Planning and Design Considerations

The following sections describe key planning and design considerations for the following technologies in a Windows-based network access authentication infrastructure:

  • Active Directory

  • PKI

  • Group Policy


Active Directory

It is beyond the scope of this book to describe in detail the planning and design considerations for deploying Active Directory in an organization of arbitrary size. For detailed information, see the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Resource Kit in the Windows Server 2008 Resource Kit, Windows Server 2008 Help and Support, or resources at

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