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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Connect existing computer to SBS domain

I am going to connect a few existing PC's to a new windows SBS server and domain. They have programs installed like quicken and other standalone software. When I join the domain, how much do I need ...
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(How) can I join a workgroup while remaining on a domain in Windows 7?

I learned (the hard way) that joining a workgroup while on a domain removes you from a domain. I need the computer connected to the domain so it can connect it's internet, but I would like to ...
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Select private port using domain name

I want to use the domain name to select which port it should connect to. Like: A Record ftp.example.com to 123.123.123.123 ---- But on my home router, it will select port 21 as private port to ...
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Domain Admin permissions/rights [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I need to run commands as administrator if my account is member of administrator group? I have a test domain environment set up consisting of one DC, and 2 ...
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How to create a local web host domain name for free

I have installed XAMPP, and my projects are saved in htdocs folder. When I view it in browser the URL identifies as http://localhost/example/index.php How can I access it using a domain name of my ...
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How do I install Skype on a domain computer so that anyone who logs in does NOT have to go through the initial config?

I installed Skype when logged on to the (local) admin account. Now, when I log off that, and log on as myname on the domain, I have to click through the intial setup steps (after you've already run ...
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Local user vs. domain user? What is the right way here?

I'm a software developer in a company with 6 employees. Everyone has a machine for him-/herself, so none of the machines is shared. I'm currently setting up my machine with Windows 8 and was ...
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Can I authenticate a smart card from another company on my domain?

I have a smart card that was issued by my company. I have AD setup at my house, and I login remotely via terminal server/client. I would like to be able to log in via smart card only. Is it possible ...
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Adding domain users to CUPS allow list

CentOS 6, CUPS. I've been able to log in with my user account to the web admin CUPS login, but I can't work out how to log in with a domain user account (on the command line, it's domain\user). Does ...
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Wondering about domain types

This may sound like a noob question, but I was playing with Windows Server, and setting up a "domain". During the set up it asks for a fully qualified domain name. I'm not entirely sure what to put ...
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Explanation of various domain name records? [closed]

At the time of hosting, normally we just change name servers in the domain control panel. It's fine if both mail and web servers are the same. When they're different, we need to change the DNS ...
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Forcing login with AD credentials on OSX

So I successively joined some Mac computers (OSX 10.8) to our AD domain, but I cant figure out how to force users to log in through the domain credentials. Suppose the local user before joining to the ...
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What happens to the metro screen when I join Windows 8 PC to a domain?

Most companies have domains and all PCs there will be connected to these domains. Most of these domains do not offer internet connectivity or limited connectivity for security or other reasons. What ...
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Staying anonymous while hosting your site?

I don't mean anonymous surfing. I mean hosting and having your own domain and such. The reason is that my blog is about religious/political topics which may cause me trouble in the future. This is ...
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Block site on a PC logged into a domain and using a proxy

I read lot of posts related with blocking sites. Most of the posts says to edit hosts file. I know it is a good method. But this one is not working for me. Can you guess what is the issue by ...
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How to get user information Mac?

How would I get user information from a Mac such as user domain, etc. through a Terminal command? I've tried dscl as well as dscacheutil, but they don't really have what I'm looking for. I was ...
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How to enable Username resolution in Outlook 2010

Let's say you want to send an Email to Bob Dilan. In Outlook 2007, if you already sent a mail to Bob Dilan in the past, you could just type dilab, if dilab is his actual username on the domain. In ...
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Can I monitor a local unix domain socket like tcpdump?

I'd like to monitor responses on a unix socket without disturbing the original connections and pipe them to a script for processing. I know how to do this with tcpdump for tcp connections but I ...
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changing scheduled task user with same rights gives error result

We are successfully running scheduled tasks on a windows 2003 server. The tasks are all executed batch files that are physically on a different server on the network. We use a domain admin user (so ...
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Some Domain Clients unable to access certain websites

I have a small domain around 20 clients with a 2003 R2 SP2 DC. Most of my clients can browse the internet freely and dont have a problem. However a couple are reporting problems accessing certain ...
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Is it possible to link a domain to my server without a DNS?

I have a local server that I'd like to link to a domain without setting it up through DNS. Is this possible? Sorry if I sound dumb, but what does a DNS server do exactly? Why not just link the ...
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Accessing website on port of machine in Domain

I have a sharepoint machine called monkeyface in our domain. If I go to any browser and type in http://monkeyface/ I get the website as planned. I have a dev site on port 1000. If I open ...
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Not able so send mails to custom domains

I have setup the MX (Mail Exchanger) in GoDaddy appropriately as shown below to work with gmail for my www.thecloudavenue.com domain account. But when when someone sends an email to ...
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Subdomain redirects to main domain

I'm currently working on a site which uses a subdomain. The subdomain works fine for everybody, every device and every browser I've ever tried, except for Firefox on my computer. My computer is a dual ...
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Can domain hacks (ex .lr, .pt) be seized if the intended use is outside of country policy? [closed]

I wanted to register a url, it's either going to end in .lr or .pt (I haven't decided.) I was apprehensive that since my website has no intent in promoting or representing Libera - .lr (I don't even ...
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How to find all domains containing specific string

I want to know which different pedia's exist. I want a list of all registered domains, which end with pedia.org, pedia.com or pedia.info, (e.g WIKIpedia.org or Anotherpedia.info).
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Domain network - DC cannot access Internet (nor can clients when wired-only)

I am not well versed in networking in general but went ahead and attempted to convert my home workgroup in a domain. The domain controller (Win Server 2008) shows no errors in dcdiag, and machines can ...
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Custom domains and nameservers

What prevents me from setting up my own name server, and registering any domain I want, with whatever TLD I can come up with? For example http://i.am.too.cool/ and http://dont.dis.my.examples/?
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Windows domain computer “roaming”

So lets say i was setting up a network for a home situation in which 15+ people lived. the residents of the home could not afford to buy 15 computer so they bought ~8 or so laptops to be shared. if ...
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Logging in using VPN in Windows 8

Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my work laptop. I have configured my VPN connection (PPTP) like I had in Windows 7, but for some reason, I cannot find out where to select that I want to ...
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How to set domain if differ from SIP server?

I have server name differs from SIP account's domain name (in SIP the domain name is just a user group and may not coincide with DNS name). I see no "domain" field in Jitsi account configuration. ...
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Print on both sides (duplex printing) by default in Excel 2010

Every time when I create new a document and Print using Ctrl + P, it sets the default to Print on one side. How can I change this option to Print on both sides by default? Also, if possible: how can ...
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Do registration of corporate domain and individual domain differ? [closed]

Is there such a thing as business domain registration that differs from individual domain registration?
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How to run a mail server at home?

Is it possible to set up a mail server at home, if all I know is basic cable and Internet? Let's say I have domain XYZ.com, which points to a hosting service. Can I configure that to redirect all ...
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Pointing a domain name to my home server on a port other than port 80 [closed]

I have an application running on my home server on port say 8050. After registering my domain , how do I point it to my static IP. Right now I am using http://XX.XXX.XXX.XX:8050/ How do I make the ...
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Does the administrator of my own email domain have access to my emails? [closed]

I took the help of someone to build my own email domain. He is maintaining the domain and has the admin rights. Will he also get to know the content of all my emails if he wants to? If I want to ...
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Whois Response issues

Ok trying to work this out and getting confused. I am using the whois command and getting responses from the registrar server ie : whois google.com this returns for the expirys : Created ...
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DNS options for my local network

I have two domains services.xxxxxxx.com and www.xxxxxxxx.com being hosted on two different machines on my local network and rather than using port forwarding I would rather have all traffic for each ...
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Logging into domain but not able to search it?

For what I've been reading in several similar questions, it seems to me that this is actually a featured designed to work in the way that I'm seeing it, but part of it still does not seem right. So, ...
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How to run a dns server on a home network?

I have a typical home network. Cable modem connects to router, everything else connects to that router. I have manually assigned IP addresses to MAC addresses of the various devices that connect to ...
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Which TLD's require TCP access to the nameserver?

Has anybody got a list of all TLD's which require and only allow nameservers with TCP enabled? Our ISP who provides our nameservers, only supports adding domains for UDP answers to their ...
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How does DynamicDNS act immediately?

My understanding of the core functionality of DNS is to provide a naming/mapping service between domain names (e.g. blah-whatever.com) and IP addresses (e.g. 100.2.3.4). Furthermore, my understanding ...
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DNS Lookup for website fails on PC

I have a website www.abc.com (example) that has the IP (Example: 66.166.291.23). The website is not opening the home page on my PC by typing www.abc.com, but is running fine on all other machines of ...
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DNS forwarding settings: Can I use a DNS name server as target of A entry?

I have a site hosted on Webhostingpad and my domain is registered on Godaddy. In my account at Godaddy I have it set to use the Webhostingpad name servers: NS1.WEBHOSTINGPAD.COM and ...
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Samba domain controller: remove 1 Windows client

my domain is controlled by a Samba domain controller running on openSUSE 11.3. It manages other openSUSE boxes and some Windows 7 boxes. Now one harddisk of a Windows 7 computer crashed and I had to ...
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Windows 7 Slow to Load When not on Domain Network

We've recently setup a new domain on our office network and joined all laptops to it. When I log onto Windows 7 while plugged into the network, I pass the logon screen and the Welcome screen within ...
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Outlook 2010 “forgets” password

I am running Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 Pro x64 on a domain. Outlook is connecting to exchange, and the username and password should be pulled from my logon credentials. The problem is, about every ...
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Contents of network share won't refresh without restart?

We have network shares on a machine running Small Business Server 2008. All domain users have access to this share, and a batch script maps it to the T: drive upon logging into Windows. One user is ...
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What are network domains?

When I log in at work, I am on NT.xyz.com domain. But work on my project, via Linux, has to be through project.xyz.com. I can navigate to project.xyz.com via Windows Explorer, after authenticating, ...
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How to solve NXDOMAIN error on my mac?

I have a blog and I recently moved to another hosting company. I have two laptops, a sony vaio and a macbook pro. I have noticed that I can access my blog only from the sony vaio. Using terminal on ...