?The definitive work on Active Directory concepts and implementation."?Dean Tyree, Director of Microsoft Business Practice, MicroAge Technology Services, about the first edition Active Directory Services dramatically changes the way IT professionals design, plan, configure and administer their Windows NT networks. The primary benefits of Active Directory Services are its extensibility, scalability, and ease of management as compared to prior generations of Windows NT. If you are a Systems Engineer, you will probably spend much of your time over the next several years planning for and deploying active Directory Services in many different environments. Don't wait to get ahead of the knowledge curve; Windows 2000 Active Directory, Second Edition provides you with updated coverage of everything you will need to succeed.