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1answer
60 views

Looking for advice, domain controller/remote logon

Alright, so we currently have 2 locations with 10 pcs at each location. We're looking for a solution that will allow us to have any user, use any PC, at either location and be able to login without ...
3
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3answers
193 views

Active Directory delegation best practices

I am in the process of delegating some Active Directory tasks to a group of users. These users do not have domain administration rights and will only perform tasks such as creating/disabling accounts ...
6
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1answer
86 views

repetitive errors on user machines - DC migration from a windows XP based to a windows 7 based network

I'm replacing all the old windows XP machines in my network to new machines running windows 7. I hoped it would be an easy task, but apparently it isn't: all the machines I've installed (using WDS) ...
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1answer
71 views

caches domain user on local PC

We have a fully working domain in UK and around the world we have user who use VPN ( checkpoint) to connect to or domain. One of the user in USA has a laptop which he never logged on to before ( it ...
2
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1answer
427 views

How do I install Skype on computer so that anyone who logs in does NOT have to go through the initial config?

I installed Skype when logged on to the (local) admin account. Now, when I log off that, and log on as myname on the domain, I have to click through the intial setup steps (after you've already run ...
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1answer
364 views

Windows 7 PC refuses to join domain [closed]

So, we're wiping clean all PCs at our office and migrating them to a new server cluster and a new domain. Last night I tested on PC and it mostly worked except it refuses to join to the domain. Now, ...
3
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4answers
1k views

Windows 7 accounts on a 2008r2 DC keep getting locked out randomly

As the title states, this happens randomly to Windows 7 accounts on our Windows 2008R2 domain controller. We just had this start happening after changing from 123together hosted exchange to Rackspace ...
2
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4answers
561 views

Is it possible to preload a user profile from a domain on a workstation that will be disconnected from the DC?

I have a few laptops here that need to have some users profiles preloaded onto them before sending them out in the field so that they can log into them without needing to be connected to the domain ...
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1answer
149 views

Domain Controller died, now get authentication boxes in IE for SDL Tridion 2009

We had a major network issue where our secondary domain controller (responsible for Win2k3 boxes) died and had to be rebuilt (I beleive this is what happened, I am a developer not network admin). ...
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votes
2answers
118 views

Join a win7 computer to a domain where domain is in remote location [closed]

I am in GA and need to have several notebooks join a domain where the Domain Controller is in Texas. Notebooks are Win7 and Domain Controller is 2008 R2. I have VPN access to the Domain Controller ...
0
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2answers
715 views

Workstation added to Domain, won't appear in all Domain Controllers

We recently upgraded our primary Domain Controller. The new DC is a new box with Windows Server 2008 R2, the old one was Windows Server 2003. We did a full migration of domain accounts to the new ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How to convert a domain account to a local account

I have a Windows 7 laptop that was connected to a Windows domain controller. The domain controller is no longer in operation and has been shut off. The laptop, now stand alone, works fine, but I want ...
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1answer
80 views

Remote access dialog doesn't show users

I am trying to set up remote access for her but the computer doesn't have any local users and the computer has nothing except for the computer in the places dialog box when I go to add users to the ...
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votes
3answers
4k views

Install lightweight Active Directory on Windows 7 for Development purposes without domain?

Is there a way to install lightweight Active Directory on Windows 7 for Development purposes without domain? I've downloaded the "AD LDS" for Windows 7 and installed it but it seems to require a ...
2
votes
2answers
744 views

Change Windows 7 login screen to Classic XP Style

I was wondering if there is a way to configure windows 7 to use the xp style domain login. User Name, Password and select local machine or domain?
3
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2answers
1k views

Can't join Windows 7 to SBS 2008 Domain .. Could do with some help?(logs posted)

We have been getting this error for a while now while we try to connect a new windows 7 x64professional to a SBS 2008 domain. I have done net use \\Domaincontroller.internaldomain.local\ipc$ ...
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votes
1answer
254 views

Install Samba on Windows 7 [closed]

I'm trying to install samba on windows 7. However, I can't seem to find a windows version of the source to install it with. Does anybody have a link to a windows version or a way to hack the linux ...
0
votes
1answer
728 views

“RPC Server is unavailable” on Windows 7 Client with Samba3 making logon impossible

I am running an Samba 3.4.* Server with LDAP Backend on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a PDC for purely Windows 7 Clients (about 50). It worked quite fine for a long time, but now sometimes on some machines ...
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3answers
3k views

Cannot connect Windows 7 PCs to a Windows 2011 SBS domain

I can connect XP machines just fine to our new domain, however, I get the following error when I try to bind any Windows 7 box on our network to the 2011 SBS domain: An attempt to resolve the DNS ...
0
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1answer
489 views

Samba3 PDC with single user profile per OS

I would like to set up a Samba3 PDC on an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS box for Windows XP and Windows 7 Clients. For my application I do not really need the whole profile overhead a normal Windows domain network ...
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votes
3answers
269 views

Single machine domain with Windows 7 OS

Is it possible to setup one single machine with Windows 7 x64 OS and somehow make it work as if it's part of a certain domain? So domain controller would be simulated in some way? I would like to ...