Posted on 2007-11-22
Morning Guys, hope you can help.
We have just taken over a company in North America they have no domain structure, no
Exchange server etc and have about 15 offices spread across Canada and US.
We in the UK have 12 offices connected by a MPLS system (VPN) in a single
Windows 2003 domain called ABC.local. (Forest root domain)
We have 6 exchange servers with domain controllers at each office.
We are going to implement a domain in North America with exchange servers etc.
From the UK we want to admin both domains, but North America needs only to admin
We need to share Exchange GAL's and possibly other resources. Also the entire company will use the email address @abc.com
My main question is do we make the North American domain a sub domain of abc.local
Do we create a separate domains and setup trusts?
I think in the idea word we would have the ABC.local forest root and then 2 regional domains of NAABC.local and UKABC.local unfortunately all objects exchange servers etc are in the abc.local root domain.
Not sure which ids the bet way to proceed, earlier posts recommend adding NA to abc.local domain.
Any ideas would be greatly appreciated