The Active Directory configuration dialog with the options section expanded.

Connect to a directory service

Use a single set of credentials to access network resources by connecting your Mac to a directory service, such as Active Directory.

How to connect to Active Directory

The Directory Editor pane.

Give users the access they need

Make sure your users have access to the network services and resources they need by managing the user and group attributes on a directory server.

How to give users the access they need

To browse the Directory Utility User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.