Active Directory, Second Edition by Alistair G. Lowe-Norris, Robbie Allen

By Alistair G. Lowe-Norris, Robbie Allen

When Microsoft brought home windows 2000, crucial switch was once the inclusion of energetic listing. With many nice advantages, it is still a big headache for community and method directors to layout, enforce and aid. the 1st variation of this e-book, O'Reilly's best-selling Windows 2000 energetic Directory, eased their discomfort significantly. Now titled Active Directory, second version, this ebook presents approach and community directors, IT pros, technical venture managers, and programmers with a transparent, particular examine energetic listing for either home windows 2000 and home windows Server 2003.

The upgraded energetic listing that ships with home windows Server 2003 has over a hundred new and more suitable good points and once more, O'Reilly has the solutions to complicated questions. whereas Microsoft's documentation serves as a massive reference, Active Directory, 2d variation is a consultant to assist the curious (and weary) comprehend the large photograph. as well as the technical information for imposing energetic listing, a number of new and considerably superior chapters describe the varied positive factors which have been up to date or further in home windows Server 2003 besides insurance of latest programmatic interfaces which are on hand to regulate it. After studying the e-book you'll be acquainted with the light-weight listing entry Protocol (LDAP), multi-master replication, area identify approach (DNS), workforce coverage, and the energetic listing Schema, between many different topics.

Authors Robbie Allen and Alistair G. Lowe-Norris are skilled veterans with real-world adventure. Robbie is a Senior structures Architect within the complicated providers expertise staff at Cisco platforms. He used to be instrumental within the deployment and automation of lively listing, DNS and DHCP at Cisco, and is now engaged on community automation instruments. Alistair is an company software supervisor for Microsoft U.K. and formerly labored for Leicester collage because the venture supervisor and technical lead of the quick Deployment application for home windows 2000.

Active Directory, 2d variation will consultant you thru the maze of innovations, layout matters and scripting ideas allowing you to get the main from your deployment.

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AD/AM will be similar to a generic LDAP directory, such as OpenLDAP or SunONE Directory Server, with many NOS-specific features and requirements removed. If you are curious about how AD/AM fits into Microsoft's master plan, check out Chapter 17. 4 Summary This chapter has been a brief introduction to the origins of Active Directory and some of the new features available in Windows Server 2003. The rest of the chapters in Part I will cover the conceptual introduction to Active Directory and equip you to get the most out of Part II and Part III.

Since it runs as a non-operating system service, you can install multiple instances of AD/AM on a single server, with each instance independently configurable. AD/AM will be similar to a generic LDAP directory, such as OpenLDAP or SunONE Directory Server, with many NOS-specific features and requirements removed. If you are curious about how AD/AM fits into Microsoft's master plan, check out Chapter 17. 4 Summary This chapter has been a brief introduction to the origins of Active Directory and some of the new features available in Windows Server 2003.

3. 4. Summary Chapter 20. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Summary Chapter 21. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Summary Chapter 22. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Summary Chapter 23. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Summary Chapter 24. 1. 2. 3. Summary Chapter 25. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Summary Chapter 26. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Summary Chapter 27. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Summary Chapter 28. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Summary Colophon Index Copyright Copyright © 2003, 2000 O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. Printed in the United States of America. , 1005 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472.

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