Has any one heard ofany AD implementations yet - I only know one large company
rolling out W2k and as far as I could see that was to get rid of all the
Win9x machines in the compnay 20000 of them....

"Jonathan Allen" <greywolfcs@bigfoot.com> wrote:
>> ...and resounding FAILURES too! <I've seen at least 4 NDS crashes, and

I
>> have not been that "into" Novell support in the last few years...>

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>That doesn't mean AD if fragile. Of course it doesn't mean it's safe either.
>So has anyone heard of an AD failure yet?
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>Jonathan Allen
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>"Mark Burns" <mark@iolofpa.com> wrote in message
>news:3a653aad@news.devx.com...
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>> "Jonathan Allen" <greywolfcs@bigfoot.com> wrote in message
>> news:3a65141d@news.devx.com...
>> > > Yeah, *classic* eggs/basket-case, if ever there were! As if the

>> registry
>> > wasn't
>> > > fragile enough on individual machines. Time to rachet that up, so

>*all*
>> > the
>> > > corporate jewels are stored in a single global registry.

>Bwahahahahaaa!
>> >
>> > AD is no where near as fragile as the registry. It's replicated across

>all
>> > the domain servers, so file errors can't destroy it. Also, it is far

>more
>> > structured and protected than the registry, so it's harder to break

>> things.
>> >
>> > Novel Netware has been using a predecessor to AD for years, and they

>have
>> > had resounding success.

>>
>> ...and resounding FAILURES too! <I've seen at least 4 NDS crashes, and

I
>> have not been that "into" Novell support in the last few years...>
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>>
>>

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