• Group policy across Windows OSes

    we want the same desktop, browser settings and screen saver on all Windows XP, 2000 Pro and Windows 7 computers. Can we do this using group policy? What settings need to be tweaked or do we need to set it up on an existing machine and clone the settings?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Active directory will not let me add email accounts when creating users

    when i try to create new accounts on my domain in active directory I can make them but my active directory skips the step that allows me to add them to my exchange server and make the email account. i just installed active directory on this computer and i am able to make email account/ user...

    ET2Ruddiman25 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up a backup AD server.

    what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Multiple Active Directory User Accounts per User

    Is there anything wrong with having multiple active directory accounts for one user? For example, one account with restricted rights and a second account with administrative rights.

    Nsdp5115 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning for upgrades to Windows 7

    How can we survey our network to determine what if any computers can be upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Is there a tool to scan or will we need to run an application on each one? We have AD and can push something out using group policy if this will help.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2003 Guest Account for AD. Strictly Web Browsing.

    We want to set up a guest account strictly just for web browsing. How should that be configured in ad? How can we make sure that the user has no rights to other network objects? We do not want them to change the password or have any settings remembered.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook 2010 + global address book in Active Directory

    Can we have a global address book in AD that will let users in Outlook choose network users email addresses? Can this be done?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Can I Create Network Shared Folder Access Based On Computer Group Membership?

    Noob to AD here, trying to solve a problem. Any help is greatly appreciated. [strong]Can you assign access to a network shared folder based on a computer's group membership?[/strong] I originally created a script that assigns a shared network folder (Drive S) according to user group membership, BUT...

    Kulasterol15 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory/User Drive

    OS=Windows Server 2003 We have a drive on our network that is set up for users each user has their own folder. Some users want their stuff more secure than others. So how can I set it up to where user A cannot access user B,C,D,E,F or G? User A has full rights to only user A's folder. Each security...

    Sandman00730 pointsBadges:
  • Extracting all users’ passwords from Active Directory 2003

    I need to extract all users passwords for our next project. How can I extract them from either their workstations or from Active Directory? We are on AD 2003. We have two domain controllers.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Merging Excel or CSV file to Active Directory

    How can I automatically add users email addresses to their active directory profile? Their email address is their first initial followed by their last name at our domain dot com. I can create an excel or csv file with the data necessary but how can I merge it into AD?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Authentication against Active Directory

    How can I only allow employees to connect to our WiFi? Is there a method of authentication against active directory? Is there a guide on setting this up?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Who deleted all the files in Windows 2003 Member Server share?

    How can I tell who deleted all the files in one of my shares on a windows 2003 member server? We are running Active Directory 2003 as well and do not have auditing enabled.

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Can I create I forgot my password page in Active Directory or SBS 2003?

    I have a user that consistently forgets their password. I then change it to a standard corporate password and then they change it again. We repeat this several times a week. Can I have some sort of "I forgot my password" page to answer secondary security questions? Can this be done via AD and SBS...

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Network Connection Freezes

    For some reason, at random, among 20 PCs on my network, in the morning or during the day, the network connection stops responding for both intranet and internet communications. The only solution thus far is to remove the NIC from the Device Manager, reboot the PC, and let Windows XP Pro find the...

    DboiSOBE0 pointsBadges:
  • Domain controller down after changing password

    i have server 2008 on server nd windows xp on client nd i creat a domain enviroment but wen i make user in active directory nd then i enter theat user name and password from client using that user name and password then it 1st time enter and a message that u must change ur password on 1st login and...

    Imtiazdawar4ever5 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory reports

    Does anyone know of any useful Active Directory reporting tools that could: pull a list of users and there password age, pull a list of users and the OU they are in, or any variation there of to view AD maintanence? This could be a simple batch file or VB script that might output to a text file....

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • How do I run a batch file to join domain?

    Dear Expert, may i know how to run a batch file to join a domain? Thanks you.

    david2009575 pointsBadges:
  • Detailed instructions for pushing out a document to all desktops through Server 2003?

    I am trying to track down the answer to sending a document out to all desktops in a Server 2003 AD network. I can find information for deploying .msi packages for software installations, but am unsure if there are any major differences in deploying documents instead. I would like to have a set of...

    AndreaF7,850 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 Ultimate client can’t see Windows 2000 Active Directory Domain Controller server

    I am trying to join a Win7 Ultimate client to a Win2K ADDC domain. The Win7 receives it's DHCP info correctly, and sees everything on the domain (printer, wifi router, satelite router) but it does not see the Win2k server nor the Win2k Pro box on the network. When attempting to join the domain, the...

    Ray382515 pointsBadges:

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