Directory Services


See global catalog.
global catalog
The global catalog contains a replica of all of the directory objects for an entire forest. The global catalog only contains a subset of the attributes for each object.
global catalog server
A domain controller that contains the global catalog for the forest.
global group
A group that can contain members from its own domain, but can be granted permissions to resources in any trusting domain.
An object class that is used to contain other objects, such as users, computers and other groups, as members.
group policy
A feature of Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 family operating systems that simplifies management of user and computer settings.