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I am trying to install sharepoint on a server in the DMZ. Which domain (local or public (DMZ)) do I create the Service accounts in? Thanks

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What is the farm topology (where do the servers physically reside)? What sort of domain trust is there? Where is the SQL Server? – shufler Apr 9 '12 at 18:34
@shufler SQL2008 server(1) in local domain and Sahrepoint 2010 server(1) in public domain. The domain trust is two way. All the servers are virtual. – user7400 Apr 9 '12 at 19:53
If the trust is two-way, it doesn't technically matter as a service account in either domain can be authenticated and authorized on machines in both domains. So the question to you is, Where do you want them to live? – shufler Apr 9 '12 at 20:06
@shufler I have them setup in the public domain AD. I am not really concerned about where they reside but am concerned on whether this would have any implications in the near future. – user7400 Apr 9 '12 at 20:15
@shufler For example while trying to sync all user profiles from the local domain using a public\spfarm account will conflict. How would I overcome this? – user7400 Apr 9 '12 at 20:49
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Well, I ended up creating all the accounts in the Public Domain and did not have any issues. Thanks again for all the posts.

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