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Change Windows 2012 R2 Network from Public to Domain

I upgraded the Network Card Drivers for my Domain Controller but now it is seeing the local lan as a PUBLIC network which is messing with my firewall rules. How do I switch it back to DOMAIN?
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AD / SYSVOL Version Mismatch on Default Domain Policy

I've created two test VMs in VMWare, both Server 2012 R2 Standard. One was promoted to a DC, with the domain name being test2.local. I modified the DNS record on the other server, and joined it to the ...
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Computers point to DC in wrong site

I need your help. I've struggled with this for months and nothing I've found online has helped me. The problem is, domain computers sometimes point to an incorrect domain controller in a different ...
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Re-add Machine to domain without Renaming it? Cloned Virtual Machine issue

So I have some old XP machines that are being kept around to run an ancient DOS based database we still need occasional access to. I decided to instead of dealing with all these old buggy machines to ...
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MX record for different email domain

I'd like to create an MX record inside my lan to test a local email server, but with a different domain name. I have a Windows 2012 DC and a domain called company.local, what I'd like to do is to ...
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A records and CNAME records

I have a question about A records and cname records. Some info, we have our domain registered at Networksolutions.com, the domain name for example is company.com. We have two webserver and on those ...
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What happens if I am unable to ping my domain name

Let me describe my situation. I have five DCs in our network; mix of 2008 R2 and 2012. Among them one is unavailable at the moment and it might take some time to resolve this issue. Other four DCs ...
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Sometime unable to login with domain account although username and password are correct

Every morning , when I try to login to my computer I can't login and the message appears User name or password are incorrect, although username and password are correct. Once I login with the "...
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SRV record does not work, doesn't redirect to another port

These are my SRV host details: HOST: _http._tcp.ngxdev.com ANSWER: 0 29080 ngxdev.com As you can see, if I enter a full link: http:// ngxdev.com:29080(Not allowed to post more than 1 link), it ...
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Public DNS - Host at home on Windows Server 2012 [closed]

I have a windows server 2012 r2 and have DNS server features setup and running, I want to setup DirectAccess but need certain urls (e.g. directaccess.server.qld.com.au) In other words I want to host ...
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Legacy apps requiring administrator privileges on XP

I have a legacy Windows 95 app that needs to be run as an Administrator. This is used by students in a school domain. My predecessor set up a domain administrator account for this purpose and a "...
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Static IPs and New Domain Controller and Domain within existing Forest

I have a forest domain chicago.example.com that contains 2 domain controllers in it, in which I had joined a 2012 Server to the forest domain called DOMAINCONTROLLER3. I plan to promote this server to ...
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Can I override a domain admin settings with my local adminaccount

My company gave me a old used computer for my personal use at home. But I am not able to access any external drives(USB) . I receive an error message as access denied. Being a local admin to that ...
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What right does a domain administrator have in a SBS and Win 7 environment?

What rights and priviliges does a domain administrator have in a SBS and Win 7 environment?
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Allow Domain Users to install software on their computers

How would I go about allowing a 'domain user' to install software on their computer. I have active directory and group policy in place. Is there a setting in group policy that would allow this? I don'...
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local admin vs domain admin on a domain controller

I would like to create a group policy to set a specific password for all local administrator users. Now even though you can't manage local users on a domain controller ("This snap-in cannot be used on ...
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What is the difference between a hostname and a fully qualified domain name?

I am new to the world of setting up servers and am baffled by the term hostname and fully qualified domain name. For example, if I want to set up a server that hosts files on the local network i.e. a ...
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Account lockout when attempting to add user account from partially trusted domain

I'll try and lay out the scenario as best as I can. We have two domains. Domain A trusts domain B, but not the other way around. On a machine joined to Domain A, User X has credentials in both ...
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How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with?

How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with using the GPO (Group Policy Object) or Registry. I am looking to setup a Specific Domain Controller for ...
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Setting DKIM and SPF records for client domains

I have created an email server that is capable of handling mail for multiple websites. e.g. tom@website1.com, tom@website2.com etc. The emails are sending and receiving fine, but the spam score is ...
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Active Directory computer description sync to computers

may I know if there is a way to sync the Computer description on the Domain controller (Win 2012r2) to the local machines ? In the past (till now), I created an excel sheet that contains hostnames, ...
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Domain User logged in with Temp Profile in Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit OS

I am new to the forum. I am having a trouble with Windows server 2008 R2 Domain. I am having IBM 3650 Server installed with Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit domain. I am using Thin Clients as Nodes. ...
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Authenticate domain user to a domain computer when the computer is not connected to the network?

Our organization sends people to remote locations for periods of 45-90 days. The users at these locations need to use client software on a domain computer in order to do there job. Recently we had an ...
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Subdomains not working on nginx

I decided to give a try to nginx, however it seems I am stuck at the really beggining. I have a server running Debian and I am trying to configure nginx with 1 domain + 2 subdomains. When I access the ...
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Multi-Domain Root Administrator

We have a new domain structure we are planning on rolling out in the next few months. Essentially there is a single top level and forest domain controller "mydomain.lan" and two children "us.mydomain....
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Mapped drive not reconnecting with other credentials on login (Server 2003)

We have an old 2003 server (I know, we should have decommissioned this a long time ago), and we have a user who has an issue with a mapped drive. The server and the user account are on our old domain,...
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Necessary to delete computer account from AD before rejoining to the domain?

What is actually stored within the computer account in AD? There always seems to be issues that crop up once and awhile where leaving and rejoining the domain seems to fix them. Up to this point i'...
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Domain mapping without wordpress?

I recently installed wordpress and configured it to have domain mapping, following several websites to get it to work on debian. It was a pain. Recently I took down this server, I tried to back it up ...
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Is it okay (or even recommended for performance) to point mobile subdomain A record to different IP?

Is it okay or recommended for performance/load balancing to point the A Record for your mobile subdomain to a separate server, with its own IP address?
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Fingerprint log on, domain wide

All the users in my company use laptops with fingerprint readers built in. I use this on my laptop but the fingerprint is only stored locally. Is there a way to make it domain wide using the AD ...
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How to replicate domains from different forests

I have 2 domains each in a different forest with transitive trust... Now, I am asked to do replication between them. My question is.. is that possible? if so how can I do that? any clue? I've made ...
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how to move mail aliases to other domain

I have just done the following move, through the virtualmin (4.18) interface: moved domain abc.de to old.abc.de moved domain new.abc.de to abc.de The problem that now occurs: all the mail aliases, ...
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Running an administrative program under user account - domain edition

I am tearing my hair out here - could use a little help. It appears that the classic RUNAS does not function under a Domain environment. At least, I cannot get it to run in a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Add a domain user to the Administrator group of a WORKGROUP machine not joined to the domain?

So I'm at a client and to connect to their SQL Server, I need to use SQL Server Windows Authentication. The thing is that I do have a user that allowed me to connect to their TFS server without any ...
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Let users install software without local administrator rights on domain

I manage the network of a small company. As I'm not always in the office it is a wish from the employees to be able to install software without having to go to me. My predecessor set it up that ...
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kerberos apache 401 error for domain admins using office addin

I use SSO for access to a Linux based system from our windows 7 PC's. This works for IE using the logon credentials to access the system. However, when the developed office plugin is used by any ...
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Duplicated domain admin user profile?

Our domain admin logon on PCs or Servers used to have only one profile located on c:\users\administrator Somehow, now we got a duplicated profile called c:\users\administrator.domain Does ...
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In Server 2012, how do I log into the “old” administrator account?

Here's a quick run down of what I did: Installed Windows Server Essentials Experience feature/role Played around with it Uninstalled it Demoted the server as the domain controller Rebooted Now my ...
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local admin vs domain admin [closed]

I'm working to learn administrative account functions. My questions specifically is a difference between domain and local administrator accounts. When logging into a server or workstation remotely for ...
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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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Sending mail from vps that receives forwarder trafic from another provider

Currently, I utilize two hosting providers: one has shared hosting and here I registered domains, another has one vps server. I redirect requests to my.site.com from shared server to vps using record ...
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Problems with clients login

I'm using Windows Server 2012 as a Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server.. In the beginning it worked like a charm, but our network is growing fast. Since some weeks, we have problems to login on ...
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Are SPF records for subdomains valid for the parent domain?

I used to think that SPF records for subdomains were completely independent from the parent domain. I'm trying out a domain email service provider that advises: Using a subdomain you will still ...
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offsite dns while having a local domain controller per organization branch

Is it possible with a reliable wan to have the centralized dns offsite and the domain controller for an organization hosted locally?
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Powershell DSC File copy - Workgroup machines

I've got a machine that I need to copy files to from a network share (on domain) for a deployment from a machine that's off domain. Currently I have the following code; Configuration deployWebsite ...
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ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Browser Error

domain www.polydevs.co.uk I recently moved servers, and moved domain hosting. Since then I've had no luck getting my website active. Here's how the server is setup DNS Settings So this is on my ...
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How to find the computer name a user logged on to

Is there a tool or script or some other way of knowing what computer name a specific user is currently logged on to? Or even was logged on to? Say the user "HRDrone" is working on his machine whose ...
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I recently changed my hosting and now I can only send emails and not receive using GMail [closed]

I have a domain name (emmasteed.co.uk) that I have hosted with UK Reg and I recently moved my hosting to GoDaddy. I have an email that I have used for a few years now: emma@emmasteed.co.uk. When I ...
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Windows Azure linux domain

I've set up a Virtual Machine and I need to connect my domain .site.com to Windows Azure, I tried to do it with an A record using the provided IP, but the VIP address is not static, and after ...
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Iodine behind BIND9

I have a server which hosts a domain and two my own nameservers for the domain. Everything works fine. Now I want to setup Iodine. For the nameserves I use BIND. I have read and did everything on the ...