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Active Directory Diagram

Active Directory Diagram

Active Directory (AD) is a directory management service introduced by Microsoft Corporation for Windows domain networks. This service uses the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and provides quick access to the included information about large structural units such as domains, organizational units, sites, and also about simple objects, such as users names with detailed information about them - contacts information, access rights, etc. Active Directory Diagram is a representation of the network structure in clear graphical format. It is a scheme of correlations of service components with preset degree of detailed elaboration. Active Directory Diagram makes the work of network administrators with Active Directory network structure more easy and convenient, allows plan and service the network quicker and more qualitatively. The help of ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area is indispensable for easily and quickly creation the highly detailed Active Directory Diagrams. Read more

Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Diagrams visualize the detailed structures of the Microsoft Windows networks, Active Directory Domain topology, the Active Directory Site topology, the Organizational Units (OU), and the Exchange Server Organization. Read more

Active Directory, network topology, Active Directory Domain Active Directory Diagrams

Active Directory Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and libraries of vector stencils for drawing the AD diagrams to visualize the detail structures of the Microsoft Windows networks. Read more
Active Directory, network topology, Active Directory Domain
The vector stencils library "Active Directory Sites and Services" contains 12 symbol icons of Active Directory Sites and Services design elements for drawing high-level network topology plan diagrams.
"Active Directory® Sites and Services is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that you can use to administer the replication of directory data among all sites in an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) forest. This snap-in also provides a view of the service-specific objects that are published in AD DS. ...
Administrators who are responsible for forest-wide service administration can use Active Directory Sites and Services to manage the intersite replication topology for the forest. Administrators who are responsible for application services can be delegated responsibility for the service containers into which application-specific objects are published.
When you add the Active Directory Domain Services server role to a server, Active Directory Sites and Services is added to the Administrative Tools menu." [technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730868.aspx]
The symbols example "Active Directory Sites and Services - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Site or Subnet
Site or Subnet, site, subnet,
Site Link
Site Link, site link,
WAN
WAN, WAN,
Site Link Bridge
Site Link Bridge, site link bridge,
Domain
Domain, domain,
Domain controller
Domain controller, domain controller,
Application
Application, application,
Database
Database, database,
Comm-link
Comm-link, Comm-link,
Client
Client, client,
Replication connection, unidireactional
Replication connection, unidireactional, replication connection,
Replication connection, bi-directional
Replication connection, bi-directional, replication connection,

Active Directory

The Active Directory Diagrams solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park extends ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software to help network engineers, designers and administrators efficiently design and create various active directory diagrams. Read more
This example was drawn on the base of the Figure 2 illustrating the "Active Directory FAQ" from the website "Information Management Systems & Services" (IMSS) of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) campus. [imss.caltech.edu/node/412]
"By using the Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) server role, you can create a scalable, secure, and manageable infrastructure for user and resource management, and you can provide support for directory-enabled applications, such as Microsoft® Exchange Server. ...
AD DS provides a distributed database that stores and manages information about network resources and application-specific data from directory-enabled applications. Administrators can use AD DS to organize elements of a network, such as users, computers, and other devices, into a hierarchical containment structure. The hierarchical containment structure includes the Active Directory forest, domains in the forest, and organizational units (OUs) in each domain. A server that is running AD DS is called a domain controller." [technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/9a5cba91-7153-4265-adda-c70df2321982]
The Active Directory Domain Services diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Active Directory hierarchical structure
Active Directory hierarchical structure, volume, print queue, policy, organizational unit, group, domain, computer,
The vector stencils library "Active Directory Sites and Services" contains 12 symbol icons for drawing AD network topology diagrams.
"Active Directory® Sites and Services is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that you can use to administer the replication of directory data among all sites in an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) forest. This snap-in also provides a view of the service-specific objects that are published in AD DS. ...
Administrators who are responsible for forest-wide service administration can use Active Directory Sites and Services to manage the intersite replication topology for the forest. Administrators who are responsible for application services can be delegated responsibility for the service containers into which application-specific objects are published." [technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730868.aspx]
The shapes example "Design elements - Active Directory Sites and Services" for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is icluded in the Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Active Directory Sites and Services symbols
Active Directory Sites and Services symbols, site, subnet, site link bridge, site link, replication connection, domain controller, domain, database, client, application, WAN, Comm-link,

Active Directory Domain

System administrators of the whole world successfully use the Active Directory Domain Services. ConceptDraw PRO offers the Active Directory Diagrams Solution from the Computer and Networks Area with powerful drawing tools developed specially for all specialists which need create various active directory domain diagrams in their work activity. Read more

Active Directory Network. Computer and Network Examples

It’s quite a difficult task to manage the computer network today. But ConceptDraw PRO with Computer and Networks solution can help to the system and network administrators plan, create and support the work of their networks. Read more
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How to Create an Active Directory Diagram in ConceptDraw PRO

Active Directory Service represents a distributed database that contains all the domain objects. The Active Directory domain environment is a single point of authentication and authorization of users and applications across the enterprise. The domain of the organization and deployment of Active Directory Service are exactly the cornerstones of the enterprise IT infrastructure. The logical diagrams of MS Windows Active Directory structure are used to visually support an enterprise IT infastructure planning and management. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to make AD Diagrams quickly and easily using the set of special libraries. Read more
This AD diagram example was created based on the picture "AD LDS as a phone book service" from the book "Active Directory for Dummies".
"Directory services are a great way of providing information that can be fre-
quently retrieved and searched on in a hierarchical way. ... Well, there’s no reason that you can’t create a directory service that’s actually a phone book. Imagine that you need to make a searchable phone directory of your organization available on the Internet. ... This isn’t a difficult task, but it has security repercussions. If you’ve already deployed AD DS and you have the employees’ phone numbers available in that directory, it might not be a good idea to expose your AD DS environment to the Internet for security reasons. Using AD LDS is a great alternative because it can be deployed separately from AD DS and it’s designed to simply provide the information retrieval service that you need without the complications involved with Kerberos authentication and group policies." [Steve Clines and Marcia Loughry, Active Directory® For Dummies®, 2nd Edition. 2008]
The Active Directory diagram example "AD LDS as a phone book service" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Active Directory network diagram
Active Directory network diagram, user, firewall, domain, database, WAN,

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