Developing a Forest Plan

Forest planning involves developing a plan for the namespace and administration needs of the organization as a whole. As part of this planning, you should decide who are the owners of the forest or forests implemented. From an administration standpoint, the owners of a forest are the users who are the members of the Schema Admins and Enterprise Admins groups of the forest as well as users who are members of the Domains Admins group in the root domain of the forest. Although these users have direct control over the forest structure, they typically don't make the final decisions when it comes to implementing forest-wide changes. Typically, the final authority for making forest-wide changes is an IT or business manager who ...

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