Allow app as user at child root read-only to all child AD objects

Discussion in 'Server Security' started by jremmc, Aug 10, 2006.

  1. jremmc

    jremmc Guest

    A new version of an application we use can LDAP query AD to use AD to
    authenticate user logons. But it needs a user account at the root of our
    child domain (we have an empty root domain) with read-only access to the
    entire child level -- the app would use this account to search AD. (The old
    version maintained its own database)

    Is this ok security-wise?

    Thanks,
    jremmc
     
    jremmc, Aug 10, 2006
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  2. Any normal userid in any domain of the forest by default can search all
    userids of AD. The viewability of various attributes will depend
    specifically on your current security configuration.

    --
    Joe Richards Microsoft MVP Windows Server Directory Services
    Author of O'Reilly Active Directory Third Edition
    www.joeware.net


    ---O'Reilly Active Directory Third Edition now available---

    http://www.joeware.net/win/ad3e.htm
     
    Joe Richards [MVP], Aug 10, 2006
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  3. Hi Joe,

    Thanks. Will forward your info to app admin.

    jremmc
     
    Microsoft Newsgroups, Aug 10, 2006
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