Active Directory forest (AD forest) definition

Contributor(s): Ben Rubenstein

An Active Directory forest is the highest level of organization within Active Directory. Each forest shares a single database, a single global address list and a security boundary. By default, a user or administrator in one forest cannot access another forest.

 

This was first published in June 2012

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