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54 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
66 views

Domain member as ntp server for other (non-domain) network

I am attempting to synchronize the date and time for a number of computers belonging to a non-domain, statically configured network (e.g. computer B in illustration) with a node which is residing in a ...
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0answers
66 views

Using Powershell (RSAT ) to get GPO from against another domain

I can't find any clear info online for what I'm trying to do, hope you can give me an answer :) I'm using a Windows 7 client (pctest) joint in a domain (domain1.intranet). I've installed the RSAT to ...
2
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1answer
194 views

Fixing the Secure Channel Windows 2012 — the trust relationship between workstation and domain fails?

What is wrong: I am trying to join a server to the domain. I was able to join it, restart the server, and when I tried to log in, I got the error: Trust Relationship Between Workstation and Domain ...
3
votes
3answers
93 views

Adding remote machine to AD via Powershell

So I have a powershell script, Add-Computer -ComputerName $computername -LocalCredential $computername\admin -DomainName $domain -Credential domain\$username -Force -Restart So if I have a machine ...
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votes
1answer
125 views

Joining to a windows domain — What ports are needed?

What ports are needed in order to join to a windows domain? I am getting an interesting message where the server can find the domain controller names, but cannot reach them.
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1answer
31 views

Unable to determine forest/domain functional level

I already have a domain controller setup on Wind2k8 R2 Standard and am trying to get another system running on Win2k8 R2 Enterprise to also become another domain controller for the same domain. For ...
1
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2answers
191 views

Change Local Group Policies remotely on Windows workstations outside Windows domain

Is it possible to change Local Group Policies on Windows workstations remotely outside a Windows domain? Furthermore, can a script be written that would change GP on several workstations one by one? ...
5
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2answers
276 views

Windows workstations in a Windows domain with a Linux domain controller [closed]

There's a Windows network of about 60 workstations I am going to be responsible for. The network is in a terrible mess, so I decided to rebuild it from the ground up. Currently, there are some Windows ...
2
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0answers
18 views

PIV authentication on redhat

I'm looking for a solution, or set of technologies, (etc) - for setting up a mixed (win 7, rhel 6.5) network with centralized login using smart cards (PIV). I know that this is possible using a ...
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1answer
302 views

How To List All Computers Operating System On A Network In Powershell

I am looking for a script to show all the machines, hostnames, and OS versions on my domain. I have found a few scripts, but none of the scripts that I have found will do both. Here is an example of ...
1
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2answers
44 views

DNS finds host only if domain name is included

I have a Server 2012 DNS server on subnet 192.168.7.0 and I am trying to use that on a host on the 192.168.8.0 subnet, which is not on the domain (this may not be relevant). When I configure the ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Multiple user logons (Domain, Terminal Services) - How to determine if a user access token is invalid after password change

Our users work in terminal services domain environment. It happens sometimes that users are logged on multiple servers. When security policy forces user to change the password, he changes it on one ...
3
votes
1answer
128 views

Can Hyper-V host join a domain of a virtual machine domain controller on that same host?

Learning about Failover Clustering with Hyper-V. I have two hyper-v nodes(servers). I want to add them to a failover cluster, but it said that the nodes must be in a domain to join failover cluster. ...
1
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4answers
172 views

Tips for managing multiple non-domain, off-site computers?

My home office uses a Windows domain that hosts about 25 nodes. There are 17 locations out in the field (70% Windows XP, 30% Windows 7) with anywhere from 4-10 computers that are not joined to ...
2
votes
0answers
69 views

What are some good reasons to create a new forest, child domain, tree, site, or OU in Active Directory? [duplicate]

When is it worth it to create one of the above and when is it better to keep things in the same place?
0
votes
1answer
92 views

User can logon domain pc with locked account

Windows 2008r2 domain. windows 7 client. After locking user domain account, user can login domain pc with locked account once, at the same time user have no access to netwrok shares, only local files. ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

How to find which server is sending files to my shared folder

I have a server where is shared folder e.g. shared_folder. Another server in the same domain is sending files into this folder (it is probably a scheduled task) unknown_server -> copy files -> ...
1
vote
2answers
107 views

Dot slash versus WORKGROUP - which is the correct domain

I am trying (in code) to add a user on a non-domain machine to a computer group I created. Assume my machine name is MACH01. When I add the Administrator to it by giving .\Administrator or ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Login as Domain admin without network access

I have a laptop which cannot access the network either by NIC or WiFi due to the error I am looking into. I don't know the local admin credentials as the last IT admin has yet to say what they are (he ...
1
vote
1answer
835 views

Give user permissions to change system time on Windows Server 2012 domain controller

I realize that this title instantly sounds like a bad idea, so I'll justify the need in addition to describing the problem. The need to change system time I've recently set up a Windows Server 2012 ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Can not access samba share using windows domain user credentials

I configured samba (3.6.3) in Ubuntu 12.04.2. I installed Likewise open and configured samba server as domain member. But the problem is samba share can only be accessible to the local user.For ...
1
vote
2answers
64 views

How can I list all of the domain machines that a domain user group can administer?

Over the years, there are many extra and duplicate user groups in my domain. So I need to identify which machine a particular group has administrative rights to. I've done a fair amount of searching ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Find computers in domain with static IPs - PowerShell

let me start by saying I'm not good at all in writing scripts or troubleshooting them, thus me being here :) I'm trying to find all the computers in a windows domain network that are using static IP ...
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votes
1answer
266 views

Why should I have a domain controller? [duplicate]

I'm not a Windows guy. And all my working life was managing Mac and Linux. Why should I have a Windows domain controller? I know what Active Directory is, but I'm not a Microsoft expert. And on paper ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

How to view network activity across entire domain?

Wondering if Windows Server 2008 R2 Std has any features that allow you to view network information like number of connections, current rate, total bytes, etc, for all computers on the domain? ...
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votes
3answers
48 views

VM Connected to a Domain

I'm working with an automated tool that deploys VMs to center. It is setup within the customspec to be connected to a domain [windows]. After the VM is clone, we get a success state from VMWare that ...
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votes
1answer
131 views

My domain doesn't resolve sometimes, pointing to my own dns server [closed]

I have a domain registered on 1and1.com, mydomain.com DNS settings are pointing to my own DNS server DNS 1: mypc.no-ip.org DNS 2: mypc.no-ip.org For DNS server I use SimpleDNS software, because ...
1
vote
2answers
378 views

Change a permission in security DACL of a user using powershell

I need to change the "Include inheritable permissions from this object's parent" for all users in my domain that belong to a security group called "Employees". I've included a screen shot what I need ...
1
vote
2answers
332 views

Global Catalog Server on multiple AD Sites

we've multiple AD Sites (5) for each office which are connected via WAN. Most offices have 2 DCs which are virtualized. What would be the perfect setup for the DC? Currently every DC is a Global ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

How to connect domain clients to workgroup WSUS server

We have a small domain that sits on the same net as a single workgroup host with WSUS server. Is it possible to get the clients to connect to the workgroup host WSUS server? The WSUS has IIS7 and is ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Windows server reboots itself when logging for the first time

On my domain servers that I use the administrator account there's no problem but logging from my house to the servers sometimes I have to use my personal domain user. The problem is when I log in for ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

How to set a unique DNS entry in Windows organizational domain?

I wasn't sure what to write in the title since I'm not familiar with the technical terms regarding DNS. I have an IIS web server that is part of a domain in my organization, which I'll refer to as ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

Is it possible to move computers between two domains (with same names)?

I have two networks with one domain on each. These networks are located in the same buildings but computers are used by two differents organizations that use two differents domains. Would it be ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Which Exchange scenario should I choose

We currently have a Windows 2003 domain and an Exchange 2007 server integrated into the domain. Since the power goes out often in the current building, we would like to move the Exchange server to the ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

After adding 2012 server to domain, cannot RDP using domain accounts

I just added a win2012 server (VM) to the domain (controlled by win2008r2 DC) Everything is fine except that I cannot RDP to the server using domain credentials (enterprise admin) from any PC EXCEPT ...
0
votes
1answer
335 views

nslookup cannot resolve hostname for machine on external domain from internal domain

Keep in mind, this issue is exclusively for Windows platforms. For a particular company, they have an internal and external domain. One is behind the firewall, and one is in front. I am sitting on ...
4
votes
2answers
991 views

What (if any) are the risks of renaming and domain-joining a machine at the same time?

Just a quick, basic question, on account of a difference of opinion I'm having. When joining a new [Windows] machine to an Active Directory domain, what risks are there if the rename and the domain ...
1
vote
2answers
749 views

Windows sytem get slow when added to domain ( abc.com)

Client OS- Windows XP DC - Windows Server 2008 R2 Earlier all my Windows system was in workgroup. I have created domain in windows ( abc.com ) and added all the system to domain. But in one ...
2
votes
1answer
518 views

How to decrypt files on a Windows domain, without user account password?

I have a Server 2008 file server, and and while here an employee encrypted several files, and has now since left to seek greener pastures. I want to decrypt the files, so others can access them. Can ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

No more endpoints in the endpoint mapper

I was just transferred to a new factory and there is this issue that keeps popping up and the error says "There are no more endpoints in the endpoint mapper." This error occurs when trying to rejoin a ...
8
votes
2answers
9k views

Domain login very slow 10+ minutes

We are racking our brains trying to figure this problem out an are currently stuck! Basically we are having issues with some users taking ages to log in in the mornings, some times up to 20 minutes, ...
2
votes
2answers
83 views

Raise domain function level

I have a domain with Win2012 DC's, and a bunch of Win2003 servers. Is it save to raise the functional level of the forest and domain to Windows 2012?
0
votes
1answer
50 views

When do domain and forestprep

I have a simple domain with a single Win2003 server. I just upgraded the funcitonal level to Win2003. I am now trying to add a Win2012 DC, but it warns me that the functional level is still at w2000 ...
4
votes
2answers
157 views

Windows: 2 sites, 2 dc's. How setup roles?

I have 2 sites (HO + Branch), both with Win Servers 2003, connected by a tunnel. I want to have a DC in each location to allow for local login/authentication. Can someone tell me what roles I should ...
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votes
1answer
29 views

Domain Server through windows 7? [closed]

is it possible to run a AD DS through a regular windows 7 workstation?
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votes
2answers
228 views

Network bandwidth requirements for a one-way Active Directory trust

I am considering establishing a one-way trust relationship between a local Active Directory domain and a remote (across a WAN VPN) Active Directory domain. Since the bandwidth between sites is ...
0
votes
2answers
55 views

Deploying an application on a windows domain

I'm looking for different ways to deploy, execute and uninstall an application on all machines of a Windows domain. I've did some research on Group Policy Object (GPO) but I'm still looking for other ...
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votes
1answer
133 views

Computer browsing not working [closed]

We have multiple computers joined in domain. We also have domain controller (Windows server 2008 Enterprise). The problem is, that sometimes computer browsing (Windows Explorer: My Network ...
1
vote
3answers
840 views

Finding forgotten RDP sessions?

I work in an enterprise environment with hundreds upon hundreds of Windows servers (all in a single AD domain), both locally and in other countries. I'm often required to log into an RDP session on ...