Introduction to AD DS

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Windows Server

Learn about the fundamentals of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2019, including forests, domains, sites, domain controllers, organizational units (OUs), users, and groups.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe AD DS.
  • Describe users, groups, and computers.
  • Identify and describe AD DS forests and domains.
  • Describe OUs.
  • Manage objects and their properties in AD DS.


To get the best learning experience from this module, you should have knowledge and experience of:

  • Windows Server.
  • Core networking technologies.