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Is it possible for a schema change to not replicate, and a object that uses that schema arrive at a DC?

I'm trying to understand the risk of updating the schema of a very large AD forest, where the schema has not been on every DC, and then an object that uses that schema object is replicated An example ...
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what happens when a domain functional level is set lower than forest functional level?

For. e.g When a forest functional level is set to windows 2008, what happens if a domain functional level is set to windows 2003? My question is, why does the rule says domain FL should be >= forest ...
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Discover a subdomain with one-way-trust in SCCM 2012

I've recently started to implement SCCM on our production servers after I had tested it in my own lab environment. One thing that I forgot to test, which is bugging me now, is that the real world ...
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Multiple Child domain under a single Forest [duplicate]

I'm new in win 2008 server so i have a question. I have 2 Child domain under a single Forest.every thing is fine but when client in each domain want to log in to windows in login on to list user can ...
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When should you create additional domain in forest?

My company is opening a new site in a different country. We will be installing new servers there and I have a question I can't decide on. Should we create a new domain in the forest or should we just ...
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How to check AD DS domain/forest functional level from domain joined workstation?

Is it possible to define AD DS domain/forest functional levels from domain joined workstation? Preferably through CLI/PS and if possible w/o Domain Admin rights... How I can accomplish it?
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Domain name different from Forest

We are planning to build a new forest and multiple domains. We want to know if it is possible to have the name of the domain not inherit from the forest. For example Forest: abc.com Domain 1: ...
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Add new Child domain to Existing Exchange Forest

So basically at the moment I have a single domain, with an Exchange 2010 server. I am looking to build a new DC as a new Child Domain - but am wondering if there is anything I need to do/run/setup etc ...
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Cant see DNS zone Security properties or edit/ADD anything being a domain admin

We have a single domain in multiple forest environment. I tried to add a record to one of the reverse lookup zones of the domains which is a single domain in the single forest , i didnt have the ...
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Not able to use the group policy in windows server 2008

Currently I'm not able to use the group policy. Error Message: "To manage group policy you must log on to the computer using a domain user account" There is no domain attached to this windows server. ...
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How to make security group in one forest show up in another forest?

I have two Win2k8 forests which I do maintenance on. The two forests have full 2 way external, non transitive trust with each other. I have a folder in forest X, domain countryX.mycompany.com ...
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Is there today any reason to have multiple domains in one forest

I've been reading a lot trying to figure out why I would set-up a "multi-domain - one forest" architecture but I haven't found any good reason to do so. I came to the conclusion that you better use ...
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What are for the trust relationsheep between forests? [closed]

I'm learning about Windows Server 2008 R2. I was testing the trusts relationship between two different forests. But I haven't understood the purpose and advantages of this? Can someone orient what ...
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Active Directory Subdomain vs new “Tree in Forest” … is there a difference?

We have the forest named "company.com" and are debating between "thing.company.com" versus "thing.local". My understanding is that the latter is called a "Tree in a Forest" What are the deciding ...
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Moving a Domain from a forest into a new forest of its own

We currently have a forest of aa.local, and under that a domain of bb.aa.local, due to administrative changes I would like to move the bb.aa.local domian into its own forest, naming isn't essential, ...
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How can I add a second trusted domain to existing Active Directory forest?

Our business has opened a new business unit on our premises that is suppsoed to be a seperate entity. However, a couple of our users will be 'seconded' to the new entity. What I would like to do is ...
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Does Active Directory Forest require another physical server?

We currently have physically separate domain controllers dc1.country1.company.com dc2.country1.company.com dc1.country2.company.com dc2.country2.company.com altogether 4 machines. Now, there are ...