I’m setting up a new AD for my office Mix with PC’s and MAC’s my question is there anything I need to configure in Server 2003 so the Mac’s would be able to join the Domain?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Settings, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 configuration, Windows Server 2003 Domain
Can we use PowerShell to create a AD script to alert managers to when their subordinates log on to the network?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 5:58 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory scripting, Network management, PowerShell, PowerShell Scripts
How can I set time restrictions on consultants AD user accounts?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 5:56 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Users, User account management
How can I export the data from a Windows Active Directory server’s security log to create a graph of who logged in and out at what times?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:55 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, Security logs, Server Security, Windows administration
Can we create a simple app that uses AD login and logoff time to calculate users’ time cards? If so how can we do it?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:54 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory Deployment
How can I segment my LAN into different groups with each group having different access to different resources?We have a Windows Server 2003 workgroup currently.Would Active Directory do what I need?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:36 PM
Active Directory, LAN, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration, Windows Workgroups and Networking
I have an active directory named ctrl1 in head office & an additional domain named ctrlpfg in factory. Head office mail server name mail-ho & factory mail server name mailpfg. Both locations connected with a radio link device. All servers installed in windows server 2003. Problem: when link down mail not connected from factory. Global [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 9:22 AM
Does DNS need to be installed on the AD 2008 server or can it just be available on another Windows 2008 server in my domain? this is my source code
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:58 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Active Directory DNS setup, DNS
Fellow experts, I signed up just a few minutes ago, and hope to become a valuable contributor on this forum, however I need your expertise now… so put on your AD Schema hat… I have an object class “organizationalPerson” and three optional attributes in the class. I went into adsiedit and edited the security of [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 12:41 PM
Active Directory, LDAP, NTFS, Permissions, Schema, Security
Can we enable verbose windows event logging for specific users and leave it normal for others in Windows Server 2008 Active Directory.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:12 PM
Active Directory, Event logs, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
How can we force all users to change their passwords following a network breach? Windows Server 2008 AD.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:54 PM
Active Directory, Network security, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
We need to build a mock network for testing purposes and move some domain machines from the production network to this test environment with a new Active Directory server and domain mimicking the production domain. What issues can you foresee for this setup (if any?)
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:28 PM
Active Directory, Domain Administration, Domain configuration, Domain management, Domain migration, Domain Server
Does AD on Windows 2008 require DNS still? If not what can we use in its place?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:04 PM
Active Directory, DNS, DNS server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
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 [...]
Answer Question | July 5, 2011 3:14 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, CLR Active Directory, Stored Procedures
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 [...]
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 6:24 PM
Active Directory, GPO, Windows XP
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 shortcut to place on the desktop instead [...]
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 1:47 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory scripting, Scripting, Windows Server 2003
Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 7:03 PM
Active Directory, Network Monitor, Network monitoring, Network Scanners, Network scanning, Spyware, Windows 7
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 have to retrieve files for managers, or monitor them [...]
Answer Question | June 29, 2011 1:59 PM
Active Directory, File Share Permissions, Folder permissions, Folder Redirection Windows Server 2003, Folder Sharing, Windows Server 2003
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?
Answer Question | June 21, 2011 2:53 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory Users and Computers
How can we create an MMCconsole on Windows Server 2003 to display Active Directory, DNS and DHCP in the same console window which we can distribute to the it group?
Answer Question | June 9, 2011 7:07 PM
Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, MMC, Windows Server 2003