Active Directory Objects

Active Directory User Object: An Introduction

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…
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How to locate Active Directory Objects

What you’ll learn: Active Directory administrators have had to come up with unique ways of finding objects in Active Directory. In a small environment, locating the required object can be quite straightforward. However, in large environments, there are tools…
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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 Attributes

What are Active Directory object attributes? Active Directory (AD) object attributes are pieces of information or data that define the properties of the objects. For example, a computer object would have AD attributes such as computer name and DNS name. All AD attributes…
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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…
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Creating objects in active directory

You can create objects in Active Directory by using theActive directory users and computers console. Start -> Administrators tools -> Active Directory users and computers. On the Active Directory users and computers console, right click on the container…