Windows Active Directory domain
Since 2003, the URZ has operated a Microsoft Windows Active Directory domain. The domain manages the public computers available at URZ and at some institutes as well as various employee PCs. It also manages many user accounts.
The name of the domain is ad.uni-heidelberg.de. We operate several domain controllers as Windows Servers in case a domain controller fails.
URZ-managed user accounts are automatically created in the domain. IT representatives can be authorized to create user accounts and computer accounts for their own organizational unit (if their institute has requested to be connected to the domain).
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