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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

Delegating permissions

The Kerberos protocol itself was built to prevent identity compromise. This is all good on paper, but in reality, attackers use many different methods and tools to attack AD environments. Therefore, it is important to know the features, techniques, and tools that we can use to protect AD environments further.

In an AD environment, there are different types of management tasks. Managing domain controllers, adding, modifying, and removing users, adding, managing, and removing groups, resetting passwords, and adding devices to a domain are just some examples. In a structured IT department, these management tasks can be assigned to different job roles.

As an example, let's assume that Rebeladmin Corp.'s IT department has first-line (first support contact), second-line (intermediate), and third-line (senior) IT teams. When considering the AD management tasks, first-line engineers are usually involved with tasks such as user password resets, setting...

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