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 to migrate local user to domain user?

I have a local user on my laptop. My company is migrating to a domain setup and I want to migrate the local user to a domain user, with all the settings (desktop, Start menu, programs) intact. How can ...
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Run web site from home

I want to set up the web server at my home. I already have registered for the domain name. I do not want to use hosting services. How should I set up the Apache and the settings with the registrar of ...
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How to back up gmail to my computer?

I am using gmail as a part of Google Apps for Domains. I'd like to back up all my email. I've tried setting up IMAP in Thunderbird and it works reasonably well (except it times out way too much, ...
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Why can't I access my own web server from my local network?

I have a web server in my home network and I'm using ZoneEdit for dynamic DNS. It's accessible perfectly to everyone outside of my local network, but since I switched to a Gateway 2Wire DSL modem/...
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How to remotely find out a linux hostname without the use of DNS?

If I want to find out how the hostname of a remote linux machine on my LAN is, how can I achieve this given I don't have access via SSH etc.? Probably depends if linux is part of a WINS domain I ...
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Who owns all domains? [closed]

I know some sites like GoDaddy and such sell domains. Where do they get these domains from? Is there somebody who sold all the domains originally. The internet is free and isn't owned by anybody. ...
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Can I create a DNS domain for local use?

Is there a way for me to assign a domain name to a computer's local IP address, not for use with people outside the network? Preferably with no need to buy said domain. A example would to use domain....
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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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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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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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Any command line tool checking windows domain password?

Does Windows provide a command line utility that lets me check a domain user's password? It is sufficient that the utility returns success(0) if I provide a matching domain user name and password. ...
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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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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Then I checked the whois record and find it is registered to Google. Weird. A quick search seems to indicate that 1e100.net is pretty popular - ...
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What is the “Search Domains” field for in the tcp/ip DNS settings control panel/preference pane for?

On Mac OS X, if you go to System Preferences -> Network -> Advanced -> DNS on the left is an area where DHCP DNS resolvers show up, or you can enter in your own to override any that your router is ...
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Use runas with a domain account on a non-domain machine in Windows 2k/XP/Vista/7

My Windows 7 computer is on LAN in an intranet with a Windows domain, but it is not a member of that domain. However, I need to run some applications under domain accounts while I'm logged on locally ...
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Wallpaper in Windows 7 locked down by domain group policy?

So I am in a situation where my wallpaper is locked to a specific image on my work computer via group policy. I can't change it via the Personalization settings since it is grayed out and says it has ...
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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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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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How to delay Windows 7 autologon, so that the Domain will be available?

The registry mods here for setting a Windows 7 AutoAdminLogon on a Domain worked beautifully, except: The submission of username and password is before the domain server is available to authenticate ...
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How to set up multiple websites on a server with one static IP?

I have a server which has one static IP address (let's say it's x.x.x.x). How can I set up multiple websites on this server? What I can think of is creating multiple website and publish them through ...
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Reassociating profile with domain

I have a Windows 7 machine that has been part of a Windows 2003 SBS domain for well over a year now. When I arrived back to work today from about two weeks off, I powered up my machine and tried to ...
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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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Re-joining a computer to domain

I have a problem with a Windows 7 PC that had been a member of the domain. When I try to logon to this PC with domain credentials I get a message similar to The trust relationship between this ...
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copied user profile, now get “cannot access device…appropriate permissions” on system files

I'm running a Windows 7 x64 desktop. I had to replace my domain controller after losing the old one without a backup, so when I created a new domain user, of course, the system sees it as a different ...
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Always open specific domains in a different browser from Firefox

I would like to force specific domains (say facebook or twitter) to always open in Chrome instead of Firefox which is my default browser. There is an extension called "Open With" which can be used to ...
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Adding a domain alias in ISPConfig

ISPConfig 3 has the option to add Alias Domains in the menu under the Sites tab. The challenge is I do not understand 2 of the fields that I have to supply: Redirect Type (what is this?) Options: - ...
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Block domain, website, without waiting for localhost (hosts)

There is a related question here. I can use Administrator, install extra software, whatever needs to be done. My problem is: I can't block websites entirely. Like in AdBlock Plus, you add a rule ...
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Auto Relogon after remote access by admin

I see this article about auto login when joined to a domain. Windows 7 Automatic Login when on a Domain I have a similar scenario. But there is an occasion when a user may want to log on remotely and ...
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Remove Domain Association; Domain controller no longer exists

I have a Win 7 computer for work. The company was acquired and the original domain controller no longer exists. In fact, we don't use a domain controller at all. Does having a non-exist domain ...
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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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is it possible for a server to know which client(IP) did a DNS query for its domain name?

Let's assume I have a domain name, for example, myproxy.com. Then I have many websites, like kitty.myproxy.com , wow.myproxy.com I want to configure an authoritative DNS server for the domain name. I ...
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Why common two IP addresses for two nameservers in one server

In this common case: ns1.domain.com: IP1 ns2.domain.com: IP2 What I know the two IP addresses used like if one unreachable, the other will use as a secondary choice and user still can access the ...
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Can you share a LAN printer from a Windows 7 homegroup to a Windows Vista domain?

I have a work laptop computer at home running Windows Vista that is on work domain group that it uses when it connects to a work VPN. The laptop is on a local LAN that has a connection to the ...
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Is a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup) and a Windows Vista Domain compatible?

Can a Windows 7 computer connect to a Windows Vista domain? Can a Windows Vista computer connect to a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup)?
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Host multiple website using nginx on the same IP [duplicate]

I've set up a Raspberry Pi to act as web server, so I've installed nginx with php5 and I bought two domains: domain1.co.uk Domain2.it I have a static IP which is linked to these two domains, so if ...
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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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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"...