Become a master at managing enterprise identity infrastructure by leveraging Active DirectoryAbout This BookManage your Active Directory services for Windows ServereffectivelyAutomate administrative tasks in Active Directory using PowerShellManage your organization s network with easeWho This Book Is ForIf you are an Active Directory administrator, system administrator, or network professional who has basic knowledge of Active Directory and are looking to gain expertise in this topic, this is the book for youWhat You Will LearnExplore the new features in Active Directory Domain Service Automate AD tasks with PowerShellGet to know the advanced functionalities of the schemaLearn about Flexible Single Master Operation FSMO roles and their placementInstall and migrate Active directory from older versions to Active Directory Manage Active Directory objects using different tools and techniquesManage users, groups, and devices effectivelyDesign your OU structure in the best wayAudit and monitor Active DirectoryIntegrate Azure with Active Directory for a hybrid setupIn DetailActive Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates networked management of user data, security, and distributed resources and enables interoperation with other directories If you are aware of Active Directory basics and want to gain expertise in it, this book is perfect for youWe will quickly go through the architecture and fundamentals of Active Directory and then dive deep into the core components, such as forests, domains, sites, trust relationships, OU, objects, attributes, DNS, and replication We will then move on to AD schemas, global catalogs, LDAP, RODC, RMS, certificate authorities, group policies, and security best practices, which will help you gain a better understanding of objects and components and how they can be used effectively We will also cover AD Domain Services and Federation Services for Windows Serverand all their new features Last but not least, you will learn how to manage your identity infrastructure for a hybrid cloud setup All this will help you design, plan, deploy, manage operations on, and troubleshoot your enterprise identity infrastructure in a secure, effective mannerFurther, I will guide you through automating administrative tasks using PowerShell cmdlets Toward the end of the book, we will cover best practices and troubleshooting techniques that can be used to improve security and performance in an identity infrastructureStyle and approachThis step by step guide will help you master the core functionalities of Active Directory services using Microsoft Serverand PowerShell, with real world best practices at the endTable of ContentsActive Directory FundamentalsActive Directory Domain Services Designing Active Directory InfrastructureActive Directory Domain Name SystemPlacing Operations Master RolesMigrating to Active Directory Managing Active Directory ObjectsManaging Users, Groups, and DevicesDesigning the OU StructureManaging Group PoliciesActive Directory ServicesActive Directory Certificate ServicesActive Directory Federation ServicesActive Directory Rights Management ServicesActive Directory Security Best PracticesAdvanced AD Management with PowerShellAzure Active Directory Hybrid SetupActive Directory Audit and MonitoringActive Directory Troubleshooting

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