The difference between different types of user profiles
The difference between local and domain accounts
How to search for users, contacts, groups and computer objects
Creating and managing security groups and OUs
How security group and organisational unit (OU) nesting works
To have basic knowledge of using a computer system in general (i.e. home use)
Active Directory has been around since Windows 2000 and is the largely the same for anything above this, i.e. Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016.
This is a key skill for any IT professional / helpdesk technician and is used almost universally in large companies that have an IT helpdesk. In this active directory course, you will learn the following:
* How to manage active directory user accounts, groups and organisational units with the active directory users & computers console
* Best practices when setting and resetting active directory account passwords
* How to use the active directory search facility to easily find what you are looking for
Also, there are a couple of shortcuts included in the course which you should find useful.
Who this course is for:
People who are just starting out in IT, i.e. Level 1 support on a service desk
I've had a passion for technology from a very early age and achieved Microsoft Certified Professional status in 2004. Over the last 5 years or so I've worked on both IT support and infrastructure support and have provided solutions to 1st line helpdesk staff on how to fix basic problems.