Multiple Domains Access

We have multiple domains accross continents.  The domains are not connected.  What is the easiest way if possible to configure the end user machines to see
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Joe RudSystems AdministratorCommented:
The end user computers can only connect to one domain.  You will have to configure trusts between domains
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MightySWCommented:
Hi, you can setup the trust by following this:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725721.aspx#BKMK_winui

HTH
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MightySWCommented:
Hi, the previous post was for 2008.

This is for 2003:

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/window-on-windows/?p=500

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Jay_Jay70Commented:
see what? What exactly do you want to acheive out of this?
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technolutionsAuthor Commented:
Access folders on the network.
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MightySWCommented:
Yes, the best way to do this would be to setup trusts.  They would not necessarily need to login to the other domains, but as long as they are added as a two way trust then you could add in the groups from the other domains to the shares on your domain and vice versa.  The infrastructure manager role takes care of cross site group replication, and knowledge, etc.  
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MightySWCommented:
However, when interactive logons is enabled in the default domain group policy, the users will have the option to login to the other domains.  
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
yep - i agree with above, you need to setup Trusts between your domains
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MightySWCommented:
Hi technolutions, is there any status on this?

Thanks
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MightySWCommented:
If no response then I suggest split between Jay Jay and Myself.
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