An AD that contain multiple trees is called a forest; Forest is the largest structure in an AD


Multiple domain models create logical structures called trees
when they share contiguous DNS names. For example, contoso.com, us.contoso.com, and europe.contoso.com share contiguous DNS namespaces and would together be considered a tree. An Active Directory that consists of multiple trees is naturally called a forest. The forest is the largest structure in an Active Directory. When you promote the first domain controller on a Windows Server 2003 network, you create a forest, a tree within that forest, and a domain within that tree, all at the same time. A forest might contain multiple domains in multiple trees, or just one domain.

Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_difference_between_a_forest_and_a_tree#ixzz1TekyUtRw

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