Active Directory Objects

Active Directory User properties – General tab

The general tab of the user properties window allows you to configure the basic details such as name and contact details for a user. The values for the name fields are very important as they make up the value for mandatory attribute cn. (The combination of the values in the 3 name fields makes up the value for cn. In the example given below the cn will be Isabella E Swan.) LabelLDAP…
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Active Directory Computer Object Security Tab

What is a computer object?   In Active Directory, a computer object represents a computer within an organization’s network. It is defined by attributes that contain information such as the computer name, ID, location, role, operating system version, and more. It cannot contain any other Active Directory object, hence it is classified as a leaf object. Computer objects serve as a…
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Active Directory Computer Objects Tabs

The general tab Some properties are assigned to a computer automatically once it’s joined to a domain, such as DNS name, Computer name, and Role etc. Even the administrator himself cannot change these properties. In the description box you can add a brief description of the computer. The location tab You can save the physical location of the computer in this tab. The…
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Active Directory Computer Object Management

What you will learn from this article: Active Directory is a directory service that organizations can use to organize their resources. The Active Directory network is comprised of elements called Active Directory objects. These objects represent resources that are a part of the network. There are several types of objects such as a user, computer, printer, and more. In this…
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Active Directory Group Objects Management

To add objects to groups in AD Open ADUC and right click on the object you intend to add to the group From the shortcut menu that pops choose the option “add to a group” Type the name of the group in the “select groups” dialogue box that appears Click OK The object will hence be added to the group Managing group objects To manage objects of a group in AD Open ADUC…
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AD Group object properties – Security tab

The security tab of the group properties window is of high importance because it allows you to configure access permissions on the group object. The security tab allows you to grant or deny permissions to other groups and users over the group object. In the “group or user names” section you can choose the group or the user to whom you would like to deny or allow permission. You…
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AD Group object properties

Members tab The Members tab displays the name of all users and groups that are members of the group. The add buttons and remove buttons can be used to add or remove users or groups from this list. MemberOf tab The MemberOf tab displays all the groups in which the group holds membership. ManagedBy tab The Managedby tab displays the contact details of the user who manages…
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Active Directory User properties – Sessions tab

The sessions tab of the user properties window allows you to configure the timeout and reconnection settings for a user. End a disconnected session– Allows you to configure the duration after which a disconnected session should be ended.Active session limit– allows you to configure the duration after which an active session should be endedIdle session limit– allows…
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Active Directory User properties – Environment tab

The environment tab of the user properties window is used to configure the startup environment for the remote desktop services. 1) In the “starting program” section you can configure what program you would like to run on startup and where while connecting through remote desktop services. Program file name – enter the program that you want to execute on start up Start in…
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