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How do I convince my company to invest in IT - domains, security, etc.?

I work for a small-medium size retailer which has half a dozen high street stores and a website. The IT situation is currently in a very basic state. As being "Head of IT" is only a small part of my ...
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dovecot: %d is empty for pre auth local users

I have configured: mail_location = maildir:/var/mail/%d/%n (%d is the domain part of user@domain.com) This works fine for remote users, but a local user running /usr/lib/dovecot/imap gets: ...
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Created a CNAME record, but I'm forced to use the FQDN of the alias

I created a CNAME record so that internal users could connect to our intranet, but it wont work unless I put in the entire FQDN. Here's how it's set up, example A 1.1.1.1 alias CNAME ...
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2003 to 2012r2 DC migration; unable to promote target server

I have a network with a single domain. The PDC is running Server 2003 SP1 and is unable to be upgraded. The PDC also runs DNS and DHCP for the network. I have another server running 2003 SP2, which is ...
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Postfix on server bouncing emails sent to same domain emails, external domains working

My @example.com email is hosted with Google Apps. I am able to send & receive email to all 4 accounts I have created for @example.com. I also own www.example.com. The issue is not being able to ...
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Is there a way to force group membership changes to be refreshed on clients?

I'm working with a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller which is being used primarily as a file server. The clients on this network are mostly not domain users, but instead use domain user ...
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Preferred vs alternate DNS, DNS failover with Active Directory

Question. I have a Windows AD Domain with two DCs. I find that name resolution becomes very unreliable when my "primary" Domain server is offline. How can I fix this? I am running two Windows Server ...
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Installing SCVMM from a domain controller

I'm trying to install SCVMM on a Windows Server 2012 R2, this server is not the domain controller. I have another Windows Server 2012 R2 that is the domain controller. I have read that it is not ...
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PC on Domain-“you have been logged on with a default profile ”

When a ANY user logs into this one computer that is on our domain, they get the "you have been logged on with a default profile " message. The error occurs no matter what user with what privileges ...
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Rebuilding Domain From Scratch. How to Use Old Netbios Domain Name on new DC?

I have a client that I am currently in the process of upgrading from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012R2. They are a small business, working off of a single server. The decision was made to ...
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Wordpress on OpenShift will not load (310 error) without “www.” on example.com in General Settings

I installed a Wordpress site on an OpenShift Online [PAAS] account. If I configure Wordpress Address & Site Address (in General Settings) both to http:// example.com (without the space; I added ...
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Domain is forcing HTTPS automatically when accessing by HTTP

I have a project based on Nginx + Node.js. When I'm trying to access it by my domain, it automatically redirects from HTTP to HTTPS and I get a 404 because my deployment is not ready for SSL. When it ...
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Unable to run gpupdate after changing domains

I recently moved a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine from one domain to another. Everything appears fine on the surface. It attached to the new domain and I can remote to and log into it using an ...
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Different local hostname and CN on domain controller

is there a way to name a server locally "LocalOwnServer" but with a different name on a Domain Controller (ie. "DomainOwnServer")? so, I would like to exec cmd command hostname and to get the result ...
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Connecting a domain-joined pc to a non-joined pc

At my job we have a pc that controls the lights, ventilation, music,... of the factory hall. Since this pc runs on Windows XP it isn't connected to any network whatsoever. However, the production ...
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My Website Loads Really Slow Using Domain Name, But Fast Using IP

Only fixed line ISP is affected. Others OK. Anyone knows where to start to detect the problem?. DNS Checked using DIG TRACERT NSLOOKUP WHOIS all OK. is there anything i need to check at my hosting ...
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subdomain forwarding to VMs, EC2, etc (with or without IPs)

let's say I own a domain: example.com . I want to have different users have their own subdomains, and I may want to move these around to different hosts. I may also not trust these users greatly. (...
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Another unknown domain added A record of my IP

I have a domain on GoDaddy and a VPS on DigitalOcean (Ubuntu 14.04 with nginx if that helps). Today I noticed that an unknown domain has added A record pointing to my IP Address on DigitalOcean. All ...
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Server 2008 R2 permissions not working

First of all: i posted this yesterday but put in the wrong email so I can't access it again. I am configuring a 2008 R2 server for learning experience. The problem I'm having is the following: ...
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Will forwarding my abc.com url to www.abc.com break the mx records for '@' root?

I have a website, which uses cname for its www.abc.com hosting. I am also using zoho mail service, so the root '@' mx record points to the zoho servers. I want to use the cname for the "abc.com" ...
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Is it possible to redirect a virtual directory to another server but on the same domain?

I have huge problems with IE P3P policy and reporting services. The problem is, our web application runs on the domain https://www.companyname.com more exactly on in the virtual directory ...
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Cannot join client to domain (non virtual, DNS issue)

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and have a Windows 7 Professional Laptop (non virtual, all physical) that I cannot join to the domain I created. I am trying to join the Windows 7 client to my ...
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Webmin - Disallow access by IP [closed]

I have installed a Webmin instance. I can access by both domain:port and ip:port. Is there any way to restrict access to an specific domain name and disallow direct access by IP?
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Can't reach network share

Masters, We have a weird problem, and i have no more hair..need ideas... Structure: Company-1 So we have two Windows 2012 server. - Server A is the DC - Server B is hold some share. Company-...
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How can I set the root of one of my domains to mirror a certain page on another of my domains? [duplicate]

I want one of my domains (freelawofattractioncourse.com) to point to a page on another site of mine (https://dr.katievb.com/freecourse) without causing the URL to change in the visitor's address bar. ...
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Windows Disk Image (sysprep) with multiple domain accounts

I have not a simple problem. I would like to make personalized sysprep (Windows disk image) for more than 50 windows domain account. Suppose I have more than 50 computers with the same parameters, ...
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How to configure Separate Domain registrar, Web host and Email host settings? [duplicate]

Let's say we have a domain example.com Domain registrar : NAME.COM Web Host : IPAGE.COM Email Host : GMAIL (Google Apps) My understanding is that: I should add MX records to use Gmail (clear) I ...
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Is there anything wrong with adding a computer to AD before joining the computer to domain?

I've always been taught to stage a domain join: Add the computer to the domain (via AD Users and Computers), in the right area, and then join it. Is there anything wrong with that?
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How to remove any remnants of NT from your windows domain?

Even though our domain has been renamed to company.com there still seems to be remnants of COMPANY_NT in different places. For instance, in remote desktop the domain still displays as "COMPANY_NT" and ...
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POSTFIX only receive email if server hostname is included in email address

I have this situation: postix/sasl/dovecot I recently added dovecot and sasl and i can only receive email to postfix if i use this email format: user@serverhostname.domain.com If i use desired ...
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Lost all local admin rights on domain joined computer

I'm in an unusual predicament in that there is no account I can use to add local admin rights to a computer with the exception of the Administrator account - which is disabled. On a new domain I'm ...
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Does SOA record need to be updated to alter nameservers

My domain registrar has a top level SOA record for my domain which is unchangeable and two NS records pointing to the default nameservers for the registrar. If I want to update my nameservers do I ...
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VPS Email Setup - Can send but can't receive [closed]

Set my first VPS up yesterday and brought a domain name from 123-reg and got the domain working properly. However today I set up an email account via cPanel. The email account can send out emails but ...
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An Active Directory Domain Controller to the domain … could not be contacted [closed]

I got this error: Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are not your network's administrator, notify the administrator that you received this information, which has ...
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SSL: Issued SSL for www.domain.com but only works for https://domain.com

Last week about an SSL Certificate issued by RapidSSL and my hosting MediaTemple, you can see the order details at RapidSSL here: http://i.imgur.com/s5XHcPH.jpg And SSL details on my panel at ...
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Must the root domain name be registered when creating a new forest in Active Directory?

When creating a new forest in Active Directory on my domain controller running Windows Server 2012 R2, I was prompted to specify a root domain name. Must the domain name be registered and owned by me? ...
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Moving domain name to new host but same domain needed in old host [closed]

we have a website with domain name as www.abc.com the domain has one global site and 30 country sites urls will look as www.abc.com/global/index.aspx and www.abc.com/uk/index.aspx but now we are ...
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Which policy hides all desktop items?

New accounts on my Windows Server 2012 look like this when logging in for the first time: As you can see, the desktop is empty. It is not, there are in fact files on the desktop, but they are not ...
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Insufficient access when trying to set machine OS attributes when joining Linux server to Active Directory

I am trying to join a Linux server to Active Directory. I want to set OS Name and OS Version attributes upon joining the domain using this command: /usr/bin/net ads join -k -S adserver.example.local ...
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Is it feasible to get rid of a child domain in single AD forest?

I am working in an environment that is single forest, and has two domains (the root local.com domain, and one child domain sub.local.com. The sub.local.com has a lot of users, security groups ...
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Why can't I whois '.google' domains?

I know of only two domains under the TLD google (owned by Google, obviously): nic.google lers.google However, neither of these give valid output when used with whois: $ whois nic.google No whois ...
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How to change Active Directory Forest name

I have an active directory forest that was set up as domain.example.com initially. I want the forest to be example.com and then have domain domain.example.com exist under the forest. Is there an easy ...
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Server 2012 Essentials not seeing PC after upgrade to Windows 10

I have Server 2012 Essentials R2 configured with a regular old domain, and several Windows 8.1 machines joined to this domain. I created a Windows 10 install USB using the Windows 10 Media Creation ...
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Access my server through SSH with the domain (with Cloudflare)

I have this server (44.44.44.44, for instance) running a webserver. I have routed pollnote.com to the server to access my webserver. Everything works fine. To access the server, I added my Public Key ...
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AD DC for domain could not be contacted

We are using samba4 on Debian 8 as a AD DC and isc-dhcp on another Debian 8 machine as a DHCP router. The problem is that if I set dhcp ip on a windows client I can't join the domain. If I add the AD ...
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error code 0x80190194 in wsus windowsupdate.log [closed]

My client doenst show itself in the wsus service. how is this possible? I set everything correct following the microsoft guides. now i got the following warnings in my windowsupdate.log file: EDIT: I ...
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Do I need a DNS in my domain to let my clients find the WSUS server?

I have my WSUS installed on the same system as my Active Directory management. The weird thing is, that when i put a client in the same domain, i find it in my AD but not on my wsus. The client ...
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Unable to change Location in Windows XP when trying to add user

I am trying to add domain users to "Remote Desktop" in Windows XP 32 bit. Problem is I am unable to change location from local pc to domain. Check the following screenshot and you will see location is ...
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Separating test environments

We're utilizing TFS and Hyper-V with SCVMM for our testing environments, but unfortunately we don't have any network separation right now. We had to create our own domain in order to most effectively ...
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SSL Cert for one domain and multiple IPs

I have a question about SSL certs and multiple servers. Question: I have one cert, one domain name and I have many servers that hold my website code. Example.com can point to IPs 192.168.1.1, 192....