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Active Directory® Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing Active Directory

Administrators spend a lot of time managing Active Directory. I discuss basic tools and techniques in this section. Part II, provides an in-depth discussion for working with Active Directory.

Working with Active Directory

When you establish domains and forests by installing domain controllers, Active Directory creates default user accounts and groups to help you manage the directory and configure access controls. Important default users and groups include:

  • Administrator. A default user account with domainwide access and privileges. By default, the Administrator account for a domain is a member of these groups: Administrators, Domain Admins, Domain Users, Enterprise Admins, Group Policy Creator Owners, and Schema Admins. ...

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