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Topic Last Modified: 2010-03-10

Organizations often lock down Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to help mitigate security risks. However, a locked-down Active Directory environment can limit the permissions that Communications Server 2010 requires. Properly preparing a locked down Active Directory environment for Communications Server involves some additional considerations and steps.

Two common ways in which permissions are limited in a locked-down Active Directory environment are as follows:

In This Section

  • Authenticated User Permissions Are Removed

  • Permissions Inheritance Is Disabled on Computers, Users, or InetOrgPerson Containers