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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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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Add domain user to local pc (not in domain) when connected via VPN

I have a VPN connection to work. It works, but I have to enter username & password constantly, whenever I want to access a smb share or open a website with windows authentication, or reports. ...
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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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Active user accounts from local domain and unused FSP objects in Foreign Security Principals Container

I have primary local domain: Accounts.root.corp. There is 2 way external trust relationship with external domains: infra1.local and infra2.local. In my local domain Accounts.root.corp under Foreign ...
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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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New Application Still Blocked by Firewall even after everything is disabled

We've got a new application developed that needs to connect to an SQL server. The program works fine on Apple devices downloaded from the App store, and the emulator works well on some machines, but ...
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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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How can I remove group policy for a PC that is no longer on the domain?

Windows 10 PC - removed from the domain via the system console. Removed from network, now is in a workgroup. There is a policy that locks the PC after 15 minutes of inactivity. I have tried ...
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Veeam: Fail to restore domain controller objects to new domain

I'm having a problem to restore a Veeam Backup. My domain controller is having problems and is not starting. I created a new server with the same domain. When I try to restore the backup, the ...
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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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Connecting to Samba share with SID History

I have two domains and a two-way domain trust established, and SID filtering disabled. We'll call the domains 'new' and 'old'. The Samba share is on the old domain. I have new\user with SIDhistory ...
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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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Windows Server 2016 with Essentials Error - Disconnected domain controller issue

I have a Windows Server 2016 with the Windows Server Essentials Dashboard installed. The server is also a domain controller. There has been some work on the server in the past few weeks (Some I am ...
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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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Virtual Service Accounts - how do I have a GPO which specifies these accounts can be in the local administrator group?

A bit of background to the issue, I've got some software which creates virtual service accounts which are added to the local admin group. This software does not support validating accounts based on ...
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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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DCDiag - Failed Test Connectivity

When I run the Directory Services Diagnosis (dcdiag) command - I get the following failure on "test Connectivity". Doing initial required tests Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\ABC-MASTER-...
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How to separate network with a Cisco router & Windows Server

Currently, the router is set up to use 1 public IP address for everything, but I have a second address I can use. I want to split up the network so that computers on the server's domain use 1 public ...
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Windows Server 2016 VM RDP Users Can't Change Own Password

When pressing Ctrl-Alt-End on our single Azure VM app server via their RDP sessions, my cloud users keep getting the message, "Configuration information could not be read from the domain controller, ...
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Issue with Password Policy GPO

Has anyone previously had an issue with password policy? In the Default Domain Policy we've changed the password policy from 12 characters to 15 on four domains and turned complexity off, but it isn't ...
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What is the AD Trust Setting “foresttrans crossorg”

from nltest at a client with an issue root browsing to a sub-domain (NT 5) (Direct Outbound) (Direct Inbound) ( Attr: foresttrans crossorg )
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Remote Desktop Users group from different domains

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server on an External domain trust (Domain D). I am trying to include a group of users to access the server via Remote Desktop Users Group on the server. My AD Group has users ...
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Domain user missing start menu icons on first login

I work in a school and we are having an issue with Start menu icons not showing on first login. A simple log out and log back in fixes it but I would like to get it fixed once and for all. We were ...
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Allowing local admin rights

We have a new laptop that is connected to our company-wide domain. Everytime something requires admin rights, it asks for a username and password. How do i enable local admin rights for this user on ...
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Password reset for Windows 7 Professional with Domain account

Using the UtilMan method, I'm able to see the user accounts (Administrator.....FirstUser.....Guest.....UpdatusUser) and I can reset passwords for these. But these names don't show up on the Windows ...
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Set public DNS server on work PC, can no longer authenticate with domain controller

As in topic title, I have a domain account with admin privileges to the particular PC I use. I'm an idiot, and when some addresses wouldn't resolve thought I'd try changing DNS server. Obviously ...
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Windows 10 login only accepting e-mail not local domain user

This is a strange one I can't seem to figure out. This is my PC running Windows 10 Education edition. I connected to my university's Azure AD last year, and created a local profile from the student e-...
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Replace 2003(!) domain controller with 2019

Situation: Small business Windows AD Domain, 2 Controllers DC, Windows Server 2003 SP2 DC, Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Level 2003, both function & forest I'm tasked to add a Server ...
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How to use ansible with domain accounts on windows

I am having issues getting ansible to be able to use domain accounts on windows machines. It tells me that the credentials are not recognized (the same error when you type the wrong password in). It ...
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Windows 10 is ignoring time changes on Samba 4 DC

I have got and VM with a Samba 4 installed as AD DC. It is also NTP server and the time on the server is correct. Tested with ntpdate -q ntp-server, which gives the correct time and date: ntpdate -q ...
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How to join local AD domain during Windows 10 install?

During Windows 10 install, I'd like to join my company's Active Directory domain instead of adding a new local user. Or maybe just login with the (hidden?) local Administrator-account. During the ...
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How to view Domain startup script?

I am Local Admin on our machines but not Domain Admin. When I go to rsop.msc to view the Group Policies applied, I can see that there is a startup script executed from %logonserver%\sysvol\ourdomain\...
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Is there a way to keep my personal Windows OS installation entirely separate from my work OS installation that is joined to the domain?

I've had a hard time finding a concrete answer to this, even when asking the IT professional at my work. There is an accepted answer here, but I can't tell if that will actually work. I recently ...
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Domaincontroller not forwarding dns requests

I've setup a test environment that looks like: modem/router connected to physical host hyper-v manager running on physical host Virtual Switch connected to external network Two VMs (DC + client) ...
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Sharing folder between two local users on different machines

I'm having a problem that seems trivial, and it used to work just a few weeks ago... I have two computers on a larger domain. On both computers I have local users with admin privileges. I want to ...
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Can't print as a Domain user who is however added as a Local Admin

I log on to my machine as both a local Admin and as a domain user who is however a local admin too.But login in as the domain user I can't add a printer that's shared on a PC which is on the domain, ...
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Windows 10 slow running performance when joined an AD and using an AD-Account

We recently updated our teams infrastructure to Windows 10 within an AD. Everything works fine except: We're observing slow performance in some situations. First observed was it as our Post-Compiling ...

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