Topic 1, Leyburn Investments
Leyburn Investments is a global financial services company. The company has 5, 100
employees based in offices in New York, London, Rome and Madrid.
The New York office is the corporate headquarters. The New York office has 3000 employees.
The London, Rome and Madrid offices each have 700 employees.
Existing Active Directory Environment
The network consists of a single Active Directory forest named LeyburnInv.com. The New York
office contains the LeyburnInv.com root domain. The London, Rome and Madrid offices have
domains named London.LeyburnInv.com, Rome.LeyburnInv.com and Madrid.LeyburnInv.com
Al four domains have domain controllers running Windows Server 2008 R2. Al domain
controllers are configured as DNS Servers. The forest functional level of the LeyburnInv.com
forest is Windows Server 2008.
Each of the four offices has a high speed Internet connection. Al four offices have VPN
connections to the other offices.
Each office includes the following servers:
- Two physical Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers.
- One physical Windows Server 2008 R2 DHCP server.
- Four physical Windows Server 2008 R2 file servers.
- The Rome and Madrid offices will be closed.
- Active Directory user accounts, computer accounts and Group Policy Objects (GPOs) from the
Rome.LeyburnInv.com domain wil be moved to the London.LeyburnInv.com domain and the
Rome.LeyburnInv.com domain wil be decommissioned.
- The Madrid office wil be moved to Barcelona. The Madrid.LeyburnInv.com domain wil be
renamed to Barcelona.LeyburnInv.com.
- A Windows Server IP Address Management (IPAM) server wil be deployed in each office.
- Ten new Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V host servers wil be deployed to the New York,
London and Barcelona offices.
- Active Directory Recycle Bin will be enabled in each domain.
- Start Menu and Desktop folder redirection wil be enabled in the Barcelona office.
Leyburn Investments has the following technical requirements:
- Al ow for software installation using disk imaging or virtual machine cloning
- Reduce the number of physical servers by using virtualization.