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Active Directory Server how to be cautious [closed]

My company has provided us laptops. We used to use them normally but suddenly my company has announced they have installed Active directory server. We all have to shift to that server. The requirement ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Can I use an RODC for Active Directory athentication if the writeable DC is not available for several months?

We are running an Read-Write DC at our home office which we are using for authentication when were are working there. It works fine as long as we are at the office, but we are going to be on the road ...
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1answer
97 views

What can a domain controller do? [duplicate]

In short: I do not know where to start reading so that I can understand how to configure a DC. The long question: In the environment I work, we use an outdated domain controller and I have to create ...
1
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2answers
6k views

Unable to ping computers via DNS domain name

I have two desktop computers and recently set up a third computer, a Windows Server 2012 box, for which I installed DNS on it and set it up as a domain controller. I was able to successfully set up ...
2
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2answers
209 views

Why does a Windows Domain have two names?

I am working at corporate headquarters called Papermash. I joined their domain on my Win7 Pro, what I found interesting is that I could login to the domain using credentials PAPERMASH\username, and ...
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3answers
2k views

Need for another Domain Controller

I have two domain controllers (Windows 2003) in one site where most of the department I support resides. There is another building (at another site) where my department resides as well, but they have ...
1
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3answers
4k views

Hosts cannot ping each other since they have been added to domain. What's going on?

I have three Windows Server 2008 R2 VMs running on VirtualBox on an internal network 192.168.42.0/24. IP addresses are 192.168.42.1, 192.168.42.2, and 192.168.42.3. All three hosts could ping each ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Dynamic Windows installation for different users

I am new in server administarting also I have one question for all you guys. Now, I plan to create reintallation system and I want to ask you if is posible to install specific software for each user ...
0
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3answers
4k views

Cannot connect Windows 7 PCs to a Windows 2011 SBS domain

I can connect XP machines just fine to our new domain, however, I get the following error when I try to bind any Windows 7 box on our network to the 2011 SBS domain: An attempt to resolve the DNS ...
0
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2answers
597 views

How can I see, on a Windows 2008 and/or 2003 a list with all the domain controllers in the current domain?

I have a Win 2008 as primary domain controller and a Win 2003 as secondary domain controller. Apparently, the lately added W2003 automagically and nicely synchronized all users and groups and ...
2
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2answers
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Can I force a workstation to use a specific domain controller?

I'm on a domain that I can't control the domain controllers on, but I can control my systems. All the domain controllers are part of one site, and that cannot change. However, one of the domain ...