Active Directory consolidation – BEW Hotel Group

Scope: Consolidate 12 Active Directory forests to one for BEW Hotel Group

~700 active users

~24TB of shared data across 18 sites

Project plan:

  1. Install 36 new physical servers (Hyper-V hosts) across 18 hotels – two servers each.
  2. Install 72 virtual machines – four per site, two per host – for two Domain Controllers and two File Servers per site.
  3. Create new Active Directory forest
  4. Migrate 12 existing Active Directory forests to newly created forest
  5. Migrate all shared folders form existing file servers to new DFS in each site.
  6. Setup ring Hyper-V replication between 18 sites

Published by

Tomasz Chlebek

IT Architect with over 20 years experience.