Active Directory Domains and Trusts

Definition of Active Directory Domains and Trusts in The Network Encyclopedia.

What is Active Directory Domains and Trusts

A Microsoft Windows 2000 management console that can be used for administering domain modes and trust relationships. Active Directory Domains and Trusts provide administrators with a graphical representation of all the domain trees in a domain forest.

Using the Active Directory Domains and Trusts, you can perform common administrative tasks such as:

  • Creating an explicit domain trust and managing existing trust relationships between domains
  • Changing the domain mode from mixed mode to native mode
  • Adding user principal name suffixes for a forest
To start the Active Directory Domains and Trusts, open the administrative tools shortcut named Active Directory Domains And Trusts
You can also use the Active Directory Domains and Trusts to open Active Directory Users and Computers by right-clicking on a domain and then selecting Manage from the shortcut menu.