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Adding a user?? [message #160699] Fri, 04 September 2009 15:33 Go to next message
mwells  is currently offline mwells  United States
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Registered: September 2009
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wow i feel dumb. Windows server 2003 active directory .. changing password
and adding a user .. neither has any effect on the workstation.. Once I
add a user on the server , do i need to add a user locally on the
workstation to match? When I changed the password .. there was no
immediate effect .. the old password still worked.. When I adda user and
use that login on the workstation .. it says domain not available. do i run
gpupdate /force or something? please help
Re: Adding a user?? [message #160701 is a reply to message #160699] Fri, 04 September 2009 18:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rlmueller-nospam  is currently offline rlmueller-nospam  United States
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"Mwells (From M&R)" <mwells@optonline.net> wrote in message
news:4aa187ba$0$22551$607ed4bc@cv.net...
> wow i feel dumb. Windows server 2003 active directory .. changing
> password and adding a user .. neither has any effect on the workstation..
> Once I add a user on the server , do i need to add a user locally on the
> workstation to match? When I changed the password .. there was no
> immediate effect .. the old password still worked.. When I adda user and
> use that login on the workstation .. it says domain not available. do i
> run gpupdate /force or something? please help
>
>

Make sure the workstation is joined to the domain. If networking is
configured and DNS is configured so the client gets an IP address, you can
use the "Computer Name" tab of the System Properties dialog on the client to
join the domain. After that, users should log into the domain, not the local
computer.

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Richard Mueller
MVP Directory Services
Hilltop Lab - http://www.rlmueller.net
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Re: Adding a user?? [message #160702 is a reply to message #160699] Sat, 05 September 2009 05:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
florian  is currently offline florian  Germany
Messages: 484
Registered: July 2009
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Howdie!

Mwells (From M&R) schrieb:
> wow i feel dumb. Windows server 2003 active directory .. changing password
> and adding a user .. neither has any effect on the workstation.. Once I
> add a user on the server , do i need to add a user locally on the
> workstation to match? When I changed the password .. there was no
> immediate effect .. the old password still worked.. When I adda user and
> use that login on the workstation .. it says domain not available. do i run
> gpupdate /force or something? please help

Make sure the machine is joined to the domain as Richard suggested. Also
make sure that the machine is connected to the network so that it may
reach the DC to authenticate. You probably want to turn on the "Always
wait for the network at computer startup and logon" Group Policy to make
sure that the logon dialog waits for the network subsystem to be up and
running. If that isn't the case, the logon screen is displayed and you
may log on with cached credentials (without domain interaction)

Cheers,
Florian
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Microsoft MVP - Group Policy
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Re: Adding a user?? [message #160705 is a reply to message #160699] Sat, 05 September 2009 07:11 Go to previous message
meiweb  is currently offline meiweb  Germany
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Registered: September 2009
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Hello Mwells (From M&R),

As said from the others, is the computer joined to the domain, it doesn't
sound like? If you have a user created in AD UC, there is no need for a local
user account on the machine.

Did you use a local user account to logon or a domain user? What did you
choose in "logon to" under username/password window, local computer or the
domain name, created when you installed AD?

Are you able to ping the Domain controller with ip address, computername
and FQDN, full qualified domain name(server.domain.com)?

Please post an unedited ipconfig /all from the domain controller and the
workstation.

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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> wow i feel dumb. Windows server 2003 active directory .. changing
> password and adding a user .. neither has any effect on the
> workstation.. Once I add a user on the server , do i need to add a
> user locally on the workstation to match? When I changed the
> password .. there was no immediate effect .. the old password still
> worked.. When I adda user and use that login on the workstation .. it
> says domain not available. do i run gpupdate /force or something?
> please help
>
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