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Assignment 2: Managing a Merger Due Week 10 and worth 140 points




Question;Imagine you work for Quality;Corporation ( who has just recently bought Crescent Inc.;( in a recent merger. Quality and Crescent have separate offices in;St. Louis (Quality HQ), Little Rock, and Austin (Crescent HQ). Crescent also;has offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Santa Fe. The desire is to establish trusts;between the two (2) AD forests and consolidate core services (DNS, DHCP, etc.);as soon as possible. Both companies are running Server 2012 as Domain;Controllers. Their primary DNS, DHCP, and Domain Controller servers are in the;two (2) corporate headquarters with secondary servers located in the other;cities to reduce latency.;For the domain, the Flexible Single Master Operation (FMSO) roles;are located on Server01, which is located at the Quality HQ. For the; domain, the FSMO roles are located on RWDC01, which is located at;the Crescent HQ. In addition, the domain has several servers;configured as a Certificate Authority, and the domain has a single;Certificate Authority.;During this acquisition, you will need to consider the following;The Crescent Inc. has developed several enhancements for the widgets that your;company produces. The engineering documents are installed on the ServerDocs;located at the Austin office. You will need to configure the necessary systems;so that the engineers from Quality Corporation can access these documents.;Since these documents are considered proprietary and highly confidential, you;must ensure that no other users except the two (2) engineering teams can access;these documents and that the documents stay within the company.;For both organizations, all user IDs and digital certificates from the other;organization must be recognized.;Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you;Explain the key considerations behind establishing trust relationships between;the two (2) domains.;Suggest a method for consolidating Core Network services.;Provide a plan for integrating both AD forests eliminating duplication of;service wherever possible.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch;margins on all sides, citations and references must follow APA or;school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional;instructions.;Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s;name, the professor?s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and;the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.;The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;Describe, manage, and install Active Directory replication, federation;services, and certificate services.;Demonstrate the ability to plan an advanced AD, DHCP, and DNS solution.;Describe and plan for configuring a domain and forest as well as configuring;trusts.;Use technology and information resources to research issues in advanced network;infrastructure environments.;Write clearly and concisely about advanced network infrastructure topics using;proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.


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