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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

Predefined AD administrator roles

AD has predefined administrator roles. Each of these roles has predefined permissions attached to them. If a user needs these role permissions, their account needs to be added to the relevant security group. These security groups are predefined groups:

  • Enterprise Admins: This is the highest AD role permission that can be applied in the AD forest. The accounts that are part of this group can modify the logical and physical topology of the AD infrastructure. This also allows you to perform schema changes. This role is capable of managing other role memberships (Enterprise Admins, Schema Admins, and Domain Admins).
  • Schema Admins: Members of this group can modify the AD schema. This is only included in the forest root domain as the schema is handled on the forest level.
  • Domain Admins: This is the highest AD role permission that can be applied in an AD domain. When adding the first domain controller to the forest, the default administrator...
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