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Are resource domains still a common practice and what are the benefits of keeping servers in a resource domain? I need some good documentation
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Resource domains haven't been recommended since NT4, more than a decade ago.
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So isolating servers from user domains are no longer a concern?
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What are the concerns?  I cannot think of any that aren't mitigated by security and defining management of OUs.
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Havent designed AD since 2000 - just wondering what the best practices are these days
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Lee W, MVP earned 2000 total points
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Even in 2000, Microsoft's guidance was to flatten your network as best you could before you upgraded to Active Directory.
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ok thxs
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