New Active Directory features in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 include new features in Active Directory, that were announced and explained at Microsoft’s Tech?Ed. Note: This post represents the plans and progress made for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 during the Milestone 3 timeframe, builds 6801 through 6937. Active Directory Administrative Center: Windows Server 2008 R2 […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 include new features in Active Directory, that were announced and explained at Microsoft’s Tech?Ed. Note: This post represents the plans and progress made for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 during the Milestone 3 timeframe, builds 6801 through 6937.

Active Directory Administrative Center: Windows Server 2008 R2 comes with new administrative tools. These tools offer a new Management experience. Biggest change is the management Console, called the Active Directory Administrative Center. This is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) version 4 console and is task oriented. The Administrative Center replaces the current Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) MMC Snap-in (dsa.msc).

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Further reading

[Video] Windows Server 2008 R2 AD: What's Coming Up? (Robert DeLuca and Alain Lissoir)
[DOC] Windows Server 2008 R2 Reviewers Guide