In Information Technology, a domain can refer to any number of things. At its core it refers to a general area in which a specific type of data exists. Under internet terminology, domain refers to a realm of control on the internet. Under networking terminology, a domain can refer to a group of ...

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Migrating server 2k3 to 2012

First time migrating and I've hit across several roadblocks. I am unable to migrate the server using the tool, the I have nothing but errors trying to perform the first action so I didn't get far at ...
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Domain accounts (Windows 7)?

You know if you login to Windows 7 using your domain username and password, your password is then stored onto the local machine so that you can login next time login onto the computer if you are not ...
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How to join my domain outside my lan network?

I'm having trouble connecting a computer that's outside my building to my domain. Is that possible? The goal is to make possible for this outside computer access a AD shared folder on my server that ...
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Is it possible for older versions of Windows Server to be domain controllers in an AD network created with a newer version?

I currently have three offices which I am responsible for managing the IT setups. The current configuration which was left for me includes three separate Windows Server setups (2003, 2008, 2008R2). ...
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iptables subdomain port forward

Hello i know i can setup iptables to forward to an other ip when a port is given Example: user enters domain.com and it shows site other user types domain.com:28015 and it connects to a game server ...
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Find Device with dynamic ip on domain

I am using a device from National Instruments (myRIO) it can be configured either using wireless or usb. I want to configure it to use over wireless network without connecting it over usb first to get ...
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How to avoid using domain controller for DNS queries from web browsing

I'm trying to setup a Windows domain for a few PCs at home and work. Both Active Directory and DNS are on the same server but it is at US while I'm physically in Asia. In order to make the domain ...
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how I replace IP address of my email addresses with domain name?

I have domain name registered on easyDns.com and VPS hosting on godaddy. I changed the A record for my domain in easyDNS and it worked. It redirects to my IP address. But when I create email address ...
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How to disable windows live id login for domain connected clients

Is there a way to disable the option to login via windows live id on domain connected computers on Windows 8? There seems to be a way to switch between trying to login with domain credentials vs ...
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Can I prepare a domain user account without the user's password [migrated]

We have a 2012R2 domain and have configured many GPO settings for our users based on the team they are working for. In the near future, we will replace our existing laptops with new ones and move to ...
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error joining laptop Win8.1 to domain

When I tried to connect a laptop running win8.1 to the domain, I get an error similar to "error, this laptop is deemed unsafe" and I can log in OK, I can see things, access files and other computers, ...
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Determine which users actually use Office [closed]

We have Office installed in our company's computers, which of course are in a domain. We are up for license renewal, and want to know which users really use Office, so we save some money by only ...
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Can't join domain in Windows 8

When I try to change my computer's domain, I get an error dialog saying This machine is already joined to a cloud domain and cannot be subsequently joined to an Active Directory domain Please ...
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Name servers with one IP for .de domain

I have a VPS where I host few sites, the name server is in the same box. ns1 and ns2 have the same IP (my VPS's IP) because at namecheap the minimum number of name servers to assign for a domain is 2. ...
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Dns: results of dig of domain.com with and without www

I ran dig against a certain domain which I own, say for example domain.com. After executing dig domain.com, I obtained results like the following: ;; ANSWER SECTION: domain.com. 21600 IN A ...
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Win2K8R2 dcpromo DSRM Password causes critical failure

I have a Win2K8R2 domain controller on an ESXi host. I have a second ESXi host on which I have created a new Win2K8R2 Server to be a secondary domain controller. The second server was added to the ...
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Windows Server DNS ISSUE

I have a Forwarded Lookup Zone configured on my Windows DNS server. I have 2 Host Records created like: test.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.14 www.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.15 In addition, I have a ...
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connection speed gets slow when using ip address but fast when using domain name

I have a web server and recently i changed the ISP for my home. after then, when i tried to connect my web site(admin pages) by ip address of the server, it takes considerably long time to load the ...
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Restored godaddy DNS Config gives “DNS Reverse” error

By mistake I wiped my godaddy DNS record. It was setup for custom Hotmail domain but now can't access settings any more (Microsoft stopped this). So have restored below settings from dnshistory.org ...
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Windows 8.1 slow when out of the domain with internet connection

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise that I am allowed to take with me and use at home. I am a local administrator on it. The problem that I am having is that when it connect to a working WiFi ...
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Automatic logon on machine disabled after accessing the domain

Hi I have a machine that runs with a Windows 7 IPC. Before it was automatically logging in without a password. User machine. Password none. Now I have joined it to our domain. So I have to login at ...
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Using a sub-domain to connect to a Minecraft Server

Okay so I have registered a domain name on godaddy.com (mcspy.info). I also have a website hosted for free at hostinger.co.uk. Now, since I have a domain registered with one company, and my hosting on ...
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Using only AAAA record for a domain?

Can I point a domain to IPv6 only, instead of IPv4 and will it be fully functional? I've searched for a tip on the Internet, but I've found only for using both.
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.google domain name redirects to localhost

The title says it all . Just try to visit anything.google and see if it redirects you to 127.0.0.1 or localhost . Does this work for me alone or what because I just installed an apache2 server on my ...
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Windows 8 machine freezing up at login screen while off the domain network

I had IT set me up a windows 8 laptop, I planned on installing software on it this weekend. Stupidly I did not log into it while I was at work on the domain network. When I boot the machine I have the ...
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Windows 8.1 Basic To Domain [duplicate]

Is there any way of me connecting my Windows 8.1 laptop to my domain. I have the basic version of Windows 8.1 and I was just wondering if anyone had any idea on how to do this.
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Migrate local profile to domain profile on same computer in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have found variations on this, but not this specific one. I have had a local account on my laptop for some time, which has just been joined to the company domain. I am a local admin, but not a ...
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Cannot Login to Windows 7 PC

I was given a desktop computer that used to belong to a local bank in my town. However, I cannot use it because it used to be connected to a domain at the bank and now that it is at my house, it ...
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Receive and send mails from own domain via Gmail? [closed]

I have an own domain example.com. Currently I receive mails through admin@example.com because my current host has the ability to forward all mails from admin@example.com to mymail@gmail.com I will ...
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Can the Host be the AD for the VMs?

I just bought a new desktop specifically for running VMs, testing and learning the microsoft stack (server, sql, SharePoint, etc). This PC is dual booted with 8.1 and Server 2012 R2. I am wondering ...
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Why is https//www.google.com/ getting redirected to http://www.https.com/www.google.com

Every https domain name when entered without ":" is getting redirected to www.https.com. Why? Try this https//www.stackoverflow.com/ https//www.facebook.com https//www.google.com PS: www.https.com ...
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Logging into a windows 7 system which is under domain when IP block change

I'm having a very interesting trouble. I've a PC under a domain. But I can't login even though I know current credentials the account. The PC was manually set to an IP and our SA changed our IP ...
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Domain authentication without joining the domain

I am DBA in an Active Directory environment. I often work from home using my private PC (I connect via VPN). My private PC is not joined to the Active Directory domain. Is it possible to use domain ...
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Allow regular users access to an application that prompts for UAC [duplicate]

I am looking to review user account permissions across a Windows Domain Network. I want to get rid of computer accounts with local admin rights and replace them with regular user accounts. This is all ...
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Windows Domain batchscript for netuse network shares

I am using a batchscrip to run at logon on my server 2012 essentials Domain Controller... The script breaks down into 3 sections Connects to 2 folders in local PC share Connects to remote ip (wan ...
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SSH Connect to Domain that points to different IP

A bit of background info, first: I have a domain that is configured to run a mail server, iRedadmin, postfix, etc. I can receive and send email and everything works great. The problem lies in the ...
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How to identify the database and took backup from another server?

Please guide me in this situation. I have two domains domain1 and domain2, both domain are registered from the different provider but hosted on the same server (server1). My question is that if I ...
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How do I reconnect my account to a domain if there is no domain controller?

I had a Windows 7 machine with one account connected to the office domain. I moved abroad, carrying my Windows 7 machine, and the office disappeared. However I still was able to login locally in my ...
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Domain based routing over VPN

I want to setup this weird topology. In a PC I'm designating as a router, I have two regular Ethernet interface and one PPTP interface. I'll name them as eth0, eth1 and ppp0. I have a regular IPv4 ...
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Fix Win 8.1 apps on default user profile

I know similar issues have been described, but mine is a LITTLE more specific. In a scenario where a windows 8.1 computer cannot open ANY windows 8 apps (including the windows store or settings ...
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Find all current DNS records

I have a domain, its a client's. Their domain needs moving, but the current provider is being difficult/slow in providing details on all the existing DNS records. Plus I have not been able to get in ...
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Cross domain calendar syncing and sharing

This question was on StackOverFlow, but it was suggested I ask it here. I work at a company that has a sister company. My CEO has two different accounts on Office 365. One for DomainA and one for ...
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Vmware - Can access web via IP but not via domain

I have Windows 7 as host and Windows xp as guest. Host connected to the internet via wifi. Internet access on the host running normally, and on the guest can't access via domain, but can via IP. I've ...
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Forget previous employers domain

How can I get my laptop to forget the domain of my previous employer? This user account seems to be running some sort of batch file (which I can't find) to connect up to network drives and printers ...
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MX Records / DNS settings (mail not received)

We have a VPS running Plesk and I have the following DNS records set in Plesk DNS manager; specifics have been changed change for privacy. But the mailbox does not appear to be receiving mail ...
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Service will not start on one computer - logon failure

Cannot start windows service, error logon failure. But account is on the domain and in local admin group and has service logon policy set. the password has been reset and account is not locked ...
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Beste way to change IP address for many domains at once [closed]

I have to move several servers to another location, which means that the IP address is going to change. Three of these servers - or better IP addresses - have several thousand domains linked to them ...
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Can I login into domain under regular Windows 8 (not Pro)? [closed]

I going buy a laptop. And a lot of laptops have Windows 8. It's hard to find desirable laptop with Windows 8 Pro version. What I need to do is login to the domain when I get access to our company ...
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What does it mean when a DNS name starts with xn--?

I found the following domain in my logs: http://xn--q1a.xn--b1aube0e.xn--c1acygb.xn--p1ai/ I have never seen anything like it. Is this a valid domain? If so what is the TLD?
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Connecting two domain controllers in Active Directory Server 2012

I want to setup virtual test enviroment at home using windows server 2012 r2. What I did so far: Installed two virtual boxes of win server 2012. Promoted both to Domain Controllers, installed AD DS, ...