Active Directory provides a directory of computers, users and security groups.
It is used for authentication and authorisation mostly by Windows systems.
Only DCOs are able to request this service.
We can provide systems administrators with delegated access to manage an Organisation Unit (OU).
This allows you to:
We are also able to offer:
The system administrator must be using a computer running Microsoft Windows 7 or later, and on the University's ITSYORK domain
The machines to be managed must be running an operating system supported by Microsoft.
The Active Directory provided uses Active Directory Domain Services for Windows Server 2008 R2, and provides Domain and Forest Functional Level Windows Server 2008 R2.
To request this service, please contact the Library & IT Help Desk.
The following requests each take three working days to complete:
|Service status||Live and supported service.|
|Hours of service||24/7|
|Service support||For help and support with this service, contact the Library & IT Help Desk.|
|Hours of support||Help from the Library & IT Help Desk is available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.|
General IT Services targets:
Active Directory is a critical service and is provided using a mix of physical and virtual computers located in separate locations.
The servers can act independently but in normal operation are synchronised with each other.
Only one of the servers is needed to be operating in order to provide the Active Directory service.
Our service standards have been produced in consultation with our customers, and monitor the quality, timeliness and access to facilities and services:
If you wish to give us general feedback on this service, please see our Feedback page for ways to get in touch.
If you wish to make a complaint, please see our complaints procedure.
We expect you to: