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Mar
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revised Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest
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Mar
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answered What is dd if=/dev/zero of=/EMPTY bs=1M
Mar
20
comment Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest
(Also, domain authentication in 2015 shouldn't really be relying on NetBIOS at all...)
Mar
20
comment Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest
Yes, all servers are in the same subnet.
Mar
20
answered Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest
Mar
19
comment Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest
The error message is misleading, the DC can be found; and it actually is found, because authentication is successful in the promotion wizard; it only fails after the actual installation starts.
Mar
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Mar
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Mar
19
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Mar
17
comment How to time-bomb a GPO?
Very clever, kudos to you.
Mar
17
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Mar
16
comment Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
And you can't see the "Computers" container in GPMC because it's a container, not a OU.
Mar
16
comment Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
You can't link a GPO to a container. Only OUs or the domain root.
Mar
16
reviewed Approve Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
Mar
16
comment Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
You can force an update on all computers inside a OU. If you really have such a strong need to do it immediately, then you can simply create an OU, place all your computers in it and then force an update on that OU. Otherwise, just wait a couple of hours: GPOs are automatically refreshed every 60-90 minutes, there really is no need to force updates anywhere.
Mar
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comment Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
You can't see it because there is a container called "Computers", but that console doesn't display containers, it only displays OUs. Use ADUC and you'll see it.
Mar
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comment Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO?
You can only force a Group Policy update on a specific OU; if your computers aren't located inside OUs, you are out of luck. You should design a proper OU structure and use it to organize your domain and your GPOs.