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2answers
624 views

Domain Controller offline for a few days

My primary domain controller died over the weekend, its motherboard is being replaced tomorrow. I have been told that the mac address of the server may change once the new motherboard is installed. ...
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1answer
21 views

2008 DC DHCP Inquiry

We have a few servers mainly for SVN, File and nightly builds. We only use the DC for ALC. Currently, I'm using the Sonicwall's Built in DHCP to issue IP's to developers. Of course if the firewall ...
2
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1answer
192 views

DHCP Warning Sign Icon On Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Domain Controller. I have the roles AD, DHCP, and DNS installed on this server. I noticed today that there was a warning sign on my IPv4 setting, but not on my IPv6 ...
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1answer
19k views

Event ID 4013: “The DNS server is waiting for Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to signal…"

We have an issue that only occurs after we rebooting our secondary DC and DNS server/DHCP server. It is a 2008r2 x64 server, DC and DNS/DHCP server. Our main DC is 2003. Event ID 4013: “The ...
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1answer
92 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 ...
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2answers
3k views

New set up DHCP Server on Server 2008 R2 won't work, Event-ID 1046

I just set up a 2008 R2 as DC, and DNS. Both worked fine, DNS works fine forward and reverse lookup. Now I wanted to install DHCP. As soon as the installation of the role is finished, I get this ...
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3answers
86 views

can dhcp, or domain controller, update time in client machine

I want to update the time on client machines in my domain. Can DHCP or Domain Controller update the windows time in client machines ?? if Yes, how to do that ? Please include steps
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1answer
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One Domain Controller and DHCP Server for multiple VLANS

Currently I have a network separated into two vlans and all the IP addressing is done statically; we are planning to put into place a domain controller and DHCP. My questions are Does the domain ...
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2answers
182 views

Is it worth it to migrate our settings from a Win2k server to Win2k8 server, or should I start from scratch?

Here is my situation. We have a new virtualized server that is going to be running either Win2k8 R2 server or Win2k11 server (we haven't decided if we will be purchasing a license for SBS or the ...
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1answer
191 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 ...
0
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2answers
132 views

Why is it recommended that SQL Server not be run on the domain contoller in an SBS 2008 system?

We are building up our SBS 2008 R2 server and had in mind to put an SQL Server on the same box, same system. First uses of the system are a local file server, VPN for the same purpose, and a central ...
0
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2answers
201 views

Plugging domain controller into another network

I have a W2K8 domain controller network and everything was working perfectly on a network router on 192.168.0.1. It is also a DHCP server. I had to temporarily move the domain controller into another ...
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4answers
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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 ...