SQL Server Properties (Active Directory Tab)
Use this tab to view or specify the following options.
Add the selected to server to the Active Directory. Active Directory is a central component of the Microsoft® Windows® 2000 operating system and provides a place to store information about network-based entities, such as applications, files, printers, and people. Adding a server to the Active Directory requires local administrator privileges on the server.
Refresh the attributes of the selected server in the Active Directory.
Remove the selected server from the Active Directory. Removing this server will also remove the databases and publications of the server from the Active Directory.