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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

AD object administration with PowerShell

PowerShell provides more control over Windows' system functions and operations. PowerShell also simplifies the service/role configuration and management process. A single-line command can sometimes replace 10-15 clicks on a GUI. AD DS comes with the AD PowerShell module, which can be used to manage AD DS, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), and objects. AD objects can still be managed using Command Prompt, but PowerShell provides advanced, centralized control over AD components and services.

Any server that runs AD DS or AD LDS role services has the AD PowerShell module by default. It can also be enabled on a desktop computer or member server by installing RSAT.

If RSAT tools are installed on computers running PowerShell 2, you need to run Import-Module ActiveDirectory before using commands to manage AD.

Creating, modifying, and removing objects in AD

Creating, modifying, and removing...

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