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I'm learning about Windows Server 2008 R2.

I was testing the trusts relationship between two different forests. But I haven't understood the purpose and advantages of this?

Can someone orient what is the purpose of this trust relationship?

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Trusts allow for authentication and authorization across domains/forests so that user A from one domain can be granted access to resources in a different domain or forest. Check this Technet article.

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