Windows Server 2003 Environment Chapter 03

Windows Server 2003 - 70-290 MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 EnvironmentChapter 3:Creating and Managing User Accounts70-290

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Unformatted text preview: 70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 EnvironmentChapter 3:Creating and Managing User Accounts70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win2Objectives•Understand the purpose of user accounts•Understand the user authentication process•Understand and configure local, roaming, and mandatory user profiles•Configure and modify user accounts using different methods•Troubleshoot user account and authentication problems70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win3Introduction to User Accounts•A user account is an Active Directory object•Represents information that defines a user with access to network (first name, last name, password, etc.)•Required for anyone using resources on network•Assists in administration and security•Must follow organizational standards70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win4User Account Properties•Primary tool for creating and managing accounts is Active Directory Users and Computers•Active Directory is extensible so additional tabs may be added to property pages •Major account properties that can be set include:•General•Address•Account•Profile •Sessions 70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win5Activity 3-1: Reviewing User Account Properties•Objective is to review properties of user accounts through main tabs of Active Directory Users and Computers•Start Administrative Tools Active Directory Users and Computers Users AdminXX account Properties•Explore tabs and values as directed70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win6The Account Tab of Properties 70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win7User Authentication•The process by which a user’s identity is validated•Used to grant or deny access to network resources•From a client operating system•Name, password, resource required•In Active Directory environment•Domain controller authenticates•In a workgroup•Local SAM database authenticates70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win8Authentication Methods•Two main processes•Interactive authentication•User account information is supplied at log on•Network authentication•User’s credentials are confirmed for network access70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win9Interactive Authentication•The process by which a user provides a user name and password for authentication•For domain logon, credentials compared to centralized Active Directory database•For local logon, credentials compared to local SAM database•In domain environments, users normally don’t have local accounts70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win10Network Authentication•The process by which a network service confirms the identify of a user•For a user who logs on to domain, network authentication is transparent•Credentials from interactive authentication valid for network resources•A user who logs on to local computer will be prompted to log on to network resource separately70-290: MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Win...
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Windows Server 2003 - 70-290 MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 EnvironmentChapter 3:Creating and Managing User Accounts70-290

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