Active Directory: Designing, Deploying, and Running Active Directory

Active Directory: Designing, Deploying, and Running Active Directory

by Brian Desmond, Joe Richards, Robbie Allen, Alistair G. Lowe-Norris
     
 

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Organize your network resources by learning how to design, manage, and maintain Active Directory. Updated to cover Windows Server 2012, the fifth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft’s network directory service by explaining concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style.

You’ll negotiate a maze of

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Overview

Organize your network resources by learning how to design, manage, and maintain Active Directory. Updated to cover Windows Server 2012, the fifth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft’s network directory service by explaining concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style.

You’ll negotiate a maze of technologies for deploying a scalable and reliable AD infrastructure, with new chapters on management tools, searching the AD database, authentication and security protocols, and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). This book provides real-world scenarios that let you apply what you’ve learned—ideal whether you’re a network administrator for a small business or a multinational enterprise.

  • Upgrade Active Directory to Windows Server 2012
  • Learn the fundamentals, including how AD stores objects
  • Use the AD Administrative Center and other management tools
  • Learn to administer AD with Windows PowerShell
  • Search and gather AD data, using the LDAP query syntax
  • Understand how Group Policy functions
  • Design a new Active Directory forest
  • Examine the Kerberos security protocol
  • Get a detailed look at the AD replication process

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449320027
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/24/2013
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
738
Sales rank:
374,741
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

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