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  • Dear all,

    We need to shared files with user in our branch office, the domain for main office and branch office as separate domain. What's should be the samplest way for file sharing?

    Main office is with Windows 2003 Domain, while branch office is with Windows 2008 R2 domain.

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 12:23 PM

Answers

  • Hi netzen99,

     

    Thanks for posting here.

     

    First, a reliable network connection between two site is required.

    And You should create trust relationship and name resolution for both domains ,so that domain users could access the resources in another domain with their own account or credentials .

     

    Understanding Trusts

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc736874(WS.10).aspx

      

    After that to improve the performance of file shared between two site,you might like consider to deploy DFS .

     

    DFS Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732863(WS.10).aspx

     

    Thanks.

     

    Tiger Li


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:40 AM

All replies

  • Hi netzen99,

     

    Thanks for posting here.

     

    First, a reliable network connection between two site is required.

    And You should create trust relationship and name resolution for both domains ,so that domain users could access the resources in another domain with their own account or credentials .

     

    Understanding Trusts

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc736874(WS.10).aspx

      

    After that to improve the performance of file shared between two site,you might like consider to deploy DFS .

     

    DFS Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732863(WS.10).aspx

     

    Thanks.

     

    Tiger Li


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:40 AM
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    Wednesday, January 12, 2011 3:25 AM