Chapter 5. Analyzing the Physical Environment

Objectives

This chapter begins the coverage of the following Microsoft-specified objective for the Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure exam:

  • Evaluate the company's existing and planned technical environment.

    • Analyze company size and user and resource distribution.

    • Assess the available connectivity between the geographic location of work sites and remote sites.

    • Assess the net available bandwidth.

  • When it comes to designing Active Directory, the size of the company makes a big difference. Additionally, the available bandwidth between a company's physical locations will govern the way you design the Active Directory physical structures, such as sites and subnets. It is very ...

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