Planning for Windows 2000 provides detailed descriptions of what the real upgrade hurdles are and shows you how to clear them. Time and labor saving tips on inventory and reconfiguration will simplify migration to Windows 2000. Topics include the restructuring of domains, assessment of critical applications, and the cleanup of NetBIOS-based applications and operating systems. The book also guides you through effective Active Directory design, DNS service design, TCP/IP standards, and security configurations. Tips for hardware planning and simplifying everyday administration are included.