i am installing AD, but i have 3000 CALs, this lic ok or i have to purchase any other lic?
Answer Question | July 29, 2010 3:24 PM
Active Directory, AD, CAL, Client Access License, Client Access License (CAL), License management
I need to use Perl script to create a script that will add some information to an active directory users profile. The client is on Windows 7 and the AD server is 2003. Where can I find script examples? Can someone help?
Answer Question | July 26, 2010 2:07 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory User Profiles, Perl, Scripting, Scripting languages, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010
How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows server 2003? We have an AD integrated DNS zone and want a secondary DNS server as a backup. Please describe the processes necessary to get this going. Thanks!
Answer Question | July 26, 2010 1:56 PM
Active Directory, Backup, DNS, DNS Server Configuration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Backup
We are on a Windows 2003 Active Directory Network and all of our clients using internal DNS are resolving one server that has been replaced to the old address. How can I purge the old data on all the machines? Can this be done directly from the server?
Answer Question | July 23, 2010 5:31 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, windows 2003, Windows Network Administration
Is the use of a AAA Server limited to TACASC+, RADIUS, or Diameter, or is the functionality of AAA met by the seperation of the processes used in AAA (Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing). Example: For remote access to the company network, remote users will access through a SSL VPN, requiring a username/password, which utilizes Active [...]
Answer Question | July 23, 2010 5:20 PM
AAA server, Active Directory, LDAP, Network security, Remote access
How can I set up counters or monitors on Windows XP SP3 machines to alert me to low hard disk space, high memory or processor consumption? Can I do it using Group Policy on AD?
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 8:15 PM
Active Directory, Group Policy, hard disk storage, Windows XP Group Policy, Windows XP SP3
We have a Windows Server 2008 member server in a 2003 domain with 2 domain controllers. It holds our Exchange 2007 server and some other data. For the last two weeks, off and on, we have had a problem logging into Exchange from the outside. The problem will appear, and then go away. The last [...]
Answer Question | July 27, 2010 6:59 PM
Active Directory, Domain Controller, Exchange 2007, Windows Server 2003 32-bit, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 R2 x64, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 64-bit, Windows Server 2008 Member Server
What new group policies can I assign to a Windows 7 machine vs. a Windows XP machine? Any good administrative features for locking down the machines? Will I have to upgrade my schema from a Windows Server 2003 AD network?
Answer Question | July 22, 2010 2:06 PM
Active Directory, Windows 7, Windows 7 Group Policy, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows XP Group Policy
How do you handle assigning home drives in a Windows 2003 AD network? I currently do it manually. Can I have it done automatically based on OU? I see a place for the home directory in the user’s properties: can this be used to create the directory as well?
Answer Question | July 22, 2010 2:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Home Directory, Windows Server 2003
I am trying to install MS Exchange onto a Poweredge 1850 running Windows 2003. When trying to run a typical exchange install, I received an error message saying that I must be in a windows domain. Also indicated it could not verify our windows domain, and couldn’t access the active directory. Can some one draw [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2010 2:12 AM
Active Directory, Dell PowerEdge 1850, Exchange, Exchange installation, Windows domain management, Windows Server 2003
We are running exchange 2003 and I am want to give a user read only access to the mailbox. Is there any other way of doing it other then to log into the mailbox and giving it via the delegats function of the mailbox. In AD you get the Exhange tab form where you can [...]
Answer Question | July 20, 2010 1:52 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Permissions, AD, Delegate access, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 administration, Exchange permissions
How can I join my Windows 7 machine to my company domain? I want to access active directory resources on it like printers and such. What do I have to do and what information do I need other than my username and password?
Answer Question | July 15, 2010 8:13 PM
Active Directory, Domain Administration, Domain management, Operating system platforms, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010
I have a Windows 2008 r2 server w/AD, DNS & DHCP configured. The gateway is a D-Link DIR-655 w/DHCP disabled. The server has internet access, but authenticated XP clients don’t. How to fix this? Dcdiag /test:dns /e /v test passed Server is Windows 2008 r2 -Server NIC set to Local DNS -Server has internet access [...]
Answer Question | June 25, 2010 8:29 PM
Active Directory, D-Link DIR-655, DHCP, DNS, Domain Controller, Networking, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows XP clients, Windows XP Professional SP2
Hello! I run an Active Directory 2003 domain controller that all of our employees use. We have one employee based on the West Coast whereas everyone else (and the domain controller) are on the East Coast. Whenever this employee tries to change the Time Zone to PST, it does nothing. They go to Date & [...]
Answer Question | June 24, 2010 3:58 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Group Policy, Windows XP Pro
Can anyone tell me the best way to query Active Directory in SQL? I’m using SQL Server Management Studio Express and want to add the LDAP server for AD as a linked server to query. I’m not sure what the best way to do this is.
Answer Question | June 22, 2010 12:15 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory query, LDAP, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server Management Studio 2005, T/SQL
I know that DRM has been a capability of the software – how does this tie into my active directory settings – or does it? This question is from the Microsoft Live Chat which took place on June 1st.
Answer Question | June 17, 2010 7:42 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Settings, Sharepoint 2010
We have a few hundered users who use mandatory roaming profiles (restricted). All profiles are stored on the network – none local. Many of them have an auto-login with a generic username. This is going to change soon as all users will be logging in using their own user name. They will still remain members [...]
Answer Question | June 22, 2010 1:28 PM
Active Directory, GPO, Group Policy, Group Policy management, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Group Policy
Last week my servers lost power, and now every night the DC seems to get demoted. The only event errors I receive are File Replication errors. Due to low disk space on my root partition. (2GB free currently) I haven’t had these issues before with lower disk space so I wouldn’t think this is the [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 12:34 PM
Active Directory, Domain Controller, File Replication errors, Windows Server 2003
Hi. I am using exchange 2007. I am trying to do a specific search for users in active directory WITH email addresses that are NOT present in 14 specific groups. i want the results to show these users who are NOT in the 14 specified groups. I havent used LDAP in a while so Im [...]
Answer Question | June 3, 2010 6:04 PM
Active Directory, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 databases, LDAP
Hi we are using 2003 microsoft server. from today morng im unable to open the active directory and other admin tools so pl tell is any solution for this.
Answer Question | July 6, 2010 6:59 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory errors, Windows Server 2003