troubleshooting Question

How to specify which domain controller to send authentication requests?

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Points of My Scenario:

1. I am admin of AD forest A, but NOT AD Forest B.


2. Domain A (in forest A, containing resources) trusts Domain B (in forest B, containing accounts).


3. The trust works perfectly EXCEPT for Domain A hosts that are behind a firewall:


4. I am unable to add Domain B user/group accounts to any ACLs on Domain A hosts that are behind the firewall. Therefore:


5. No Domain B accounts can access resources on the firewalled Domain A hosts.


6. Domain B has many domain controllers so I do not know which one Domain A hosts will query for authentication.


QUESTION: How do I force firewalled Domain A hosts to query only a specific Domain B domain controller(s) for authentication? This answer will enable me to create the firewall rules for the specific domain controller(s).

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