What is the AGDLP process?
The abbreviation AGDLP stands for “Account, Global, Domain Local, Permission” and represents Microsoft’s recommended procedure for implementing role-based access control within Windows domains. It stipulates that computer and user accounts (A) must be members of global groups (G) that represent business roles.
What is the difference between domain local and global groups?
The difference between domain local and global groups is that user accounts, global groups, and universal groups from any domain can be added to a domain local group. If the functional level is set to Windows 2000 mixed, then the domain local group can only contain user accounts and global groups from any domain.
What are the three Active Directory group scopes?
There are three group scopes: universal, global, and domain local. Each group scope defines the possible members a group can have and where the group’s permissions can be applied within the domain.
Is Domain users a security group?
Default groups, such as the Domain Admins group, are security groups that are created automatically when you create an Active Directory domain. You can use these predefined groups to help control access to shared resources and to delegate specific domain-wide administrative roles.
When to use AGDLP in Windows Server network?
Wikipedia defines AGDLP as “a best practice guide for effectively managing inter-domain resource access in a Windows Server domain network environment. AGDLP is applied when planning and implementing the construction of users and groups as well as the setting of NTFS permissions on the resources concerned.”.
How to create a global group in AGDLP?
In following an AGDLP strategy, you would: G: Create a global group and add the user account (s) you created in step as members DL: Create a Domain Local group in the domain that contains the resource you wish to give access to and then add the global group from step 2 as a member of this Domain Local group
What are the advantages and disadvantages of AGDLP?
The advantages of AGDLP include: Implementing user and group permissions (through membership in the domain local group) is equally straightforward. Assuming that the relevant groups for each resource already exist, permissions can easily be changed via the Active Directory console (by adding memberships).
When to use AGDLP for NTFS permissions?
AGDLP is applied when planning and implementing the construction of users and groups as well as the setting of NTFS permissions on the resources concerned.” Using AGDLP allows admins to set up their Windows environments so they can greatly reduce problems related to user account management and permissions management headaches.