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51 views

Site to site active directory for hyperv replication

We have two dedicated servers across two different sites. They host hyper v virtual machines for email hosting etc. I'd like to have hyper v do replication between them and so I have a copy elsewhere, ...
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2answers
58 views

How can I manage remote site printers?

Please bear with me, my server and networking knowledge is not amazing. The company that I work for has a central 'Head Office'. This is where our server room is located. We have a bunch of Windows ...
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36 views

Configure the Routing and Remote Access Server for DirectAccess

I have 2 Windows Serer 2012 R2 DC machines. I am currently on my main which runs AD and has GUI. Number 2 is just server core and I want to setup Direct Access. However, I get this error when trying ...
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1answer
86 views

Regarding AD Domain controllers and remote branch offices

We have central HQ building and a lot of small branch offices connecting via VPN and want to implement AD (If you can believe we still haven't). We want everyone to log in using domain accounts and be ...
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1answer
2k views

Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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1answer
637 views

How should DNS be configured for remote VPN access to a Windows Domain?

Suppose you have a small windows domain configured as follows: domain name is ad.example.com (as per these guidelines) DC1 is at 10.10.10.3 DC2 is at 10.10.10.4 DC1 and DC2 are running the ...
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193 views

Active Directory replication over VPN - DNS resolution

I have looked around whether anyone had the same issue but so far have not seen anything that would help me. I have a homelab and two VMs (Windows 2k8r2) with public IP addresses hosted in remote ...
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1answer
70 views

migrating AD users on XP and Win 7 clients from child to parent domain over VPN

we are looking to migrate 35k users around the globe from 60+ child domains into the parent (root) domain. We are able to migrate the users using ADMT. The users can afterwards logon with their root ...
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1answer
198 views

Pass unlock credentials to powershell script

I have a powershell script that is run as a scheduled task and is triggered to run "On workstation unlock". The script is programmed to reconnect an SSTP VPN connection if the connection becomes ...
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2answers
2k views

Handling domain joined laptops that are rarely on the local LAN?

We have quite a few laptops that are rarely, if ever, connected to the local LAN. Since they won't be able to contact a domain controller very often, having them joined to the domain doesn't work ...
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2answers
468 views

VPN to other domain cause local domain authentication stop to work

I have a local domain (let's call it mycorp.local). On one computer, I setup a VPN connexion to a remote domain (let's suppose it's DNS suffix is remote.local). As soon as I establish the remote ...
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1answer
331 views

VPN user restricted login to workstations cannot login to VPN server

We have a vendor that requires Domain Admin access on the servers where their software is deployed. (Obviously we want to restrict them to only being able to login to the servers where their software ...
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2answers
503 views

Setting up GPO to apply upon SSTP VPN login

I have successfully setup up a VPN connection to an EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 using SSTP. How do I get GPOs to apply upon VPN login?
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2answers
161 views

Application authentication via VPN

My work is going to roll out a new application (HR, Payroll, etc.) called springbrook to our remote employees. The application runs on one of our physical servers (Win 2008 R2) and to use it locally, ...
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1answer
473 views

Windows DNS answers NXDOMAIN for local zone from VPN

Note: Wrong assumptions It turned out that the VPN is configured to redirect all name lookups to a different server. So the problem is not the Windows DNS but the VPN Gateway. Original Quesiton I ...
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0answers
665 views

Windows 7 workstation can't access file shares over VPN

Windows 7 workstations that are joined to a Windows Server 2003 R2 domain are unable to access file shares after being moved to a remote location via a VPN. The workstations were previously on the ...
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0answers
90 views

Windows VPN for remote site connection drawbacks

I'm looking for some thoughts on a particular way of setting up a estate of machines. We have a requirement to install machines into unmanned, remote locations. These machines will auto login and ...
2
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1answer
575 views

Do Windows Domain Controllers broadcast anything to a remote server connected via VPN?

Our Windows 2003 Server web server (my responsibility) is in another city and talks to a database server on our LAN (the LAN is someone else's responsibility) via a VPN. The VPN is established via a ...
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3answers
471 views

Remote workers need to login to domain from machines not on the domain

Question: Can a user log in with domain credentials to a machine not on the domain? What trust relationship needs to be set up to allow this? The current setup is remote workers log in to their ...
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2answers
370 views

TMG: Allowed user groups and weird group names

I am trying to setup a basic PPTP VPN connection using Forefront TMG 2010. Whenever I try to connect to the VPN connection from my Windows 7 machine, I get an error related to unauthorized access. So ...
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1answer
962 views

How to set up certificate authentication for VPN access to TMG 2010

I found this article (link) on how to set up VPN access to TMG 2010. It's clearly written and easy to follow, however, there are some pre-requisites for this. As I am fairly new to Windows server ...
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2answers
462 views

Setting up a VPN connection before login automatically

Our company's domain controller is located in data center behind the Forefront TMG with a VPN gateway set up. I want my Windows 7 machines to be able to work in an active directory domain ...
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3answers
1k views

Server 2008 VPN authentication WITHOUT Active Directory

First the set up. 15 workgroup users, and we have a Watchguard firewall with VPN. Currently using the Watchguard to authenticate users for VPN access, but the boss wants to use server 2008 as the ...
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2answers
2k views

Restricting RPC to a specific port in Active Directory

We have a site-to-site VPN connection between our main office and our production web servers at our collocation using two SonicWall devices. By default, the VPN tunnel allows all traffic between the ...
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7answers
12k views

VPN Connection causes DNS to use wrong DNS server

I have a Windows 7 PC on our company network (which is a member of our Active Directory). Everything works fine until I open a VPN connection to a customer's site. When I do connect, I lose network ...
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1answer
174 views

Updating Client and Domain password domain and vpn

Win server 2003 R2 and Windows 7 Pro on VPN. Client computer will never been in domain without VPN. When I press ctrl+alt+del, and enter the new password i get the error: Unable to update password. ...
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2answers
565 views

Active Directory and VPN on single server setup

I've attempted this several times now and never got it exactly correct. I am looking to setup my ML5 server as a VPN Server, Domain server, DHCP Server and file server. However every time i have ...
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3answers
1k views

Automatic Login to Active Directory via VPN

I need to connect a remote computer (physically outside of the domain) to the infrastructure at our data center which is controlled by active directory. I can VPN to the data center just fine, but I ...
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1answer
2k views

Can not connect to Windows network share from non domain computer via VPN

I have two separate Windows Domains in different LANs. Between both I have established a site-to-site VPN. Red is a Windows 2003 Domain Controller of Domain Dom_a. Blue an Windows 2008 R2 Domain ...
6
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1answer
686 views

RODC and remote site

I have a two-site domain (call them Local and Remote). Site Local has our main IT infrastructure, including two Active Directory Domain Controllers (2008R2). We're trying to set up an RODC at site ...
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4answers
2k views

Currently no logon servers available to service the logon request (VPN and file share)

I have a remote user with a laptop joined to our domain. He can successfully log onto the machine. While he is out of the office, he connects using SSL VPN, which connects and passes traffic. When ...
3
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1answer
428 views

VPN to a customer's site locking out my local AD account

We have an account lockout policy on our domain which was put in place purely to stop brute force attacks. It locks out an account for 10 minutes after 50 bad logon attempts within a 10 minute period. ...
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2answers
683 views

Log on to a remote Windows AD server via VPN

This is just a random thought. For small business companies, in case they don't want to host a Windows Server for computers in the office to work in a domain environment, can they rent a server in ...
3
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1answer
922 views

Do not use VPN credentials to connect to network resources?

I recently deployed a new remote access VPN system at my company, using a Cisco ASA 5510 as the concentrator. The protocol is L2TP-over-IPsec for maximum compatibility across clients, and ...
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2answers
112 views

What is the general consensus on using multiple VPNs on one computer?

I work at a mid-sized organization that is set up on a domain. We have a hardware firewall set up for VPN access and a client on each user's computer for network access outside of the office. We have ...
2
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3answers
8k views

Windows Domain across VPN?

Getting in a bit over my head here ... We have a small office with a Windows 2003 AD domain controller. About to open a second small (remote) office, and would like both to share the same domain. ...
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1answer
785 views

VPN error 778 between Windows 7 and Debian Squeeze w/ pptpd and AD

I have a VPN server set up on a debian (lenny) machine. I get an error, 778: "it was not possible to verify the identity of the server", every time I try to connect. I checked the configuration ...
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1answer
109 views

Any way to improve AD performance over a VPN?

I have a distributed Network, with a SharePoint server located in a remote office that is part of company domain via VPN. When the Sharepoint server queries anything AD related performance isn't ...
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2answers
103 views

VPN between domain and office with no server

IS this even possible? The main office is running server 2008 r2 and is on a domain. The sub office we want to create a vpn connection to does not have a server and just has a regular modem like they ...
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2answers
6k views

Authenticate VPN with Active Directory and Sonicwall TZ 200 Device?

The context for this is that I am not a systems administrator but I'm doing my best, so please be patient with me. :) The end goal is that we would like users to be able to VPN in and access ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I setup/connect a Mac Book Pro OSX to a Windows domain over VPN

In windows I am able to do this by logging in as a local user, connecting to VPN, doing the initial domain connection (which includes creating a new user which is my domain account), then leaving that ...
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1answer
142 views

Active Directory Replication

We have Active Directory Environment which we want to expand to 3 different locations. Our main office and 2 branch offices. We have create domain.local. We don't have VPN between branches or with ...
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2answers
29k views

How to join a domain over VPN?

I connect to company VPN and I can join the default domain without problems. In office infrastructure we have a seperate domain which is setup as a test environment. I can RDC into servers on this ...
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2answers
346 views

Can't sign in as a different domain user or join a computer to a domain over the VPN

I work remotely for my company, and use VPN to connect to the main office network and domain. The domain controller there is a W2k3 box. The workstation I use was joined to the domain before I moved ...
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2answers
197 views

Revamping an old and unstable office IT-solution using Windows Server and OpenVPN

I've been given the cumbersome task to totally redo the IT-infrastructure for a customer's office. They are currently running Windows XP all over, with one computer acting as a file server with no ...
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2answers
130 views

Windows Domain for Work-At-Home Consultants

We are a small consulting firm, with a need for a windows domain based network. Most of our consultants work either at home, or on-site. What would be the best way to provide a domain centric ...
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4answers
594 views

How can you join a machine to a Windows Server 2008 domain not in your network?

My company has a server in a colocation center. It runs all of our stuff. I have a couple machines that are throughout the world who need to join that domain. We are using LogMeIn Hamachi as our ...
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1answer
326 views

Question about Server 2008 global catalogs and preferred logon servers

We have multiple sites with a global catalog AD DC at each location with VPN tunnels VPN tunnels work as needed nothing wrong there .. When clients at site B attempt to login and then run the ...
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1answer
632 views

Do Active Directory and the built-in Windows VPN require CALs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are thinking using the built-in Windows Server VPN and use Active Directory to authenticate users. Do we need ...
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2answers
178 views

Adding an external server to local domain

We have a Windows 2008 Active Directory setup such that we use the same password on multiple machines etc. Now we have a server (Win 2008 R2) located offsite and therefore also outside our firewall ...