Chapter 5

Active Directory Infrastructure

Active Directory was first introduced with the release of Windows 2000, and it has evolved to meet changing business needs since that time. Active Directory is based on technologies developed by groups ranging from the Internet community to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Before you can implement and manage Active Directory, you must understand the foundational technologies on which it is built.

In this chapter, you will learn about Active Directory and its supporting components. You will move on to plan the required Active Directory servers based on the different functions they provide. Next, you will explore the important topic of planning a Domain Name System (DNS) namespace for your ...

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