Randy Franklin Smith Webcast : Consolidating Active Directory Domains and Forests
October 22, 2013
11 AM EST
Just about everyone has more domains and forests than what they want – than if they could start over today with a clean slate. The reasons are many:
Active Directory and security go hand-in-hand. Consolidating and eliminating domains without proper planning can kill your security. On the other hand limping along with an unwieldy AD structure kills security too.
In this webinar presented by Randy Franklin Smith, he’ll take a detailed look at what it takes to merge AD domains and forests and then manage them securely.
He will cover all kinds of issues, including:
The biggest success factors with AD consolidation are:
Consolidating domains and forests is a big job that requires a lot of assessment and planning but you’ve got to do it, otherwise everything else you maintain and deploy is going to be hindered by the current unwieldy AD environment. It’s like trying to run a race with a car stuck in first gear. You’ve got to stop and take time to fix that transmission. But if you know what you are doing and invest in the right tools you can make that repair much faster and less expensive. And that’s our goal for this webinar. Quest is sponsoring it and will show how they can help.
Once you get AD cleaned up and consolidated – then what? How do you keep AD clean, secure, up-to-date and managed well for efficiency and compliance?