Software  >   Systems Software  >   Middleware  >   Directory Services  >  

Active Directory

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
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  … 
Definition continues below.
Active DirectoryReports
1 - 25 of 77 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software

Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive resource to find out about the security risks of Active Directory integrated virtualization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Dell Software

User-ID Linked with Next-Generation Firewalls Improves Network Visibility and Controls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a security solution that integrates existing enterprise directory services with next-generation firewalls so application activity and policies are linked directly with users or groups. Read on to learn how user-based analysis, reporting, and forensics can improve visibility and protection.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2012

Palo Alto Networks

Active Directory Recovery: Be More Prepared
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Active Directory's Recycle Bin won't restore improperly changed attributes, nor recover external objects. To ensure AD integrity, you'll need to plan for multiple scenarios and include broader recovery capabilities. Read the White Paper
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell Software

Active Directory Auditing: What It Is, and What It Isn’t
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems that stem from Active Directory (AD) native audit loggings, the functionalities you really need from your AD auditing solution for efficient management.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Dell Software

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing an AD Bridge Solution
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out the best ways to evaluate AD bridge solutions to help ensure maximum security, compliance and productivity.
Posted: 08 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell Software

Active Directory Forest Disaster Recovery: What You Don't Know Will Hurt You
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to avoid the most common Active Directory disasters. Inside, examine case studies and discover strategies for handling domain controller failure, accidental bulk deletion of objects, forest failure and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Aug 2012

Dell Software

Tech Brief (FAQ): Windows Server 2012 Recycle Bin
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Among the functionality upgrades in Windows Server 2012 are improvements to Active Directory's Recycle Bin. While this addresses many previous problems, it's not the solution to all AD recovery concerns. Read the White Paper
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Dell Software

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

Mastering Migration Series: Mergers and Acquisitions
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: This webinar outlines the challenges in migrating, or merging Active Directory and Exchange during business restructuring. It identifies three ways that this migration is typically performed, and covers the tools needed for a smooth transition.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2013

Dell Software

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

Best Practices for an Active Directory Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Migrating to Active Directory can be difficult if you don't take every factor (environments, servers, permissions, resources and more) into account. See how your migration can be budget friendly, on schedule, seamless and secure – while minimizing downtime. Read this new white paper.
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

Dell Software

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

Simplifying and Securing Group Policy Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover key tips for protecting, maintaining and recovering your Group Policy infrastructure in this essential resource. Find out how you can secure every desktop and server in your Windows environment with these best practices.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell Software

7 Tips for Achieving Active Directory Compliance
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover 7 key tips to help you achieve and maintain compliance in Active Directory, including what to keep an eye on, warning signs to look out for and how to leverage auditing tools to simplify the process in this essential resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Dell Software

Ensuring High Availability for Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: This Quest Software webcast explains the symptoms of a failing or failed domain or forest. It also discusses how you can best prepare for this failure, and compares manual forest recovery procedures with a powerful automated solution.
Posted: 01 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Mar 20, 2012

Dell Software

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

Step-by-step Guide to Migrating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
sponsored by Mimecast
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

Mimecast

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

Post-Migration Best Practices: Exchange Environment Operation
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this Quest white paper, discover best practices - straight from Industry experts Nelson Ruest and Danielle Ruest - to help you have a successful post-migration operation. Learn why you MUST have the same level of post-migration planning that you had for pre-migration, and discover four key aspects of post-migration management you must know.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Dell Software

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.

Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This Quest Software white paper helps you understand the questions to ask when choosing the best Active Directory solution for your company. Don’t waste any more time and money with systems that don’t play well together! Read this Quest white paper today.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Dell Software
1 - 25 of 77 Matches Previous Page    1 2 3 4    Next Page
 
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 … 
Active Directory definition sponsored by SearchWindowsServer.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement