Active Directory Objects

Active Directory Computer Delegation tab

The general tab When a computer is trusted for delegation it means that any services running on the local system can request services from other servers on behalf of the user. Do not trust this computer for delegation – specifies that no delegation is allowed on…
Active Directory Objects

Active Directory Group Objects Management

As the self-explanatory name suggests, this object is meant to represent a group. In AD, a group is an object which can contain a collection of users, or computers, or contacts, or even other groups as members .It simplifies administrative burden. For example say in an…
Active Directory Objects

Active Directory User objects

A user object in AD is used to represent a real user in an organizational network environment. Say for example Joshua is a new employee in my organization, and I need to allow him accesses to various resources of the organization. All I have to do to achieve this is…
Active Directory Objects

How to locate objects in Active Directory

Objects in AD can be traced using two methods. 1. The DSquery command line tool2. The Find dialogue box in ADUC console DSqueryis a directory service search command-line tool. It can be used with appropriate parameters to search objects in Active…
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Active Directory Permissions Explained

What you will learn: Users in an Active Directory (AD) network can gain access to resources of the network, whether they are files and folders, or computers and printers. However, not all users need access to all the resources of the network. This is where AD permissions…
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Ownership of objects in Active Directory

The user who creates the object is by default the owner and administrator of the object. He can delegate administrative rights to another user for ease of management .Administrative rights can be delegated by using the delegation control wizard in Active Directory. To…
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Active Directory Object Class

An object class is a component of Active Directory schema which defines the “type” for an object or in other words it defines the set of mandatory and optional attributes an object can have. Say for example when a new user object is being created, it will be of the…
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Active Directory Object attributes

All AD objects have attributes that take unique or multiple values , these values describe the object characteristics. For example a user object in Active directory will have attributes such as his first name, second name, Manager name etc. The attributes of an object…
Active Directory Objects

AD object classification

Active directory objects can be classified into two broad types. 1. Security principal objects 2. Resources Security principal objects The objects that can be authenticated by AD are called security principal objects. These objects have unique identifiers across…