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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

Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP)

RSoP uses the attribute value of msDS-PasswordSettingsPrecedence, which is associated with each password policy, to decide the winning policy. A precedence value is an integer value an administrator can define. A lower precedence value means higher priority. If multiple password policies are applied to the same object, the password policy with the lower precedence value wins.

The following list further explains how password policies work in an infrastructure:

  • There are two ways to link an object to a password policy. The first method is via a directly linked policy. The second method is via group membership. If the policy targets a security group, its members will automatically link to the password policy. However, if a fine-grained password policy is linked to an object, it will be the winning policy.
  • If there's no directly linked policy, the object will consider the lowest policy precedence. These policies are inherited from...
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