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2answers
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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
59 views

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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2answers
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Window Server 2008 Time sync [closed]

OS - a) Windows Server 2008 Standard Workgroup OS - b) Window Server 2008 Standard Domain controller. How can i know, from where my Server is synchronizing time with? Is it through Hardware BIOS ...
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1answer
81 views

Creating web service users in a workgroup environment

For a Windows 2008 Server running in a Workgroup envrionment (no Active Directory), is it possible to create users for the purpose of authentication in a web service application that DO NOT have a GUI ...
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1answer
134 views

Possible migration to Server 2008 but with conditions

I've searched the forums but nothing quite matches what we're looking for. I've read through enough forums, documentation, and other web resources, but I'm still a novice Windows Server 2008 potential ...
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1answer
1k views

Advantages/disadvantages of moving from a workgroup to domain

I've searched around online from a description of advantages for a small business of moving from a workgroup to a domain server setup. A lot of the advantages seem to fit more with larger enterprise ...
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4answers
177 views

Moving from Windows Server 2000 workgroup to Windows Server 2008 domain

I work in a small office (5 full-time staff and 4 part-time staff). We don't have an IT department of any kind and we have managed to run things pretty will here for a while. All of the computers in ...
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3answers
6k views

IIS7 - Virtual Directory UNC share without Domain - Access Denied

I am trying to setup a virtual directory in IIS7 to a network share folder, however I am getting access denied errors. I have created a user on both servers with identical names and passwords, and ...
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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
69 views

If server 2008 system will be formatted, how to get all users information (Usernames and passowrds)

If I have to reformat a Server 2008 system, how do I get all the users information (usernames and passwords) copied to the rebuilt system?
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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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4answers
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Accessing SQL Server over Workgroup

I have two machines: A: Win 2008 server B: Windows 7 They are on the same workgroup, and I enabled network discovery. So on the server, I have SQL Server installed with a SQL Server account (mixed ...
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4answers
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Will the use of domain controller be beneficial over using workgroup in a IT company of 10-15 people

We are a company of 10-15 people and are planning to take a server with windows 2008. We would like to know if it is beneficial to use the domain controller instead of configuring a workgroup. What ...