"G. Dean Blake" <Dean@nospam.com> wrote in message
>I have a two computer WorkGroup now and need to convert to a Domain. Where
> does it tell how to do that?
Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsnt.domain (More info?)
My systems are both xp pro. Actually I just wanted to use Windows
Authentication for SQL Server but I was told that can't be done using a
WorkGroup. Sounds like I should stick with Workgroups for my two dev boxes.
"Colin Nash [MVP]" <cnash x@x mvps.org> wrote in message
> Do you have a server (running Windows NT, 2000, or 2003 Server edition) ??
> You'll need that.
> For NT, you need to install the server from scratch and make sure you
> the option to create a domain controller during Windows setup.
> For 2000/2003, you can run DCPROMO and follow the instructions.
> It's a big step and I suggest you read up on it on Microsoft's web site
> maybe some books/courses.
> Since you have provided absolutely no specific details, the only link I
> give you is http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/serveros.m...
> Colin Nash
> Microsoft MVP
> Windows Printing/Imaging/Hardware
> "G. Dean Blake" <Dean@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news eltvTnfEHA.396@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> >I have a two computer WorkGroup now and need to convert to a Domain.
> > does it tell how to do that?
> > Thanks,
> > G