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44 views

Building a Windows Server 2008 R2 (DNS, DHCP, AD, etc…) [closed]

I'm looking forward to build my own Windows Server 2008 R2 machine for a company that is in the process of establishment. I have some questions regarding the Windows Server. I'm pretty new to it .. I ...
0
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1answer
23 views

2 NICS using Windows Server 2012 as “gate”

I want to use my windows server as a gateway and DHCP for my local network. It have 2 NICs where one will be connected to the internet and the other to my local network. There are no router on the ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Setting up DNS for Remote Access

I have Windows 2012 with the DNS/DHCP features installed. Do I need to install Active Directory and then add all my machines to the domain of local.FQDN.com for example? I can do this and still use ...
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0answers
64 views

Static IP installation of AD domain server and DHCP [closed]

I have recently obtained 5 static IP addresses from my ISP. I now want to install a Windows 2008 server 2008 with domain controller and DHCP roles and use these static IP addresses. I have a ...
13
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4answers
783 views

Windows DHCP Server - get notification when a non-AD joined device gets an IP address

SCENARIO To simplify this down to it's easiest example: I have a Windows 2008 R2 standard DC with the DHCP server role. It hands out IPs via various IPv4 scopes, no problem there. WHAT I'D LIKE I ...
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2answers
103 views

DHCP split-scope using Windows 2008 and Windows 2012 servers

Can I configure DHCP split scope using our current Windows 2008 server with DHCP, and a new Windows 2012 server which I have installed DHCP on?
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3answers
160 views

Windows 2008 Domain - DHCP on Server vs Firewall

I currently administer a Windows 2008 domain network with DHCP running on the DC. Clients obtain addresses dynamically and servers are assigned static addresses. In the case that the DC fails ...
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1answer
35 views

AD Server Connection Probem

Ok so i have a Linux server handling the DHCP, and FTP server i have and Network Shares. Then i have a Server (Windows R2) with just the AD. None of the client computers can connect to the Domain. The ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Peer domain not authenticating users

I have a forest with two DCs, one of which was added as a peer to the original DC. One DC is running Windows Server 2008 and the other is running Windows Server 2008 R2. I can see on both servers ...
0
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1answer
258 views

How do I access the internet without setting all clients to static IP's? Server 2012

I have a small business network using a server that runs Windows Server 2012. It is currently configured with the following roles: ADDS, HDCP, and DNS. The hierarchy is simple: A gateway/firewall, ...
0
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1answer
79 views

Should an Active Directory network use IPv6 unique local addresses in addition to global addresses?

Should an Active Directory network use IPv6 unique local addresses in addition to global addresses? If so, should those be distributed using DHCPv6? Also, if a DHCPv6 server is distributing unique ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Windows DNS server deletes its own A record on reload

Okay so I have never seen anything like this. Here's the story. We have four DNS servers. Let's call them server01-04. server03 is set to be the primary one by DHCP. Scavenging is disabled ...
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1answer
174 views

Cannot join Computers to windows server 2003 Domain

I am a complete beginner in server management, however am put in a situation to manage our companies server running windows 2003. The person before me completely screwed up tons of stuff in this ...
0
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1answer
238 views

two domains, one LAN, two DNS server, 3 problems

Background: we have 150 users using AD on domain ABC. Windows 2003. that serverDC1 has a DNS, DHCP roles, and there is serverDC2 which is its live DNS backup. logs seem healthy. then we chose to ...
2
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2answers
73 views

Why is a computer on my network not resolving correctly?

I am running Windows 2003 Server with Active Directory and DHCP enabled. the machine: laptop1 receives the IP: 10.2.6.134 from the Windows 2003 DHCP Server. the machine name and IP does not show up ...
0
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1answer
186 views

Domain rebuild from scratch

I have to rebuild the entire domain of a company I just started with. It currently runs SBS2003 but it is "FUBAR". MMC is not working, I cant use the BPA on it. I cant get adprep to work to do the ...
2
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1answer
157 views

AD server within another network - DNS issues

Here's a quick summary of the environment I support: we have a domain (domain A) that has about 20 client computers. The domain server for this domain and all the clients sit within the network ...
2
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2answers
826 views

Should the DNS and DHCP server be on the same location?

We are experiencing an issue with users not being mapped to their corresponding network drives during the login. I verified that the logon script is correct and it work if I run it manually so I ...
2
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2answers
929 views

How should I integrate Active Directory with Windows clients and Linux clients and servers

I have Windows and Linux clients and I want to provide Active Directory authentication for both but keeping DHCP and DNS on Linux servers. Is this possible ? I have very little experience in ...
2
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1answer
203 views

How to correct time on Windows PDC server without affecting logons

I know how to set an authoritative time server in Server 2008 R2. That's not what this question is. I want to know how I can change the time on a network where the PDC (and therefore everything) is a ...
0
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2answers
340 views

AWS EC2 for AD and DHCP for local network

I will explain everything that is happening. I work in a NGO, and we have our office inside a university here in Brazil. Until a couple of weeks ago, our internet infrastructure worked something like ...
4
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2answers
2k views

DNS servers assigned by DHCP reverting to old addresses, for entire site

We recently had to perform a disaster-recovery fail-over from our main site, which involved changing the IPs at which our main office Domain Controllers (which also serve DNS) reside. It went off ...
1
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1answer
365 views

WINS Server interfering with DNS?

First of all, many apologies for my lack of knowledge in managing an active directory, but our network is a bit outdated and I don't necessarily have been trained in the field, however I'm the IT. We ...
3
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1answer
104 views

How should I layout the services on a 3 server Active Directory system?

At the moment, we have 1 machine running IIS, SQL server, Active Directory, some kind of Quickbooks service..., DHCP, DNS, and VPN server. It's... precarious. There are about 10 people inside the ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Seperate Network Cards - Clients cannot resolve

I have a domain controller that is also a DNS server for our internal clients it has two network cards within the Machine, presently one of them is disabled and the other is configured in the ...
0
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2answers
133 views

How to forward DHCP A record registration to another domain

I'm currently at work and we're having some troubles. We want to create a new domain for our area, but the DHCP server is not in our control. The DHCP server lists DNS as testdomain.com, however we ...
0
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0answers
182 views

DHCP gives a 0.0.0.0 subnetmask

I have a fresh Windows 2008 domain with one DC (DHCP, AD, DNS, WDS). Everything worked fine yesterday at the implementation day, but this morning all hell broke loose. Some workstation coudn't ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Installing Active Directory and internet connectivity

After installing Active Directory on our new server (Windows Server 2008 R2) following these requirements we lost internet connectivity on the server itself. How can we restore it? Using the second ...
1
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2answers
499 views

how to config DNS in DHCP network in windows 2008 server R2?

I have dynamic IP assigned on my server and server connects with my router where I bind raw static IP, I have installed DNS and Active Directory, but I am not able to setup DNS it says "you should ...
5
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2answers
812 views

Migrate linux dhcp to active directory

I need to migrate/convert a dhcp server from linux to active directory. It's currently running fine on a sles9 box. There are 136 subnets defined and about 1200 fixed-address reservations. It would ...
1
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2answers
11k views

Transitioning to new Server 2008 R2 Domain from Server 2003 -> Do I move DHCP or DNS first?

My old Svr2003 domain controller is also my DNS and DHCP server (small domain, < 50 users) Here's what I've done thus far: Added new Svr2008 to the domain. Prepped domain with adprep (forest ...
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1answer
144 views

How do I migrate settings from a Win2k Server to Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am about to upgrade our current Win2k server to a new server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Right now, our current server acts as our DHCP server, DC, and controls ActiveDirectory, amongst other ...
2
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1answer
987 views

Moving the DHCP/DNS services from a Windows server (Active Directory) to a Linux machine

At my workplace we have a Windows Small Business Server, which runs DHCP and DNS services for our local network. I believe it's an Active Directory setup, but since I have no clue of Windows really, ...
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2answers
189 views

Manage Microsoft DHCP from Linux

Is it possible to manage a DHCP server that runs on a windows 2003 machine from linux? I have searched but can't find anything. I am hoping to script something up in linux (whatever language), that ...
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3answers
1k views

AD, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, FCS, SQL, WDS/RIS, IIS in one server

Currently I have it setup like this: SVR1 - 2.8Ghz Dual Core, 6GB RAM, 2x160GB 7200RPM Drive NO RAID VM1 - PDC, DNS1 VM2 - BDC, DNS2 VM3 - DHCP, WSUS, SQL, FCS, WDS/RIS, IIS VM4 - Spiceworks, ...
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2answers
100 views

Can I make DHCP Highly Available in Windows 2003

I have one DHCP server running on my windows 2003 domain. If I install another DHCP server, will this server kick in and take over if the first server is out of commission? for example, installing ...
1
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2answers
741 views

Can I authorize W2K8 DHCP server for private network, even when prohibited in enterprise network?

I have a domain-joined test machine running W2K8 R2 with two NICs, one connected to the enterprise network, the other one to a private network with a static IP (192.168.0.1). The machine should act as ...
6
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3answers
6k views

OS X equivalent to ipconfig /registerdns?

Network is running a number of Mac's with Snow Leopard and having issues with DNS resolution (running Windows Active Directory environment with Windows DHCP handing out leases). Is there a way to get ...
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3answers
146 views

Can i see how much internet data has been download by user if i use Active directory

IF i use active directory for users to log in my domain and that server is the DHCP server. Can i then see how much user is downloading from internet
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9answers
8k views

Prevent unauthorized users from gaining network access?

Just curious: How do people "lock down" their network to prevent unauthorized devices from gaining network access? Is it different in a DHCP vs. static IP network? What about Windows AD managed? ...
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5answers
3k views

Having a domain controller on the same network as a wireless router

I have a win server 2k3 machine as a domain controller and a dhcp server. All of the wired machines work fine connecting to the domain controller and authenticating but the users that connect to the ...
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1answer
4k views

Why do I have to DisableDHCPMediaSense in some WinXP clients for Group Policies to apply correctly?

This problem appears to apply to multiple XP clients connected to a 3Com Baseline2948 Gigabit switch. The clients don't share a common network card, some are Intel based, others nVidia. All clients ...
0
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3answers
213 views

Recover from hosed server that was the sole DHCP Server

One of my Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller seems to have died this morning. This was the only DHCP server for this particular office. I have another DC in this office. If I set up a new DHCP ...
4
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4answers
1k views

DHCP in Windows 2003/2008 DC or in Router?

For a small Active Directory managed network (say 30-50 DHCP clients) should I have a domain controller (and then somehow another one as a failover) hand out IPs via DHCP or should I just let my ...
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1answer
4k views

DHCP failing to update DNS, no Active Directory

I have a DHCP and DNS server, running Windows 2003 SP1. I configure everything according to this Microsoft Technet article "Using DNS servers with DHCP", but it does not work. Note that the client is ...
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4answers
11k views

Group Policy to Specify DNS Servers in DHCP Environment - Good or Bad?

I just encountered several hours worth of work trying to untangle DNS problems in my domain after I demoted a DC/DNS server (illustrated here ...
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1answer
4k views

Using BIND9 and DHCPD to support a Windows Domain

We currently run two DNS systems. The Windows domain uses the Windows DNS for an internal domain. Our BIND9 installation serves our public domain DNS. Since we run BIND on Unix it has been dubbed ...