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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

Azure Active Directory PowerShell

Similar to on-prem Active Directory, we also can use PowerShell to manage Azure Active Directory.

Let's see why we should use PowerShell to manage Azure Active Directory:

  • Early bird access to features: Microsoft keeps releasing new features, bug fixes, updates, and feature enhancements more frequently to Azure AD services than on-prem Active Directory.

    Microsoft releases new features to the public in two stages. In the first stage, they are released as a preview version. This is not recommended for use in production, but IT professionals can use them for testing and provide feedback to Microsoft. At this stage, the features can have many updates and, most of the time, it will take some time to update the GUI accordingly. Some of these changes will not be available on the GUI until general release. But if we are using PowerShell, we do not have to wait. We can have early access to features as soon as they are released.

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