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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


Digital certificates are increasingly used in modern infrastructure as additional layers of security to prove that objects and services are genuine. In this chapter, you learned what a PKI is and how it works exactly. Then, we looked into AD CS components and their responsibilities.

After that, we moved into the planning of a PKI and discussed what needs to be considered when building it. Then, we looked into PKI deployment models and evaluated their pros and cons. Later, we went through a step-by-step guide to setting up a two-tier PKI. Windows Server 2008 is out of support now and it is important to know how we can migrate the CA configuration from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2022. This scenario has also been covered in this chapter. Last but not least, we learned how to recover the CA from a disaster.

In the next chapter, you are going to learn about another AD role service—AD Federation Service—and see how identities are handled in a federated...

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