Microsoft's Active Directory is a quantum leap forward in the management, interoperability, and security of your enterprise network. More that just an overview of the new features, Windows 2000 Active Directory helps you get the most out of this new tool's potential. Brovick, Hauger, and Wade will help you obviate pitfalls while giving you detailed solutions and pragmatic advice you won't find anywhere else. Perfect for network architects and implementers, this book describes the intricacies of Active Directory while keeping real-world systems and constraints in mind. If you are charged with planning, implementing, or managing Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Active Directory will help you: learn how to define your organization's business and technical requirements, and couple them with Active Directory's functionality; develop a unified directory strategy that will support enterprise applications now and in the future; and comprehend how Active Directory and DNS can coexist peacefully.