Pierre Rodriguez_Unit 8 Assignment 2_Active Direcetory

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NT 1230 Monday 6pm – 10:45pm Mr. Durnoik Pierre Rodriguez (16071195) Unit 8. Assignment 2. Active Directory Benefits What Benefits do you see in moving an organization to an active directory environment? 1. Integration with DNS. a. This lets processes running on computers in TCP/IP networks identify and connect to one another. 2. Extensibility. a. Active Directory is extensible, which means that administrators can add new classes of objects to the schema and can add new attributes to existing classes of objects. The schema contains a definition of each object class, and each object class's attributes, that can be stored in the directory. 3. Information security. a. Management of user authentication and access control, both fully integrated with Active Directory, are key security features in the Windows 2000 operating system. Active
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Unformatted text preview: Directory centralizes authen±ca±on. Access control can be defned not only on each object in the directory, but also on each property oF each object. In addi±on, Ac±ve Directory provides both the store and the scope oF applica±on For security policies 4. Policy-based administraTon. a. Group Policies are confgura±on se³ngs applied to computers or users as they are ini±alized. All Group Policy se³ngs are contained in Group Policy Objects (GPOs) applied to Ac±ve Directory sites, domains, or organiza±onal units. GPO se³ngs determine access to directory objects and domain resources, what domain resources (such as applica±ons) are available to users, and how these domain resources are confgured For use...
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