• Advice on Replacing First Domain Controller in Forest/Domain

    We are planning to replace the original domain controller that was the first dc to be set up when we first set up our domain. We have a single forest, single domain, with 20 domain controllers (17 of which are global catalogs) all running Windows 2003 Server with Service Pack 1. The server to be...

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  • Active Directory Problem

    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.

    Mohiddins5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controller or Member Server for Exchange 2007

    Does Exchange 2007 have to be installed on a domain controller can it just be a member server? Is there a preference? Thanks

    ITKE347,450 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 and XP Clients don’t have Internet access

    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...

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  • Cannot Change Time-Zone or Time on Windows XP Pro, Member of AD2003 Domain

    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...

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  • Can anyone tell me the best way to query Active Directory in SQL?

    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.

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  • Add Shortcut to Mandatory Roaming Profile

    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...

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  • DRM Capabilities in SharePoint 2010

    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.

    ITKE347,450 pointsBadges:
  • Proxy settings in IE – online vs. offline

    Hello: Does anyone know of a way to script (perhaps in a login script) the addition of IE proxy settings, and then disable these same settings using a logoff script? This is for my mobile users. On the LAN I need then to use my proxy server, but if the proxy settings are still in place when they...

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  • Problem integrating two domain windows server 2003

    Hi, I have one domain server (embawood.dm) in Azerbaijan country, and other domain server in Georgia country (georgia.dm). I want that this domain servers will be in one forest. I confingured trusts. but i did it when this server (gerorgia.dm) was in azerbaijan. (at that time two server vere on 1...

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  • DNS zone problem

    Hi i installed domain server (for excample demo.dm) 2 years ago. Now i want install a new domain server in this forest (for excample test.dm). I created tis domain server. But i have one problem. When i trying "connect another domain" from demo.dm to test.dm i get erro "cannot find domain...

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  • DCDIAG search failed with error 58

    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...

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  • Active Directory ldap query to find users NOT in specific groups

    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 a bit rusty but Im open...

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  • Creating Exchange 2007 Dynamic Distribution Group

    We have recently installed Exchange 2007 on a Windows 2003 SP1 server. We do not have it in production yet. We are having an issue with Dynamic Distribution Groups. It seems as though there is no way to create them based on groups in ActiveDirectory. This would be much simpler than populating...

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  • How to copy Active Directory users from one server to another server

    Hi , We have currently ADS with exchange 2000 , i would like to copy the ADs users from one server to another server. Thanks & regards Malebold

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  • Script to add a Period after a Middle Inital- Then query AD for User ID

    I would like to create a script that parses an excel spreadsheet column with user's full names (I.E. 'John A Smith') and inserts a period (.) after the middle inital character. (I.E. 'John A. Smith') Once the middle inital period has been inserted, I would like the script to query Active Directory...

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  • Replicating / Synchronizing Windows (not AD)

    Hi All, is it possible to replicate the whole windows? I am not using AD.What i mean with replication is if i do changes at location A, location B will get the changes too. thanks

    jinteik17,820 pointsBadges:
  • New User email not working exchange 2007

    Why when I add a new user to AD then to Exchange 2007 the user's email does not work externally. Require that all senders are aunthenticated is unclicked.

    Aidencarl5 pointsBadges:
  • Users unable to access shared drive on their own computers

    I am having a problem with our network. Originally, users could access a share in one of the servers. However, now when they try to access it, they get an error that the trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed. This only happens when they log in to their own...

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  • COMMUNICATION OF CLIENTS WITH SERVER IN DEFERENT SITE WINDOWS SERVER 2008

    we are running four domain controllers all are windows server 2008 enterprise. we have a considerably big network with almost 20 vlans (eg 192.168.10.0,192.168.11.0,...192.168.49.0)we have made four different sites and have added subnets and servers to the sites according to their nearest...

    Uvullas15 pointsBadges:

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