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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

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Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
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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

Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure

The Active Directory (AD) role installation process has been made easy in the last few versions of Windows Server operating systems. Even if you don't have advanced knowledge of AD, with a few clicks, you can install an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) role on a server. But there is a lot more to think about before you install your first domain controller in an IT infrastructure. First, we need to evaluate our business requirements. We need to evaluate our security/compliance requirements, and then we can decide what AD features/services to enable and where to place them in the infrastructure. We need to get the fundamentals of the design correct before the implementation phase.

In this chapter, we are going to learn how to design an On-prem and Hybrid identity Infrastructure properly. In the design phase, we will be looking at information gathering techniques, risk mitigation, capacity planning, component placement, and...

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