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What does AD DS stand for?

AD DS stands for Active Directory Domain Services (windows programming)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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In November 2011, Max & Future remotely deployed Windows Intune to all 80 computers using Active Directory Domain Services and Group Policy, two integral features of Windows Server 2008.
Configuresoft's Center for Policy and Compliance (CP&C) has released the templates for ensuring best practices for securing: * Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) * Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server * Domain Name System (DNS) Server * Web Server (IIS) * File Services * Print Services * Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) * Network Policy and Access Services * Terminal Services "Customers are deploying Windows 2008 servers running mission critical services such as Web applications, DNS, and DHCP - these servers are the backbone of online business, and are often exposed to serious threats," said Dave Shackleford, Director of Configuresoft's Center for Policy and Compliance (CP&C).
Maintain, troubleshoot and secure Windows Server 2008 * Implement key security components to protect the server * Install, manage and secure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) * Restructure existing domains and migrate to Windows Server 2008 Active Directory * Centrally manage workstations and servers with Group Policy Objects (GPOs) * Lock down user desktops and control computer configurations "Professionals who wish to master these critical aspects of a Windows Server 2008 environment will be exposed to the tools and techniques needed to exploit the full benefits of their organizations' investment in this new Microsoft platform," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree.