Ongoing Maintenance

This section describes the ongoing maintenance for the following components of a Windows authentication infrastructure for network access:

  • Active Directory

  • PKI

  • Group Policy


Active Directory

It is beyond the scope of this book to describe the ongoing maintenance of an Active Directory infrastructure for an organization of an arbitrary size. For detailed information, see the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Resource Kit in the Windows Server 2008 Resource Kit, Windows Server 2008 Help and Support, or the resources at

The elements of maintaining Active Directory to best support a Windows-based authentication infrastructure for network access are as follows:

  • When adding user or computer accounts, ...

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