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MCTS 70-640 Cert Guide: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring by Don Poulton

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Chapter 13. Account Policies and Audit Policies

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Use of Group Policy to Configure Security: Intruders often attempt to crack user accounts and their passwords to gain access to your network. Policies that serve to require strong passwords and lock accounts out when too many incorrect passwords are entered improve your network’s security. This section shows you how to use Group Policy to configure policies that improve the security of Active Directory accounts and passwords, including the new fine-grained password policies that enable you to set different policies for portions of a domain.

Auditing of Active Directory Services: Auditing lets you record actions that take place across your domain, ...

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