Preparing for an Upgrade from Windows NT 4 to Windows Server 2003

Upgrading from a Windows NT 4 networking environment requires a substantial amount of assessment and planning. The move from a network environment employing Windows NT domains to a network based upon Active Directory is a major change, and one with farreaching implications. In addition to the technical aspects of shifting from a NetBIOS-based network to one centered on DNS and LDAP, there are administrative issues for IT management, and the business side of the company is sure to have opinions concerning information management.

Although Active Directory might be the most significant change from Windows NT to Windows Server 2003, it is by no means the only one. Many additional services ...

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