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70-294 Concepts: Active Directory Restore

Delete OU which was replicared, need t o perform authoratative restore (not lostandfound; when below is not available) Delete ou which was replicated, need to perform non-auth restore, and then

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70-294 Concepts: Orangization Units Design

When designing your 0rganizational units within a domain: Design first based on administrative needs Layout using consistant hierarchy: Nested/layered/Hybrid design okay (Physical site/business units; bu/site; etc) Avoid hybrid designs on

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70-294 Concepts: Preferred Bridgehead Server

Here are the design considerations when evaluating a Preferred Bridgehead Server for multi-site deployments of Active Directory: It is best practice to have more than one bridgehead server per site.

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70-294 Concepts: Active Directory Site Links

When designing Active Directory Site Links: On non-fully IP routed networks, disable automatic site links, implement a site link bridge A site link is a set of sites which communicate

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70-294 Concept: FSMO > Infrastructure Master

Here are the design considerations surrounding the FSMO Role: Infrastructure Master: This FSMO is responsible for tracking object changes in Active Directory Like to be with the RID (since you

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70-294 Concepts: Where to place Global Catalogs

When designing a multi-site environment, here are the considerations you should take when deciding which sites require a Global Catalog: Use a Global Catalog instead of Universal Group Membership when

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70-294 Concept: Cache Universal Group Membership

Enable Universal Group Membership instead of Global Catalog in Active Directory Sites where: There is low WAN usage <90% The need for a GC is purely for authenticiation, and logon

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70-294 Concept: Where to place Domain Controllers

Place your Domain Controllers at sites where any of the following is true: There are more than 100 users The WAN connection is slower than 256k The WAN utalization is

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