Chapter 04. Active Directory

Managing Active Directory

Domain Controllers

AD DS Structure


Group policy

Restoring deleted items

Managing AD DS with PowerShell

Active Directory, the identity glue that binds on-premises Microsoft networks together, is at the center of almost all on-premises networks. Although each computer can have its own unique individual user and service accounts, Active Directory provides a central user, a computer, and a service account store.

But Active Directory is more than an identity store; it can also be used to store data for Active Directory-aware applications. One example of this is Microsoft Exchange Server, which stores server configuration information in Active Directory. Other applications, such as System ...

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