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We have joined two sites between two of our domains - Use of Univeral groups - can't change password

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Now that we have created a two way trust between two sites and our two domains.
We cannot change user passwords yet on the other domain.
Do we need a universal group or do we need to just wait for sync to happen.
Does it make sense to use a universal group? If so, how and for what.
Looking for a good tech  doc on Windows 2008 groups.
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CynepMeH earned 2000 total points
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It could be possibly related to your Universal Group membership, especially if GC is not available and you don't have Universal group caching enabled. I usually avoid using Universal groups, unless there's a VERY GOOD REASON to use them.

Here's info on groups:
http://thelazyadmin.com/blogs/thelazyadmin/archive/2005/10/18/Active-Directory-Groups-Demystified.aspx

...and Microsoft's complete reference on groups:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc776995(WS.10).aspx

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You must be logged into your domain to change your domain password.
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