• Deploying internal file server on Active Directory

    What is the quickest and easiest method of deploying an internal file server on AD? We want to keep its maintenance and setup to a minimum and just be a central repository for storing files. Without any security except you need to be a domain user to see it and you can only delete material you are...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How can you tell how many admins are in the Windows Server 2003 domain?

    there are in my 2003 ad domain? We need to lock down the network. How can I run a report to see this info?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How to prompt user regards to password policy requirement

    Hi all, I would like to seek your help on this as i can know how can i notify all domain users on the Password Policy Requirements when they change the password wrongly and a notification will notify the users for example below. Example :  1) total of 6 alpha numeric characters 2) 1 letter must be...

    Xlive5 pointsBadges:
  • Moving active directory from one server to another

    Hello I would like some assistance, i am changing hardware and as such i would like to know how i go about moving the active directory users from 1 server to another. The old server is windows 2003, DC and DNS. The new server is already set to be a DC and DNS. the domain names are the same on both...

    Andiandi15 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory password policy

    We have just changed our password policy. We want to audit which passwords are in violation of the new policies before it is time to have them change them again. Can we force passwords in violation to request a change of password?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Viewing specific security policies that apply to active directory 2003 user?

    How can I show the security policies that are being applied to a specific Active Directory user or computer? Can I compare them to other users?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Configure the home directory in Active Directory 2003?

    How do we appropriately configure the home directory in a 2003 AD structure? What will it save to the home directory and is this beneficial? Will this slow us down?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • 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:
  • 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:

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