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How do I know if/when a domain user enters the admin password?

I am working it the IT department in my company. My two colleagues in my department are very intimate with some other domain users. Last week, I was asked to install a new IDE on those domain users' ...
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Why are "Domain Users" are member of "Domain Admins" group?

I'm new to Windows Server administration. Recently I created a home network and chose one of my computers as domain controller. It is a Windows Server 2019. On that server, I noticed "Domain ...
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How to prevent BYO devices connecting to AD domain

My client has a computer lab several with Windows 10 PCs connected via ethernet to the company's active directory domain. each individual at the company has their own credentials with which to login. ...
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Remove admin domain in Chrome OS

I would like to ask a question about resetting a Chromebook that I recently got after my graduation a week ago. I followed the steps to go to Developer Mode and wipe the Chromebook, yet it asks me to ...
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what are the benefits of upgrading the domain functional level?

I have a domain in Europe, mycompany.eu and another domain in the USA, mycompany.com, they are in a trust relationship, although I don't know which one. I noticed that the functional level of my ...
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Given a safe domain, are subdirectories safe as well?

Let's suppose that the URL www.imgur.com is a safe domain and it's associated with an online image sharing community. Given that, a guy sent me a link to a subfolder of the previous "safe" domain, let'...
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How public DNS works?

If I have a small enterprise network with some web servers and a DNS with DNSSEC for signing the zone file. I can edit the zone file and configure the mapping (name -> IP) in addition to any other ...
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Add a computer as a trusted device to a domain

I am working on a project where a customer wants a program on a few of their machines (touch screen machine interfaces) to be able to access Active Directory and use their Windows Logons within it. I ...
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Is a Reverse proxy works the same as like a CDN

I heard Facebook uses Content Delivery Network(cdn) for loading things faster. Think if I want to load an image, this time it loads from CDN. And it doesn't show the actual address of CDN. A reverse ...
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Is this a homograph attack?

I got a link of addidas website showing some offers. But when i had a close look, the address have some suspicious difference. www-adidạs-com here 'a' is different. Is this a homograph attack? http://...
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.com registration details leaked

I recently registered a .com domain name though a well known registrar. I made the mistake of adding my phone number to the domain. The domain name is fairly obscure, and I registered it for an ...
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DMZ - Active Directory - (Philosophy)

I have searched all over and found a lot of different answers to my question with no real direct Yes or No. I made a very crude network diagram to explain what I would like to setup. I have setup a ...
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How to delete a former admin user from SBS2011?

I am trying to remove a former admin user from our SBS 2011 domain. When trying to delete it from the SBS 2011 Standard Console I get "Access denied". I've read op on this case on a number of sites. ...
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Is there a way to remotely disable a domain laptop (SurfaceBook)

Our company has (had at the moment) a SurfaceBook that was with an employee when he was terminated. It's a part of our domain, but of course he can still sign into it when it's not in contact with the ...
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This website contains unencrypted elements?

I purchased a SSL certificate for my website and it is displaying a warning icon and warning message. This website does not supply identity information. The connection to this website is not ...
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Must I purchase Windows Server to set policies or enable domain login?

If I want to setup a few Windows 7 or 8 PCs to only permit logins using domain accounts, must I fork out the cash to purchase a Windows Server for this? Or a LDAP server such as the Apache DS or even ...
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How to enable program execution blocked by domain group policy

How can i enable program execution from any path in local computer using regedit when it's blocked by domain policy? I managed to remove policy restrictions from registry but this one escaped.
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How can I restrict a user in an AD environment only to have vpn access but no directory share rights?

I'm trying to restrict an AD account to only have vpn access rights but no domain user rights. Can it be done or should I try something out of windows server's boundaries? We are using a Fortigate ...
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How to find the owner of a file created on another domain?

I have a file that is owned by a user on another computer not on our domain. I am fairly certain that the original computer runs Windows Vista or 7. Our computers run Windows 7. Is there any way to ...
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is whoisthisdomain by nirsoft safe? [closed]

I have been in the domain world for about 3 months now but have already been a victim of front running. I use the command line now, but I don't like typing commands and sometimes I get "server failed" ...
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Repeatedly getting "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed"

This problem keeps occurring at random on domain network that I have set up.. This problem occurs only is I use windows 7(pro x64) and does not occur for XP(pro x86 and x64). Rejoining the client ...
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Shall I prefer to log in as machine administrator or domain administrator when repairing stations?

Which security risks are involved when I routinely log in as domain administrator to do some repair on windows machines? Shall I prefer to log as machine administrator (local user)? Can a malware ...
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Issues with domain secure channel causing latency

Recently I have been experiencing severe latency issues when doing certain network transactions. I have narrowed the issue down to the domain secure channel between the workstation and the domain. I ...
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