Thanks to everyone who attended today’s MCS Talks Infrastructure Architecture Webcast.  Session 2 focused on designing Active Directory infrastructures in the enterprise today.  We hope you all enjoyed the session and found it useful.  Please remember to fill out your evaluation forms and provide us with feedback to help us make sure we’re delivering the right content.

In the coming days we’ll post the links for the on-demand Session 2 Webcast for those who missed the session or who would like to watch it again. In the meantime, the following resources will help you understand more about the topics that were discussed in the session today by Rob Lowe and Andrew Hill:

Active Directory Design

Active Directory Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides: 

Active Directory Forest Design: 

Active Directory Domain Design: 

Namespace Planning for DNS: 

Configuring the Time service within Active Directory: 

FSMO Placement and Optimisation: 

Windows Server 2003 Deployment Guide: 

Designing and Deployment Directory and Security Services:

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

What’s new in Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008: 

Step-by-Step Guide to Active Directory Domain Services: 

Step-by-Step Guide to Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODC): 

Step-by-Step Guide to Fine-Grained Password and Account Lockout Policy Configuration: 

Group Policy Preferences

Group Policy Preferences Overview: 

Advanced Group Policy Management

Advanced Group Policy Management Overview: