Conventions in This Book

The following typographical conventions are used in this book:

Constant width

Indicates command-line elements, computer output, and code examples.

Constant width italic

Indicates variables in examples and registry keys.

Constant width bold

Indicates user input.


Introduces new terms and indicates URLs, commands, file extensions, filenames, directory or folder names, and UNC pathnames.

Indicates a tip, suggestion, or general note. For example, we'll tell you if you need to use a particular version or if an operation requires certain privileges.

Indicates a warning or caution. For example, we'll tell you if Active Directory does not behave as you'd expect or if a particular operation has a negative impact on performance.

    Part II: Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure
    Part III: Scripting Active Directory with ADSI, ADO, and WMI