Active Directory Schema
Information about the schema for Active Directory™, the directory service that is included with Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server, is essential for anyone who is managing the directory service or who is developing directory-aware applications for Microsoft® Windows® 2000–based servers. The material in this chapter covers how the schema for Active Directory is defined, how to modify ("extend") the schema, what safeguards are implemented in the service to protect the schema from being corrupted during the process of modifying it, what automatic checks are included to ensure schema consistency, and what precautions to take when you install new applications on a domain controller.
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Related Information in the Resource Kit
For an overview of the Active Directory physical structure, see "Active Directory Data Storage" in this book.
For more information about Active Directory tools, see "Active Directory Diagnostics, Troubleshooting, and Recovery" in this book.
For information about service publication, see "Service Publication in Active Directory" in this book.