Active Directory Roles in Windows Server 2012

Posted by mabdeen84 |06 Jan 15 | 0 comments

Active Directory Directory Service [AD DS]

A centralized store of information about network objects, including user and computer accounts. Used for authentication and authorization


Active Directory [AD CS]

Allows you to deploy certification authorities and related role services.



Provides web single sign-on (SSO) and secured identify federation support.


Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services [AD LDS]

Supports storage of application-specific data for directory-aware applications that do not require the full infrastructure of AD DS


Active Directory Rights Management Services [AD RMS]

Allows you to apply rights management policies to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive documents

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