Re: Active Directory split

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Subject: Re: Active Directory split
Posted by:  Meinolf Weber (meiw…
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008

Hello Luka,

Only with a trust between the domains.

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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> I'm preparing for AD split for the company that will separate from the
> main company. After the split they'll have only few servers in new AD
> (all servers are W2k3 R2; MS cluster with 2 nodes (file server, print
> server, SQL, Lotus Notes, .), AD server, Oracle, .) and about 200
> users/computers located on few, VPN connected, locations round the
> Europe. We are not allowed to enable trusts between two domains! We
> will export/import all users, computers, printers, security groups, .
> from the main domain to new one. We plane to move computers into new
> domain location by location. Users will for now have the same
> passwords on both sides.
> And now the problem. When I try to connect to a share located on our
> file server (old domain), from the testing computer that is already in
> new domain, I'm prompted to enter username and password.
> Is there a way to work around this prompt without adding all users
> into local users container on all our member servers?
> Is it possible to configure Windows server 2003 to forward
> authentication only with username without domain name?
> Or maybe someone has batter idea?
> Thx, Luka



In response to

Active Directory split posted by Luka Obersnu on Fri, 7 Nov 2008