**PB Tech Vouchers/Passes cannot be applied to this course.
Microsoft’s Active Directory provides a consistent means of managing users, groups, servers and workstations in an organization. A key feature of Active Directory is its ability to apply a uniform security policy across all information assets.
This hands-on instructor-led Active Directory training class is designed to give students the skills to use the features of Microsoft Active Directory to secure an organization’s computer resources. The course features a large number of hands-on exercises that enable the students to learn by applying all of the different security features of Active Directory.
By the end of the class students will be able to:
- Understand the architecture of Active Directory and how it relates to system security
- Create and modify an Active Directory forest
- Use Active Directory to manage users and groups
- Manage the security of workstations and servers through Active Directory
- Set security policies through Active Directory
Introduction to the Active Directory infrastructure
- Roles of forests, domains, organizational units and other Active Directory objects
Implementing an Active Directory infrastructure
- How to create an Active Directory forest, domain and site structure to maximize the protection of an organization’s information assets
Creating users, groups and computer objects
- How to create and use security principals within an Active Directory forest
Implementing an Organizational Unit structure
- Grouping users and computers into administrative units in order to apply consistent security policies
Group Policy Objects
- How to use GPOs to secure objects in an Active Directory forest as well as information used by these objects
Managing an Active Directory infrastructure
- How to make sure an organization’s Active Directory is secure from intrusions and unexpected operational failures
- Using Active Directory effectively to protect an organization’s information assets