Active Directory Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: The Importance of a Domain
Chapter 2: The Small Accountancy Firm
Chapter 3: Step-By-Step Migration
Chapter 4: The Regional Legal Firm
Chapter 5: The Retail-Based Company
Chapter 6: The International Financial Company
Index

  • Chapter 1: The Importance of a Domain
    • In the Beginning
      • Who's SAM?
      • Domain Controllers
      • Joining a Domain
      • What do I Need the Active Directory For?
      • Trust Relationships
      • Domain Models
        • Single Domain Model
        • Single Master Domain Model
        • Multiple Master Domain Model
        • Complete Trust Model
    • The Main Event�Active Directory
      • The Directory Service Implementation
      • The Blueprint of the Active Directory
      • Creating a Domain Controller
      • Domain Controller Farm
      • Kerberos
      • Domains
      • Trees
      • Forests
      • Organizational Units
      • Sites
      • FSMO Roles
      • Global Catalog
      • Domain and Forest Modes
      • Group Policy
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: The Small Accountancy Firm
    • What Have We Here?
      • Domains and Their Controllers
      • Other Services
      • Sites
      • Policy Requirements
      • Administration
    • The Big Design
      • Migrate or In-Place?
      • What's in a Name?
      • Domain Requirements
      • Forest and Tree Requirements
      • Number of Domain Controllers, FSMO Role Placement, and Global Catalog Placement
      • Organizational Unit Requirements
        • Geography as a Basis
        • Business Area as a Basis
        • Object Type as a Basis
        • The Real World
    • The Other Services
      • DNS
      • WINS
      • DHCP
      • The Domain/Forest Mode
    • The Final Server Picture
      • The Clients
      • Do as I Say, Not as I Do (Policies)
      • Other Services
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Step-By-Step Migration
    • Preparing for the Upgrade
    • Performing the Upgrade
      • Ensure the Current PDC Is Patched
      • Installing Your New PDC
      • Post-Upgrade Steps
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: The Regional Legal Firm
    • What Have We Here?
      • The Main Objects
      • The Physical Structure
      • Other Services
        • DNS
        • WINS
        • DHCP
    • The New Infrastructure Design
      • New Domain Structure
      • The Name
      • Sites
      • Domain Controller Placement
      • Service Placement
      • OU Design
      • The Upgrade Path
    • Performing the Upgrade
      • Preparing the New Domain
      • Raise Domain and Forest Level
      • Create Subnets and Sites
        • Create OU Structure
      • Add Additional Domain Controllers in Sites as Required
      • Move FSMO Roles and GC Assignment
      • Ensure Policies (Group Policy) Configured
      • Migrate the Resources
    • Post Migration Tasks
  • Chapter 5: The Retail-Based Company
    • Discovery
      • Domain, Forest, and Trust Discovery
        • Types of Trusts
      • Sites, Subnets, and Site Links
      • Domain Controller Placement, FSMO, and GC Structure
        • Identify FSMO Role Holders
        • Identify Global Catalogs in the Forest
        • Final Current View
        • DNS Infrastructure
        • Active Directory Usage and Enhancements
        • Objects in Domains
        • Discovery Management
    • Design
      • Site Links
      • Exchange 2000 Schema "Feature"
      • The London and Stores Requirements
      • Domain Controller Placement
      • DNS
    • Upgrade
      • Practice Makes Perfect
      • Performing the Upgrade
    • Post-Upgrade Tasks
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: The International Financial Company
    • Discovery
    • Task 1: Enable Authentication Between the Two Companies
      • Trust Options
      • DNS Configuration
      • Creating the Forest Root Trust
      • UPN
    • Task 2: Rename and Move the Domestic Domain
    • Task 3: Improve Branch Office Resource Access
      • The Domain
      • The Sites
      • Placing the Domain Controllers
      • Redundant Replication Connection Objects and Load Balancing
      • DNS
    • Additional Information
      • Additional Account Information
      • The Group Policy Management Console
      • Modifying the Default Container for Users and Computers
      • Moving Objects Between Domains in a Forest
      • Performing an Offline Defragmentation of the Active Directory Database
      • Importance of Backing Up the Active Directory
    • Conclusion

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