Sharepoint Server on Workgroup - join to domain with same existing users RRS feed

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  • Hi, 

    We have a Sharepoint Server on the network that is on its own workgroup. We now have all our servers on a domain and I would like to join this Sharepoint server to the domain and use Domain Authentication. I've read that it is best to back up the Sharepoint database and settings, Remove Sharepoint, Join server to the domain, reinstall Sharepoint and restore the database and settings. Is this the only way or is there a more efficient way?

    I have another road block for this - the users of Sharepoint is currently local user group, but they also have existing accounts on the domain, how would I go about migrating them? or should I leave them alone? What would happen to the existing content ? 

    Sorry for any mistake in my assumptions and information, as I am not really a Sharepoint person, but will be taking on this project as it involves the domain. 

    Please help, thanks! 


    Tuesday, November 9, 2010 4:28 AM


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