Active Directory Domain Services Operations Guide

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

This operations guide provides administering and management information for day-to-day operations of Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) directory service technologies in the Windows Server® 2008 operating system.

For a printable .doc version of this guide, see Active Directory Domain Services Operations Guide.doc (

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Produced by: Microsoft Windows Server Directory and Access Services (DAS) IT Pro Content Team

Writers: Mary Hillman, Gayana Bagdasaryan

Editor: Jim Becker

Technical reviewers: Umit Akkus, David Beach, Arren Conner, Gregoire Guetat, Xin He, Kurt Hudson, Jessie Li, Herbert Mauerer, Joe Patterson, Ned Pyle, Wakkas Rafiq, Ryan Sizemore, Ingolfur Arnar Strangeland, Mahesh Unnikrishnan