Chapter 11. Designing the Active Directory Structure
This chapter covers the following Microsoft-specified objectives for the Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure exam:
Design an Active Directory forest and domain structure.
Design a forest and schema structure.
Design a domain structure.
Analyze and optimize trust relationships.
The Windows 2000 Active Directory service encompasses four major areas: forests, domains, OUs, and sites. This objective list focuses on forests and domains. The first domain is also a forest, and hence introduces the forest root and the schema, the database behind Active Directory. Active Directory uses transitive trusts within a forest of domains. These trusts are created automatically, ...