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Mar
24
comment using CNAME to point to a sub-domain hosted on secondary host (shared host)
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Mar
23
comment using CNAME to point to a sub-domain hosted on secondary host (shared host)
It depends on the web server, and on how much (and what type of) administrative access you have to it.
Mar
23
answered using CNAME to point to a sub-domain hosted on secondary host (shared host)
Mar
23
answered cname record not properly directed
Mar
23
comment SRV record points to CNAME alias?
The application doesn't need much smartness, it will simply ask the O.S. to connect to "alias.domain.com" on port 4443 and leave all details to it.
Mar
23
comment SRV record points to CNAME alias?
Most client applications just rely on system libraries to perform DNS queries, and most libraries (especially in higher level languages) will try their best to resolve whatever query you throw at them, and will happily and silently follow a CNAME to its destination A record and IP address.
Mar
23
revised SRV record points to CNAME alias?
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Mar
23
answered SRV record points to CNAME alias?
Mar
23
comment Will cached domain credentials stay working if machine never re-connects to domain?
Anyway, there are lots of tools around which you can use to reset the local Administrator password on a Windows machine; I suggest you use one of them ASAP, because users can get locked out of those machines if the domain is not available anymore.
Mar
23
comment Will cached domain credentials stay working if machine never re-connects to domain?
I don't know the actual situation of the company (which seems dire indeed)... but they could at least have reset the local admin passwords using a domain admin account, before getting rid of the domain controller!
Mar
22
comment How to create a Windows 2008 Advanced Firewall rules group definition through the command prompt
Windows 8 introduced native PowerShell cmdlets for managing Windows Firewall (technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj554906(v=wps.630).aspx); however, since this question is specifically about Windows Server 2008, your answer is likely the only option (apart from using netsh).
Mar
22
comment Is it normal for Outlook to take 2 weeks or more to grab AD thumbnailPhoto?
It's very likely to be an Outlook cache issue; try disabling cache mode and/or re-creating the Outlook profile.
Mar
22
answered Is it normal for Outlook to take 2 weeks or more to grab AD thumbnailPhoto?
Mar
22
comment Windows Service with dependency cannot start automatically
It's possible Windows tries to start both services, but it gives up on Service B because of too many failures; what does the event log says? Services-related events (starts, stops, failures) should be present in the System log.
Mar
21
comment How can I create a “fail whale” for my website?
...and what exactly is a "fail whale"?!?
Mar
19
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Mar
18
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Mar
18
comment Re-establishing the Trust Relationship
TL;DR: you can't have two machines with the same name in the same domain, they will conflict with each other; each time you join one machine to the domain, the other one will cease to work.
Mar
18
comment Re-establishing the Trust Relationship
The process is not automatic; if machine A is a domain member, Active Directory only accepts connections from machine A; if instead machine B tries to log in, Active Directory presumes (correctly) its trust relationship is invalid and rejects it; you can fix this by re-joining machine B, but then the opposite will happen when machine A comes back on the network and tries to access Active Directory, which by then will be expecting machine B and so will reject machine A.
Mar
18
comment Re-establishing the Trust Relationship
If (for whatever reason) you actually need both computers to have the same name, then you'll have to re-join each machine to the domain when you put it on the network to replace the other one.