Access Control is Easy: Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well


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Source: Dell Software
Date: March 2014
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Good access control results from avoiding the use of local groups, whether on Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint or elsewhere, and instead, assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD) groups. Until you manage the bulk of entitlements through AD, you are unable to understand, much less control access.

Learn how AD groups are at the center of access control and governance - and what it takes to manage them. The whitepaper also explores how and why to implement group ownership and attestation controls, and how group maintenance can be automated through self-service access request handling and policy-based rule assignments.

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