Identifying three primary challenges when deploying Active Directory and using it in an organization. Discuss specific ways an organization can prepare for and avoid the challenges. The greatest challenge with actualizing Active Directory is the means by which to structure your association's forest, domains and organizational units (OUs) (Stafford, 2001). It also includes the following questions: • Should the forest have one domain tree or a few for every location? • Should every tree comprise of one domain or many? • What should be the hierarchy of organizational units?