Q

How do I convert a workgroup to a domain?

We have about 60 workstations (Windows 95/98/2000), all in a workgroup. We want to set up login scripts for the users. Where can I find documentation on converting the workgroup to a domain? Will I need to reinstall the server?
You will need to promote one or more servers to act as domain controllers. Then you must have all other Windows 2000/XP/2003 systems join the domain. Pre-Windows 2000 systems cannot join a domain, but they can access domain-shared resources. This checklist for installing a domain controller is a great place to start learning more about this procedure.
This was first published in June 2003
This Content Component encountered an error

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close