• Creating a new domain controller, sync then use as a backup offline active directory server

    We want to create a new domain controller. Allow it to sync and then shut it down as a backup offline Active Directory server. Will this work? If we bring it up when the others can not be reached? We will update it one time a week or maybe 2 times a month.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2003 Public Folders, only able to view in 1 site

    Hi we have three sites on one active directory domain using exchange 2003, the issue we have is viewing the public folders on the outlook client. The main site which hosts the primary domain controller does not have this issue only the two other sites. When attempting to expand the public folders...

    Sharlene55 pointsBadges:
  • Audit all activity for one windows 2003 server user

    How can I audit all activity for one windows 2003 server user who is on active directory? We want all logons, file access, privileges etc...

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How do you handle new machines joined to your domain?

    How do you handle new machines joined to your domain? Do you have scripts in place and GPs to automate most of your new machines setup? Can you share them with us

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Remove desktop profiles when a user is removed from Active Directory

    profiles from the xp sp3 computers. Is there a quick way to do that with scripts as we delete a user from active directory?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up Active Directory with two servers

    We have a Active Directory and a AD2 server that replicate. Do we need to have another backup of AD or is this sufficient?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Why do Snow Leopard machines bound to Active Directory stop letting the user authenticate after about 24 hours?

    the AD 2003 domain they seem to lock up after several days of up time. At some point the users can no longer log in, use a user name or password to allow a system change. When ad bindings are removed the problem is gone. 

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

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  • 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:

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