Active Directory eBook Chapter 1 - Merging and Restructuring AD Domains

Active Directory eBook Chapter 1 - Merging and Restructuring AD Domains

Merging and Restructuring Active Directory Domains
Can it be done without impacting end users?

Whether your organization is merging with another organization or has just grown at a steady rate over a few years, there’s bound to have been some changes in its business processes. Changes in business process usually lead to the need for infrastructure changes and with Active Directory, an essential part of most infrastructures, it shouldn’t be overlooked. But the problem with Active Directory is that it’s constantly in use, so how does one restructure without impacting users?

This chapter examines:

  • Native solutions for merging and restructuring
  • The steps needed to take on a restructuring process
  • The need for better tools