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How NOT to Architect Active Directory

Discussion in 'Active Directory Exams' started by tripwire45, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. tripwire45
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    This is a great article on AD design. I'd put it in the Articles forum but there's a chance a number of you might miss it if you don't visit the articles regularly and it's too good to pass up. Enjoy.
    http://redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?editorialsid=504
     
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    That first test case is too funny.

    I can't believe someone was so stupid that they actually thought they could get away with selling something like that. That AD design wasn't designed to support users, it was designed to sell hardware.... DC's for every 4 users, and 1000 child domains.... Anyone with any sense at all could see it would never work. It's a classic violation of KISS.
     
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  3. tripwire45
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    ...and I see you are making good use of your recently requested rotf emoticon. :biggrin
     
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  4. ffreeloader

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    ***grunts*** Did you really think I'd request it, and then not use it? :biggrin
     
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  5. Phoenix
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    LOL trip those are great
    I love that its always 'hired a reputable designer'
    wouldnt be reputable if people blew these cowboys out of the water! :)

    1000 domains, LOL
     
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  6. wagnerk
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    a domain for every 4 people, I'm pretty sure that if they squeezed really hard they could shrink it to a domain per person, hehehe :D
     
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    Thanks for the chuckle :D
     
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    Ah, I was looking for this article (bookmarked) after reading about it last year. Had a funny chat with a Microsoft AD Consultant where we talked about these case studies. Got a good chuckle out of the both of us.
     
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  9. Obinna Osobalu

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    Am with you on that. I Guess that's just every competent and experienced IT guy mantra. :D
     
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  10. Arroryn
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    Arroryn we're all dooooooomed

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    Awww Craigie I didn't expect necro-posting from you :lol:
     
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  11. Theprof

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    LMAO... never saw this one before....
     
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  12. anthony micallef

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    Thats great! I work for a company that supports a very large client (im not going to say who) and we use 1 domain for approx 80,000 users. If we used their logic we'd have 20000 Domains
     

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