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Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) is a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory service that provides flexible support for directory-enabled applications, without the restrictions of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). More...

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  • AD LDS Replication Step-by-Step Guide

    This guide describes the processes for configuring data replication among AD LDS instances based on their participation in a configuration set.

  • AD LDS Backup and Restore Step-by-Step Guide

    Learn the processes for backing up AD LDS data and log files, and for restoring them. You can use the procedures in this guide to back up and restore AD LDS data on servers that are running the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

  • AD LDS Getting Started Step-by-Step Guide

    This guide describes the processes for setting up AD LDS and getting it running. You can use the procedures in this guide to install AD LDS on servers that are running the Windows Server 2008 operating system in a small test lab environment.

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