). Every object in AD DS is uniquely identified with a distinguished name (DN). The DN identifies the object, domain, and Organizational Unit (OU) or container where ...

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