Active Directory Policies

Group Policy Objects

What is a Group policy object? A virtual group of policy settings is called a Group Policy Object (GPO). A GPO has a distinctive name, like a GUID (globally unique identifier). GPOs can be created like any other active directory object and are linked to a Site, domain, or OU in which the policy settings have to be applied. GPO settings are evaluated by clients using the hierarchical nature of…
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Active Directory Objects

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 have an LDAP name that can be used in LDAP queries, such as displayname for ‘Full Name’, givenname for…
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