Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

What is the best practice for designing an ePolicy Orchestrator Directory Structure?

Posted on 2009-07-16
1
Medium Priority
?
708 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Hi
I am currently trying to optimise our ePolicy setup, with integration with AD. Currently in AD we have a "Servers", "PCs" and "Domain Controllers" OUs. We also have a disaster recovery site with a different IP range and subnet, but on the same network. Should i create 2 sites in ePo, "Home" and "DR", or have the sites set to the OUs, "Servers" etc? i guess i'm wondering what the best practice for designing the directory structure is.

Thanks in advance
Brian
0
Comment
Question by:ITUCIRL
1 Comment
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
aissim earned 2000 total points
ID: 24929563
Personally, I've always tried to keep my ePo structure identical to my AD structure because it makes life simple. Knowing where objects are in ePo without having to think about it is always a benefit.

I think the only reason to split into 'Home' and 'DR' would be if you have some configuration/protection needs (within ePo) that are different between the two sites. But if your configuration on the DR machines are identical to your live/home network, my two cents would be to leave the structure as is! All depends on how specialized your ePo config needs to be....in my environment keeping PCs, servers, and domain controllers separate is the important part with regards to exclusions, scan times, etc...
0

Featured Post

Ready for your healthcare security check-up?

In the past few years, healthcare organizations have become a prime target for advanced attacks. Does your organization have what it needs to defend itself? Schedule your healthcare security check-up today and download our free Healthcare Security Resource Kit today!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you are like me and like multiple layers of protection, read on!
Wouldn't it be nice if objects in Active Directory automatically moved into the correct Organizational Units? This is what AutoAD aims to do and as a plus, it automatically creates Sites, Subnets, and Organizational Units.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles to another domain controller. Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…

886 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question