After you and your design team finish creating a forest plan, the next stage in designing an Active Directory directory services infrastructure is to create a domain plan. To create a domain plan, you define domains, define the forest root domain, define a domain hierarchy, name domains, and plan DNS server deployment. The end result of a domain plan is a domain hierarchy diagram. This chapter discusses the process of creating a domain plan.
Read the "Designing in the Real World & Creating a Domain Plan" interview with Darron Inman, Microsoft Consulting Services, for a real-world perspective of creating a domain plan. You can find the interview on the Supplemental Course Materials CD-ROM (\chapt04\DomainPlanInterview).
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