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Glossary

Glossary

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AAA of security

Authentication, authorization, and accounting. Together, they provide accountability.

A (host) record

A DNS record used to resolve host names to IP addresses.

account lockout

What results if an Account Lockout Policy exists and a user enters the incorrect password too many times. Users can’t log on utilizing an account that has been locked out.

Account Lockout Policy

A policy that sets the rules for account lockouts. It includes the Account Lockout Threshold, Account Lockout Duration, and Reset Account Lockout Counter values.

Active Directory

A database of objects (such as users, computers, and groups) for a Microsoft domain. Active Directory is stored on a server configured as a domain controller. Permissions protect objects within Active Directory.


  

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