Can't see the AD Forest for the trees...Here are some resources relating to the webcast I presented on December 20, 2006, entitled “Best Practices for designing the Active Directory Structure"

I hope you find them useful.

Kevin

Planning and Implementing Federated Forests in Windows Server2003
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/activedirectory/fedffin2.mspx

Autonomy vs. Isolation
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/e638db7d-ae87-45b2-beba-ec5815876ca2.mspx

Determining the Number of Forests Required
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/0c1cfacb-ff12-466f-81c6-9d29c7c2c427.mspx

Forest Design Models
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/0e40afb5-4504-4990-b579-052abe6bc599.mspx

Reviewing the Domain Models
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/7928a6f2-3a50-4a4a-a349-ef8523798061.mspx

Windows 2000 Domain Architecture: Design Alternatives
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/technologies/activedirectory/plan/w2kdomar.mspx

Single Domain Model
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/0d2a5ac5-1b41-4b2f-8c02-ea9d2ee8e29f.mspx

Regional Domain Model
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/2b92c3d9-e89a-43c0-a10d-f5f134c9db03.mspx

Using the Organizational Domain Forest Model
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/782d4351-ba53-4576-9f8c-3d2b576816a3.mspx

Determining the Number of Domains Required
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/d390f147-22bc-4ce3-8967-e65d969bc40b.mspx

Overview of Designing a Site Topology
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/786fa311-b6ea-40c0-ad8d-8f09a441622e.mspx

Planning Forest Root Domain Controller Placement
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/beb34f73-cf1a-4146-9497-2e54ec59e614.mspx

Planning Regional Domain Controller Placement
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/05db0f72-0e18-453b-b294-49cfc8f9d6d2.mspx

Planning Global Catalog Server Placement
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/0e4d2466-68e8-40d8-8c72-099f8bc259ff.mspx

Planning Global Catalog Server Placement
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/edeba401-7f51-4717-91bd-ddb1dca8a327.mspx

Connecting Sites with Site Links
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/2048f9f3-f272-4fba-afbf-63bde19e1837.mspx

Creating a Site Link Bridge Design to Control Active Directory Replication Flow
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/DepKit/d82e1b2f-d167-409b-a8c7-04364964e5e5.mspx

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