Windows 2000 Administrative Strategies

There are three main strategies for Windows 2000 administration: centralized administration, moving administrative capabilities and tools out to the user, and a hybrid approach.

Administration Strategy Decision Criteria

Each organization should consciously determine an administration strategy. Most organizations have a legacy of staff and "organization" around operating their environment that is in place for reasons ranging from, "This is how we have always done it," to "We only have the budget for three staff members." The Windows NT 4.0 operations that are in place today are organized through a collection of departmental administrators, all with administrative rights. These organizations are organized ...

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