Creating One Way Incoming Realm Trust For One Side of Trust

Introduction

In this article I will create One Way Incoming Realm Trust for one side of a trust.

There are two types of trusts; the first one is a "Realm Trust" and the the other one is "Forest trust". Here we will create a Realm Trust.

Step 1

First of all open the Administrative Tools from the Start menu.

In the Administrative Tools Wizard a list of installed items will be available, here an option will be available named Active Directory Domains and Trusts, double-click on it to open it.

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Now the Active Directory Domains and Trust Wizard will be opened, here "Domain Node" will be available on the left hand side in the ADDT Pane.

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Step 2

Right-click on the Domain Node and click on it's Properties.

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Now the Property Window will be opened, here by default the General tab will be opened.

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Step 3

Click on the "Trusts" Tab available beside the "General" Tab and then click on the "New Trust" Tab.

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Now the New Trust Wizard will open, here first some information about the trust will be provided, click on the next tab to start adding the trust.

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Step 4

On the next page provide the name for the trust and then click on the "Next" button.

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On the next page you need to select the type of trust, click on the first option to choose "Realm Trust".

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Step 5

On the next page you will be asked to select one of the options for "Trust Transitivity", click on the first option, in other words "Non Transitivity"; this will cerate a Trusted Relation between the domain and the specified realm.

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The next page is for the direction of the trust, click on the second option, in other words "One Way Incoming", this will authenticate the users in the Specified Domain.

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Step 6

Provide a password to confirm the relationship, confirm your password and then click on the "Next" button.

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Now a brief description of your selection process will be shown to you, click on the "Next" button to reach the final page of the process.

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The final page will just ask for the Final Confirmation and you can provide that by clicking on the "Finish" button.

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