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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
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

Managing Active Directory Objects

I started my career as a web content developer. I still remember my first day at work. It was a small software development company with about 20 engineers. I didn't know anything about Active Directory (AD) back then. On my first day, after the introduction process, my manager showed me to my desk. Then he told me my username and password for login. So, I turned on the computer and typed in my username and password to log in. Then, an on-screen message appeared saying I needed to set a new password. I typed in the most complex password I could think of for extra security, as instructed by my manager. After that, I logged in and started working. It was a pretty busy morning. After a quick break in the late afternoon, I came back to my seat to continue my work. I typed in my complex password to log in but failed. I tried it again but had the same result. I kept on trying, and after a few attempts I saw an account lockout message. I was kind of...

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