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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

Groups

In general, a group is a collection of users or resources that share the same characteristics and responsibilities. In an organization, individual identities get added and deleted, but roles and responsibilities do not change much. Therefore, the best way to manage privileges in organizations is based on roles and responsibilities rather than individuals. For example, in a sales department, salespersons will change quite often but their operational requirements will not change frequently. They all will access the same file shares, have the same permissions for the sales application, and have the same privileges to access each other's calendars. Active Directory groups allow you to isolate identities based on privilege requirements.

In an Active Directory environment, there are two categories of groups:

  • Security groups are the type used to assign permissions to the resources. As an example, Rebeladmin Corp. has a team of 10 salespersons. They use a shared...
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