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*AD Container Management (available on WIN machines) - an MMC snap-in tool, normally found under the "Administrative Tools" menu, or invoked with the command adcontmgr.msc.
*AD Container Management (available on WIN machines) - an MMC snap-in tool, normally found under the "Administrative Tools" menu, or invoked with the command adcontmgr.msc.
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==Windows Update==
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*[http://web.mit.edu/ist/topics/windows/updates/advanced.html MIT Windows Automatic Update Service: Advanced Installation and Configuration Instructions]
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*[http://web.mit.edu/ist/topics/windows/server/winmitedu/os_management.html Operating System Maintenance]
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*From network at mit:
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:Auto Hotfixer is a retired tool. We use WSUS to have replaced it. You don't need to make the change to autohotfixer when you switch to MIT WSUS.  Machines in win.mit.edu should be all set for using MIT WSUS as long as you didn't make changes in your container to overwrite Windows Update settings.
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*[http://web.mit.edu/ist/topics/windows/updates/ MIT Windows Automatic Update Service (WAUS)]
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*[http://web.mit.edu/ist/topics/windows/updates/win2k.html MIT Windows Automatic Update Service: Windows 2000 Domain Machines]
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*Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update\Configure Automatic Updates
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:enabled|disabled|5 - local admin to choose the update/reboot behavior
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*Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > No auto-restart for scheduled Automatic Update installations
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*Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update\Specify intranet Microsoft update service location
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:set intranet update service and statistics server to http://sus.mit.edu
==Reference==
==Reference==

Revision as of 19:48, 18 December 2006

  • Joining the domain
    1. Add the machine to your container.
    2. Get a temporary join account name and password.
    3. Log on to the machine as local administrator.
    4. Right click the My Computer icon.
    5. Select Properties.
    6. Click the Network Identification tab.
    7. Click the Properties button.
    8. Select the Member of Domain radio button.
    9. Type in: WIN.MIT.EDU (in all capitals).
    10. The next screen will prompt you to enter the WIN account name and password authorized to install machines in the domain. Enter the temporary join account name and password. Result: You will get a screen welcoming you to the domain.
    11. Reboot the machine for the changes to take effect.
  • To check Moira record for a hostname of IP adress:
athena% stella foo

or

athena% hostinfo foo

or

athena% nslookup foo
  • To check container assigment:
athena% stella foo -lcn
Machine: Container: Machines/pismere-laptops
  • To add the machine "foo" to the container "test":
athena% stella foo -acn Machines/test
  • Moira (available on UNIX Athena and WIN machines)
    • /usr/athena/bin/moira (The container menu is available from the top level menu, currently it is choice number 12)
    • http://web.mit.edu/moira
    • Administrative Tools-> Moira Account Management
  • mitch - examine and modify informtion about containers in Moira
athena% mitch Machines/BioEng/endy
  • AD Container Management (available on WIN machines) - an MMC snap-in tool, normally found under the "Administrative Tools" menu, or invoked with the command adcontmgr.msc.

Windows Update

Auto Hotfixer is a retired tool. We use WSUS to have replaced it. You don't need to make the change to autohotfixer when you switch to MIT WSUS. Machines in win.mit.edu should be all set for using MIT WSUS as long as you didn't make changes in your container to overwrite Windows Update settings.
enabled|disabled|5 - local admin to choose the update/reboot behavior
  • Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > No auto-restart for scheduled Automatic Update installations
  • Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update\Specify intranet Microsoft update service location
set intranet update service and statistics server to http://sus.mit.edu

Reference

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