Operating Systems Windows Server 2003 Chapter 1

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  1. The directory service included with Windows Server 2003 that provides a single point of administration, authentication, and storage for user, group, and computer objects.
    Active Directory (AD)
  2. Contains the definition of all object classes and attributes use in the Active Directory Database.
    Active Directory schema
  3. Used to define the characteristics of an object class within Active Directory.
  4. The ability to increase access to server resources and provide fail-safe services by linking two or more computer systems to they appear to function as though they are one. Only supported by Windows Server 2003 Enterprise and Datacenter editions.
  5. An LDAP component used to uniquely identify an object throughout the entire LDAP hierarchy by referring to the relative distinguished name, domain name, and container holding the object.
    Distinguished Name (DN)
  6. A logically structured organization of objects, such as users, computers, groups, and printers, that are part of a network and share a common directory database. They are defined by an administrator and administered as a unit with common rules and procedures.
  7. A collection of Active Directory tress that do not necessarily share a contiguous DNS naming convention but do share a common global catalog and schema.
  8. The first domain created within the Active Directory structure.
    Forest Root Domain
  9. An index of the objects and attributes used throughout the Active Directory structure. It contains a partial replica of every Windows Server 2003 domain within Active Directory, enabling users to find any object in the directory.
    Global Catalog
  10. The Windows Server 2003 feature that allows for policy creation that affects domain users and computers. Policies can be anything from desktop settings to application assignments to security settings and more.
    Group Policy
  11. An access protocol that defines how users can access or update directory service objects.
    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  12. A Windows Server 2003 system that has a computer account in a domain, but is not configured as a domain controller.
    Member Server
  13. A customizable management interface that can contain a number of management tools to provide a single, unified application for network administration.
    Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
  14. A replication model in which any domain controller accepts and replicates directory changes to any other domain controller. This differs from other replication models in which on computer stores and single modifiable copy of the directory an other computers store back-up copies.
    Multimaster Replication
  15. A collection of attributes that represtent items within Active Directory, such as users, groups, computers and printers.
  16. Define which types of objects can be created within Active Directory, such as users, groups, and printers.
    Object Classes
  17. An Active Directory logical container used to organize objects within a single domain. Objects such as users, groups, computers, and other OUs can be stored in an OU container.
    Organizational Unit (OU)
  18. A collection of hard disks that act as a single unit for the purpose of providing fault tolerance or increasing performance.
    Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
  19. An LDAP component used to identify an object within the object's container.
    Relative Distinguished Name (RDN)
  20. The local security and account database on a Windows Server 2003 standalone or member server.
    Security Accounts Manager (SAM) Database
  21. A combination of one or more Internet Protocol (IP) subnets connected a high-speed connections.
  22. A low-bandwidth or unreliable/occasional connection between sites. It can be adjusted for replication availability, bandwidth costs, and replication frequency. they enable control over replication and logon traffic.
    Site Link
  23. Microsoft software that allows security patches and updates to be deployed from a centralized server.
    Software Update Services (SUS)
  24. A Windows Server 2003 service that allows a user to connect to an run applications on a server as if sitting at the server console.
    Terminal Services
  25. The ability to domains or forests to trust one another, even though they do not have a direct trust between them.
    Transitive Trust
  26. A user-account naming convention that includes both the user name and domain name in the formatĀ user@domain.com.
    User Principle Name (UPN)
  27. A logical group of computers characterized by a decentralized security and administration model.
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Operating Systems Windows Server 2003 Chapter 1
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