Windows Domain Setup Tags: Windows Server Domain Networking Last response: March 31, 2010 7:58 PM in Networking Share scott-bevan March 30, 2010 10:21:30 PM Hi there i have set up a server running windows server 2003 5 computers connected to it via ethernet there jus normal basic pc's at the moment what do i do to get them on the network? More about : windows domain setup GhislainG March 31, 2010 1:16:52 AM Install and configure Active Directory and then join the domain from each system. Documentation is available at Microsoft. sturm March 31, 2010 7:38:12 PM One note that you will need windows xp professional, Vista Business or windows 7 business to connect to a domain. The home versions can't connect to domains. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kaa0653 March 31, 2010 7:58:26 PM Do you want a domain or do you just want them on to be networked? What is the purpose of your server? For Windows Vista you need business, enterprise or ultimate. Windows 7 needs professional, enterprise or ultimate. Almost too many versions to keep track of now. Nice charts here though. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista_editions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7_editions Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to setup a Windows 2003 server domain at home ForumSetup mac on windows domain ForumHow do I setup an network with a domain in Windows XP Pro ForumServer 2008 domain setup behind router ForumSetup a 5 user server 2003 domain behind a linksys wrt54g router ForumSetup Domain at home good or bad ForumUnalbe to join domain during sysprep mini- setup ForumDNS setup on small domain ForumNETWORKING WINDOWS 7- HOMEGROUP OR WORKGROUP OR DOMAIN ? ForumHelp me to set up domain in windows 7 ForumHow do i restore network settings on windows 7 after changing the domain to a wo ForumDomain Setup Questions... ForumWorkgroup & Domain Setup ForumWindows Server 2003 Domain Crashed - No backup! ForumHow can I get past the domain password in windows xp pro? ForumRouter Setup Forumwindows 7 trail version ForumHow to setup local area connection via router ForumReinstalled Windows, now ethernet cables don't work. ForumWindows 7 boots printer offline on network More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !