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Migrating server local groups (currently workgroup) to domain?

I have about ~30 workstations that I administer, plus a fileserver, all of which I inherited when I took this net admin job. The previous guy had been around forever from when the company was far ...
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2answers
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Is a gradual migration from a workgroup to a domain possible?

I have a small setup of around ~30 computers [some of which are located at a remote office] that I need to get migrated over from a workgroup to a domain to maintain my sanity. The previous admin ...
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Suggestions on the best way to convert a Workgroup to a Doman / Active Directory? [closed]

I recently took over as the network admin for a small manufacturing firm. It's grown from a small mom and pop shop into a medium-sized business over the past few years, and as such trying to manage ...
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Windows Workgroup & AD password Sync

Does anyone know a tool that can sync passwords with users of a Windows Workgroup with Active Directory Users passwords? Both servers being: Windows 2008 R2
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How do I migrate thousands of computers to a domain?

I work at a Board of Education, within our system we have 12 schools. Each school averages 200-300 computers. Over the years the computers have been set up using various workgroups. We are interested ...
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Can Microsoft Forefront TMG handle users that are not part of a domain?

I'm a newbie and please excuse me if my question is so foolish :) Here is the scenario: In our company we have 50 PCs: 40 PCs have joined to the domain and 10 PCs haven't joined to the domain (simply ...
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485 views

Benefits of using a windows-domain [closed]

We are a small business 5-10 employees, and would like to know what are the major benefits of moving from a simple network/WORKGROUP to a windows-domain. Thanks
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1answer
71 views

Windows migration

I need to migrate some workstation from a workrgroup based environment to a Windows 2008 domains. I would'nt lose user profile, so is there some way to do that without migrating one-to-one by hand?
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1answer
656 views

RunAs under domain account from non-AD Windows [closed]

Why does this answer tell me it is impossible, and this one states the opposite? Update1: http://msgoodies.blogspot.com/2006/04/runas-without-domain-trusts.html
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how to better set up machine for development both in workgroup and Windows domain? [closed]

I am developer. Initially, at my client(employer) premises I had been given the company's desktop computer with Windows XP Pro SP3 joined to corporate Windows Active Directory domain (AD). This is ...
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accessing workgroup computer (without manually creating user accounts)

The (common) question: How can one access network share on workgroup computer? usually has the (common) answer: One should add ("the same") local account with the same username and password on ...
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3answers
958 views

Windows Workgroup to Domain Migration

We have a Windows network running in Workgroup mode with no server. There are around 14 machines on the network so it's clearly time we moved to a SBS 2008 server in domain mode. My question ...
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Active Directory and Apple's Workgroup Manager

I thought I'd share my experiences here. I work for a small business with only ~20 users. I wanted the ability to use managed client preferences to assign things like the software update server. ...
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3answers
998 views

Active Directory AND Workgroup on a single computer

I'm just wondering if there is a way to have a single computer hooked into both an AD and a Workgroup. I have a need for my laptop to be able to connect to our AD while I'm in my office, but I need ...
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MS SQL 2005 — backing up to a shared directory

I have a SQL 2005 virtual machine running Windows 2003 on a 2008 server under hyper-v and I need to start backing up my databases to a shared folder. I have created similar backup jobs in other ...