What is active directory domain

Active Directory Domain is a type of directory service created by Microsoft for use in Windows Server environments. Active Directory Domain stores information and provides a centralized and secure means of managing the computing resources within an organization or entity. It is used to store network resources, such as users, computers, printers, applications, and other network objects.

Key Features of Active Directory Domain #

  • Centralized user management
  • User authentication
  • Granular file permission access control
  • Distributed domain controllers
  • Group policy

Benefits of Active Directory Domain #

  • Simplifies user and resource management
  • Maximizes the security, and stability of the system
  • Enables access control to certain resources through file permissions
  • Provides a raft of tools and automation capabilities