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Creating Global Groups or Domain Local Groups

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Hi guys hope you are all well and can assist.

Id like some advice.

We have an AD 2003 domain.

1 parent domain and 1 child domain.

The parent domain is a placeholder domain only.

I need to create around 60 groups, which will house users that are located in the child domain.
The purpose of these groups is for adding users into one of these groups based on what country they reside in. So each group is a country group.

What I want to know is should I create these groups as

Domain Local Groups

or

Global Groups

And a reason as to why I should create one over the other, and in what cases would it be necessary to create these groups as either domain local or global?

Any help greatly appreciated.

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