Learn how to install, configure, and administer Active Directory and organize computers, users, groups, and other objects on your Windows-based network.
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Timothy Pintello and welcome to Installing, Configuring and Administering Active Directory. Because Active Directory is the core of all administration and management activity for Windows-based networks, it's important to understand how it is used to organize computers, users, groups and other objects. To help you become more familiar with Active Directory, I'll be covering several important topics. First, we'll look at adding, promoting and removing domain controllers which are essential for Active Directory.
Next, we'll take a good look at Active Directory objects including computers, users and organizational units. Finally, I'll walk you through the creation and management of groups which will help you organize and maintain all your Active Directory objects. So, if you're ready, let's dive in.
- Understanding what a domain controller does
- Adding and removing domain controllers
- Configuring a global catalog server
- Creating and managing users and computers in Active Directory
- Working with groups and organizational units