Manage Multiple Domains in Active Directory Administrative Center

Introduction

This article explains how to manage multiple domains in the Active Directory Administrative Center.

Step 1

First of all open the Administrative Tools form the Start Menu.

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Step 2

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

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Step 3

Now the Active Directory Administrative Center Wizard will open, this will look like the Server Manager.

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Step 4

On the right hand side a button will be available named as "Manage", click on it then select "Add Navigation Nodes".

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Step 5

Now the Add Navigation Nodes Wizard will open, here on the extreme right hand side a link will be available "Connect to other Domains"; click on this link.

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Step 6

Now provide the name for the domain to which you want to connect to, for example Contosso.com and then click on the "Ok" button.

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Step 7

When you are successfully connected to the other domain then browse through the columns of Add Navigation Nodes and select the containers that you want to add to the Active Directory Administrative Center and then click on the "Ok" button.