I am having trouble joining my NAS208d box to my windows
2003 domain. It will not accept user name and password it says they are
invild which its not because join all sort of things to the domain
everyday. Any ideas?
Re: Joining a NAS208d box to a windows 2003 domain
Assuming that your using the web management interface provided with windows storage server, you should be able to provide the domain membership information in the 'identification' section of the 'network'
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Have you ever forgotten Active Directory (AD) password? Do you know how toreset AD password? Is there any Windows password reset software to doAD password reset? If not, what to do to reset AD password? Before answering these questions and do AD password reset, you need to what is active directory, Windows domain and domain controller.
What is Active Directory?Active Directoryis used by system administrators to store information about users, assign security policies, and deploy software. It was released first with Windows 2000 Server edition and refined further in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and was renamed Active Directory Domain Services. AD components include such domains, domain controllers, trust relationships, forests, organizational units, etc. What is a domain controller? According to Wiki, adomain controlleris a server that responds to security authentication requests (logging in, checking permissions, etc.) within the Windows Server domain. The domain controllers in your network are the centerpiece of your Active Directory service. It stores user account information, authenticates users and enforces security policy for a Windows domain. When you install Windows Server on a computer, you can choose to configure a specific server role for that computer. When you want to create a new domain, or an additional domain controller in an existing domain, you configure the server with the role of domain controller by installing AD DS.
What is a Domain?A domainis a concept introduced in Windows NT whereby a user may be granted access to a number of computer resources with the use of a single username and password combination. The domain concept not only allows a user to have access to resources that may be on different servers, but it also allows one domain to be given access to another domain in a trust relationship. In this arrangement, the user need only log in to the first domain to also have access to the second domain's resources as well. So it is hard to say if there any windows password recovery software canreset AD password. Windows password recovery software likeWindows Password Unlocker Enterprisecan allow you to reset domain administrator password on Active directory for Windows server 2000/2003/2008.
Steps to reset domain administrator password
Step 2:Run the software and insert a USB flash drive to computer.
Step 3:Select Domain Administrator and target USB drive, and then click theBurnbutton to start burning an ISO image file to the USB flash drive.
Step 4:Clickokwhen burning process is completed.
Step 5:Insert the burned USB flash drive to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from USB.
Step 6:Choose the way toreset AD password.
2 options for you to reset domain password
Option 1:Reset the default domain administrator password to Pa123456
Option 2:Reset AD passwordby creating a specified domain administrator account.
Step 7:ClickYESto continue and clickOkwhen the domain password has been successfully reset.
Now you can log on your domain with the user name of administrator and password of 'Pa123456' if you select option 1. If you select option 2, you can log on domain with the username of 'passkiller' and password of 'Pa123456'.
Log in to your account as you usually would. Right click on My Computer and select Properties from the list. Click on the Computer Name tab. Where it says "To rename this computer or join a domain" click on change. A new window will pop up so click on Workgroup. In the typing plane if it say's MSHOME, delete that and type WORKGROUP make sure you type it in uppercase (capital letters). When you've done that click OK. The computer will tell you that you have to restart the computer for the changes to take effect so please restart the computer.
Once the computer has restarted you can check if the domain has changed to WORKGROUP.
even if you mistakenly joined a domain you can still log in through your existing id and password.
Once your press CTRL+ALT+DEL, you will see a login window with three fields namely: user id, password and Domain.
In the log in screen use the drop-down menu in front of Domain (which shows your new domain- most likey MSHome) and choose 'this computer'. After this, enter your old/existing user id and password and hit enter.
Please proceed to your system settings and change your domain back to Workgroup. Restart PC.
The resolution and workaround to solve the error is as below.
Login to the Windows 2003 domain controller, and delete the computer account object from the Active Directory by using Microsoft Management Console (MMC) which you can always access from “Manage Your Server”.
Log-in to the PC workstation as local administrator. If you cannot logon as local administrator, try to unplug the network cable and logon to the computer by using a domain administrator user that used to logon on the PC before, by using cached logon credentials feature.
Go to Control Panel, then click on System icon, then go to Computer Name tab.
Unjoin the computer from the domain by clicking on “Change”. You should see that Domain button is now selected. Remember your domain name in the text box. Select (Click) on “Workgroup” to remove the computer from the domain, and put any workgroup name in the text box (e.g. workgroup).
Click OK to exit.
Restart the computer (optional)
Go back to the Control Panel, launch System properties and then go to Computer Name tab, and click on “Change”.
Rejoin the domain by uncheck the Workgroup button and select (check) Domain button, and put in the domain name noted above into the text box.
Click OK to exit.
Reboot the PC.
This should solve the unable to logon to domain error, without changing or losing the user profiles on AD.
When you install a server operating system at that time it will ask you that how many maximum clients you want to attach this server so by default its 10 ,that means you can attach maximum of 10 clients , you can increase or decrease the no of computer you want.
Firstly you have to decide whether to add clients in workgroup mode or Domin mode..in domain mode you have the centralised management on the computer .so select domain level mode . now to make clients either you can make 5 user in active directory user and computer. 1:Go to Administrative tools > Select Active Directory Users and computers > Select user on the left side > right click on that and select new user > now follow on screen instruction to make a user > now make other 4 user also in the same mannner.Now when you are logged on with local user on the clients select my computer > right click and Select properties > select my computer tab >now click change button to make client work with domain type only domain name for eg if your domain is contoso.com ,> type their only contoso > now a box will appear asking you for administrator and password enter domain controller pc password ,it will ask you to restart > after restart user can login at the client computer... Or: just login with local user at client computer Right click my computer > and do the same procedure ,after restarting you can login with your server name administrator and password . --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If this answers your question please rate this as fixed. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be glad to help you further ---------------------------------------THANKS ----------------------------------------