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2 seperate domains, 1 login

Posted on 2009-07-15
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Is this possible?? We have our mailn domain and testing domain.  Would like one login for both, without a trust if possible.
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by:Mike Kline
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Unfortunately in that scenario with two separate domains not connected at all you won't be able to use one account/login.
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what is the easiest way to have them connect that will give me this option??
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by:finitefreedom
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Sadly, the only way is to setup a trust between the two.
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by:2003domainadmin
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The only way to do this is with a domain trust.  Why don't you want to setup a trust?
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can it be a one way trust??
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by:2003domainadmin
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Yes.  You can use what is called a Shortcut Trust:  Both domains will need to be in the same forest though.
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Actually you can also use an External Trust for the same thing if they are in different forests.
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Here is how to create an external trust: http://www.helpline4it.com/lab_practices-d138.html
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