Know more about Active Directory Users and Computers

Know more about Active Directory Users and Computers

Active Directory Users and Computers is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) which get’s installed when a server is promoted as a Domain Controller. However, you can use this console on members servers and clients by installing additional tools. Active Directory Users and Computers is a Microsoft Management console, through which we can do centralized management of objects like computers, users, and groups in Active Directory. Active Directory also contains information like security identifier and rights of these objects.

There are various operations that can be performed using AD Users and Computers. We can create, manage, edit and delete users, groups and computer accounts through Active Directory Users and Computers. AD Users and Computers console, also shows the information regarding Domain Controllers and computers added in the domain. It automatically gets installed while installing the role of Active Directory Domain Services. AD Users and Computers allow us to create a tree similar to our organization’s structure using Organizational Units (OU). OU is similar to a container, in which we can place users, computers, groups and other Organizational Unit. You can create OUs but you can’t create containers.

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