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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

Managing Users, Groups, and Devices

In the previous chapter, we learned about Active Directory (AD) object types and how we can add, edit, and remove them. We also learned about the different management tools that help us to do these tasks. Last but not least, we learned how we can locate Active Directory objects or the value of an attribute when required. In this chapter, we are going to further explore Active Directory objects and attributes.

The characteristics of an Active Directory object are described using attributes. Some of these attributes are common across different types of objects and some are unique. If required, we can also add our own attributes to an object. In this chapter, you will learn about object attributes and how we can manage them. You will also learn how to add custom attributes. If an organization is using custom attributes in a hybrid environment, it is possible that custom attributes will also need to sync to Azure AD. In this chapter, I will demonstrate...

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