There are four partitions in an active directory:
- SCHEMA PARTITIONIt is the place where domain controller stores the information’s of objects and their attributes by the help of schema master role.
- DOMAIN PARTITIONIt is the place of active directory database where the information’s of domains will be stored with the help of domain naming master role.
- APPLICATION PARTITIONIt stores the application which is installed by the domain controller.As DNS, DHCP, FTP, etc.
- CONFIGURATION PARTITIONIt stores the configurations of applications which are installed at the domain controller.