Travis Allan Parrish
University of Maryland University College
Shiv LLC will greatly benefit from using Windows Server 2012 to manage their network. Windows Server 2012 brings great updates to security and functionality over past editions of Windows. In this proposal, the major areas I will cover are Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, File Services, Remote Services, and WSUS (Windows Server Update Services). These major roles have features that will make Shiv LLC Company’s infrastructure run smoothly.
Active Directory Shiv LLC will have sites across a large geographic location. Because of this, a regional domain model should be used. Domains will be broken down into where users are working. For example, …show more content…
The DNS namespace should have public and private facing servers. For the public and customers, the choice is “shiv.com”. For internal departments of the company or the intranet site, “private.shiv.com”. For a secure environment, Active Directory-integrated DNS zones will help. Storing zone data in Active Directory will prove automatic replication, fault tolerance, and distributed administration of DNS data. Zone data replication occurs during Active Directory replication, meaning it will be secured by Kerberos ("DNS Zone Facts").
File Services For file services, data security will be a priority for Shiv LLC. File servers will secure