Number:  A000081
Creation Date:  2018-01-08
Effective Date:  2019-02-21
Last Reviewed:  2022-07-19
Version:  1.1
Scheduled Review Date: 2023-08-01
Security Classification:  Protected B
Status:  Approved

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​​​​​​​The standard below outlines the Government of Alberta (GoA) standards for Network Accounts used within Active Directory Services (ADS). These accounts include:
  • System Privileged Accounts
  • Application Accounts
  • Application Testing Accounts
  • Resource Accounts
  • Service Accounts
  • Training Accounts
  • Regular User Accounts

    Please note:

    This policy instrument is still currently under review. It has been updated to reflect the current organizational structure, correct broken links and other minor updates.


Keywords: System Privileges, naming standard, account, application, user, room, kiosk, service, shared mailbox, training