• Self Service Password Reset

    I want to implement self service password reset for an Active directory domain that will be used by a program and it based on user/password details. I want to provides the option to users perform self- update of their accounts without any help.

    edrineliot5 pointsBadges:
  • Scripting MMC

    Hi, I am a bit out of my depth here so I have some questions. At my site we do unattended installs and configuration of our machines. I would like to script the install of a mmc snap in but have come to an impasse. I have found some sample code but I cannot find documentation to take me further. I...

    roontoon5 pointsBadges:
  • Exporting Active Directory server security log

    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?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Security audit of access within Active Directory 2008 network

    We need to do a security audit to see what users have access to what within our Active Directory 2008 network. Is there a free tool to help with this and possibly reassign permissions based on rules?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Audit groups in Active Directory

    I want to audit some actions on my Windows 2008 Server environment. I need to manage some groups, having the complete information on which groups the users have been added before. Do you know that how to get this information on my Active Directory?

    VimyRidge5 pointsBadges:
  • Need to find out not in use computer accounts in AD

    How can I audit AD 2008 in order to find out old computer accounts (currently “not in use”) so I can remove them. It would be great if I can find it for certain time period like accounts those are not in used from past 3 months.

    denialparl15 pointsBadges:
  • Powershell

    How do I create a new active directory user in powershell?

    celshaug15 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory delegation issue

    Hi guys, So, I have home lab set up with Windows Server 2008R2. I've created a bunch of users. I also set a group for help desk. In that group I added one of the users as members which I will be using to delegate limited administrative abilities. I then went into the User Accounts OU where all the...

    apr1168235 pointsBadges:
  • Can you create an Active Directory users group in SQL Server 2008?

    I am trying to connect a .net application to SQL Server 2008 using windows authentication. However, I can’t get it to work right because there are a lot of Active Directory users. I Know I could create separate login account for each of the Active Directory users in SQL Server instead of having...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning Active Directory for weak passwords

    Is it possible to scan our active directory and see if people have weak passwords? We have upped the password policy but what about for users that already have passwords and are not scheduled to changed them yet?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Adding remote branches to our network

    We use Active Directory, DHCP, network printers, software and file servers. We want to add two more branches to our network, so users get IP addresses by DHCP and assigned to AD server. How can we create them like remote branches without giving same subnet to remote users? We want VPN connection on...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate workgroup to Active Directory domain

    I am using network (1 server and 40 computers) in workgroup. I want to convert it into domain, so which process should I have to apply?

    it20135 pointsBadges:
  • What Applications are using the DC?

    Is there an easy way to find out what applications are using a specific domain controller?  I have been informed that some applications may have hard coded the use of specific DC's.  In order to ensure that no applications are adversly effected durning maintenance windows I need to make sure I...

    bwelch23520 pointsBadges:
  • Transferring (only) AD from One Server to Another

    So I have found plenty of scenarios with regards to moving to a new server, but not sure one exactly like mine. I am not a server guru by any means, as this question may attest to. Basically, we are moving campuses and want to ditch the old hardware and switch to a new server (still running Server...

    creosotepost5 pointsBadges:
  • Home directory clean up on Active Directory Windows Server 2003

    I am looking to clean up a large amount of user home directories. I am trying to find a way to find user directories that belong to disabled user accounts or belong to no user account at all. Does anyone have a process for this or know of a utility that will generate a report with this information...

    Regba20 pointsBadges:
  • Moving orphan home drives in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory to a folder to delete

    I am trying to do a home directory clean up and trying to find out a good and quick step by step way  to get all the orphans users' home drives who are not attached to any users account from AD and move them to a specific folder where I can delete them. I also prefer not to use a third party...

    Regba20 pointsBadges:
  • Editing Active Directory users offline

    Our company has finally gotten in to an Active Directory domain and will be migrating to Exchange 2007 hopefully soon. I have been instructed to edit the users information for the Global address book. I have the tast of inputting 600+ address, phone numbers, and other such information. Most of this...

    Chetta100 pointsBadges:
  • Export/Import active directory users

    Is there a way to export all active directory users and groups to reimport them back into another active directory network? Can we retain permissions and passwords?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How to configure Active Directory to ignore non-threatening accounts

    Can AD only lock accounts that pose a threat - with regards to a virus that locks accounts? I found a w32.downadup.b virus on the domain and it locks all accounts in AD. How can i configure AD to ignore the accounts that are not posing a threat?

    KarenHu10 pointsBadges:
  • Is Windows Server 2012 the best option for us?

    Our company is currently rolling out Active Directory, with Office 365, Lync, Exchange, and Outlook. We don't have AD, as there are over 400+ employees in different offices. Now the question we're facing is if Windows Server 2012 is the best option for us. We know 2008 R2 has a larger knowledge...

    ITKE346,360 pointsBadges:

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