following steps before beginning to work with Active Directory.
The Domain Administrator must first create the root OU
need not be a Domain Administrator to create the Cisco Root OU if that OU is
going to be created in a nested OU (for example, Applications -> Voice
Applications…), the Domain Administrator can create a parent OU with delegated
rights to create Cisco_ICM Root OU.
system software staging guidelines.
Ensure that you
have installed Microsoft Windows.
If you are
installing a Logger or Distributor/HDS Administration & Data Servers,
ensure that you have already installed Microsoft SQL Server with the required
Instance only requires selecting a Facility and an Instance OU from the domain.
create the OU hierarchy when you install or upgrade the first server.
an existing Instance from that hierarchy.
add an instance, you add that instance's Setup security group to the local
Administrators group on that machine. When you remove an instance, it also
removes this security group.
of the Domain Manager
When Domain Manager
creates Instance OUs, user accounts in old Unified ICM/CCE & Hosted
security groups are automatically copied to new security groups in the new
instance OU. The old groups are not modified.