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Network Service account

Network Service account: A predefined local account that is used to start a service and provide the security context for that service. The name of the account is NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService. The Network Service account has limited access to the local computer and authenticated access (as the computer account) to network resources.

certification hierarchy

certification hierarchy: A model of trust for certificates in which certification paths are created by means of the establishment of parent-child relationships between certification authorities.

schema master

schema master: A domain controller that holds the schema operations master role in Active Directory. The schema master performs write operations to the directory schema and replicates updates to all other domain controllers in the forest. At any time, the schema master role can be assigned to only one domain controller in the forest.

root domain

root domain: The beginning of the DNS namespace. In Active Directory, the initial domain in an Active Directory tree. Also, the initial domain of a forest.

icon

icon: A small image displayed on the screen to represent an object that can be manipulated by the user. Icons serve as visual mnemonics and allow the user to control certain computer actions without having to remember commands or type them at the keyboard.

extract

extract: When you extract a file, an uncompressed copy of the file that is created in a folder you specify. The original file remains in the compressed folder.

Network Service account

Network Service account: A predefined local account that is used to start a service and provide the security context for that service. The...