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By Alistair G. Lowe-Norris, Robbie Allen, Brian Desmond, Joe Richards

To assist you take complete benefit of energetic listing, this fourth variation of this bestselling e-book delivers a radical grounding in Microsoft's community listing provider. With Active Directory, you'll how to layout, deal with, and hold an advert infrastructure, even if it's for a small enterprise community or a multinational company with hundreds of thousands of assets, companies, and users.

This precise and hugely actual quantity covers lively listing from its origins in home windows 2000 via home windows Server 2008. yet in contrast to ordinary dry references, Active Directory offers strategies in an easy-to-understand, narrative type. With this e-book, you are going to:
* Get an entire evaluation of the entire new home windows 2008 features
* find out how energetic listing works with alternate and PowerShell
* reap the benefits of the up to date scripting and programming chapters to automate advert tasks
* tips on how to be extra effective with command-line tools
* seize suggestions simply with the aid of quite a few screenshots and diagrams

perfect for directors, IT pros, undertaking managers, and programmers alike, Active Directory is not just for individuals getting begun with advert, it's additionally for knowledgeable clients who have to remain up to date with the most recent advert gains in home windows Server 2008. it's no ask yourself this advisor is the bestselling advert source available.

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Domain is a policy, replication, and security boundary. Domain is a policy and replication boundary. Forest is the security boundary. NetBIOS and WINS are used for name resolution. DNS is used for name resolution. WINS may be required for applications or legacy clients. Object is the smallest unit of replication. Attribute is the smallest unit of replication. In Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and above, some attributes replicate on a per-value basis (such as the member attribute of group objects).

This feature allows DCs to cache universal group membership so that it may not be necessary to contact a GC for logins. Microsoft Management Console (MMC) enhancements and new command-line tools The new Active Directory Users and Computers console allows you to save queries, drag and drop, and edit multiple users at once, and it is much more efficient about scrolling through a large number of objects. In addition, several new command-line tools (dsadd, dsmod, dsrm, dsquery, dsget, and dsmove) come installed with the server, allowing for greater flexibility in managing Active Directory.

The Cat Book,” the only book on AD around at the time, prepared me with the essential concepts and ideas to get started. After five years, I am happy to be able to give back some of what I have learned to that very same book. Thanks to the folks who had the onerous task of finding the mistakes. I was lucky to have very knowledgeable reviewers who spent a lot of time reading every word (old and new) and bluntly telling me the issues. To Hunter Colman and Stuart Fuller: you guys were afraid you wouldn’t add value.

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