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  • makavelli12
    Need to create a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server with the same name of another server
    Hi All,

    I am looking for a solution or best guide to do the following:

    1. Create a Windows Server 2008 R2 server with the same computer name of another server
    2. Both Servers need to be running at the same time
    3. The Servers will be part of the same domain
    2nd July 2015, 11:06
  • kahn
    Server 2008 R2 Login issues
    Dear All,

    I am having problem with my domain controller. I have one domain controller server 2008 R2 named previously

    I have changed the domain name to with NETDOM command and followed the document which is available on many websites.

    2nd July 2015, 10:04
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