Re: Branch Office Setup

From: Sarbjit Singh Gill (
Date: 11/11/04

Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 13:00:03 +0800

For Windows 2003:

Welcome to Designing and Deploying Directory and Security Services of the
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit.

Remember to design with security in mind right from the beginning. Hence the
above Guide includes security. Also since you are going to be dealing with
VPN, security comes into the picture again.

Also with VPN, go ahead and look at ISA2004. It is going to automate a lot
of the VPN-Active-Directory-Branch-Office connectivity" scenarios.
Here is just a sample of ISA 2004 stuff which relates to AD deployment.

(Site-To-Site VPN with ISA 2004).

Sarbjit Singh Gill

"Sarbjit Singh Gill" <> wrote in message
> Are you on Windows 2003 or Windows 2000 ?
> "Johnny Chow" <> wrote in message
> news:eNI6OC5xEHA.3096@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> Hi,
>> I am still newbie. My company want to setup a branch office aboard.
>> They want to setup VPN tunnel between headquarter and China branch
>> office.
>> In this scenario, should I create new domain as subdomain or another new
>> domain that trust headquarter domain. The branch office has a slow
>> broadband connection, will this hurt the replication and reliability? I
>> am
>> appreciated your inputs.
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Johnny Chow