Active Directory Objects

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 and techniques to help with the search. Manually digging through thousands of users, groups, and computers to find the…
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Active Directory Fundamentals

An Introduction to Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

What is LDAP? The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, commonly known as LDAP, is a communication protocol used to access directory servers. In other words, LDAP is used to store, update and retrieve data from a directory structure. The term “lightweight” is used in comparison with X.500, which was the previous standard for directory services. X.500 was complicated, and it relied on…
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