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ALSO CALLED: Microsoft Active Directory
DEFINITION: Active Directory is Microsoft's trademarked directory service, an integral part of the Windows 2000 architecture. Like other directory services, such as Novell Directory Services (NDS), Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates network management of user data, security, and distributed resources, and enables interoperation with other directories. Active Directory is designed  … 
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Active Directory Reports
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Dynamic Access Control: Beyond Classic NTFS Permissions
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can design security groups and folder hierarchies that let you control file system access the way you want with Dynamic Access Control.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Step-by-step Guide to Migrating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: While Exchange 2010 promises to offer enhanced communication and collaboration capabilities, the migration process can still be a challenge for even the most diligent IT professional. Take a look at this e-book from the editors at SearchExchange.com for a top-to-bottom, expert analysis of the Exchange migration process.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Five Quick Tips on Microsoft Azure Management
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: Since 2015, Microsoft claims its cloud service has seen an increase in adoption with more than 10,000 new customers signing up for Azure each week. This e-guide explores five resources to help you get better acquainted with some of the key features of Microsoft's cloud offering.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Rackspace

Who, What, Where? How the Cloud Complicates Identity Management
sponsored by SearchExchange.com
EBOOK: In the era of consumerization, cloud computing and heightened security worries, running an effective identity management program is no small task.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

SearchExchange.com

How to Consolidate Identities for Office 365 and Cloud Access
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: This informative webcast discusses how you can ensure that your identity and access management (IAM) environment is prepared for Office 365, including handling authentication and managing directory requirements.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Netwrix Auditor Enterprise Edition
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: When diagnosing the cause of your Active Directory problems, native auditing won't show you the complete picture of exactly what changed before your problems started. Netwrix Auditor does what native auditing can't: Download your free 20-day trial of Netwrix Auditor today.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 09 Oct 2013

Netwrix Corporation

SMART Considerations for Active Directory Migrations
sponsored by BinaryTree
WEBCAST: Data migration is an important step to virtualization and cloud computing, so you need to understand how to most effectively do it.  This webinar discusses active directory migration best practices.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Premiered: May 21, 2013

BinaryTree

How to Enable Cloud Deployments with Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the improvements to server virtualization and cloud support in Windows Server 2012. Also, learn more about managing access control to data within Active Directory with Windows Rights Management Services.   
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

Centrify Corporation

Active Directory Expert Best Practices and Security Tips
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide for Active Directory best practices and security tips. Learn about securing domain controllers, group policy security settings and more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

Centrify Corporation

Active Directory Maintenance & Cleanup
sponsored by STEALTHbits Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Active Directory (AD) plays a central role for many organizations’ Windows Domain architecture and access control, so it’s essential to maintain a clean and correct AD to avoid any potential security and operational risks. View now to explore the risks and challenges of AD that organizations face today and uncover best practices to address them.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

STEALTHbits Technologies

E-Guide: Top Considerations for Migrating to Exchange 2010
sponsored by Metalogix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover what you need to know before migrating to Exchange Server 2010. Explore the new features and tools that Exchange boasts, and which features will not longer be supported. Find out the important prerequisites you'll need before making the transition.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Metalogix

The Seven Common Challenges of Administering Active Directory
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will out line the 7 common challenges you might face while trying to implement Active Directory securely. You will also learn some helpful tips that will assist you with these difficulties.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

NetIQ Europe

Guide for migrating to Exchange 2010
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Before migrating to any email server, it is important to confirm that you meet the prerequisites, including having sufficient hardware—and this holds true when considering migrating to Exchange Server 2010. Ensure you are prepared for this migration and learn more here.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

Microsoft

A Guide for Enterprise VMware ThinApp Deployments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This guide provides the insight you need to ensure a successful enterprise implementation of ThinApp, with guidance on deployment of virtualized applications in the enterprise, addressing multiple use cases for physical and virtual desktops, with design considerations of multiple components for each use case.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

VMware, Inc.

Solution Summary  - Secure Cloud
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how virtualization solves the issue of directory integration with an approach that is cost effective, non-intrusive, and easy to deploy. By externalizing identities into an interoperable service that can be accessed by a variety of applications, enterprises can deliver services to internal and external users at faster speeds.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Active Administrator™, Version 5.6.1
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Active Administrator™ is a comprehensive and proactive Active Directory management solution. Active Administrator provides four powerful integrated AD management features within one console, including centralized event auditing and reporting, back-up and recovery, Group Policy offline editing and rollback, and simplified delegation of AD rights.
Posted: 01 Jan 2011 | Premiered: 29 Dec 2010

ScriptLogic Corporation

Windows 7 and Desktop Lockdown with Privilege Management
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: With the Windows XP sunset date fast approaching, plans for Windows 7 migrations are in full swing. This has prompted most organizations to re-assess their approach to PC lockdown.  Viewfinity Privilege Management allows IT professionals to provide granular, multi-level user permission control for least privilege environments.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 03 Nov 2010

Viewfinity

Presentation Transcript: Integrating Cloud into Your Infrastructure Planning
sponsored by GoGrid
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: So you've heard all the noise about saving capital by using public cloud computing services, but actually integrating with cloud services requires some careful planning. This transcript covers cloud integration and cloud security considerations, and it will set you up the right way to begin integrating with cloud computing services.
Posted: 12 Aug 2010 | Published: 12 Aug 2010

GoGrid

Centrify Express 2010.1
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Centrify Express is the #1 choice of IT professionals for Active Directory-based single sign-on to Linux and Mac systems.  It is a free solution with more functionality, tools, and upgrade options than alternative offerings.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Premiered: 06 Aug 2010

Centrify Corporation

Active Directory Change Reporter Download - 20 Day Evaluation!
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Download this 20 day evaluation version of the Active Directory Change Reporter.  This download includes both the standard and enterprise editions.  Just select between the Basic (standard) or Full-featured (Enterprise) modes in the setup wizard or in the Start Menu.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

Better Active Directory Auditing...Less Overhead, More Power
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today’s stringent legislative and industry requirements Windows server auditing simpler, more reliable, and better able to meet their business requirements. organizations – faced with stricter internal security policies as well as– continue to struggle to make.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

NetWrix Active Directory Change Reporter - Free!
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Active Directory change auditing is an important procedure for tracking unauthorized changes and errors to AD configurations. NetWrix AD Change Reporter automates the auditing process to promote both security and compliance.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Premiered: 15 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

Best Practices for Integrating Mac OS X into Active Directory
sponsored by CDW
VIDEOCAST: Watch this seminar and learn how the built-in capabilities of Mac OS® X can enable you to integrate Mac OS X and Active Directory in a way that fits best with your environment.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 23, 2010

CDW

Unleash the Power of Active Directory Groups
sponsored by Imanami
WHITE PAPER: This free whitepaper details best practices for managing distribution and security groups in Active Directory. As the importance of AD in any size organization grows, learn to manage AD groups properly and unleash the power of Active Directory.
Posted: 15 Dec 2009 | Published: 15 Dec 2009

Imanami

Guide: Active Administrator
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Active Directory becomes very complex to manage in Windows networks. Administrators leave, users are given elevated privileges, applications require special accounts - very soon you have an Active Directory full of security weaknesses.
Posted: 28 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

ScriptLogic Corporation
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ACTIVE DIRECTORY DEFINITION (continued): …  especially for distributed networking environments. Ask your questions about Active Directory at ITKnowledgeExchange.comActive Directory features include:Support for the X.500 standard for global directories The capability for secure extension of network operations to the WebA hierarchical organization that provides a single point of access for system administration (management of user accounts, clients, servers, and applications, for example) to reduce redundancy and errorsAn object-oriented storage organization, which allows easier access to information Support for the Lightweight Directory … 
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