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SUMMARY

This article describes how to create and configure a site in a Windows 2000-based environment. The procedures in this article must be performed by a member of the Administrators group on a Windows 2000 Server-based computer that is located in a Native-mode, Windows 2000-based forest. For additional conceptual information about sites, see the "Reference" section in this article.

NOTE : Some of the configuration procedures that are described in this article may be unnecessary, depending on your configuration and network needs.

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How to Create a Site

  1. Click Start , point to Programs , point to Administrative Tools , and then click Active Directory Sites and Services .


  2. In the console tree, right-click the Sites folder, and then click New Site .


  3. In the Name box, type the name for the new site.


  4. Under Link Name , click a site link object, and then click OK .


NOTE : You can use the Active Directory Sites and Services tool only from a computer that has access to a Windows 2000-based domain. The Active Directory Sites and Services tool is installed on all Windows 2000-based domain controllers. To use the Active Directory Sites and Services tool on a computer that is not a domain controller (such as a Windows 2000 Professional-based computer), install the Windows 2000 Administration Tools.

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How to Associate a Subnet with the New Site

  1. In the Active Directory Sites and Services console tree, right-click the subnet with which you want to associate the site, and then click Properties .


  2. In the Site box, click the new site, and then click OK .


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How to Move a Domain Controller to the New Site

  1. In the Active Directory Sites and Services console tree, right-click the domain controller that you want to move to a different site, and then click Move .


  2. In the Move Server dialog box, click the site to which you want to move the domain controller, and then click OK .


Note that you can also use this procedure to move servers between sites.

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How to Select Another Licensing Computer for the New Site

  1. In the Active Directory Sites and Services console tree, click the site that you want to configure.


  2. In the Details pane, right-click Licensing Site Settings , and then click Properties .


  3. To select a different licensing computer, click Change .


  4. In the Select Computer dialog box, click the new licensing computer, click OK , and then click OK .


NOTE : For the best performance, it is a good idea to locate a site's licensing computer in the same site. Active Directory automatically configures a licensing computer for each site. A licensing computer does not have to be a domain controller.

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How to Delegate Control

  1. In the Active Directory Sites and Services console tree, right-click the container whose control you want to delegate, and then click Delegate control to start the Delegation of Control wizard.


  2. In the Delegation of Control wizard, click Next to continue.


  3. Click Add .


  4. In the Name box, click the appropriate user or group, and then click Add . Repeat this step for all users or groups that you want to add, and then click OK .


Note that you can delegate control for the Subnets, Inter-Site Transports, Sites, and Server containers by using the Active Directory Sites and Services tool. You can delegate control of an object to specify who has permission to access or modify that object or its child objects.

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REFERENCES

For additional information about sites, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/server/help/sag_ADsite_concept_1.htm
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