one last question can you remove the server from the domain and add back to the workgroup
if its left in the domain client pc's pin code log in gets taken away and its a pain for my kids/wife
I noticed when you instal its on the workgroup and only afterwards joins the domain
No. A lot of the code explicitily requires that the server be part of the domain. Even if none of the clients are. Removing it from the domain breaks a lot of the functionality, and may leave the server in an unusable state.
However, the client PC *can* leave the domain without any issues.
However, if you do want to enable PIN login for domain accounts, you want to use the "Group Policy Manager" on the server. Open the "Forest: DOMANI.local" section, open the "Domains' section, and right click on the "DOMAIN.local" object and select the "Create a GPO object and link it here". Name it "Enable PIN Login" and then edit it.
Right click on the newly created GPO Object and select "Edit". Then do this:
This will enable Pin Login for domain user accounts. Fixing your issue.
You'll need to run "gpupdate /force" on the server, and then on the clients (and may require a restart). But it should allow you to use PIN logins.
Also, These Group Policies allow for a shitload of options, and customization. If you've ever used secpol.msc or gpedit.msc, this is what they mess with. And Group policies allow you to apply them to any computer on the domain.
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