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Active Directory (AD) Service


Windows Active Directory Service is an enterprise directory service that contains all NetIDs. Using this service, you can manage security and access on desktop computers and Windows servers as well as user accounts.

Getting Started

Who Can Have It?

  • All Queen's departments, Instructional Units, and Queen's Affiliated Groups are eligible for this service.

 

Are there any costs?

  • Please refer to the Managed Services for Windows Active Directory entry on the Service Fees page for details. 
  • IT Services will provide a free needs assessment.

 

How Do I Get It?

Additional Information

Windows Active Directory Service is an enterprise solution for managing user and computer accounts. The ITServices AD contains all Queen's NetIDs. These accounts are updated nightly. Also, as new people come to the University, they are automatically propagated to the AD. In additio to the accounts, there are several groups that are globally maintained. These would include Class Enrollments, HR Appointments and Student Course Concentrations. AD also allows the use of Group Policies to help manage day-to-day tasks on PCs and Users.

 

Service Agreement:

  • The Master Service Agreement governs all of the Managed Services for Windows;
  • Appendix A provides additional information specific to the Active Directory Service.

Service Level Objective

Please see the links below for Service Level Objectives:

Governing IT Policies

Users of this service are governed by the following policies, failure to comply may result, at a minimum, with suspension of service:

 

Help & Support


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