Design and implement Active Directory infrastructure (logical)

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Design an Active Directory permission model

Last Updated On : Wednesday, May 23, 2018You can use a properly designed Active Directory permission model to spread the administrative overhead of management among multiple roles and locations. Following are points which will discuss in coming section This lesson is a part of Design and implement Logical Active Directory infrastructure from 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server […]

Using Advanced Group Policy Management

Last Updated On : Friday, May 29, 2015Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) is part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). As the name implies, AGPM enables much more advanced control over Group Policy than the standard Group Policy Management Console. For example, AGPM enables you to edit GPOs in a staging environment and then […]

Understanding OU hierarchy

Last Updated On : Friday, May 29, 2015Here we start Understanding OU hierarchy. GPOs are usually linked at the OU level, so ensuring that the OU hierarchy supports a GPO structure is key. The OU hierarchy should reflect the administrative structure of the organization, and a properly designed OU hierarchy can make delegation of administrative […]

Understanding group strategies

Last Updated On : Friday, May 29, 2015You can use security filtering to apply GPOs to selected groups in Active Directory. For example, you might want to prevent certain GPOs from applying to certain groups, like the Administrators group. In this case, you’d use the Scope tab within Security Filtering in the GPO’s details pane […]

Using slow link processing

Last Updated On : Friday, May 29, 2015Group Policy should not be applied when the connection speed between the domain controller and the computer obtaining the policy falls below a certain threshold. You can configure the settings for slow links, so if your design will include computers obtaining Group Policy across a slow network link, […]