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Need to make myself Domain Controller

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    Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Hey, I have been trying to get my Gpmc.msc to work latley. After installing SP1 and all sorts of other stuff I get told i need to be a Domain Controller. So, I try to install my domain services then i get this,

    -sku-jpg

    Can sombody please tell me how to install this thing. I dont have a network of linked computers but i need to install this anyway. Any suggestions?

    Thanks

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Why in the world would you need to enable AD services?

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Quote Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
    Why in the world would you need to enable AD services?
    The computer is telling me to be a domain controller to configure gpmc.msc. So i thought lets install it.

    Is there another way?

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Do you know what a domain controller is?

    reading up on gpmc.msc at Microsoft:

    Download details: Group Policy Management Console with Service Pack 1

    The Microsoft Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) with Service Pack 1 (SP1) unifies management of Group Policy across the enterprise.

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Quote Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
    Do you know what a domain controller is?

    reading up on gpmc.msc at Microsoft:

    Download details: Group Policy Management Console with Service Pack 1

    The Microsoft Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) with Service Pack 1 (SP1) unifies management of Group Policy across the enterprise.
    yes i know, but i was told that it could be configured for home use too.

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Really? Who said that?

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Quote Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
    Really? Who said that?
    I read it from some security website about user access. I googled Gpmc.msc and it said about it controling a network. So I done Gpmc.msc + Home use and after a while it came up.

    Can it not be reconfigured to use at home?

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Based on the information I found in http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en you should get the GPMC version for Vista / Server 2008 from the 2008 tools. See tha part about RSAT....

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Quote Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
    Based on the information I found in http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en you should get the GPMC version for Vista / Server 2008 from the 2008 tools. See tha part about RSAT....
    I already have RSAT, so do i just download the files from this link?

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    Re: Need to make myself Domain Controller

    Should be - and I went looking for using GPMC for non enterprise networks, and did nto find anything - can you point me to the specific link?

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