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Do both PDC emulators have to see each other for a trust to work ? Why and is there a work around ?
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The PDCe in the trusting domain (the domain with the resources in it, if it's only a one-way trust) needs to be accessible by any DC in the trusted domain (the domain with the people in it, again if it's only a one-way trust.)  If it's a two-way trust, you can see from this description that the PDCe in each domain needs to be accessible by any DC in the domain on the other side of the trust.  

As for the why, it's an implementation detail described here: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/f5c70774-25cd-4481-8b7a-3d65c86e69b11033.mspx?mfr=true.  Basically, the password for the trust object in AD is changed internally by AD every 7 days, and this change is initiated by the PDCe in the trusting domain.

There is no workaround for this that I am aware of.
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