How to create Child Domain on Windows Server 2012 R2

How to create Child Domain on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this article, we’ll learn the steps to create Child Domain on Windows Server 2012 R2. A child domain means a domain having a parent domain. The concept of child domain is primarily used in the big organizations where one parent company start multiple business units or they are extending their businesses to multiple geographical locations. In those scenarios, it would be difficult for the administrators to manage a single Forest or big environment.

Creating child domain will isolate their organization’s environment which will be beneficial for administrators to manage their domain efficiently and effectively. Planning organization’s structure using child domains depends on your requirements. An administrator can use child domain to separate their departments, branches or tailor the same as per their requirements. Different permissions and restrictions can be applied to the child domains for  using resources of parent domain or other child domains.

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