Mastering Active Directory

Key FeaturesManage your Active Directory services for Windows Server 2016 effectively.Automate the administrative tasks of Active Directory using PowerShell,This comprehensive, practical guide ensures you can manage your organization’s network with easeBook DescriptionActive Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates network management of user data, security, and distributed resources, and enables inter operation with other directories. If you are aware Active Directory (AD) basics and now want to gain expertise in this domain, this book is perfect for you.We will quickly go through the architecture and fundamentals of Active directory and then deep dive into the core components such as Forests, Domain, Sites, Trust Relationships, OU,Objects, Attributes, DNS, Replication and so on. We will then move on to AD schema, Global Catalog, LDAP, RODC, RMS, Certificate Authority, Group Policies and Security Best Practices which will help you gain better understanding of objects,components and how it can be used effectively. We will also cover AD Domain Services and Federation Services for Windows Server 2016 and cover all the new features. Last but not least We will explain how to manage your identity infrastructure for hybrid-cloud setup. This will help to design & plan, deploy, manage operations and troubleshoot your enterprise identity infrastructure with secure, effective manner..Moving on, we will be teaching you how to automate administrative tasks using PowerShell cmdlets. Towards the end, we will cover best practices, troubleshooting techniques, security and high performance.What you will learnExplore the new features in Active Directory 2016Automate AD tasks with PowerShellGet to know advanced functionalities of schemaLearn about Flexible Single Master Operation Roles (FSMO) and their advanced functionsInstall and Migrate Active directory from older versions to Active Directory 2016Manage Active Directory objects using different tools and techniquesManage users, groups and devices effectivelyDesign OU structure in the best wayAudit and monitor Active DirectoryUse Azure Active Directory for hybrid setupsAbout the AuthorDishan Melroy Francis is a technology consultant with 12+ years’ experience in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies. His background includes hands-on experience with multi-platform, LAN/WAN environments. He has a demonstrated record of success in troubleshooting servers, increasing efficiency, and optimizing the access and utilization of shared information. He is a specialist in extending technology services from corporate headquarters to field operations.Dishan is a dedicated and enthusiastic information technology expert who enjoys professional recognition and accreditation from several respected institutions. When it comes to managing innovative identity infrastructure solutions to improve system stability, functionality, and efficiency, his level of knowledge and experience place him among the very best in the field.He is a three-time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Awardee in Enterprise Mobility. He is also Microsoft Imagine Cup Judge. He has maintained the technology blog over the years with useful articles that focus on directory services. Also, he spends time helping students and professionals, discussing modern identity infrastructure trends.

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