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.


Planning and Implementing Federated Forests in Windows Server2003

Autonomy vs. Isolation

Determining the Number of Forests Required

Forest Design Models

Reviewing the Domain Models

Windows 2000 Domain Architecture: Design Alternatives

Single Domain Model

Regional Domain Model

Using the Organizational Domain Forest Model

Determining the Number of Domains Required

Overview of Designing a Site Topology

Planning Forest Root Domain Controller Placement

Planning Regional Domain Controller Placement

Planning Global Catalog Server Placement

Planning Global Catalog Server Placement

Connecting Sites with Site Links

Creating a Site Link Bridge Design to Control Active Directory Replication Flow

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