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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

What does PAM have to do with AD DS 2022?

AD DS 2022 allows time-based group membership, which makes the process outlined above possible. This feature was first introduced with AD DS 2016. A user is added to a group with a Time-to-Live (TTL) value and, once it expires, the user is removed from the group automatically. For example, let's assume your CRM application has administrator rights assigned to the CRMAdmin security group. The users in this group only log in to the system once a month to do some maintenance. But the admin rights for the members in that group remain untouched for the remaining 29 days, 24/7. This provides enough of an opportunity for attackers to try and gain access to privileged accounts. So, if it's possible to grant access privileges for a shorter time period, isn't that more useful? Then, we can be assured that, for the majority of the days in a month, the CRM application does not run the risk of being compromised by an account in the CRMAdmin...

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