After you and your design team finish gathering information about an organization, the next stage in designing an Active Directory directory services infrastructure is to create a forest plan. Creating a forest plan includes designing a forest model and designing a schema modification plan. To design a forest model, you assess an organization's forest needs and determine the number of forests it requires. To design a schema modification plan, you create a schema modification policy, assess an organization's schema needs, and determine whether to modify the schema. This chapter shows you how to create a forest plan.
To complete the lessons in this chapter, you must have