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"It is important that Windows 2000 administrators and technical support personnel quickly gain in-depth insight and understanding in how to plan, implement and support a 'Windows 2000 Active Directory.' This book will help you do that. In fact, not only will this book help you get up to speed with the new technology, it will also bring you beyond the basics, and into the arena of mastery, where you can begin Active Directory Scripting...I feel confident in recommending this book to administrators and technical support staff, especially if you are competent with NT Domain concepts and are preparing to move into the new realm of Active Directory. At the price, this book will save you hundreds of times its value down the road by helping you plan, implement and use Active Directory properly."
--Douglas Ludens, Focus on Windows

?This is a good book if you need to set up Active Directory under Windows 2000?
--Computer Shopper, Dec 2001

"A guide for system administrators to designing a reliable, scalable, and manageable Active Directory on the software for any size organization. Rather than describing the graphical user interface screen by screen, Lowe-Norris, who was part of the Windows 2000 Rapid Deployment Program, focuses on the tasks needed to manage an organization's directory effectively, heavily emphasizing scripting with the ADSI for automation."-Book News, May 2000

"not only will this book help you get up to speed with the new technology, it will also bring you beyond the basics, and into the arena of mastery, where you can begin Active Directory Scripting. I feel confident in recommending this book to administrators and technical support staff, especially if you are competent with NT Domain concepts and are preparing to move into the new realm of Active Directory. At the price, this book will save you hundreds of times its value down the road by helping you plan, implement and use Active Directory properly." --Douglas Ludens, Focus on Windows 2000/NT

"Finally, the book I have been waiting for on Active Directory! O'Reilly has done it again. This book is written by someone who has actually implemented Active Directory in an enterprise environment, and it shows for now, if you want to implement Active Directory in your enterprise, I can offer only two solutions: 1) Wait about a year until a dozen or so detailed white papers on the subject have appeared on various sites like TechNet. 2) Buy this book now and read it. Then start planning your implementation. Five out of five stars."-Mitch Tullock, www.swynk.com, June 2000

"Windows 2000 Active Directory is a notably authoritative and engaging guide to Microsoft's Active Directory (AD). This book can serve as a trustworthy guide for any administrator or developer planning to make the move to the new Windows and this powerful directory standard. Articulate and technically astute, the author adopts the role of a trusted advisor on the best ways to handle the move from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2000, with an expert's view of designing the layout of your company's Active Directory schemaeThis technically savvy book can definitely simplify the life of any administrator, manager, or developer upgrading to the latest Windows and who needs to understand and use AD effectively. --Richard Dragan, Amazon.com, January 2000

"It is important that Windows 2000 administrators and technical support personnel quickly gain in-depth insight and understanding in how to plan, implement and support a Windows 2000 Active Directory. This book will help you do that. In fact, not only will this book help you get up to speed with the new technology, it will also bring you beyond the basics, and into the arena of mastery, where you can begin Active Directory Scripting I feel confident in recommending this book to administrators and technical support staff, especially if you are competent with NT Domain concepts and are preparing to move into the new realm of Active Directory. At the price, this book will save you hundreds of times its value down the road by helping you plan, implement and use Active Directory properly." -- Douglas Ludens, Focus on Windows 2000/NT, May 2000

"a notably authoritative and engaging guide to the Microsoft Active Directory (AD) for any administrator or developer making the move to the new Windows and this powerful directory standard. Articulate and technically astute, the author comes across as a trusted advisor, providing an expert's view of designing the layout of your company's Active Directory schema." -- Richard Dragan, amazon.com, Jan 2000

"Windows 2000 Active Directory, is one of the best titles available to help you understand and use the Active Directory and make the switch from NT to the new Windows. There's much here to mine, including a tour of basic Active Directory Services Interfaces (ADSI) programming for automating common administrative tasks." -- Richard Dragan, amazon.com Computers Editor, March 2000