• Active Directory site with Child Domain

    I have 3 AD servers, one forest, one tree, one site My main AD server holds all of the FSMO roles.Until now, there hasn't been a need to have any sort of sync or network connection between our office and any of our other offices. we've been asked to support their network, possibly long-term. They...

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Re-Design/Architecture/Migrate

    Hi, We are working on a Windows 2000  AD which consists of single forest containing 10 domain. Other then the root the child domains are division specific and are having two-way trusts. The domain servers are connected via Web links. The domains are not managed centrally and require seperate...

    abbis65 pointsBadges:
  • Active directory with Uniface

    How to use Active Directoy with Uniface Has anyone used Active Directory to authenticate users of a Uniface application? If so, how.  

    Surfinolddude5 pointsBadges:
  • Different naming in DNS & Computer Name

    we have our DC computer name: pm-vsp-dc03 and in DNS they put pm-s-dc01. we are trying to install new DC for replication but with errors can this naming conflicts affect the AD DS. and is it possible to rename the computer to match DNS name with no problems. Thanks in Advance

    Yassour35 pointsBadges:
  • mailbox access via Active Directory Users and Computers

    In order to get access to a subordinate's calendar, I am told to start by going to the Active Directory Users and Computers tab and to open the Properties window for the user's mailbox.  Where is the Active Directory Users and Computers tab? 

  • 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:

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