How do I find my login server?

How do I find my login server?

Have the logged on user launch the command prompt on the target computer. Type Set Logonserver the name of the domain controller that authenticated the user will be returned. See the figure below. Using echo %username% will allow you create a script to identify the authenticating domain controller.

How do I check servers?


  1. To open the windows command prompt, type ‘cmd’ into the start search bar or press the windows button and R together, a run window popup will appear, type ‘cmd’ and press ‘enter’.
  2. The command prompt will open as a black box.
  3. Type ‘ nslookup’ followed by your ResRequest URL: ‘ nslookup’

How do I know which ad server I am using?

How you can find out the name and IP address of the AD domain controller on your network

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type cmd.
  3. Type nslookup, and then press ENTER.
  4. Type set type=all, and then press ENTER.
  5. Type _ldap. _tcp. dc. _msdcs.

How do I check if my server is online?

How To Check if a Server is Online/Offline (Ping)

  1. On Windows, open Command Prompt. (Mac OS X and Linux users can open Terminal.)
  2. Type the following command, including your server’s IP address: ping -t 0.0. 0.0.

How can I check my server health?

To get the Health Monitor summary report, go to the Server Administration Panel > Home > Server Health. Note that the summary report shows you instantaneous parameters values that are relevant only for the moment when the Home page was refreshed.

How do I check ad logs?

How to Check Active Directory User Login History

  1. On your domain controller, run Group Policy Management Console (Press Win+R -> Type “GPMC.exe” -> Click “Run”).
  2. Create a new policy and link this new GPO to an organizational unit (OU) that contains the computers where you’d like to track user activity.

How do I know what my domain is?

You can quickly check whether your computer is part of a domain or not. Open the Control Panel, click the System and Security category, and click System. Look under “Computer name, domain and workgroup settings” here. If you see “Domain”: followed by the name of a domain, your computer is joined to a domain.

Why are there no logon servers available?

Usually, this is due to the computer not being connected to the internet. Check the network status icon at the bottom right of the login screen. Try rebooting your computer or disconnecting and reconnecting to the network.

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