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local admin vs domain admin

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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Adding a Domain Suffix - safe or bandage solution?

Coming into a new organization with an AD environment that was more or less experimental. We're ready to go all in, but I don't like that the domain was setup with a ".local" suffix, due to the ...
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How do I find Windows Server Domain Name workstation belongs to by IP address in local network?

Company workstations belong to several domains and I have to find out exact Workstation domain by workstation IP. Is it possible from command line or do I have to call an administrator ? Thank you ...
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Samba4 domain controller, group policy processing fails, gpupdate fails

I'm using a Samba4 domain controller, and on the machines joined to the domain I'm seeing this message: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file ...
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Create a domain on server to have all users on it + shared SQL Server 2012

I'm new to Active Directory Domain Services and to Windows Servers in general. I created a domain on Windows Server 2008 R2 using AD DS and I joined all company's PCs to this domain. Now what I want ...
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Is there any way to restrict user from changing file extensions in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7?

For example, not allow users to rename abc.doc to abc.jpg? Is there any windows group policy for that? I am not asking file association restriction. If it really can't, is there any group policy to ...
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Restore an entire virtualized domain to earlier state?

We have set up a lab environment in our office to run various cybersecurity simulations. We are using ESXi 6.0 (VMWare) and we have a domain controller with 3 servers. I know that snapshotting domain ...
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A lab-test domain controller within a network with an actual domain controller?

Self-taught tech here. Would like to learn about domain controllers. I've heard that it's not a good idea to create a domain controller within a network with an existing domain controller. Just like ...
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Scaling Multiple SSL Domains on Multiple EC2 instances in AWS ELB

I'm setting up server that will host multiple SSL domains across a wide range of load balanced EC2 instances and being a programmer who really sucks at network/infrastructure stuff I had some ...
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NT4 domain administrator account - how to specify in smb.conf

I'm a domain administrator for a very old NT4 based network which needs to be taken out back and shot. I had a chat with the colleague who runs the domain, and he wants to move to Samba based NT4 ...
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Installing Domain SSL is not working

I have a Linode Server running Debian 7.5 & Apache2 I have the following files stored in the /etc/ssl/localcerts/ directory: www.test-site.com.key www.test-site.com.csr www.test-site.com.crt ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 hangs when Editing folder permissions

Background: The server in question is a member of a domain. This is a brand new server, freshly installed. I can log into this server using any domain user (which tells me that on some level it is ...
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Getting Error ID 4625 when one service tries to access a shared path on another machine

I'm kind of a n00b when it comes to dealing with Server issues, so I need some help. Setup: I have a scenario where there are two machines involved, both of which are using Windows Server 2008 ...
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Automatically refresh credential after password change

Lets say we have around 300 Windows XP machines on our ActiveDirectory domain that are used for processing something. Each has an account which is patterned on the machines name. As these are ...
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TLD pointing to subdomain of TLD connected to Heroku

I'm trying to point the root of of domain2.com to a subdomain of domain1.com (which is pointing to a Heroku instance). Do I need to run some kind of reverse proxy for this to work? If so, what kind of ...
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Copying files to a different domain, where no trust relationship exists

I have the the following setup. 1 x host machine situated in DOMAIN A 1 x PDC in a VM running on a host only network adapter running its own AD Forest (DOMAIN B) 1 x Server running in DOMAIN B, this ...
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Shutdown all computers on the network (in a Windows domain)

How can I shutdown/restart all the computers in the domain? When I'm on the domain controller logged in as the admin. The Clients are Windows 7 and the Server is a Windows Server 2008 machine. I have ...
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Need users to stay connected to the domain even if they temporarily lose Internet connection

We need to join our users to a domain but they are traveling a lot and often get disconnected from the Internet. I read about "offline domain join" to help them join without contacting a DC, but is it ...
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Domain Controller WS2008R2 and Windows10

I'd like to upgrade my five PC clients from Windows 7 to Windows 10, but I won't upgrade my server (Windows Server 2008R2). I will have any issues with the management of the domain? I use very basic ...
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String domain on RDP file not working

I am about to flash 80 HP T620 Thin Clients (TC) which will only be used to launch an RDP file so users can connect to their virtual machines on our Hyper-V environment. In the end, the TCs will be ...
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How to add a subdomain to the exchange server 2013?

I have Exchange Server 2013 which handles our corporate email. The default emails looks like this username@example.com. I need to add a sub domain to the servers so one email can look something like ...
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Using AWS, is there a way to build an AMI so it auto-joins the domain?

So we want to let developers have access into AWS natively, and when building a windows machine have it automatically join the domain and potentially add some tools, etc. Since I am used to using the ...
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Windows File Sharing not working

We have a workstation on our domain that we need to share a printer from, and it's not working. I also set up a shared folder to help with testing. Details: We are on a domain. All operations ...
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Do I need a dedicated IP address for each SSL certificate?

I am hosting multiple domains on a single AWS instance. The domains all share the same underlying codebase, but we provide "white label" services on various domains. Each of the domains (foo.com, ...
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Can Not Connect to domain

I am trying to set up my first domain. I have a AD DC controller setup on my 2012R2 server. I get this error when trying to connect to the domain: Note: This information is intended for a network ...
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Cygwin nested groups

I've got cygwin(latest release) running on a 2012 Windows server and having problems with adding domain grups. I succesfully dealt with domain users adding them to /etc/passwd as needed. For domain ...
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Problems with Windows Domain

I have a problem in a Windows Domain. About the creation of this domain i can not tell very much - i got this job last month, without propper handover due to illness of the main admin. What i know is ...
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The user name or password is incorrect error while joining Windows domain

I am trying to add an second domain controller (DC) to my domain. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. After getting the error when promoting it to an domain controller I tried uninstalling ...
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How can i know whether a dmain admin “ever” browsed my computer's files? [closed]

I have a problem and i was hoping for an answer for by all the smart gentlemen around here. I work in a company that contracted with some external IT auditors as "ethical hackers" where they are ...
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SQL Server 2012 with account NT Service\MSSQLSERVER access is denied in domain

A few months ago we installed SQL Server 2012 in Windows 2008 R2 under the virtual account "NT Service\MSSQLSERVER", all good. A few days ago, one of the admins of the IT dept installed Full Text ...
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ping -a 'myfileserversIP' resolves name of 'mydomaincontroller' which are two different server

Have a strange problem with DNS or Netbios or something: In my Domainenvironment i'm on a domain-joined Windows 7 Client. Trying to do a reverse lookup of the ip of my dedicated fileserver (NetApp ...
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Make active directory available to remote users [closed]

I have an AD filled with test data. I have automated tests that query this AD. I would quite like to be able to run these tests from anywhere, including outside of the domain. I have seen the ...
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IIS Intranet Application using Windows Authentication but accessed by two different local networks

Got stuck in a very strange situation. I am a developer so really not very good in networking. I really need help to figure out the solution if my problem. So, here is my problem, I am working on ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials unable to install using .com, etc. domain suffix

So if I want to install having a .com domain suffix instead of default .local, I can apparently reinstall using a cfg.ini answer file? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2830511 I know I don't ...
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Domain user periodically can't login, but only temporarily?

Ok, this is a strange one that I'm having trouble replicating letting alone solving. I have a user who uses two computers (both XP sp3) on the domain with a roaming profile. She has no problems on ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials .local to .com easy change? Probably hard or not possible though

After installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials with a .local suffix, now I read that .local is a big no no... and need to change it from SERVER.MYDOMAIN.local to SERVER.MYDOMAIN.com. Sarching ...
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NAS shares cannot be accessed by name in a domain

I have a NAS (Synology DS411, DSM 4.3) that was configured to be joined to an AD domain. Privileges were appropriately set on the shares and everything was fine. I (foolishly) changed the name of the ...
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What causes PC's to be unable to read certain other PC's shared folders even though other devices can read them?

I have a private domain where folders are shared to EVERYONE (temporarily during setup). All PC's can click into any other PC in File Explorer's Network list, but one specific PC can't connect to the ...
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Wordpress on Azure as Subdirectory [migrated]

A client gave me access too devblog.azurewebsites.net where I was supposed to install the theme I developed and configured using WordPress. Now that the setup is complete, the site must be moved to ...
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Access print server through firewall?

At my workplace, we have two fiber networks setup, one for the business network and the other for process control (industrial manufacturing). On the business network, there is a standard print server ...
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How to Create a subdomain on cPanel while Cloudflare is hosting my DNS [closed]

What I Did: My domain example.com is registered through godaddy. Which I forwarded to Cloudflare for DNS services. NS records points to amanda.ns.cloudflare.com and igor.ns.cloudflare.com I created ...
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Priority of DNS servers

I actually have 2 DNS providers and 3 DNS server. The first and is from CloudFlare - primary, and the third is from BuddyNS - this one should be used only for backup. Backup: the server should be only ...
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Active Directory/DNS problem

I've been having some issues with our local domain name resolving for some reason. A short description of my entire network is: We have two offices. Each office has its own DC and its own firewall, ...
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What permissions are required for a domain user to login to a domain machine?

I have been under the impression that Domain Users should be able to login to a domain joined machine with their domain credentials out of the box and no special permissions needed. I'm running this ...
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Multiple domains under one IP but direct IP entry shows apache page

I'm hosting around 15 domains under a single IP and everything works fine but when I visit the IP (http://IPaddyHERE) it shows me the apache page. How can I either redirect it to one of my domains or ...
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Solving remote desktop comunication

is there some solution how to allow domain users to log on remotely from any computer on they local domain computers and any computer wich is not in domain to remotely help users. I did enabled ...
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Local User Account Disappeared After Domain Upgrade

I upgraded to server 2012 r2 from 2008 r2 I have all computers in AD The workstations with local logons are losing the local user that i have set up on them... (the admin logon is not disappearing) ...
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How to get list of domains pointed in unique IP

I want to know this is possible that i can get whole domains list which is pointed in unique (same) ip address example: i have ip 000.000.00.00 now i want to get whole ip list which is pointed in ...
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Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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User Unable To Login Remotly

When we configure a computers, we always connect it to our company domain after we add the user into our AD. So the next time we reboot the system we can login with the user credentials since we join ...