• Freeze Active Directory users from changing passwords temporarily

    Can we prevent users from changing their AD passwords temporarily? We want to create a network freeze and not change or modify anything including passwords while we do some backup/restore testing.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Is it possible to have 2 Active Directories on one network as an upgrade path ?

    Our organisation have an AD on Win2000 and intend to upgrade to 2008. However, we also have quite a few legacy apps and servers and to replicate the environment in lab manager for testing is a huge undertaking. Is there a way we can have both ADs running and then test the AD2008 in the prod...

    Teraupo5 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory network error: “Failed to Contact Domain Controller”

    Occasionally users can not log in to our 2008 Active Directory network. They get a failed to contact a domain controller. We have two AD boxes and when this happens no one can log on. It lasts a few minutes at most. How can we troubleshoot and resolve this issue?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Better way to enroll users in Active Directory

    I have just reviewed the steps given to me by my Network Admin for enrolling a new user in A/D and I can't believe it's this complicated and requires this many steps. The summary steps are : 1. On the A/D server open the A/D users and computers 2. Add the user entering his name, username, password,...

    Mgarczynski10 pointsBadges:
  • Extended ACL

    How do I create an ACL for: Allow inbound HTTP requests to the www.yzcorp server. Add info: The www.yzcorp.com website at 10.0.1.2 is registered with the public DNS system at IP address 209.165.200.246       permit tcp any 209.165.200.246 eq www is not working.

    IFOY50 pointsBadges:
  • Push out .exe file via GP on Active Directory

    I have a exe file I need to push out VIA active directory. How can I convert it to a msi installer? Can I deploy exe files or a Bat file that calls the exe?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Preventing users from installing Flash through SonicWALL or Barracuda

    We want to prevent users from installing or running flash. Can we block all flash from the sonicwall firewall or our barracuda web filter? We also want to block downloading the installer/ running the installer. This is on an Active Directory 2003 network with Windows XP SP3 clients.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • blocking permission inhertiance in Windows Server 2003

    the steps that are involve in blocking permission inhertance using active director users and computers

    Stanus5 pointsBadges:
  • Disable Mailbox in Exchange 2007

    My understanding of Disabling a mailbox in EMC is the active directory user account will stick around and the mailbox will be deleted in x amount of days. Why is the mailbox still deleted (or moved to "disconnected") when you "disable" it? On the flip side, "Removing" from EMC will delete the AD...

    Eddonnelly35 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2003 forward email problem

    I have auto forwarding on Exchange 2003. i.e. joe@mywork.com forwards to joe@hotmail.com. This was set up using a contact in active directory,then setting up the user exchange settings. I have four people set up like this and it works most of the time. Except every now and again, if a email is sent...

    DenisHodgins15 pointsBadges:
  • Trying to create roaming profile for Apple Mac computers

    Im trying to create roaming profile for Apple MAC systems which are connected to Win 2k3 ADS. I set the path on the Active Directory Access options. But the profile stores only on local system. Not on the roaming path I specified. Roaming profile is the same Win2k3 AD server. Anyone have idea on...

    GuruBhai95 pointsBadges:
  • Can bios updates be pushed out to Dell desktops with Windows 7?

    Can we push out bios updates via active directory? Our dell desktops have an update. We want to automate it. Can this be done with Windows 7 and AD?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Remote access to Active Directory 2003 network for non-administrator

    We have a user on our 2003 AD network that needs to be able to access their PC remotely using remote desktop. They are not a local administrator. How can I make this work? Is this a safe practice?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2003 Adding an Administrative account to another domain ?

    How would I add the Administrative (w/ Exchange Full Admin Permissions) account to another domain in the forest, other than the root domain? Thanks, Amy.

    Amy6116670 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and DNS backup?

    How do I backup Active Directory and DNS without performing a full system state backup?

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2003 Terminal Service sessions will not logoff

    I manage a 2003 Terminal Server. Normally, we have 30 active sessions at a time. We run several apps including Office, Pervassive SQL client, Attachemante, and several other small apps. Users access this server from XP and 2000 clients. The server ran perfectly for many months. About 2 months ago...

    Jpierson0 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up DNS zones from Active Directory 2003 network

    How can we back up our DNS zones from an Active Directory 2003 network? DNS is AD integrated.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring bandwidth with Cisco Firewall

    Why the CISCO ASDM 6.2.5 Version firewall is not stopping https websites. How can we give access to our students to user wise login. how can we monitor internet bandwidth by user wise & timings. We have AD in the picture. Note: Any user accessing the internet because of AD Given authentication.

    Barathiraju5 pointsBadges:
  • Auditing Windows servers for low disk space on a 2003 domain.

    I want to audit about 200 servers for low disk space. The servers are using Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008. What is my best bet for doing this easily? The reporting machine can be any of the servers or a XP or 7 workstation.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Block users from remote access websites

    remotely connect to their active directory computers on our corporate network?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:

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