Make the right design decisions for your directory services architecture—and prepare for the Microsoft® Certified Professional (MCP) exam—with this official Microsoft Training Kit. Work at your own pace through a system of case-study scenarios and tutorials to gain practical experience planning an Active Directory™ infrastructure for a Windows® 2000 Server network. By building these real-world design skills, you’re also preparing for MCP Exam 70-219—a core credit* on the Windows 2000 MCSE track. HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN. • Analyzing your company’s business requirements, including structure, work processes, and growth strategy • Identifying your current and future networking needs, from connectivity and access to security, performance, and end user support • Assessing the impact of Active Directory on existing systems and processes, as well as on potential upgrades • Creating a forest model and schema modification plan • Defining and naming domains • Designing site topology, including placement of domain controllers and DNS servers • Developing the structure of organizational units and planning for Group Policy HERE’S WHAT’S INSIDE. • Comprehensive self-paced training manual that maps to MCP exam goals and objectives • Case study–based exercises and decision-making worksheets for learning you can apply to the job • Summaries and end-of-chapter review questions to help gauge your progress • 120-day evaluation version of Windows 2000 Advanced Server • All the book’s content—plus multimedia presentations, interviews with experienced Active Directory designers, and technical white papers—on CD-ROM • NEW! Sample MCSE Readiness Review practice-test questions on line. See “Getting Started” for details.