Active Directory Policies

GPO security filtering and WMI filtering: An explanation

What you will learn: GPO security filtering vs WMI filtering – where to apply what? Fret not, let’s take a step back. Group Policies can be assigned at the OU, site, or domain level. However, there might be occasions where you might not want to apply the group policies for a select few computers or users. This is where security filtering and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)…
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Active Directory Fundamentals

Authentication vs authorization process: An explanation

What you’ll learn: Active Directory authentication and authorization are security processes. These processes are necessary for any environment so that the resources of an environment are not misused by anyone. In this article, we will take a look at authentication vs authorization in an AD environment, and how AD tackles these processes. Before going further, let’s take a look at…
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