Tip:Know the Key MMC Snap-Ins for Managing Active Directory
Active Directory administration tools are provided as snap-ins for the Microsoft Management Console (MMC). You use the following key tools to manage Active Directory:
You can access the Active Directory administration tools through the Administrative Tools menu or add them to any updateable MMC. If you’re using another computer with access to a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain, the tools won’t be available until you install them. One technique for installing these tools is to use the Add Features Wizard.