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1answer
83 views

Two domains within the same IP Range

We are in the process of implementing MS Dynamics AX and a requirement by our consultants is to have a test environment. We can build this environment and let it use our live AD setup however I wish ...
3
votes
1answer
444 views

Hyper-V and AD --> recommendations for small site? [closed]

I have a dilemma about how to proceed with new AD / Hyper-V installation and would appreciate your views, experience and advice. Situation: we are a small company with single site (25 users) and few ...
1
vote
3answers
303 views

Windows Server 2012 Database server and Domain Controller in the same machine

I'm far to be an expert in this area, so I need some light on this. I have a clean Windows Server 2012 Standard machine, where I need to install an SVN server, Team Foundation, and an Sql Server 2012. ...
2
votes
1answer
456 views

Parallels ignoring added registry DWORD values?

I'm attempting to join a Win7 Pro machine running on lion through Parallels 7 to Parallels is set to use briged ethernet adapter, DNS has been set to our internal servers, can ping the domain ...
0
votes
2answers
110 views

virtualization and active domain controller solution for my network [closed]

Before I'll move on I'd like to hear your thoughts about what would be the best solution for my network. In short I'm looking the best solution for my network of an high school which contains up to ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

network routing problems

I'm a web developer, but I've recently had some network problems. I was working on a client server, developing a new website. It has a private server, Win 2008 R2. This server has more networks ...
14
votes
3answers
562 views

Active Directory Virtualization

My company is looking to try and virtualize all our servers, and we are trying to figure out if virtualizing active directory is a good idea. Is it even something that can be done, and if so are ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

What difference does it make for a Virtual machine to be removed and then re-added to an Active Directory domain

On a Windows VM, while installing a service which needs to run under a domain account, my Domain Controller refuses to authenticate the domain account I use. After I remove this VM from the domain, ...
2
votes
3answers
202 views

Clone Windows 2003 SBS Machine without turning it off

I'm a junior sys admin at a small firm and i just recently have been assigned to a new customer. I went through the normal learning process of getting to know the relatively simple network structure ...
5
votes
1answer
102 views

optimum configuration for AD and exchange 2010

We are a small business (~100 emp) with a creaking server running AD, Exchange 2003 and more. We need to upgrade the hardware and it has been proposed to put Win Svr Std 2008 on one new server with AD ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to add a VM Server to a VM Domain when the host is not on that domain

Update It may be clear that my knowledge of networking is limited. If you could explain things in basic terms or point me to additional reading I would be greatful. Original Question I have ...
2
votes
2answers
128 views

Virtual Active Directory

What would be a lightweight way to create a virtual Active Directory domain with a few fake users on Windows 7? I am wanting to test a small app that integrates with AD.
0
votes
1answer
309 views

Virtualization Hardware and Software Advice; Terminal Services; Active Directory

Here's what I have in mind, understand I am ignorant: A core OS running virtual machine software - Linux (which distro?) with VMWare? A Terminal Services virtual machine for up to 50 thin clients - ...
3
votes
4answers
791 views

Why shouldn't a domain controller be suspended or paused

I've seen it mentioned on Server Fault as well as in a Technet Blog that you should never pause or suspend a domain controller. While searching through Microsoft's documentation on the subject, I only ...
1
vote
1answer
934 views

Domain controller at the Disaster recovery site

We recently created a DR site, using VMware SRM. The domain controllers at the main site are physical and we also need a DC at the recovery site. The link between the sites is fast (20MB/s). I ...
0
votes
3answers
145 views

Membership in two domains

I would your suggestions for an effective solution for a person, who needs to access resources in two Windows domains and wants to use one computer. It's about our CEO, who has accepted a second ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Setting up domain controller and Active Directory on a Virtual PC [closed]

Excuse my broad question, but I'm a developer that seldom deals with these issues. I would like to set up an environment where I have a domain controller and AD on a VPC, and then authenticate to ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Running an Active Directory Primary Domain Controller as a virtual machine?

Should the Active Directory PDC always be a physical machine or would it be okay to run it in a VM? What are the implications/trade offs/gotchas? As a corollary to this, what about running a physical ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Virtual Machine Snapshot revert issue

After reverting to an older snapshot, Windows Server 2008 VM running on VMWare gives me the following error when I tried to login: The trust relationship between this workstation and primary ...
0
votes
1answer
428 views

Same Name - Different SID?

we want to set up 2 VMs (01 & 02) as primary license managers (L/M) and then clone them for local office WAN failure backup purposes. All clients across the network would point to the primary 01 ...
1
vote
2answers
336 views

How to create a small (Single Machine) domain

I am trying to install Virtual Machine Manager so I can test out the Lab Mananger portion of VS2010. The Virtual Machine Manager Requires a Domain to install to. Is there an easy way to setup a ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Active Directory Restore Woes 0xc000006a

I'm trying to restore our Active directory infrastructure from System State backups. This normally isn't a problem but I'm trying to do it onto a Hyper-V based server while the backup "source" is a ...
20
votes
6answers
6k views

Can windows domain controller be virtualized?

Just the question on the title. There is any problem? Any experience on this?
0
votes
2answers
460 views

How do I add a cloned VM to Active Directory without conflicting with other clones?

I'm not sure of the exact terminology here as I'm not a network pro but I've run into this issue a couple of times as a developer. Edits encouraged! If I create a virtual machine on a desktop and add ...
-1
votes
4answers
229 views

Feasability of running a Virtual Network [closed]

I used to run an Active Directory domain on my home network, but have since migrated back to a plain old Workgroup. However, since my job is in .NET software development, I'd like to be able to work ...