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Active Directory and objects

I am currently using active directory in Windows Server 2003 and was wondering what the max number of objects (users) it can handle in Active directory.

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hairypotter28
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
Its been benchmarked at 14 million objects
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
hairypotter28,
The more you use Active Directory (AD), the more likely you find yourself the unhappy victim of one or more of the limits imposed either by AD itself or by an interface you use to administer it. The AD limits exist primarily to optimize AD's performance—they relate only marginally to the number of objects you can have. For example, the maximum number of user accounts possible in a Windows NT domain was 40,000. The number of user accounts possible in an AD domain is huge. I don't know the absolute maximum, but Korea.com (an Internet portal providing a range of Web services to Korean citizens) has an 8-million-user-account AD implementation. Here are some common AD limits and tips for adjusting or working around them should they become problematic.

From http://www.windowsitpro.com/Windows/Article/ArticleID/42605/42605.html
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
ThanQ
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