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Determine if you are on the LSU Domain - Mac OS X Sierra (10.12) 1. Open System Preferences.
Article Id: 18949
Category: Basic Features & How To's

To Join the LSU Domain on a OS X Mountain Lion Operating System: 1. Select the Apple icon on the top left of the screen. 2. Select System Preferences from the dropdown menu.
Article Id: 16698
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Active Directory provides central authentication and authorization services for Windows based computers. Active Directory also allows administrators to assign policies, deploy software, and apply critical updates to an entire organization according to Wikipedia. The Group policy is similar to the "Local Security Policy" available on all Windows NT workstations, the Group...
Article Id: 6940
Category: Basic Features & How To's

General Information A Domain Name Server contains information that is part of the Domain Name Service (DNS) distributed database, which makes computer names available to client programs querying for name resolution on the Internet. Domain Name Servers are computers that run a program called BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) which relates decimal...
Article Id: 5085
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Active Directory FAQs What is an Active Directory (AD)? The Microsoft Windows Active Directory glossary defines an Active Directory as...
Article Id: 5268
Category: Basic Features & How To's

The following is a guide to accessing the LSU E-mail directory through non-Exchange programs such as Mozilla Thunderbird. To Link to the LSU Address Book through the LDAP Server: 1. Open Thunderbird . 2. Select Tools from the taskbar at the top of the screen, and...
Article Id: 4889
Category: Using LDAP to Access the LSU Address Book

General Information: Shared resources should be secured so that only those who need to access the resource can access the resource. While there are many ways to secure your Windows box, this document will describe the methods normally used by the Office of Computing Services Active Directory staff. By default, Windows installs NTFS...
Article Id: 5273
Category: Policies & LSU Specific Information

The following is a guide to Group Policies in Windows regarding the LSU OCS Active Directory system. Group Policies allow Organizational Unit administrators to define procedures and set restrictions on computers and user objects within an OU. In the LSU Active...
Article Id: 5271
Category: Policies & LSU Specific Information

Louisiana State University Active Directory Project Preface In 1997 LSU implemented a domain model using Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. The model consisted of one master domain called LSU_NT that...
Article Id: 5267
Category: Policies & LSU Specific Information

General Information The following is a guide to maintaining organizational units in the LSU ITS Active Directory system. Organizational Units allow organizations on campus to maintain control over their resources, like: computers, servers, printers and file shares. Below are instructions on how to maintain OU's. Creating...
Article Id: 5269
Category: Policies & LSU Specific Information