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Q: error an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed

I am trying to add a win 7 pro pc to a domain and I get this error " an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed"
I am running win server 2003 can anyone help?

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A: error an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed

Ok I got it to work I put in the DNSserver address agine same as I did yesterday ( I must have put it in 3 or 4 times) and it din''t work I did it agine today and it worked the frist time. Thank you every one for your help

Derrick

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hi,

when i add win 7 client machine to a domain i got this error " an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain contrller in the domain being joined has failed" how to solve it . plz help
 

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Hi,

I have a domain joined windows 7pro (64bit) not able to connect to shared folder on a non domain joined pc with windows 7pro (32bit). Only public folders are accessible. I get a do not have permission message, I tried adding the domain\user to share permissions but domain is not recognized on the non domain-joined pc.

Does my domain admin have access to the homegroup and the shared folders on the home pc?

What are my options for access to a non public secure folder on the non domain pc from the domain joined pc.


Sorry for the awkward description, don't know how else to describe the situation.

my apologies if these questions were addressed elsewhere, I could not find any relevant threads.

Thanks

A:Domain joined pc, does domain admin have access to my homegroup

Hi Takatso, welcome to sevenforums. As I read you post, it looks like you are logged into your domain joined PC as a domain user is this correct? If so, your PC will be treated as acting as a part of the domain. If you then try and connect to another pc at home, there will be a problem as your home pc is not recognised by the domain pc as part of the domain. You should set yourself up a user account on the domain pc whilst it is NOT connected to the domain, login to the new account whilst not on the domain and then try sharing the folders with the non-domain pc.

No, your does not have access on the home computer as they are part of the domain and not the homegroup.

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We have been getting sporadic reports from our users of the error, "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed."  The workaround has been to dejoin and rejoin the domain, but it keeps happening and we need a permanent
fix.  We are primarily a laptop shop.
It has been suggested we disable the automatic machine accouint password change on our domain members in GPO.  While this may be a viable option with relatively low security risks, I'd really like to figure out why it's happening and try to
fix it. 
The machines can lose the trust relationship at random.  It can happen overnight, or after going into hibernation.  I've had it happen to me a few times.  The DCs (we have 2) both show error 5722, but one is spitting out a specific Kerberos
error that the other one is not:

While processing an AS request for target service krbtgt, the account kriegesh did not have a suitable key for generating a Kerberos ticket (the missing key has an ID of 2).
The requested etypes : 18. The accounts available etypes : 23  -133  -128  3  1. Changing or resetting the password of kriegesh will generate a proper key.
My main issue is trying to determine why this continues happening and if we can resolve it without disabling the account password.  If that IS our best option, then so be it.  Any
thoughts are welcome.
Thank you very much in advance!  ~Sarah

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I have an employee that gets this upon every boot on his assigned laptop. I have utterly no idea what it means or how to correct it. Help needed please.
 

A:Error: Domain controller could not be found for the specified domain.

Check the machine account. You might also delete it and recreate it. This may require a domain admin to rejoin the machine to the domain.
 

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I have a Machine with windows 7 x64 pro which was connected to a domain controller that is dead and not available anymore.
I want to continue to use this computer standalone and keep all the software and configurations already installed, however i need to change my pass and i am not able to do it getting this msg : configuration
information could not be read from the domain controller, either because the machine is unavailable, or because access is denied.
How can i solve this (change the pass or copy all the user settings to local) without the domain controller server?
thank you
vitor

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Windows
2012 

IP settings           172.17.2.36

Subnet mask       255.255.0.0

Gatevay                 172.17.2.1

DNS                       8.8.8.8

                           
     

Windows 7

Obtain
IP address automatically  

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DNS
                       8.8.8.8

 
                                

The
error code reads 

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The
following error occored wen DNS was queried for the servise location (SRV)

resource
record used to locate an Active Directory Domane Controller (AD DC) for Domain

"dalek.local
".

 

the
error was: "This operation returned because the timeout period expired."

(error
code 0x000005b4 ERROR_TIMEOUT)

 

The
query was for SRV record_ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.dalek.local.

the
DNS server used  by this com... Read more

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PCs are Win 7 Ultimate, All are joined to the Domain
Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP Server (on same instance) is Server 2012 standard
The network topology is like this: Router as Internet Gateway>Switch>Wired to Server and PC's, SIP phones, and Wireless Access Point all on same subnet. DNS and DHCP have been offloaded to Server Roles and switched off on the router.
All of the PCs have network cards that have joined the domain network at least some of the time since I set them up.
Some of them have always picked up the domain network and continue to this day.
Some of them intermittently pick up the domain network and other times join whatever other unmanaged network is available.
Some of them have stopped picking up the domain network altogether and will, no matter how many times their NICs are restarted, always join a non-domain (unmanaged) network.
When the NICs are not joining the domain, they are unable to ping hostnames of any devices on the network but nslookup of the hostnames usually works. The DC, DNS, DHCP server's IP can be pinged without issue, ipv4 or ipv6.
I am recording DNS Client Errors (ID 1014) on all of the PCs during the intervals when their NICs are identifying which network to join.

-On the PCs that are catching the domain network I am only getting a single error about the root domain, eg the domain is ad.domain.com and I am only getting errors about how the configured DNS servers cannot resolve domain.com (nothing with fully qualified
do... Read more

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dear all

i have a problem in adding addtional domain controller in my forest domain.

when i try to add additional; domain controller after working few miniutes it gives meessage THE ACTIVE DIRECTORY WIZARD IS UNABLE TO CONVERT THE COMPUTER TO DOMAIN CONTROLLER ACESSES DENIED

ENTER THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD OF AN ACCOUNT WITH SUFFFICIENT PREVILAGE TO CREATE AN ADDITIONA DOMAIN CONTROLLER .

But the user name has full permission he is administrator

please help me
 

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I've been trying to join a new Windows 7 Professional machine to a domain controller running Windows 2003 Server with no luck.  We currently have 4 Windows XP machines running on that domain without any issues, but when I try to add the Windows 7 computer,
here is what happens:

A computer account on the domain could not be found (confirmed it is already there)
I put in the computer name and domain again, and Administrator credentialsNow it tells me: "An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a DC in the domain being joined has failed."
I currently have DNS on the Windows 7 PC set to the Domain Controller and have IPv6 unchecked under Network Properties.  I can even ping the domain name (resolves to IP of the domain controller).  It looks like it can, indeed, find the domain from
the message in step 1, so am I missing something here?
Thanks in advance for any help!

A:Cannot join Windows 7 to domain even after setting DNS to domain controller IP

Hi,
You need flush your DNS cache in client side first.
Then, let?s create the following registry value for a try:
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManWorkstation\Parameters
 
 - Created a DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode = 1
 - Created a DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired = 0
Reboot the machine and check the result again.Alex Zhao
TechNet Community Support

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Hello everyone,

So on my work laptop yesterday i got disconnected from the network, and upon trying to reconnect i had internet access but no network access, ran through some diag, was able to ping my other work station, ip,dns and dg where all fine, checked for dns records issue, none found. so i removed it from the domain and tried re-adding it, and this is where the problem is no matter what i do i cannot add this laptop on the domain. i get full internet access on the network but no network access. i know the Dns server is functioning perfectly and cant be the issue, i have also flushed dns, rebuilt tcp/Ip stack and removed all lan and wlan profiles. i am also getting a certificate error when trying to access the network on wlan.

Using my local admin here are some print screens of first the issue when trying to add the laptop back to the domain, then Ping results to my DNS server .

after removing the machine from the domain it now no longer picking up the correct DNS server.

Would assigning a new DNS record resolve the issue???

he following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate an Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for domain "bareesc.bareescentuals.com":

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

The query was for the SRV record for
_ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.bareesc.bareescentuals.com

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A:An active directory domain controller for the domain could not be contacted

Funny enough, we've found a handful of users on our network today unable to access local resources for the same reason!

Your DNS settings are being hijacked. They should point at your DC, but instead are pointed at a malicious DNS server hosted somewhere in Israel. Give your computer a good bath before letting play with the other children again.

We're currently in the process of mediation around here, too.

Hope that helps!

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Ok

So i had a test environment where i was playing around with Active Directory and Child Domains. I have a domain and i created a child domain under that domain on an old server. Well it just so happened that the server had a serious hardware error and no longer runs.

How do i go about removing the child domain from the main domain controller? It is continuously filling up the Directory Service log because AD can't find and communicate with the failed child domain.

How do i remove it without having the failed server up. If it were up i could easy demote it but that server is toast.

Does anyone have any information on it? I have searched the web a bit and i haven't had much luck finding what i was looking for.

thanks everyone
 

A:Removing Failed Child Domain Controller

Here are MS instructions to manually remove a server from the AD:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498/EN-US/

It can be a little nerve racking if your not comfortable with console based commands; but I've done it on a couple of networks with great results. Best advice: ghost/image the server before you start... just in case.
 

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Hello everyone. I really hope that you can help me. You are my last hope.

I maintain about 30 domain computers. Recently when users try to log in on most of them the following error appears frequently:

"Windows cannot connect to the domain, either because the domain controller is down or otherwise unavailable, or because your computer account was not found. Please try again later. if the message continues to appear, contact your system administrator for assistance."

I have seen that this error appears only in the computers with Windows XP and not in the computers with Windows Vista or 7. We have 2 domain controllers.

Please let me tell you about the ways I tried to resolve this problem and their results:

- on some computers, after several restarts the users are able to log in, but if they restart or shutdown after that the error appears again; this worked for some computers, but I do not know if the error will appear again in the future.
- on some computers, when i disabled the windows firewall or allowed all kind of ICMPs it was resolved, but this did not work for all the computers and I do not know if the error will appear again in the future.
- I unjoined and then rejoined some computers from the domain and it was resolved but after restarting the error appears again.
- If I unplug the network cable the users can log in but after restart the error appears again.
- I have tried to reset the user password and computer on the Active Directory for some users and... Read more

A:windows cannot connect to the domain, either because the domain controller is down...

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Hello,

We have a server set up with serval computers t. I formated a pc that was on the domain and now trying to attach it back to domain and i get the message.

Domain Contriller could not be contacted
I putted all the settings same as the other pc's..

i'm also getting the message " ip adress already in use. but i'm using the same ip as the pc had before i formated the pc. is this the reason that i get the message , Domain Contriller could not be contacted

i also can ping from the pc. to the server

Any Ideas?

thanks for the help
 

A:Problem:A domain controller for the domain could not by contacted

sorry i mean i also get the message " a duplicate name exist on the network"
 

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Windows 2012 Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed and gave the below error(In computer management local group and user option is not there as suggested by a solution!)

"Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed. The local Administrator account becomes the domain Administrator account when you create a new domain. The new domain cannot be created because the local Administrator account password
does not meet requirements.

Currently, the local Administrator password is blank, which might lead to security issues. We recommend that you press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, use the net user command-line tool, or use Local Users and Groups to set a strong password for the local Administrator
account before you create the new domain."

A:Windows 2012 Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed

You need to have a password before you begin. Arnav Sharma | http://arnavsharma.net/ Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading
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hello,

After I joined a domain , I lost my wall paper, desktop settings ,IE favorites ,etc...

I guess that would be considered my profile that was lost ?

Is there a way to copy my old profile to my new one

or a way to get my old settings back ? and stay on the domain of course.

Windows XP is my OS

thanks
 

A:joined a domain

All user settings are in folders under "C:\Documents and settings\user name". Your domain user name will be your name with the domain postfixed to it (divided by a period). For example, NAME.DOMAIN

If you know your old username, you should be able to just copy all the files and folders from under "C:\Documents and settings\Old Name" directly into "Documents and settings\New Name".

It would probably be a good idea to backup the current folder of the new name first just in case also.

-niko
 

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I'm having the same 'issue'. I've been told to try and find a way to have the computer boot to the login screen and display a specific user name, not necessarily the last user name to log in. For some reason(s), the extra clicks it takes to switch users or leaving the default account blank is not acceptable, so I'm also trying to find a way to do what vao wants to do. Any ideas? Someone tried the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI
LastLoggedOnSAMUser = Computername\username (or domainname\username for a domain account)
LastLoggedOnUser = .\username (or domainname\username for a domain account), but apparently it didn't work.

I'm going to give it a shot of mine own just because, but any other ideas?

Thanks

A:I'm in the same spot, but I am joined to a domain.

When Windows boots normally to the login screen it shows the available user accounts in alphanumerical order according to the respective user profile's original name. A later username change does not change this order, to change it you have to rename not only your username but also the user profile folder. Only renaming the user account still keeps the original user profile folder. In Windows 7 for example old username Alex changed to Xavier, user Xavier would still have his user profile in C:\Users\Alex.

Available user accounts are presented (Windows 7) in one (1 to 5 accounts) or more (6 or more accounts) rows. Windows defaults to the left most (top left when 6 or more accounts) user account, in other words the first in alphanumerical order. In Windows XP the accounts are presented in one column, defalting to the top most account.

This should be considered when you install Windows. If it is important that Windows always pre-selects (defaults to) a certain account, you need to give it a name which certainly remains alphanumerically first. I recommend using numbers in addition to names.

An example: Your goal is to have 1 administrative user, account name Admin, and 2 standard users named Bubba and Charlie. By default Windows 7 would show these accounts in alphabetical order, Admin, Bubba, Charlie. However, you'd like accounts to be shown as Charlie, Admin, Bubba, showing the account Charlie first and defaulting to it.

The first account you create when finalizing Windows 7... Read more

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Hi Guys,

Apologies if this has been answered before ...

I have 5 pc's at home all running Win 7 Ultimate. 1 of the PC's (my laptop) is joined to my works domain.

The problem I am having is I can't get it to join the Homegroup when I am at home.

all I really need to be able to do is to access folders on each of the other pc's as and when needed (full access)

Is there any way to resolve this?

Many thanks for any help you can offer.

Paul

A:Homegroup and Domain Joined PC

This page covers it pretty well. There are a couple of different methods you can use.

Note If your computer belongs to a domain, you won't be able to share files and printers with a homegroup, but you can still access files and printers shared by others.

Switching between your home and workplace networks

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Windows 10 Pro can not be joined to domain. Network path was not found error was coming every time. Windows firewall is disabled.Workstation, computer browser, RPC Locator, Netbios helper service is started. Please do the needful ASAP.

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When I logon to our network I get "Domain controller for this domain could not be found:. The event viewer records event ID 5719 in the system log:
No Windows NT Domain Controller is available for domain PGMS_LAW. (This event is expected and can be ignored when booting with the 'No Net' Hardware Profile.) The following error occurred:
The RPC server is unavailable.
According to MS support the way to resolve this is to disable LMHOSTS lookup box. This was not enable on any machines and now I'm stuck. Does anyone have any ideas?
 

A:Domain controller for this domain could not be found

Simplest thing to try is remove it from the domain (make sure you have a local account with admin rights FIRST). Then re-add it to the domain.
Can you see/use network resources otherwise? Are the lights on on the NIC? Have you tried a different cable/network port?
Maybe remove/re-add the NIC. Check all the properties, correct IP/subnet/gateway/etc.......
 

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Hi all - I have a problem with my domain.

I have 1 domain "europe1" with the PDC in the UK.
I have 2 bdc's for europe1 in the a location in france.

europe1 is the accounts domain and is trusted by lots of resource domains.

The problem is this : Open user manager for domains on either one of the BDC's, it tries to retrive the list of users but gives the error "cannot find a domain controller for this domain".
If I try to retrieve a list of users from any one of the trusting domains it works no problem.

As a test we built a new bdc and it worked with no problems.

Any idea's what is wrong with our original BDC's ??

Thanks in advance
 

A:Cannot find domain controller for this domain

Have you done the standard what I term Microsoft solutions.

Reapply service pack the BDC's
Apply the latest Network card driver and reapply the service pack.

Only other thing I can think to check is can the BDC's resolve the PDC computer name.

Hope this is some what helpful.

Scott
 

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Hello all,

I've just spent the last day and a half reading forums, but no-one seems to have had the same problem as I have.

We've just bought a new vista business x64 machine to add to our existing network. All the other machines are running xp pro sp2. I've added the vista machine to the domain and logged in using my domain id. In the 'Network' folder I can see all the other machine names. So far, so good.

If I try and access one, however, I get one of two things:
1. A dialog asking for username and password. It doesn't accept anything I type in.
2. An error message saying the account is locked.

I can ping any of the xp machines, by name or ip and get a response ok.

Trying to access in the other direction, all is fine. From an xp machine, I can access any folder on the vista machine, make changes, everything. I've installed LLTD on one of the xp machines, so it appears on the full map thing, otherwise it has made no difference.

All folders have been set to 'Everyone full access'.

Any ideas?

A:Vista machine not joined xp domain

Have you tried this:- Workgroup Password

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Hi,
I am unable to ping/remote desktop/access shared drives to a XP machine after it joins the domain. I removed it from the domain, everything is fine. I disabled anti-virus program, no luck. Firewall setting is from the GPO. Other computers in this domain
are fine.
DNS, DHCP match the computer IP. When I ping it, I got 4 "Request timed out" reply.
Please advise!
Thanks in advance!

Grace

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I have some computers in my network with windows 8.1 professional installed; after joining those computers to domain and if the user is with (deny removable sotrage read/write access) group policy applied; the user gets deny access on all disk drives except
the system one.
if the user can access the removable disks he can access all disk drives.
any explain or solution for this weird issue?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ola

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Hi,

A bit of an odd one this - all of a sudden, as many as 30 computers have suddenly had credentials problems and are failing Group Policy processing as a result. What I mean by this is that they are throwing errors in Event Viewer such as "Unable to resolve
hostname", and the only solution is to open the Stored Names and Passwords manager under the SYSTEM account via PSEXEC and binning off the credentials for the domain controller.
The only leads I could find on this referred to expiring Kerberos tickets, although the setup at this site (I believe) has the default Kerberos policies set under Default Domain Policy. I have checked, and other sites with the exact same policy setup do
not have this issue, so I am reluctant to believe it is the Kerberos policy.
Any other ideas or leads would be appreciated, I'll be happy to expand on this question if any more details are necessary.
Cheers,


Rory Fewell
(CCNA, MOS)
Windows Server 2012 and Networking Fundamentals Apprentice
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I've joined our corporate domain fine, but every time I try to log in, I get the following message:"You have been logged on with a temporary profile.  Try logging in later...I've tried to find any tpoics regarding this and found none.  Anyone seen this or have any ideas to rey.  I've unjoined and rejoined the domain several times to rule that out, and can get nothing to change.  Thanks,

A:Domain joined but trying to log on gives temporary profile only

Hi,
 
I haven?t encountered similar issue. However, you can refer to the following KB to troubleshoot the problem.
 
A temporary profile is loaded after you log on to a Windows Vista-based system
 
Hope it helps.

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Hello,
I'm deploying Win 10 Enterprise on standalone machines using MDT and trying to enable Bitlocker during my deployment to encrypt OS drive (the only partition I have), TPM is enable in BIOS, and i'm trying to store recovery keys on the deployment share, here
is my cs.ini :
SkipBitLocker=YES
BDEInstall=TPM
BDEInstallSuppress=NO
BDEDriveSize=300  ------- i tried 2000 as well ---
BDEWaitForEncryption=False
BDERecoveryKey=AD
BDEKeyLocation=\\SERVER\DeploymentShare\Recoverykeys 
TPMOwnerPassword=XXXXX ------- tried with and without this line --------
I left the BitLocker step enable in TS (default).
the deployment is finishes and never initiate the encryption.  
hint:  enable Bitlocker manually is working fine.
Machines are Intel NUC kit. 
Any ideas ?
thanks in advance. 

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Hi everyone , could this be a policy , or do I have to unjoin the computer from domain?

Thank you

A:Reset this PC does not show on domain joined computer

I believe that a policy could prevent this. Anything that drastic should be preventable by group policy. Talk to the IT staff.
Be aware that only a domain administrator can rejoin a computer to the domain.

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Having trouble disabling pin sign on for our domain joined machines.

it just doesn't seem to work, I have tried using the registry tweak and GPO policy.

Can someone help please?

Firaz

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Hi everyone,

This error message is driving me crazy... Please help?

Userenv - " Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your
computer network. (An unexpected network error occurred. ). Group Policy processing aborted. "

I have tried everything I can think of, and I'm going out of my mind...
Thanks!
--Scott

A:Domain Controller error

Is this error coming from the Event Viewer of your DC?

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Hi

I recently joined my HP Envy Recline 27 k210na which was upgraded to windows 10 to a Windows 2012 R2 Domain. But have an issue.

Once I login with a user account, domain or non domain, I am unable to use the fast user switching. When choosing to switch account, I will be taken to the login screen, and when I select 'Other' to login with another account, it takes me to the existing user's password entry screen.

If I sign out, and select 'Other' to login as a different user, I get the same issue. I have to reboot the machine to be able to login with another user account.

I restored the pc to factory defaults and upgraded again, then rejoined the domain, but the problem is still there.

Please help

A:Domain Joined Windows 10 - Fast User Switching

When signing in to a Windows PC which has joined a domain with other than a domain account, you need to use a so called full username (ComputerName\UserProfileName).


In above screenshot example I simply replaced the default domain username with the credentials of a local account using the full username and can now sign in using those credentials.

Clicking the link How do I sign in to another domain shows these instructions:



Kari

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Hello All
I've never had to do this one before... Well I have but never with these restrictions.
Anyway, here's our environment
Windows 2008 R2 Domain
Windows 7 Enterprise Clients
Remote Users utilize Cisco AnyConnect for VPN
My issue:
I have a remote user who is receiving a new laptop.
I have built a new system for this user; however, if I send him the computer like this (domain joined), he will not be able to log on to it as his domain profile would not be cached yet.  I was told I cannot reset his password, in order to configure his
system before he receives it - I understand this and I like this practice.  I also, do not want to ask for his password.
My Question would be...  How is everyone else dealing with this?  I cannot be the only one that had to deal with this.

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Hello,

I am using a domain-joined laptop with Windows 7 Professional at work. Now I am trying to integrate it into my home network (which consists mainly of a Windows XP Professional SP3 desktop).
After enabling a guest account and sharing on the WinXP machine, I am able to access shared folders on the WinXP desktop from the Win7 laptop (which is not too bad).

However, I was not able to access shared folders on the Win7 laptop from the WinXP PC, not even after enabling all advanced sharing features and disabling the firewall. Both using the computer name \\HAL and the IP address \\192.168.0.100 gives me a "Windows cannot find..." error. Pinging the Win7 laptop works though.

I wouldn't like to leave the domain to join the local workgroup and am not desperate enough for a dual boot installation or other major work-arounds I have come across (especially since sharing the other way around works). But maybe some of you guys have a suggestion what else I could try.

Thanks a lot for your help.
 

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I would like to configure ATA to be in a work group and external to the monitored domain. Not having SEIM I plan to use ATA to collect the events using eventlog forwarding. In the documentation, it is mentioned that the domain controllers and ATA gateways
are connected to the same domain. So is my desired configuration of an ATA workgroup outside the domain not possible ?
thanks for any information


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Hello and Help

First off if this is a repeated thread sorry and please redirect me however I have searched and not found my exact problem.

I work for a medium sized organisation with Win 7 as our corporate standard. We have started to hand Out Dell Venue Pro 11 devices with 8.1 for trial.

The Problem that I am getting is as soon as I join these to the domain the next person to log on to the Tablet gets the Metro apps Black x and no store access.

I can resolve this by doing these first 3 steps

Firstly delete the localprofile.
The following finallyfixed all issues for me (Store and all apps broken with black X, can'taccess PC Settings):
1) Fixing the app store:
1. Open registryeditor typing regedit.exe from a command line.
2. Browse to the registry key atHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\LocalSettings\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\appmode l\repository\packages.
3. Right click on the ?packages? key and bring up the ?Permissions?tab.
4. Click the ?Advanced? button located at the bottom right corner.
5. Check to see the account name that shows up as the ?Owner? (thisis the first line of text on the ?advanced security settings? dialog for the?packages? key). It should say ?SYSTEM?. (For me this showed the built-inlocal Administrators group)
6. If it is any other account, click on the ?Change? button next toit.
7. Type SYSTEM in the ?select user? dialog. If ?Multiple NamesFound? window comes up, select the row for ?SYSTEM?.
8. Click OK to the dia... Read more

A:Metro apps fail when device joined to the domain

Welcome to Windows EightForums, coxo2609.

Never worked IT so not the savviest here. Can this be performed through Group Policy some how?

Group Policy API (Windows)

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Hi
In our domain we have a policy to change the wallpaper every month. The change is done from server side.
Now wallpaper of most of users is changed but for few it remains the old wallpaper.

For example I have windows 8 and mine is not updated.
I also have tried gpupdate /force. No luck.

This issue is only with few systems running windows xp 7 and 8.

These systems only show the last months wallpaper not the one updated.

Also these windows are fully updated as of now.

A:Desktop wallpaper not changed on domain joined users

Any help m?

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Ok, we've moved all our users to a new domain and for all but one I was able to use a migration tool to do all the grunt work.

However one users already had a profile on the new domain so I was not able to migrate their old info over using the tool so I have to do it manually.

This is something I have only done a few times and none of them recently.

Someone have a link to a guide or how-to for this or can explain in in easy steps?

I have already joined his PC to the new domain and now just need to move over his profile/email/outlook...etc.

TIA

A:[resolved] Joined to new domain, need to move user profile

Easier than I thought, just copied all his old stuff over, move his pst file and reconnected and he was good to go.

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I know I can edit the registry to set a single computer to AutoLogon, but that requires a specific username and password.  

So what would I do if the resource users all have different usernames? We are trying to make a GP to force AutoLogon for our conference rooms, but they all have their own username and password (Conf1, Conf2, Conf3...).



Can I set up an OU level GPO that automatically pulls the domain user credentials for any workstation in the OU?

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I have a domain joined machine Windows 7 professional ..
How can I reset it to be as new one first time installed and make users recreate their profile again and new Desktop while logging in the domain..

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A user has been using her laptop for several years and uses Outlook for her POP3 email.
When we installed a server and joined her laptop to the domain she was unable to see her email without logging out of the server and logging back into her local account.
How do I let her domain profile be the same as her local profile?
 

A:User loses access to outlook email after being joined to domain

You can't, it's considered as a different user. Just take the settings from Outlook and import them into the other account name.
 

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Hello,

I have windows 8.1 computers in the domain and all users are set in to the power users group for security.
just like the old times Windows XP to prevent them from installing programs.. etc

but on windows 8.1 its different .. they have to be in the local admin group to share folders and this is very strange really.

i tried searching here and there but now luck .. i tried to look in the group policy with no use.

is there a way to let power users to share folders on domian joined windows 8 pcs? 

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Hi All,
We have developed the windows 8.1 store app using xamarin.
1.Try to install the appx in the windows 8.1 tablet using powershell
2. Its asking the developer license to install the application in the tablet.  
We want to install the appx package in windows tablet without developer license prompt(Because it is enterprise application and domain joined) and want to use the SCCM App distribution in future.
Note: We referred an MSDN reference about side-loading and Product key activation for APPX installation on Tablet. which states Purchasing Side-loading product key is cost $100. we would like to know more licensing details about it.   

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I'm running into a problem with connecting to network drives over a VPN. The common difference is whether or not the computer is part of the domain by default.

1) Computers connecting to VPN using local account on computer: Prompted for a domain login when attempting to use the network drives. Can get in.

2) Computers connecting to VPN using a domain account (but on another network): Unable to connect. Specific error changed based on below info.
A) Computer logged on and connected to an outside network. Never connected to domain network: Can't find folder error.
B) Connects to domain network at some point before connecting to an outside network and using VPN: Might be in use error, attached.

A:VPN Network Shared Drive Error Domain/Non-Domain Differences

Sounds more like the network the VPN connection puts you in has trouble making kerberos connections to domain controllers, but NTLM connections work fine (kerb might be blocked). The errors are likely bogus if you can get #1 to work - if the computer is connected to a domain it's going to want to use Kerb before NTLM, and if the machine still has (what it thinks is) a viable kerb ticket, it's going to try and validate that with a DC (to achieve auth), and if this fails, so does the connection.

This may not actually be the case, of course, but it sure has the symptoms of it.

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Hi
I have a strange problem I cant workout. It started with a new customer RDP 2012 server which we could not connect to an app once logged in.
If on an external PC it works OK.
If I create a fresh PC on our LAN it works.
If I this PC to the domain, it works.
If I move the PC to a UK Specific OU it stops working
If I move back out of the OU it still does not work
If I remove from the domain and do "GPUPDATE /FORCE /BOOT" and reboot and log backon as local admin account it still does not work!!
So there seems to be something in particular on the GPO in the UK OU in AD which causes the problem but even after moving the computer out it seems to store this mysterious setting and fails to work unless reimaged.
Any suggestions besides adding each option one by one in test GPO/OU????

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Hi Guys,
Was hoping someone can help me. I'm having this exact issue:
https://support.software.dell.com/kb/sw13532 and the workarounds aren't working. Logged a case with SonicWALL and they referred me to log a case with Microsoft. So, before going down that
lonely road, maybe someone has seen this before.
In short, when a workstation connects to the SonicWALL SSLVPN; DNS resolution to internal DNS servers via the VPN fail. If I dis join the computer from the domain, DNS resolution works fine via VPN. This only affects SonicWALL SSLVPN clients that are joined
to the domain.
Any suggestions or hopefully a link to the Windows Update\Patch?
Thanks,
Jacques

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