Chapter 7. Migrating to Active Directory

Chapter 6, covered the key decisions you will have to make when installing Active Directory directory service on a server-class computer. For ease of understanding, that chapter assumed a "green field" environment—one with no preexisting directory service infrastructure to consider. Chapter 6 emphasized the importance of the Active Directory namespace and the Domain Name System (DNS) namespace. In reality, a green field environment will not often be encountered. More likely, the organization that is moving (or migrating) to Active Directory and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will be coming from some pre-existing directory services environment. This chapter examines the migration to Windows Server 2003 Active ...

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