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Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches by Richard Siddaway

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Chapter 4. Managing groups

AD groups provide a way to make your day-to-day work more efficient. You allocate permissions to a group, and all of the users in the group get those permissions. You do the task once for the group instead of individually for the tens or hundreds of users in the group. This chapter shows how to manage groups in your Active Directory so that you can get these efficiency benefits. You’ll discover how to create and delete groups, as well as how to manage a group’s membership.

AD groups

AD groups are objects that act as containers for users, computers, and other groups. Groups are used to make the management of users easier, especially when it comes to granting permissions to access resources. There are a number ...

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