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1answer
33 views

Need to demote a DC with DNS and AD. [closed]

I have only three users on it but is filesharing for many others. Security was not a major concern. Using one account for shared folder. Need to install software that doesn't like AD or DC. No users ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

When do domain and forestprep

I have a simple domain with a single Win2003 server. I just upgraded the funcitonal level to Win2003. I am now trying to add a Win2012 DC, but it warns me that the functional level is still at w2000 ...
4
votes
2answers
158 views

Windows: 2 sites, 2 dc's. How setup roles?

I have 2 sites (HO + Branch), both with Win Servers 2003, connected by a tunnel. I want to have a DC in each location to allow for local login/authentication. Can someone tell me what roles I should ...
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votes
3answers
2k views

Domain controller malfunction

We have one domain and two domain controllers (on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise). For about a week, we have enormous problems: some users can't log in to Windows (domain could not be contacted). ...
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1answer
133 views

Computer browsing not working [closed]

We have multiple computers joined in domain. We also have domain controller (Windows server 2008 Enterprise). The problem is, that sometimes computer browsing (Windows Explorer: My Network ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Best way to introduce a new 2008R2 Domain Controller into a Domain to replace an existing 2003 DC

This should be an easy one for some of you guys with DC and AD experience. I am introducing a new DC running 2008R2 to replace a DC I have running 2003. I have run through all the set up and I have ...
2
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0answers
35 views

Re-adding users profile into new DC/AD server

Need some advice. It is related with my question last week. "Could I create new DC/AD from fresh installation in new machine then I do adding all users information (username and password) based on ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Read only active directory option is greyd out

I want to deploy a RODC sever in an existing domain.I fulfilled all pre-requisite for RODC.There are two DCs in the domain both 2008 r2.When i try to install third DC in same forest,the Read only ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Verifying if a DC is a RODC

I'm in a situation where I'm trying to help out a friend who has little knowledge of his system. He is trying to install a program onto his domain controller and it gives an error stating that it ...
2
votes
3answers
302 views

Win2003 Domain Controller Cable Modem setup

I'm a programmer a little rusty on my networking / server skills. Our company decided to move so I've had to put aside C# and Java for a bit in order to get them up and running. So at our new location ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

The lost Root domain

I recently took over the network of a mid size company. The problem I'm running into now is that the company's servers/users/everything is setup in the child domain, and there is no root DC to be ...
0
votes
2answers
899 views

How to automatically use second DC when the primary one is temporarily offline?

Assume the following situation: A domain with one Windows 2008 DC (DC1), having on it DNS, DHCP, some file shares and some printers installed. The question is the following: How can i setup a second ...
1
vote
3answers
97 views

Which user takes precedence domain controller administrator or local PC user created using user account for Windows 2003

I need to know which user takes precedence, domain administrator or local PC user created using user account for Windows 2003. Basically, what I want to know is if there is a service running using a ...
0
votes
2answers
290 views

Linux Domain to new WinServer03 Domain without affect users?

I have to rebuild 2 Linux domain controllers to windows as they're not working and have lots of issues. Also, the company has changed hands and requires a new domain name anyway. I've rebuilt one ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I see everyone that is logged on to a Domain Controller?

We have 2 DCs, one main and one backup at another site. we had some issues with our main DC and i believe a lot of people were pushed over to the backup DC. is there a way to see everyone who is using ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Replacing Domain Controller with a new box, same name/IP?

We have a 2003 DC that I want to virtualize as the lease on the hardware is expiring. It's a DC, GC, FSMO master, DNS, DHCP and TS License Server. I want/need to keep the same name and IP on the new ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Problem adding second domain controller to SBS 2008

Have an SBS 2008 server in one location, and want to add a backup domain controller at a different site. The two sites are linked by a VPN. New server is running Server 2008 R2, fully patched. At ...
0
votes
3answers
465 views

Setting up linux based small office network

I like to setup a Server and Workstation sort of network in linux (like we have Domain Controller in windows) where all the desktops login where authenicated with server, how this can be done. I ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Computer authenticating with incorrect DC…sort of

I have a login script that uses the LOGONSERVER environment variable. I have several remote offices. There is one file server/DC in each office and each office is their own site. So when a user logs ...
2
votes
2answers
275 views

Help replacing old Windows 2003 SBS DC with a Win2008 Standard Edition DC

Objective: Trying to replace a Windows 2003 SBS domain controller with a windows server 2008 Standard Edition Domain Controller. What I did: used ADPREP. Then all user accounts and OUs are ...
4
votes
4answers
12k views

Setting up a Secondary DHCP Server, for failover [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have multiple DHCP servers on one network? Current Environment: Windows Server 2003 (Primary Domain Controller) Primary DHCP Active Directory Print Server ...