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What is a domain Organizational Unit (OU)?

  • Domain
    • Has a unique name
    • Is organized in hierarchical levels
    • Has an Active Directory replicated across its domain controllers
  • Organizational unit (OU)
    • A logical container used to organize domain objects
    • Makes it easy to locate and manage objects
    • Allows you to apply Group Policy settings
    • Allows delegation of administrative control
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