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Is it possible to configure Active Directory to be used with a No-IP domain name?

I want my domain like to be used as an Active Directory domain.

So, in clear, if I connect my home PC to the No-IP domain, even if the server is at my work (for exemple), it will work. Like a normal TLD.

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I don't know what you expect to achieve by doing that. It would make more sense if you wanted to use the same domain name as you do for a website, in which case you will need to know how to configure private and public DNS server in a split-brain configuration. – paradroid Apr 19 '12 at 22:23
You VPN connection address can be different to your domain name, by the way. – paradroid Apr 19 '12 at 22:26
Your idea may be interesting but I don't have 2 IPs, do I need 2 IPs for a domain name? 'Cause I can't have 2 IPs from my ISP... – Frederick Marcoux Apr 19 '12 at 22:29
No, you need 2 public IP addresses to use DirectAccess, which is not easy to set up. – paradroid Apr 19 '12 at 22:31
Ok, I see... I'll check! – Frederick Marcoux Apr 19 '12 at 22:32
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I would guess not. For an AD client to work, it needs a lot more than a single DNS entry. There are numerous service records that would need to be populated. On top of that, your firewall would need a lot of open ports to support the client.

You could look into Direct Access with UAG.

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He'd need to public IP addresses for DirectAccess, which seems unlikely. – paradroid Apr 19 '12 at 22:24

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