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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Summary

Planning your namespace and domain structure is an essential first step to a successful implementation of Windows Server 2008. It’s an iterative process that requires careful planning and a clear understanding of the political realities in the organization. A Windows Server 2008 namespace can have a single, contiguous, and hierarchical structure with a forest that is a single tree, or it can be a forest of multiple trees in a noncontiguous namespace. All domain controllers, except read-only domain controllers, within a domain have the same authority over the domain, and there can be multiple OUs within a domain for delegation purposes. In Chapter 4, you continue to focus on planning; in Chapter 5, you move from planning your installation ...

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