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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Make A Local Admin Account On Domain Computer

I want to know if it is possible to make a local admin account on a domain computer. I know that there is already an account called 'Admin' which is local but I want to make another one because I ...
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Windows 7 cached domain/user information

In reference to the question I asked earlier. How am I logged on as a user, when the user doesn't exist in "user accounts" Where does windows keep its cached domain\user information. I ...
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How am I logged on as a user, when the user doesn't exist in “user accounts”

I logged onto a Windows 7 machine with the username MDC. When I do a "whoami" command it says cityfire\mdc, which I assume means on user "mcd", on "cityfire" domain. But if I look in "user accounts"...
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Is there a standard of naming the domain for a XMPP server?

I have a running XMPP server that's (sub)domain is set to xmpp.domain.tld. Should i change it's domain so it has the same address as my mail (domain.tld)? Is this bad style you shouldn't do, ...
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How Should I point My DNS Records to My own Website

I have recently purchased a domain name from ZnetLive.com I want to know, what can I do with my domain to make it point towards my website? To be precise: ** I have a wordpress account. I want ...
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How do i get a list (in txt file) of every computer on the domain without being a domain admin?

I am trying to get a list of every computer. we have a catalog but we had a lot of renaming and moving that nobody documented. (i know we renamed them right, just nobody put it on paper) I need a way ...
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Stop students deactivating wifi F2

I have 20 Novatech nFinity laptops that the students use in classes. Some of the kids like to use Fn+F2 to disable the wireless and then log off, so the machine can't then connect to the domain, and I'...
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(Moved from Security) Can the windows Remote Procedure Call subsystem be modified from the default without causing Windows 8/8.1/10 to break?

This is a question that personally as a security professional has bugged me for a long time. So, a default Windows installation, from XP up to 10, typically has a few services listening on the quad-...
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Making two physical servers available via one Internet connection on different domains

I’m setting up a Solidworks Vault server (using these ports) for a first robotics team I’m on. The building we’re in has a decent Internet connection, but it’s only a single connection. There are ...
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HOSTING my DOMAIN temporarily

I registered my new domain, do.xyz, a week ago but no host yet. I'm looking for an easy way to host my domain temporarily. I have a personal space at HERE (+ ssh, ftp and http accesses) which might be ...
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Redirect all subdomains, subpages, and the root domain to themselves on another domain

I have done a lot of searching and have tried many things but I have still not managed to find a way of doing this exactly how I want it. Without having to make an Apache VirtualHost for each ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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How to use a short name for a long domain name

I don't want add an entry to the /etc/hosts file but rather refer to the following domain: git.domain.com as git and type it as such when I want to connect to this server? Is this possible without ...
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Windows 7: Local Domain

I'm setting up a local(LAN) web server using Windows 7 ULTIMATE and XAMPP. Is it possible to setup a local domain where the computers in my network can access the server on visiting http://...
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Hostname of Primary Name Server

I'm currently developing our town website that will be named ourcityname.gov.ph. Before I can register the domain name .gov.ph, I need to fill up a form. And here it is: I'm stuck on this part. I do ...
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How to add a domain user to Administrators group in Windows 10

I just reinstalled my work computer to Windows 10 Pro, created a local account, connected to our VPN, joined our domain and logged in with my domain account, no problems so far. Since the local ...
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Folder writable for both domain and local user

I have a MacBook running Yosemite and joined a domain. The computer has a local user and allowing domain users to login. There is a folder in local hard disk which contains files for all users, ...
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Migrate custom domain outlook.com account to Office 365 Business

I have a custom domain outlook.com account which was created years ago and now it can't be managed through domains.live.com, lets say it is: user@domain.com I would like to subscribe Office 365 for ...
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Run small mail server using a second domain instead of dynamic ip hostname service

How do I use a second domain instead of freely registered hostname, assigned to a dynamic ip address, in place of email address domain? something like contact@exemplo.com.br instead of contact@...
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Route connections made to port 80 to a non-standard web server port (with or without a domain)

My ISP blocks the use of port 80 for "user security and safety" (stupid cox), but I still want to host a web server from my home, so I used a non-standard port (8080). Is there any way of me to make ...
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Blocking users from copying files to non-domain computers

I work in a windows domain and I'm trying to see if it's possible to help secure data by blocking a user's ability to copy documents and other such files from a domain computer to a non-domain device? ...
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How to find out what website my emails are coming from [closed]

My boyfriend keeps getting these emails saying so and so wants to meet. Well it's not like other sites that are fake - trust me I've done my research, this site is different as it uses .org and things ...
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Domain keeps Windows 8.1 computer from sleeping

I've recently went back from Win 10 Tech preview to Windows 8.1, where my computer has been connected to my home domain with both operative systemes. This has never been an issue before and I havent ...
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Quirky Network Behavior

I have a situation where I have to support several remote sites, and one in particular is giving me fits. Some symptoms are: If I log the user out remotely, I lose connection to the network, even ...
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GravityZone VA and AD Domains

I just try to bring a BitDefender GravityZone VA back to life. Question first, story below: Is there any way I can change the AD domain of the GravityZone VA or add new web frontend users when there ...
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How to connect a Windows CE 5.0 device to a domain

I am looking to buy a Motorola MK500 kiosk. This machine run on Windows CE 5.0 This kiosk will serve as a time and attendance system, logging scan time in a file. I know that CE will not connect to a ...
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RoboCopy unable to copy between a server on a domain to a computer in a workgroup

I have a RoboCopy problem and here is the scenario. My server is running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2. My laptop is running Windows 10 Technical Preview. The server is running as a domain ...
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Remove corporate domain and associated policies from Windows 7 enterprise

I have a Windows 7 machine currently associated with a corporate domain. I want to remove the domain and use the computer in my home network (the license is my private one but the pc was temporarily ...
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Mapping sub-domain in Digital Ocean

I am trying to map ugc.domain.com to domain.com/ugc on my website which is hosted on Digital Ocean. What I've tried: Clicked CNAME in the Digital Ocean Domains panel Name: ugc Hostname: domain.com/...
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DNS server failure issue. Is it forward zone?

The problem is the following: I am using Windows 2012 server as my DNS server. I have a default gateway ( 192.168.1.1 ) and the DNS server set up (on 192.168.1.200 ). My default gateway is also my ...
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BAT - cannot send emails

THE SITUATION: I am using BAT software to send and receive emails. Everything was working fine, until i moved two days ago to Turkey (in Italy and Latvia everything was working as expected). Since ...
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What is User Profile Service Error 1530?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which is connected to the domain. The laptop is located in our regional office in Africa (we are in the UK). However, a few domain users in Africa are complaining that they ...
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How do I install Get Windows 10 app while joined to a domain

The app installation seems to be blocked from installation by Microsoft if the computer is joined to a domain. Microsoft says the usual "contact your domain administrator" to allow this but I cannot ...
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Mobile phone and Safari browser do not navigate to my website, search instead

I recently registered a domain name at the root domain .science. I put up a website, and can navigate to it fine. But if I type mydomain.science into my phone (android), another phone (ios), or ...
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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 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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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 on 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 How do ...
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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 x....
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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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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 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 ...