|Author||Steve Clines and Marcia Loughry|
Whether you’re new to Active Directory (AD) or a savvy systemadministrator looking to brush up on your skills, ActiveDirectory for Dummies, 2nd Edition will steer you inthe right direction! Since its original release, Microsoft’simplementation of the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP)for the Windows Server line of networking software has become oneof the most popular directory service products in the world. If youare involved with the design and support of Microsoft directoryservices and/or solutions, you really need this book!
You’ll understand the basics of AD and utilize itsstructures to simplify your life and secure your digitalenvironment. You’ll discover how to exert fine-grainedcontrol over groups, assets, security, permissions, and policies ona Windows network and efficiently configure, manage, and update thenetwork. You’ll find new and updated material on securityimprovements, significant user interface changes, and updates tothe AD scripting engine, password policies, accidental objectdeletion protection, and more. You will learn how to:
- Navigate the functions and structures of AD
- Understand business and technical requirements and determinegoals
- Become familiar with physical components like site links,network services, and site topology
- Manage and monitor new features, AD replication, and schemamanagement
- Maintain AD databases
- Avoid common AD mistakes that can undermine networksecurity
Complete with lists of the ten most important points about AD,and ten cool Web resources, and ten troubleshooting tips, ActiveDirectory For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stopguide to setting up, working with, and making the most of ActiveDirectory.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.