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Will the timezone be converted across geographical areas?

I'm using Active directory in Windows server 2008 R2. My domain is in a particular timezone and my client say X is in another timezone. Now I have implemented certain restrictions that X cannot logon ...
1
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0answers
28 views

How to log to a Mac with a user from a trusted domain?

I have a Mac (running OSX 10.9.2) that I have bound to an Active Directory domain I own (domain A). This domain has a two way transative trust to a 2nd domain (domain B). How do I specify the domain ...
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1answer
34 views

Accessing objects across domain

lets say i have 2 domains say t1.com and t2.com I have a client in t1.com. I need to access objects in t2.com. for e.g. i need to access an user named test in t2.com. At the same time i have an ...
3
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1answer
61 views

what happens when a domain functional level is set lower than forest functional level?

For. e.g When a forest functional level is set to windows 2008, what happens if a domain functional level is set to windows 2003? My question is, why does the rule says domain FL should be >= forest ...
0
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2answers
53 views

what happens when a DC fails? How can the clients identify DC failure? [closed]

When a DC fails, it loses the privilege to authenticate and so client will find for secondary DC closest to its site. In another scenario, client has selected a DC closest to its site by using subnet ...
1
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1answer
80 views

Adding multiple domains in active directory

I have installed Ad Domain services and created a root domain with dcpromo.exe. i would like to do 2 things now. I would like to create child domains inside that root domain. I would like to create ...
3
votes
3answers
103 views

Adding remote machine to AD via Powershell

So I have a powershell script, Add-Computer -ComputerName $computername -LocalCredential $computername\admin -DomainName $domain -Credential domain\$username -Force -Restart So if I have a machine ...
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votes
1answer
40 views

Unable to determine forest/domain functional level

I already have a domain controller setup on Wind2k8 R2 Standard and am trying to get another system running on Win2k8 R2 Enterprise to also become another domain controller for the same domain. For ...
1
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1answer
190 views

Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
2
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0answers
2k views

Windows 7 there are no logon servers available to service the logon request subdomain

I've read other solutions, but my problem is slighlty different. Problem occurs in domain environment. We work in a subdomain, but we also have some employees coming with notebooks registered in top ...
0
votes
2answers
147 views

SID's role in joining domains and AD authentication?

Thanks to recent answers to my questions, I was able to use sysprep to create a Windows 7 system image ready for deployment in our organisation. I learned that the process of using sysprep creates a ...
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votes
2answers
89 views

Windows Server 2012 Essentials static route [closed]

Does anyone know if this possible? We have an SBS 2008 domain controller on our network. We also now have a Windows Server 2012 Essentials server. Ideally I'd have this join the existing domain, but ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Upgrade users to new domain controller

I currently have server 2003 as my domain controller. I am planning to upgrade this to 2012, though several articles and videos are available to migrate active directory domain controller from 2003 to ...
2
votes
2answers
41 views

Global Catalog position in a multi site Active Directory single domain on Windows 2003

I've inherited a Windows 2003 active directory single domain spread across multiple site locations. I'm checking configuration because previous admin left without leaving any information about his ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

Not able to rejoin an XP Pro PC to a windows 2008 Domain Endpoint mapper error

I know many people claim to get this error and that this could be caused by the RPC services or some other registry port limits, however I have spend hours trying to resolve an issue that all started ...
2
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0answers
69 views

What are some good reasons to create a new forest, child domain, tree, site, or OU in Active Directory? [duplicate]

When is it worth it to create one of the above and when is it better to keep things in the same place?
1
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1answer
60 views

User Permission Issues Within Domain

I have user that is in Domain Admins group. I am trying to access folder that has full permissions for Domain Admins group but for some reason I get "You don't currently have permission to access this ...
1
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3answers
2k views

'The'account is not authorized to login from this station' error while trying to acccess network share

Clients are getting this error when trying to access network shares on one of our 2008 R2 servers: The account is not authorized to login from this station. The problem started a few weeks ago. ...
0
votes
2answers
338 views

Windows Clients connecting to DC in wrong site?

Ok so Sites are separated by WAN Domain : production.contoso.local SITE A Site network: 192.168.0.0/16 Site DCs : DC1-SiteA, DC2-SiteA Client : serverA ...
2
votes
2answers
62 views

Is a gradual migration from a workgroup to a domain possible?

I have a small setup of around ~30 computers [some of which are located at a remote office] that I need to get migrated over from a workgroup to a domain to maintain my sanity. The previous admin ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Suggestions on the best way to convert a Workgroup to a Doman / Active Directory? [closed]

I recently took over as the network admin for a small manufacturing firm. It's grown from a small mom and pop shop into a medium-sized business over the past few years, and as such trying to manage ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Get list of local and domain/remote users that are logged in

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I want to know which users are logged in remotely (and locally) to this computer. For example, the Windows Server is on subnet 192.169.34.xxx and I am accessing folders on ...
0
votes
3answers
247 views

Bizarre - Domain Admin has no rights to modify domain scripts directory

Here is a quickie that has had me scratching my head. Not a showstopper, so an answer isn’t urgent, but still. I am trying to modify the logon scripts directory to include a login script. I have gone ...
3
votes
1answer
180 views

How to proper delegate domain in BIND for Active Directory servers

I have to delegate domain for AD serwers. Let say example.com and I'm using Bind(dns.bind.com) on CentOS. I added proprer configuration to named.conf and using A,NS records delegate domain to AD ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Active Directory Site/Domain Interactions

I'm having an issue wrapping my head around the myriad Active Directory components, and I'm hoping I can get some opinions or corrections from someone. At our workplace, we used to have individual ...
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votes
1answer
463 views

How can I join a Lubuntu machine to a Windows 2008 domain? [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu machine and I want to join it to a Windows domain. I've read that you need to download extra software to make this work, does anybody have any suggestion??
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1answer
41 views

How to inspect traffic from PC on domain? [closed]

Is there a tool (on Microsoft domain server, or 3rd party) that can allow me to log if some domain user is generating specific traffic at chosen time (in my case, I want to know if he is using Team ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Find computers in domain with static IPs - PowerShell

let me start by saying I'm not good at all in writing scripts or troubleshooting them, thus me being here :) I'm trying to find all the computers in a windows domain network that are using static IP ...
3
votes
1answer
782 views

DC Replication Issues

I seem to be having an issue with replication between our domain controllers, the setup is as follows; One domain two domain controllers (2008) one is virtulised one is physical same site ping ...
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votes
1answer
73 views

Configuring the GPO: Computer and User Configuration [closed]

What is the difference between the two configuration? When to use or configure these configuration in a AD Domain? Does the individual affect each other? What is the best practice when configuring ...
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votes
2answers
99 views

DNS configuration for numerous departments [closed]

I have two departments in my network. In each department I have DC with running website. I need to configure DNS to work at this way: If I go to website1.somedomain.com from department1 it sends me ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How do Windows domain clients behave if the DC is offline?

I'm really new to domain administration and I'm trying to learn the what-ifs. If I have Windows clients that are connected to a DC and the DC goes offline, what kind of behavior can I expect with the ...
4
votes
1answer
72 views

Windows 2008-R2 User re-created issue

All our users in a organizational unit got removed by accident. I used Microsoft guide to recover these users, however after using the recommended cmdlette the usersname is no where to be found. The ...
2
votes
3answers
88 views

Windows 2008 Server R2- orginal Domain Profile will not show after username recovery

One of our employees came back to our firm. His username in AD was deleted over a year ago, but the his domain profile on the computer he was using is still there. When he logs in a NEW domain profile ...
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votes
2answers
247 views

Role of multiple domain controllers in a domain [duplicate]

I wanted to know the use of having multiple domain controllers for one domain And some more questions related to it are: If there are multiple domain controllers can computer information in one ...
3
votes
1answer
57 views

How to set default login domain for a Windows 2003 server?

When users want to log into one of our servers, the default domain is set to the machine name instead of the organization's domain, which is to say that the domain dropdown shows the machine name in ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

2 server domain failing to communicate

Client had a powercut a short while ago, their old domain has collapsed, and I have to admit I'm on call and a bit out of my depth. Typically all my usual backup and fall back are unavailable. No ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

My public website name and AD domain name are the same. How can I get to my external website from inside my network?

I am using my domain example.orgin my firm. I can use www.example.orgto view my website. If I try http://example.org from outsite my firm there is no problem, but if I try it from inside, my windows ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Handling server failures with a Samba network on Linux clients

I am trying to use Samba4 to implement Active Directory logins across a network, using nslcd and pam-krb5 to register and authenticate users, and mount.cifs to mount shares such as home areas. The ...
2
votes
1answer
184 views

Set up trust between Azure AD and local AD

We are moving some VM's and Cloud Services into Azure, but we need those services to still connect back to the AD of our partner. I'm a developer, not a sysadmin, so I'm not sure how to do this, or if ...
0
votes
2answers
94 views

How to access shared files in two different domains

There are two internal domains, domainA and domainB at my workplace. I could remote into machines from either domains by using respective credentials. My doubt is if I create a shared folder on ...
0
votes
1answer
295 views

A duplicate name has been detected on the TCP network

I installed my domain controller and DNS with two NIC on the server. Both NICs have their own separate IP addresses in the same subnet and were not teamed. Both IP address were registered in the DNS ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

How to check AD DS domain/forest functional level from domain joined workstation?

Is it possible to define AD DS domain/forest functional levels from domain joined workstation? Preferably through CLI/PS and if possible w/o Domain Admin rights... How I can accomplish it?
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Permitting Remote Deskop Users group to login in

I've been running into an issue where members of our IT department are unable to login to the servers we have recently set up. I have added the IT group to the Remote Desktop Users group and they are ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

Is it possible to move computers between two domains (with same names)?

I have two networks with one domain on each. These networks are located in the same buildings but computers are used by two differents organizations that use two differents domains. Would it be ...
2
votes
1answer
283 views

What happens if unlink a GPO?

If I have a GPO that contains a handful of settings - let' say, configured to implement WSUS configuration, some random registry entries, some other Control Panel settings etc. If I unlink the ...
-2
votes
1answer
57 views

Check softwares on all computers on a network [closed]

i recently started a new job as IT and i'm kind of newbie at network management. So i am asked to prepare an inventory list of all computers. Operating system info, Office Version info, Basic hardware ...
2
votes
0answers
91 views

Windows Roaming Profile Reverting to Local Profile

I'm trying to set up roaming profiles within a Windows Server 2012 domain. Here is what I did: I created a shared folder, which I am able to access at \\dc1\profile when logged in as the roaming ...
1
vote
1answer
238 views

Is it possible to increase the max limit of 10 pc's to any number of times without making the user a domain admin?

Normally a domain user has a maximum limit for 10 computers to join to a domain. But what i want to know is, is it possible (by joining a account to a group) to do this any number of times without ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Finding the domain a domain controller belongs to

How do I figure out the name of the domain a domain controller belongs to? For example I have the domain controller \\nFS01.nfs01.local. It says the domain of this is NFS0101 but I don't remember ...