O'Reilly logo

Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches by Richard Siddaway

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 16. Managing sites and subnets

Active Directory, like all IT systems, is ultimately dependent on the underlying network. It needs to store some network information so that client machines can identify their physical locations in AD terms. For example, this information is required for identifying the nearest domain controller.

Note

You must be a member of the Enterprise Admins group to manage the AD topology components.

The AD components—sites, subnets, and site links—are referred to as the AD physical topology. This chapter starts with a quick review of the AD site and subnet concepts you need to understand. You then jump straight into managing AD sites—how to view the site information and how to create them. This ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required