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3.9. How to browse for resources in the Active Directory

The Active Directory (AD) is the directory service included in Windows 2000 Server. In a nutshell, a directory service is a hierarchical namespace for naming and tracking resources. Nearly any object can be stored in the AD, but common objects include users, groups, printers, servers, and workstations.

3.9.1. Browse resources in the AD

You can browse for resources in the AD just like you can for local resources or resources shared on the LAN, provided your computer is a member of the domain or a trusted domain. You'll find the AD under My Network Places. Follow these steps to browse for resources in the Active Directory:


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