Active Directory (AD), Microsoft’s
trademarked directory service, automates network management of user data,
security, and distributed resources while enabling interoperation with other
various directories. Within San Antonio College, Active Directory is used to
maintain shared computers while allowing individual users to login using
unique credentials, as well as to provide the foundation for Active Directory related
services such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint.
The purpose for obtaining an Active Directory account is to be able to gain access to the following:
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