• Migration from a Novell Groupwise environment to Exchange 2003

    A question submitted on SearchExchange.com Hi, I am interested in a migration from a Novell Groupwise environment to Exchange 2003 (We already have MS Active directory). Currently there are 3 primary sites in the US, each with their own Mail servers and approx 6 remote sites around the world that...

    ITKE371,915 pointsBadges:
  • How to clean up dormant accunts in active directory

    Implementation plan for cleaning up dormant accounts and inactive acounts in an active dierectory

    Mvuyi5 pointsBadges:
  • AD User name Change locks Macs user out.

    What causes a user with an AD account to not be able to log into a Mac running 10.5-10.7 if their user name is changed on the AD server? (happens due to marrage) This only happens when a user has a mobile account on the computer in question.

    ShawnofHCTech5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 adding multiple users

    I am running server 2008. regardless of the script I run I can not get it to create multiple users. i even took my 2003 scripts and changed the names and it would not create the users. i am trying to run the script that creates the users, and set the home dir and also the profile dir. i am pulling...

    Rateec45 pointsBadges:
  • Merge two companies into one network

    The company I work for has decided to merge with its Sister Company on the lower floor. While we share the same room to house our independent servers, both companies have separate physical networks. Each with their own separate File Servers & SQL servers. Allowing Company "A" employees to log into...

    PatM5 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a phone book from AD, adding pictures

    currently my office has a phone book of our 400+ employees kept up in an MS Word file. I would like to try to find a way to create a dynamic phone book from Active Directory. all the office information is kept there anyway so this would be much better than keeping a separate manual file. I would on...

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 alerts for low hard disk space

    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?

    ITKE371,915 pointsBadges:
  • Start Menu content

    I need to prevent The Disk Cleanup Tool from displaying in the Start menu for one specific identity on our network, but this identity has no access to the Control Panel - so I am unsure of the best way to remove/prevent this from appearing in Start menus. I'm thinking that a registry fix would...

    AndreaF9,745 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning the entire network for spyware

    Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Pre-boot VPN

    We have about 3-400 mobile laptop users that never work on the company network. OS is windows xp. Does anyone know any pre-boot VPN solutions where the VPN connection is established before or during boot in such a way that it is semi seamless to the user and that works in such a way that the...

    I486dx26670 pointsBadges:
  • How can I setup 2008 AD password complexity in Active Directory?

    Where can I configure password complexity settings using group policy on a 2008 active directory network?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Scripting

    Hi, I need help with copying shortcuts via AD. Currently, I can create a shortcut on user's desktops belonging to a specific security group by using this in the Notes field of the group properties: csc "desktop", "Clinical", \\servershareshortcut.url, "folder", "" However, I would like to copy a...

    Jnbrcky5 pointsBadges:
  • Validating Active Directory login from within a stored-procedure

    I have an application that needs to use active directory to ensure user login is valid. The issue is that the machine is in a different domain than our AD server. I am looking at creating a clr procedure on the SQL server that is in the same domain. Then from the application execute a procedure...

    Joetig35 pointsBadges:
  • Folder Redirection – Why disable inheritance?

    Every article I read regarding folder redirection and personal shares mentions that I should disable inherited permissions. Why is this required? Is this a security concern or a performance concern? Personally, I want upper management to have read access to subordinates personal shares so I don't...

    Rawrasaurus5 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a backup DNS server on Windows Server 2008 Active directory network

    On a windows 2008 ad network how do we create a backup dns server? Can we have it answer queries automatically if the first one is not available? Is replication automatic?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • AD user details

    Hi, I want to write a utility which will read users Details from the Active Directory and dump it in a database which will be used for other applications. How do i do this ? Thanks

    Jagdish60 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory automatically install printers

    Can we have active directory automatically install printers for used based on location of the user and printer? We have an Active Directory 2003 network and 2003 print servers.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Adding last login and login machine to Active Directory

    Is it possible to add last login time and last login machine to our active directory? How can we do that and what needs to be done?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Branding IE via Active Directory

    We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are Windows Server 2003.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:

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