Active Directory Fundamentals

Learn how to create and manage AD user accounts, reset passwords, manage group memberships and much more!

Course Description

This free course will teach you the fundamentals of Active Directory. You’ll learn how to create and manage AD user accounts, reset passwords and much more!

Once you learn all of this you’ll have a chance to practice in a real Active Directory lab using our cutting edge, in-browser IT labs. Almost all of the Server Academy courses include these IT labs and they work by creating an RDP connection to a server through your web browser! We don’t focus on just teaching you theory, but helping you learn by actually performing tasks in our virtual lab environments.

This is a free course that does not require the Full-Access membership. Anyone can enrol by creating a free account on Server Academy.

Click the sign-up button and start learning Active Directory. We look forward to seeing you inside the course!

What skills will I learn?

  • Create and delete Active Directory User Accounts
  • Reset user passwords in AD
  • Enable or disable AD Users
  • Practice what you learn in our REAL Active Directory IT Lab

Course Curriculum

What labs will I complete?

IT labs allow you to get hands-on experience so you can learn by doing. This is much more effective than simply watching videos and taking quizzes. Listed below are all the hands-on IT labs you will complete in this course.

You can learn more about our IT labs by clicking here.

About your instructor

paul hill

Paul Hill

Expert IT Instructor

Paul is an IT Professional with over 14 years of experience currently working as a Network Administrator in contract support of various Federal Agencies in the United States.

He has been teaching online courses for the past 5 years and taught over 250k students in 195 countries.

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Active Directory Fundamentals

Free lessons:

Course Introduction
How the IT labs work
Active Directory Console Overview

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Included in this course

  • 1 Hour of Content
  • 7 Video Lessons
  • 1 Hands-on IT Lab
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Quiz

Server Academy also includes

  • 15 Courses with 92.5 Hours of Content
  • 417 On-Demand Video Lessons
  • 210 Articles and Quizzes
  • 53+ Hands-on IT Labs