• Searching for unneeded accounts in Active Directory

    In a Windows 2000 domain functional level, is there a command for searching for unneeded accounts (i.e. not used for 50 days, etc.)? I've tried AdFind but can't get it to run, or don't know how.

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  • Difference between Netbios and Host name

    Dear all,I am preparing for MCSE certifications. Could you please let me know what is the difference between Netbios name and Host name. According to me WINs server will be used for Netbios Name resolution and DNS servers will be used for Hostname resolution. Both names specifies the machine name...

    Mraj270 pointsBadges:
  • Seperation of AD and Exchange Organisation

    I am currently working on a project where a company is seperating one of its entities out from all others. Their current structure is all in 1 AD forest and 1 Exchange Organisation. We need to build a whole new forest and Exchange Organisation for this entity. We dont have a problem with creating...

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  • Wake on LAN / Magic Packet broadcast doesnt work through PPTP

    Hi, I have a network, where I want to use WOL from a remote PC. It works when I send a packet from inside the network (or on the server). If I connect via PPTP from a remote Windows XP PC, I can't wake up the PC on the LAN. I suspect the broadcast packet doesn't reach the LAN. The PPTP connection...

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  • Monitor Internet bandwidth

    Good day, We are using Windows 2000 Small Business Server in our organization with Exchange, DNS and ISA server configured. 1. I want to monitor the internet usage by the users. 2. I want to take a report on monthly or daily basis how much MB/GB utilized by each user. Thanks for your reply in...

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  • Microsoft Outlook permissions issue

    I want 2 email accounts should be checked by one users. so user1@mycompany.com and info@mycompany.com should be checked by user1. user1 has an account on Active directory but info doesn't have. I have created user1 mailbox and defined it on Microsoft Outlook. He can receive and send email without...

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  • User deleted in Active Directory

    We had an employee delete a user in active directory and now we can't restore it and when we try to add a new user in the department the new users disappear and reappear just like the one he deleted. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this problem?

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  • Domain Controllers: Primary and secondary

    We have two domain controller primary and secondary. We are in the process of establishing a private network with other companies using a private set of IPs. Our AD is already NAT to an IP to access the Internet (DNS services, updates, etc). My question, how can I make the AD a part of another...

    Maryam82100 pointsBadges:
  • Missing PST files in Outlook 2000

    Hi, After trying a restructuring of my entire network, I had to demote my Windows XP computers from and NT Domain to and Active Directory 2003 domain, I lost my PST files in Outlook 2000. Actually, I demoted the XP computers to a workgroup the promoted them to an Active directory domain. Now when I...

    Wachen60 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory local administrator unable to join domain in client side why?

    Dear, I am using Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and in client side Windows XP My problem is when I choose a name for a system client win XP named STR31 and I am successfully able to join the domain first time and if this client Windows corrupted and I reinstall the Win XP on it and again set...

    nooruzzaman30 pointsBadges:
  • Login to AD from outside

    Hello, I have a little problem with my AD server, I want to connect my laptop, which is already part of my domain, from the outside but still I can not. it is really possible to connect from the outside? I found a solution that says I need to configure a VPN, but I do not know how to do. Is there...

    ayoubw125 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory duplication

    Hi, You can find the Title something strange, but that is correct (as that's exactly I require). Here's the exact scenario which I want to accomplish. I have 2 Primary Domain controllers in which the FSMO roles are distributed. Now I have 2 more additional domain controllers located in another...

    diwakarar5 pointsBadges:
  • Drive letter issue in 2003 terminal server application

    I have a situation where I have a terminal server with a C and D drive with all user related stuff on D & all system related & boot is C. I need to install a new application which requires each user to map drive letter C to a network folder on another server. Apparently, there's no way...

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  • Event View Error Message

    Hi, I just started learning about Exchange Server 2003, and I have no idea what those error (warning) messages are. Most of these messages are the messages I receive everyday. Please look at it and give me some solution. Verify that the Microsoft Exchange MTA service has started. Consecutive...

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  • Unable to Join Domain from Client PC

    I have configured AD in Windows Server 2000. Then directly created a User/Group in Loacladmin.in Consol. So far everything is fine. But when I joined the domain users from Client computer, it's showing the following message. “The Join Operation was not successfully. This could be because an...

    Sreenivashan30 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy: Restricting users from accessing control panel

    I want to restrict users from accessing control panel from their workstation. How can I do that?

    Mulalo0 pointsBadges:
  • Multiple DHCP Scopes for multiple VLANS

    I am using Windows Server 2003 as a DHCP server. I would like to have centralized DHCP management using the one server to give out addresses to each of the 3 VLANS. We are also using Cisco switches and I planned on using the dchp-helper to allow the DHCP packets to be forwareded to the server. I...

    Skepticals0 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up NTP time source for Windows Server 2008 Active Directory network

    How do you set the NTP time source for a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory network and force all clients to sync to the 2008 ad server for time? Will this keep the network in sync for Kerberos?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How to copy or move Active Directory to new server

    Hi, I am very new to Active Directory. My problem is I need to move my Active Directory to a new server. The current server is running on Windows 2003 STD and the new server is also running on Windows 2003 STD. Only the hardware is changed. DNS is not installed on my current server. Please help me...

    Thomascv10 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory: How to identify inactive computer accounts

    Hello, I have a lot of computers in my Active Directory that are inactive and/or obsolete. I am searching for a very safe and fool proof procedure which I can use to identify these computer accounts in active directory and move them to a separate OU. I will keep them in this OU temporarily and...

    Augusta8245 pointsBadges:

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