troubleshooting Question

Active Directory Trusts - On Vmware Machines

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Active DirectoryDNSWindows Server 2008
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Hi all,

I have 2 vmwares, both 2008 R2 Enterprise, both running Active Directory.

First vmware - AD-01
Second vmware - AD-02

I want to create a trust between the two active directories, but I'm not that familiar with this aspect of it, and even less savvy with DNS etc.  I believe I need to set up DNS forwarders.

But first things first, I can't get them to talk to each other!  They won't even ping.  So what I am trying to understand is how I set the 2 servers up.  Do I need to put them in their own private network somehow, or are they ok working on my personal router in the 192.168.0.x ip range?

Any advice how I start this? I'm hoping this thread can get the trusts up and running so making the points high!

Thanks very much in advance,

Kind regards

Darren
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