Working with Domain and Forest Trusts

You can work with trusts using Active Directory Domains and Trusts. To start this tool, click Start, choose Programs or All Programs as appropriate, choose Administrative Tools, and then select Active Directory Domains And Trusts.

Examining Trusts

To examine the existing trusts for a domain, start Active Directory Domains and Trusts, right-click the domain entry, and then select Properties. In the domain’s Properties dialog box, click the Trusts tab. As shown in Figure 8-1, the Trust tab has two panels:

  • Domains Trusted By This Domain (Outgoing Trusts) This lists the domains that this domain trusts (the trusted domains).

  • Domains That Trust This Domain (Incoming Trusts) This lists the domains that trust this domain ...

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