Growing a Domain

Planning for domain growth should focus primarily on the way in which new organizational units (OUs) are added to the domain, as well as on which objects reside in which OUs. A mismatch between the way in which the real organization functions and the way in which Active Directory OUs are configured can result not only in poor performance for users, applications, and active network components that use the directory, but it might also result in the directory not being able to function.

Planning the correct configuration for domains and OUs is critical to the successful deployment of any Active Directory plan. Tree structure needs should not only take in to account the existing requirements of the organization but must also ...

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