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