NIS to Active Directory Migration

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http://www.unix.com – Hello, This is my first ever post on Unix anything :). I really am a total newb when it comes to Unix. I am fairly well versed in the Windows world though. I have a project that I was pulled into which consists on migrating our Unix servers from authenticating with NIS, over to authenticating with Active Directory (company audit policy). All of the users already have user IDs in active directory for separate Windows accounts. There are over a 1000 users that we will have to migrate. The main issue is that there are a lot of folder/files on these servers that are access controlled by NIS a (HowTos)