External Trust Creation Procedures

Trust creation is automatic when a new domain controller is added to a domain or when a new domain is added to a forest. Other trust relationships must be created manually. Cross-forest trusts are examined later in the “Forest Trust” section.

The Importance of Time Synchronization

Sometimes it pays to be in a business for a long time. Recently, I was called in to resolve trust issues in a Windows Server 2003/NT 4.0 environment. Like many customers, my client could not afford to upgrade all Windows NT 4.0 domains at one time and required some trust relationships between Windows NT 4.0 domains and Windows Server 2003 domains. In most cases, this had not been an issue. Trust relationships were created, users were ...

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