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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

Devices and other objects

Apart from computers, Active Directory supports a few other devices and object types as well. In this section, we will look into these different object types:

  • Printers: Printers are one of the most commonly shared resources in office networks. We can use several methods to configure shared printers on user computers. We can set them up using the printer setup wizard in Windows and connect to a printer via an IP address. We can also use logon scripts to map and install printers on workstations. If an organization uses printer servers, we can connect to them and install the printers, too. In an Active Directory environment, we can register a printer as an object in Active Directory. This will allow users to browse Active Directory, find the relevant printer, and then install it on the workstation.

    To register a printer with AD, go to Printer properties and then to the Sharing tab. There, you can check the List in the directory checkbox to list the...

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