Thursday, 29 January 2015

What is Active directory

Active Directory is a technology created by Microsoft that provides a variety of network services,
including:
Kerberos-based authentication Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Uses LDAP as its directory service.

DNS-based naming and other network information

Central location for network administration and delegation of authority

Information security and single sign-on for user access to networked based resources

The ability to scale up or down easily

Central storage location for application data

Synchronization of directory updates amongst several servers

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