[Samba] Please translate M$ speak: create a new organizational unit

Quinn Fissler qfissler at gmail.com
Mon May 18 13:13:15 GMT 2009

2009/5/18 Miguel Medalha <miguelmedalha at sapo.pt>
>> Hmm, yes and no. In MS AD a OU means a little bit more than in pure LDAP.
>> In AD you create a OU
>> 1. to delegate the administration of a subset of users, groups and
>> computers  and
>> 2. to attach a group policy to a subset of users and computers.
> The term and concept come from LDAP. The way it is used depends on the particular implementations, Microsoft's being one of then.


...I think that the term and concept came before LDAP - X.500 is what
you're thinking of :-)


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