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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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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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Office Workgroup network switch to private Admin network group

Good day, I was directed to here by someone from reddit. Here is a brief background. My office consists of 4 floors. All networked up as an office Windows 7 WorkGroup. My supervisor asked me if it was ...
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Cannot ping Windows 2008 R2 by hostname

I cannot ping the Windows 2008 R2 server by hostname from Windows XP Home machines, but I can ping it from Windows 7 Ultimate machines. I already disabled ipv6. I need to access a shared folder: ...
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Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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Can you a virtual service account access the network in workgroup

By default SQL Server Uses a virtual account for the sql server service: NT SERVICE \ MSSQLSERVER which is a Virtual Account. I know you can give this account nework access in a domain by adding ...
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Connect workgroup computers to a pc on a domain without password windows 7

I'm trying to setup a network for a client of mine. I need to make this network setup somewhat like this badly typed diagram: Main Server | ...
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How to set shared files permission across a network?

I am trying to set permissions to a shared folder. Let's say the shared folder is in computer A. I want computer B and C can only read the folder but computer D can delete the folder. I don't have a ...
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588 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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OS X Server Workgroup Manager takes very long to load

When I open Workgroup Manager on the mac mini server it takes forever to load. I have changed the servers DNS to it's 'public' IP instead of it's loopback address, but that didn't work.
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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 ...