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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Where to use LDS

If we are already using AD DS, then the question will be why we need AD LDS. In the following section, we will look at several scenarios where we can use LDS.

Application development

This is the area that has benefited most from AD LDS capabilities. Application development involves lots of research and testing. If these applications are AD-integrated, it is obvious that they need to be developed and tested within an AD environment. During the development process, you may be required to build many test environments. If they're full-blown AD DS instances, it will take resources, time, and effort to deploy and maintain them. AD LDS allows you to run multiple instances of it within the same environment, independently. Each instance will have its own schema, and engineers can maintain the instance for each application test environment. Even if it looks like a cut-down version, it provides the same AD DS authentication and management capabilities, allowing...

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