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Adding "Domain Trees" to the Forest...

Adding "Domain Trees" to the Forest...

Adding "Domain Trees" to the Forest...


Forest Name: a.net
Domain Names: x.net, y.net, z.net

I am in the process of setting up a new domain structure for my employer. We have 3 different main branches of the company (x, y, z) and each of them has a different domain name (they all of a web presence). I would like to be able to setup each "Domain Tree" in Windows Server 2012 R2.

Looking around the net, I see a lot of documentation about how to do this on versions of Windows Server prior to 2008. Of the relevant documents that talk about 2012, the implication I get is that it is still possible but there is no current document that describes the process of adding the "Domain Trees". At best, I see a PowerShell incantation that is supposed to do that, but I am getting an error.

The error says that "ConfirmGc" is not recognized. There doesn't seem to be much information on the Internet as to what this error is about (especially, as I didn't type that into my system).

Looking to understand the error so that I can figure out a work around.

PowerShell Commands

import-module addsdeployment
import-module servermanager
install-addsdomain -domaintype "treedomain" -parentdomain "a.net"-
newdomainname "x.net" -newdomainnetbiosname "X" -installdns -credential 
(get-credential a\Administrator) 

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