Windows manages administration tasks and provides access protection over its domain concept. A domain is a group of several computers that share a common user and security database. Within each domain, you define and administer your users and groups.
An SAP system that runs under Windows also uses the domain concept to manage administration tasks and to protect the servers from unauthorized access. The following list provides an overview of the sections that explain how SAP systems use this concept to protect its resources, as well as any measures that you should take.