Questions tagged [windows-domain]

A Windows domain is a form of a computer network in which all user accounts, computers, printers and other security principals, are registered with a central database (called a directory service) located on one or on a cluster of central computers known as domain controllers.

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Trouble joining my domain

An active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for the domain xyz.com could not be contacted. i tride to solve this but nothing when i tried to join new computer to domain show massege that domain ...
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RDP saved credantials doesn't work

I'm trying to connect to a domain computer there is a message: "the server's authentication policy does not allow requests using saved credentials" I tried to search for the solution on the ...
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Can I add a Trust between a Windows 10 PC on a Workgroup and another Domain?

This is in a development environment: Some developers are not on the domain -- they use their personal laptops, but they need to use some domain accounts locally. For example, to set a local IIS ...
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Why is programatically joining to windows domain failing?

WE are facing an issue for a particular customer where programatically joining a machine to a domain is failing. The machine is cloned from a parent VM and attempted to be joined to the domain using ...
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Windows 10 Admin account recover [duplicate]

My user have a laptop on my company's domain but she can't connect to the VPN for an issue with the VPN client which could be solved by uninstalling/reinstalling but her account doesn't have admin ...
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Problems sharing from Administrator Account on domain network

I am experiencing an issue where I am sharing a folder from a domain controller when logged in as the Administrator. Real file path would be similar to C:\users\admin\docs . After setting permissions ...
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Do I need On Prem AD if using using Azure Active Directory?

I work for a small company and we are at the point where we need to set up a domain and centrally manage resources. My question is if I could set up Azure Active Directory and manage our resources ...
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How do I simulate a windows domain for windows OS's for testing

A while back I was making tutorials which required taking a screen dump of specific windows dialog boxes. In order to get to those dialog boxes I had to setup a separate windows active directory ...
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Windows 10 does not change the display language

Suppose I am in France, but want my Windows on my corporate (normally, in French) computer, to be in English. I tried to change this and finally I am here: PS C:\windows\system32> Get-...
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Windows Server 2016 as Domain Controller creates Eventlog ID 5829, but Users can logon to the domain anyway, why?

I have recently read several articles about Microsoft enforcing secure connections to Windows domain controllers. Currently, unsecure Netlogon connections should produce a warning in System event log ...
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Powershell Remoting into Non-Domain server issue

Can anyone help with the following problem? I am trying to remote into a server (SVR_A) that is not part of the domain from the server (SRV_B) in a company domain. The IP address range of SRV_B is 10....
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Why isn't Bitlocker Recovery Password appearing in Active Directory?

Per Microsoft's recommendation, I enabled Bitlocker on a new Windows 10 VM after joining it to my local Active Directory domain. After enabling Bitlocker, I went to go check that the recovery password ...
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How to configure DNS to join an Active Directory domain while maintaining internet access?

I have two virtual machines both running Windows Server 2019 Datacenter on my workstation. The first, lets say LIGERSERV, is an already-configured Active Directory server with a Active Directory-...
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Can I run Samba shadow copy with “snapshots” made by rsync

I have a RAID6 hardware disk, ext4 filesystem, shared via Samba in a Windows Domain. Samba DC. A friend told me he was quite happy with "Shadow Copy" Windows feature and I saw this is ...
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Windows 10 DNS record with NT4 domain

I'm having a problem introducing Windows 10 machines to my Samba NT4 domain. I know that Microsoft actively "encourages" people to move to AD, but for various reasons, I'm stuck with NT4 for ...
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Device Manager Windows 10 20H2 says “you are logged in as a standard user” but I am admin and domain admin

Domain joined PC where I am both admin at the PC and the Domain Admin and on my PC Device Manger says "you are logged in as a standard user". Also merging .reg files to change back stuff ...
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Windows Administrator Access Logs

I recently learnt that domain administrators can remotely access files and directories for any computer that is a member of that domain. For example, an Administrator can access the root folder of a ...
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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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Cannot ping VM hosted on Windows server from another PC machine

Here is my configuration: Windows Server 2019 with Linux CentOS 7 installed on VMWare Workstation 16 Pro Windows Server has domain controller I'm using NAT as connection I can ping the Linux from ...
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non-admin domain user has un-given administrator privileges

I have a very weird behavior. a non-admin domain user can perform admin actions. the following tests are what i tried to get my head around the issue but cant seem to understand what is happening. ...
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The same local profile for domain users on server?

We have a Security Group in AD: ACL_SRV1_USERS. It contains domain accounts USR1, USR2 and USR3. I need to setup a same local profile for this users/Security Group on member server SRV1. They needs ...
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Does connecting a Windows 7 computer to a Windows domain automatically disable the Windows startup sound?

When using any Windows 7 computer that's connected to a Windows domain, I've noticed that the default startup sound appears to be disabled. Is this automatically disabled as part of the domain joining ...
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There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

When trying to RDP a 2012 Windows server, using domain admin credentials, the connection is fast and successful. When trying to connect via local administrator, rdp takes far too long to establish and ...
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RDP login with domain account fails

Background: I trying to do a RDP login to a domain client (Win10) (client A) with a second client (Win10) (client B) while both a connected on a network without connection to the domain controller. ...
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When joined to a corporate domain, how does Windows know to display the name of the domain when connected to the network?

For Windows computers that are connected to corporate networks - either physically via Ethernet or via Wi-Fi/VPN, I've noticed that the machine is aware of the domain of the network. As an example, if ...
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Windows local admin disabled. Can I use domain admin to install software on my machine?

I am new to Security so excuse my dilettante question. At work my laptop's local admin is disabled and I can't install software as UAC prompts for admin creds. I was wondering if I get an admin domain ...
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Repeated error “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed.”

I have a user whose laptop keeps throwing up the "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed" error message every time she unplugs it from the Ethernet. ...
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I'm trying to replicate redirected folders with a WORKGROUP setup (Windows 10 Pro)

I have 10 workstations, all services are managed through head office and are cloud services. Therefore, I would like to setup my office with a WORKGROUP setup, instead of a DOMAIN. I have put a NAS ...
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Domain controller DNS issues

Hi I'm trying to add a computer to a domain and keep getting this error DNS name does not exist. it's a brand new computer I've already added a couple of computers without getting this error, so I ...
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Issues with electron (javascript) based software such as Autodesk Installers and WS19 domain setup. (How to setup roaming profiles correctly)

Firstly, let me state that this is my home network. I have no certifications in sysadmin, just advice from friends in the business and a firm knowledge of computing. This is not however a homelab, it ...
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Linux Kerberos and Ldap problems

i am currently facing some problems with an Debian server which has joined our Active Directory. The server sends out LDAP and Kerberos packages to multiple AD Controllers on different locations ...
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Windows shows no domain prefix after simple join to the domain

My domain is nerv.com. I managed to add second server to the domain. The first image shows what I meant about simple join: The second image shows the situation in the clear way. As you can see there ...
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removing users via powershell with multiple domains

I have been trying to clean the permissions on a NAS via powershell for some time but I have hit an annoying problem. presently I use foreach ($entry in $entries) { $acl = (Get-Item $...
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Remove AD user from domain and convert it to local admin account

How can one convert a domain AD account to a local user account and then when I want, revert the same profile back into a domain account...? Thanks
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How can I prevent anyone from using a windows admin account remotely?

To describe the current setup: We let our workers remote through a windows VPN Server(RAS). Is there a way to enforce a rule that would prevent any of them from logging into servers/workstations as a ...
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Windows 10 non admin install

I was at school today and saw something weird I wanted an explanation of how it works. So we can't install any programs on the school laptops, and someone at my school tried to install Roblox. I ...
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Why VM in domain can't see SQL Server outside domain?

I have the following scenario: 1 Windows 10 home host machine with SQL Server up 2017 and running. 1 Domain server VM running over host machine. 1 Windows 10 pro VM running over host machine, and ...
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“local” and “remote” login credentails for Windows domain accounts

After the first login with a domain account (in my case Win10 as client and WinServer2016 as domain controller) a profile will be created on the local PC. This way even I'm not connected to the domain ...
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Samba as AD member: “force user” confused by identical local & domain user names

I am running Samba 4.9.1 on RHEL7, joined to a Win AD domain. In one share, I set force user = foo , hoping to force the local user foo. However, the same user name also exists in the AD, and Samba ...
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Allowing a user on windows domain to install updates to specific programs

I'm quite new to Windows Domains but have set up one at home to have some small sense of control over the computers in the house. Each family member has a domain user so they can log in to each ...
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Determining the Windows 10 Versions in a Windows Domain

is there a way to remotely retrieve the client's Windows 10 Version(eg 1709, 1809 etc.) in a Windows Domain?
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Enter-PSSession not working within domain

Im sitting on two VM's where one is a server and another is the client. When I try to Enter-PSSession on both the server and the client, i get the following error Connecting to remote server 10.10....
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Cannot access System Properties (Windows 7)

In Windows 7, I cannot open Advanced system settings (nor "systempropertiesadvanced.exe") Computer name, domain and workgroup settings (nor "systempropertiescomputername.exe" Performance settings (...
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Windows Datacenter 2016 GUI edition - Can not add my other windows 2016 servers to the domain. Error DNS name not found?

I am in a Windows Server Administration class.I am using virtualbox. I'm having trouble adding users to my domain. I have two networks, a NAT network and an internal network. Both are configured ...
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GPO: Defining sites to local intranet zone - Does it overwrite existing sites defined?

If I want to add a domain to local intranet sites in my entire network of +2000 computers and clients, does using GPO to do it potentially overwrite any existing defined sites on the clients? We have ...
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Windows 10 extremely slow to unlock when using domain account

I've just switched to a new laptop at work (Win10 Pro), and I'm having an infuriating problem where it takes 25-30 seconds to unlock when logged in using my domain account, when on the network. If I ...
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Access denied (5) for net user /domain command

I would like to get some help debugging an issue we are experiencing in a specific server. We have a web application that uses windows accounts to validate user credentials and groups. We noticed ...
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How should I setup a small business network?

I help at a small architectural firm that has about 8 PCs on a local network. They were setup a long time ago and they were added incrementally so each computer was configured seperately and each has ...
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Enable Write Acess to Removable devices while restricting Read Access [Registry/GPO]

I'm trying to achieve this point: Disable Read Access to Removable Devices from Registry / GPO Enable Write Access to Removable Devices from Registry / GPO What I've tried so far: From gpedit.msc ...
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How does active directory affect client desktop performance

I'm trying to understand the scope of Windows Domain/AD login. In particular, I have a client PC which when logged in over a remote connection/offsite, the UI/applications of the desktop becomes very ...

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