Restructuring, Consolidating, or Merging Active Directory Domains: What You Need to Know Before You Start
Source: Dell Software
Making changes to Active Directory domains can be a risky proposition. It is at the center of today's networks; mission-critical applications, such as e-mail, rely on it and users need it to access almost every critical resource they need to do their jobs. Simply put, one can not afford to make any mistakes. Whether one is merging domains as part of an acquisition or reorganization, restructuring domains to align with new business directions or to add efficiency or consolidating domains to reduce administrative overhead and streamline IT, one will need to consider a few important details before one starts clicking buttons.