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Create an Active Directory Resource Forest Trust

In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to build trust — trust between two servers in two different forests, that is! To do so, you will first create the environment, and then confirm its DNS settings.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jan 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Configure DNS for the New-VM Environment

    Validate and configure the environment for New-VM in order to create the needed trust between and

    1. Confirm or create a forest.
    2. Configure DNS to be able to access
  2. Challenge

    Create a Trust Between the Servers

    1. On the New-VM server, create a trust for with the following settings:
      • Forest trust
      • Two-way
      • This domain only
      • Forest-wide authentication
    2. On the Main-VM server, repeat all the previous steps to configure DNS and create a trust for
    3. Confirm the trust was established successfully between the two servers in their separate forests.

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