Trusting domain name is "" & Trusted domain name is "". Now we will be migrated a domain local group(will_be_Migrated). Which having multiple members from trusting domain & trusted domain.ADMT Version 3.1..

Will migrate a domain local group group called will_be_Migrated

but is the member of the trusting domain( and Ed & Richard are the members of the trusted domain (

Click Active Directory Migration tool

ADMT Wizard

Click Group Account Migration Wizard

Click Next

Select the source & target domain and DCs

Click next

Click next

Type the group name

Need to Browse the target OU & Click next

Fix membership of group(Selected by default) should be selected for migrating the all group members.

Click next

Click next

Click finish.

See the errors if anything is there & after competing the migration you need to check the ADMT log.

Log location is C:\Windows\ADMT\Logs. I have given this migration log below.

---------------------------ADMT LOG-----------------------------

[Settings Section]

Task: Group Migration (2)

ADMT Console

    User:       CONTOSO\Administrator

    Computer: (KOL-LDS01)

        Domain: (CONTOSO)

        OS:         Windows Server (R) 2008 Datacenter 6.0 (6001) Service Pack 1

Source Domain

    Name: (CONTOSO)

    DC: (KOL-LDS01)

        OS:     Windows Server® 2008 Datacenter 6.0 (6001) Service Pack 1


Target Domain

    Name: (MICROSOFT)

    DC: (BIZ-ADS0001)

        OS:     Windows Server 2003 5.2 (3790) Service Pack 2


Intra-Forest: No

Migrate Security Identifiers: No

Update Rights: No

Fix group membership: Yes

Conflict Option: Ignore

Migrate members: No

[Object Migration Section]

2013-01-20 10:57:06 Starting Account Replicator.

2013-01-20 10:57:06 CN=will_be_Migrated  - Created

2013-01-20 10:57:07 WRN1:7561 ADMT could not migrate some properties for this object type (group) due to schema mismatches.  Please refer to the Schema Section in the migration log for a complete listing.  The Schema Section will be available once object migration is complete.

2013-01-20 10:57:07 Processing group membership for CN=will_be_Migrated.

2013-01-20 10:57:07 MICROSOFT\Richard added.

2013-01-20 10:57:07 MICROSOFT\Ed added.

2013-01-20 10:57:08 CONTOSO\but added.

2013-01-20 10:57:08 Operation completed.

[Schema Section]

The following properties for group objects are not defined in the target forest schema.



















If you check the entire the log you will get the all informations about the migration.

Now have a look the domain where I have migrated the group.

Bingo!!! But, Ed & Richard is there into that Domain local group.


Using Group Nesting Strategy - AD Best Practices for Group Strategy

Users will be present in trusted domain & trusting domain as well because Inter forest migration is the copy paste operation not the cut paste. Cut paste operataiton is Intra forest migration.

How to Disable SID Filtering is the trusting domain & GS is the trusted domain.

Enabling the sidhistory for Forset trust

Netdom trust / /enableSIDhistory:yes

Enabling the sidhistory for External trust

Netdom trust / /quarantine:No


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