Moving a server with workgroup shares into a domain - will shares still work?

Discussion in 'Server Migration' started by Jim, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. Jim

    Jim Guest

    Hi,

    I have a Windows 2003 server that is not yet part of my new domain.
    There are several workgroup users who have access to shared folders on
    it and to an ACT! SQL server install. If I add it to the domain what
    will happen to the user accounts for the shares? Will they still be
    able to access them or will I have to add all users to the domain at
    the same time and create new accounts/rights?

    TIA

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    Jim, Jun 22, 2007
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  2. Jim

    DanJ Guest

    Hi,

    The shares and local user/group accounts should continue to exist after
    joining the Server to a Domain. The Shares and local accounts database will
    only be affected if the Server is to become a Domain Controller.

    Hope that helps.
    Dan
    MCSE 2000/2003
     
    DanJ, Jun 23, 2007
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  3. Hello Jim,

    Thank you for using newsgroup!

    From your post, thanks for Dan's information.

    Thanks & Regards,

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    | Hi,
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    | The shares and local user/group accounts should continue to exist after
    | joining the Server to a Domain. The Shares and local accounts database
    will
    | only be affected if the Server is to become a Domain Controller.
    |
    | Hope that helps.
    | Dan
    | MCSE 2000/2003
    |
    | "Jim" wrote:
    |
    | > Hi,
    | >
    | > I have a Windows 2003 server that is not yet part of my new domain.
    | > There are several workgroup users who have access to shared folders on
    | > it and to an ACT! SQL server install. If I add it to the domain what
    | > will happen to the user accounts for the shares? Will they still be
    | > able to access them or will I have to add all users to the domain at
    | > the same time and create new accounts/rights?
    | >
    | > TIA
    | >
    | > --
    | >
    | >
    |
     
    Ken Zhao [MSFT], Jun 25, 2007
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  4. Jim

    Jim Guest

    That's good news, thanks.
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    Jim, Jun 25, 2007
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