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Why Active Directory?

There’s this one thing that is commonly found in business networks which no user ever thinks about. As long as it works, of course. It’s the Active Directory. To me, the question whether you need it or not never crossed my mind. Until a few months ago, when I was asked why an Active Directory was necessary. The reasoning behind this question is as follows: we’ve only got a small network with less than a hundred PCs and a limited amount of services our documents are managed using SVN (indeed) there’s not supposed to be a file server most users […]