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You want to limit the People Picker control on the site-collection level to find users in a specific organization unit (OU) in a trusted domain. However, you cannot use the stsadm -o setsiteuseraccountdirectorypath command to work with OUs from a trusted domain. You can use the stsadm -o setsiteuseraccountdirectorypath command only when the OU is from the same domain where the Microsoft Office SharePoint Sever (MOSS) 2007 farm is installed.
To resolve this issue, install the hotfix package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
961750After you install this hotfix, follow these steps to enable LDAP referral chasing for trusted domains. This makes sure that the stsadm -o setsiteuseraccountdirectorypath command to work with OUs from a trusted domain:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961750/ )Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): February 24, 2009
1. No hotfix needs to be installed as it is built in Sharepoint 2010 RTM
2. Following commands need to be run from SharePoint Management Shell
$webapp.PeoplePickerSettings.ReferralChasingOption = [System.DirectoryServices.ReferralChasingOption]::All;