active directory

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Active Directory definition

operating system
A directory service from Microsoft Corporation, similar in concept to Novell Netware Directory Services (NDS), that also integrates with the user organisation's DNS structure and is interoperable with LDAP. Active Directory is included in Windows 2000.
(2000-03-28)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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