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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How can you give 2 virtual servers the same name in the same domain?

We had 3 laptops each having a vmware biztalk enviroment. this runs on a server 2008 and we used our doamin account to log in to them. all three virtual machines had the same name biztalkdev. and ...
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run logon script per any logon in Windows

Currently I have a logon.bat script that runs when users logon to a computer with their domain account. The problem is only users with the logon script specified in their profile (user's properties -> ...
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Google AppEngine with custom domain [closed]

I am trying to map my (naked) domain to an app. I found this: I'd like to map my app to http://myurl.com (also known as a naked domain). Due to recent changes, Google App Engine no longer supports ...
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“The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” while configuring Primary Domain Controller

I want to configure the Primary Domain Controller (PDC). But, when I input user name and password in the domain, a dialog is shown: The specified domain either does not exist or could not be ...
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Can I manage my own domain using a web sever at home without having a static IP address using NO-IP?

I have purchased my own domain in GoDaddy. I have a server at home, Windows Server 2008 R2 to be specific. I do not have a static IP address, however I have created an account in No-IP, have the DUC ...
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local DNS not working properly

I'm having troubles setting up a LAN DNS server. I have multiple devices on a network and I would like my domain name to work on the LAN via any of those devices. The DNS server resides on the ...
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Getting a free SSL certificate for a subdomain [closed]

I have a sub domain from no-ip.org. I would like to get a free SSL certifcate for my domain. Is this even possible to do for a subdomain and if so what are my options?
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workstation lost connection to domain, local accounts disabled

I encounted a unique situation on a network I recently took over. A windows Vista SP1 workstation lost its connection to the domain, displaying the error message "The trust relationship between this ...
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Home network hardware

I'm renovating my house and, in addition to all the other infrastructure put behind drywall, i am also adding a wired home network. Every room will have at least one cat5 jack and the command center ...
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Best way to have a secure (in every sense) email address?

(if this isn't the place to ask this, please point me in the right direction, but I'm sure this is very relevant for most IT people) I'm worried about the many different ways in which I could lose my ...
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Install a shared printer on a workgroup computer as a local printer on a domain computer?

I'd like to install a local printer on a domain computer such that it's available for all users who subsequently login. The printer itself is attached to a computer that isn't part of the domain but ...
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How to Create Subdomains with CakePHP? [closed]

Does anyone know how to create a subdomain with cakephp? For example: www.domain.com/subdomainname like this without any additional characters attached to the subdomainname.
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Cisco asa 5505 - can't browse locally hosted website by using it's domain name

I have the following: - Domain with DNS record set to my Public IP - Public IP, via Comcast Modem/Router Sending all web traffic to the Web Server (1st Network Card) - I also Have Cisco ASA5505 after ...
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How to set up a network domain at home?

My home network consists of 3 desktops (and one htpc in the future), 1 laptop that comes and goes (and is part of a work domain) and soon another laptop that will be mostly home based. I've thought ...
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Domain registration [closed]

Hello everybody Im new in domains and servers and need some advices. Hope i will get it here So i have IBM server with one IP address as i know domain needs dns name servers to forward domain to ...
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How do email addresses point to a server?

Recently our server's domain had lapsed, meaning we hadn't pay to renew in time and they had stopped it from pointing to our server. Even after this, however, we've been able to send and receive ...
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Bind9 - How Can I Host a Custom Domain Extension On My Intranet?

I'll start this with an example of what we are trying to achieve: http://domain.ext where ".ext" is custom, in example .loc or .hrd or .one, ect. My first impression is to create a zone for ...
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How to display all accessible domains on Windows 7?

I belong to one specific domain, but I would like to access the other local domains, that I am allowed to browsed, just like on XP (image below). Is that even possible to do so in Windows 7 ?
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CMD - Rename Local Computer, Join Domain, Join Specific OU

Alright so not sure if this is entirely possible all in one. Situation: Brand new computer not on the domain, just a local workgroup. Want to change that computers name, join a domain, and put the ...
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How to access network shares as a different user

I have several network shares mapped to users on the login.script (Windows 2003 Domain controller) I am trying to access a certain share with administrator rights. The problem is that if I try to ...
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Active Directory with No-IP domain?

Is it possible to configure Active Directory to be used with a No-IP domain name? I want my domain like exemple.no-ip.org to be used as an Active Directory domain. So, in clear, if I connect my home ...
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Routing External HTTP Traffic to multiple machines within my network

This is obviously possible because its what all webfarms do, however I'm not a webfarm. I do have pretty good technical ability primarily windows, but would happily setup a simple linux box to ...
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What causes the domain to change in the URL if entered incorrectly?

Over time, I've noticed if I've entered the wrong domain (.gov, .com, .net) in a URL, the site is redirected to the correct site instantaneously . For example, www.usps.gov --> www.usps.com. Is this ...
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Can't ping devices by IP address for devices allocated IPs by DHCP

I have a home network with a Trendnet wireless router and a Windows Domain. The Domain Controller/DNS server is a Windows 2000 Server and is configured to forward queries to DNS servers provided by ...
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Difference between domain Forest name and DNS name?

In Windows, a domain can have: forest name (e.g. avatopia.com) dns name (e.g. avatopia.com) NetBios name (e.g. AVATOPIA) What is the differene between a forest name and a dns name? i how how ...
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How to config separated webserver and Mailserver?

i register my domain at strato.com and set strato server as master dns server for my domain. My webserver is running at pagodabox.com . I have configured the A Record of my domain to point to ...
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How to determine whether computer is on Domain from event logs?

I have spent a short period of time in an office recently, and I was able to dump the event logs on to a USB drive. There are only XP Pro machines in the office. Is it possible that there is a ...
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Windows 7 access to share folder in multi domain

I use vpn to connect my PC to another domain. When at this state,the vpn connection is on, but I can no longer access a share folder in another PC using the first domain credentials. It says I don't ...
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I can't get my domain to point to my server

I have bought a domain on Crazy Domains called techitproductions.com And at home i have a Linux Ubuntu Server running Apache, php5, ispconfig, courier mail etc... I have port forwarded port 80, 8888 ...
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Installing software using local account Vs Active Directory login

I have a computer joined to an AD domain. If I install software using the local account, will it show up when I login using my domain account?
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Joining a domain breaks Ctrl+Alt+Del functionality

I have several computers that have been in place running UltraVNC for a little over a year. The Ctrl+Alt+Delete key sequence that can be sent from UltraVNC has been working fine up to this point. ...
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Access restricted domain from server

I live outside the US, but have a server in the US to access domains which are limited to US citizens via ssh dynamic port forwarding. It is somewhat troublesome though, to always log into the server ...
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Difference between http://connect and manually joining domain?

I just got to play around with Windows Small Business Server 2011 for the past couple weeks, and one feature I think is cool is that to join a domain, you just need to go to http://connect in your web ...
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Tumblr custom domains don't load at all

This seems really obscure, but for some reason ALL Tumblr sites that use a custom domain don't load for me. Regular Tumblr subdomains do load, though. For instance, this loads for me: ...
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Login to a windows (domain) user account when not connected to internet

When I am on my local network I log into a computer that is added to a domain. This creates a local user profile with my documents, desktop etc. Problem is that I am unable to login to this account ...
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What will happen when I join an existing machine to a domain?

I have a computer that is currently in use. It is a daily used personal computer. I want to create a domain controller and add this machine to the domain. What will be the effect of the machine ...
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8080 port in nginx not able to serve for certain wordpress website

I don't know if it's related to the domain records pointing rules. I configured for other website as well and they are fine. I used 8080 as the port for the websites. But for this particular site, ...
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Just bought a domain, setting up a couple server applications for the first time

I recently bought a domain, mainly for website experimentation, game servers and a ventrillo. I'm running all this from my home computer, and I am using freedns.afraid.org as my ddns nameserver. ...
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Domain user not having admin rights on local machine

I'm using Windows 2003 server as active directory and Windows 7 as a station. I need to have a regular domain user have admin rights on local machine. I added domain user to local admin group but they ...
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Why don't TLDs resolve?

Why aren't there any services on TLDs? Is there any particular reason there aren't websites at http://org/ or http://com/ ? It seems like it would be the ideal place to put information about the ...
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2 Web Servers, 2 Domains, 1 WAN IP configuration

The Problem: I have 2 domains, 2 web servers, 1 WAN IP. 1 server is hosting www.site1.com, and the other should be hosting, www.site2.com. I forwarded the domain, to a port that is forwarded to that ...
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How can I change (locally) a hyperlink on a site to point to a different location? Opera, Windows XP

How can I change all instances of a hyperlink pointing to, say, domain_address_a, to point to domain_address_b (still a string address, not an IP address, both URLs in this case belong to the same ...
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Hosting several domains on one server using IIS 7

I have created several web sites inside IIS7 on my server. All of them use the same ip and port, but different host names. Currently I have set the host name to www.mydomain.com. Now my question is, ...
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Do i have to create folders for new domain names?

I already have a hosting server with an existing name-server. I just purchased 3 domain names from a different vendor and supplied them with the correct name servers. Do I have to create the ...
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Does repairing Windows with installation remove it from its current domain?

I have a machine with Windows XP installed on it. It is also a member of a domain. I need to repair Windows using the installation of the same copy of Windows XP. Does repairing with installation ...
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Why does booting Windows 7 take longer after adding a user account

I am using my laptop for school, aswell as for work. In order to access certain network drives at work, i need to be part of a domain. Therefore, when im at work i login to the domain there. Ever ...
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Login to a Windows domain from MacBook Air

Is it possible to login to a Windows domain from a MacBook Air over WiFi? I can login fine using a wired connected but couldn't using WiFi. WiFi security is 802.1x.
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Redirect subdomain to internal IP

I have a Fortigate 80C at home and have a number of servers hosted: mail, git, web, RDP, voip etc. Now I want these subdomains to redirect to certain internal IPs: mail.domain.com > 192.168.0.200 ...
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Unable to join the domain with Windows 7 professional

I've just received a new laptop with a ghosted Windows 7 Professional image. When I go join the machine to the domain I see the 'Domain' text box greyed out (the system is in Spanish) : My local ...
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Firefox adding www when trying to resolve a domain

I'm trying to reach api.example.com, but when I do Firefox says: Couldn't resolve server www.api.example.com What is going on? Why is Firefox adding the www by itself? It works fine in Chrome, ...