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
We have 6 file servers and 1 Active Directory server and 1 DHCP/DNS server on a 2003 active directory network. How can we consolidate these boxes using virtual servers cheaply and easily?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 7:05 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, DHCP, DNS server, DNS Server Configuration, Virtual Server, Virtual Servers
Should servers that are running Active Directory domain controllers and the global catalog be upgraded to 64-bit? For a medium sized 10,000 or so accounts. Windows server 2003 standard?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 4:26 PM
64-bit (x64), Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, Domain Controller, Domain Controller configuration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
We are getting ready to migrate our W2K AD to W2K3. Currently our user ID’s are first initial of the first name the full last name. We would like to get away from those types of user ID’s and go with something random, easy to manage, want allow duplicates and is not associated with the [...]
Answer Question | June 8, 2011 2:15 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Migration Tool, Open IT Forum, Windows Login, Windows Security, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server Management
One OU was deeted from our Windows 2003 AD domain. Can we track how it was deleted or who deleted it?
Answer Question | June 8, 2011 6:06 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, OU, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain
Can we set Active Directory rules that say when a user is able to log in to a domain computer and off hours should display a message telling the user they do not have access to the system at this time.
Answer Question | June 6, 2011 2:45 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory Users and Computers, Domain Administration, User Permissions
Can we force Windows to choose random passwords for accounts created in 2003 Active Directory? Can we force the user to then change their password on login?
Answer Question | June 14, 2011 2:38 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory security, Password management, Password policies, Windows administration
Can we have active directory automatically install printers for used based on location of the user and printer? We have an Active Directory 2003 network and 2003 print servers.
Answer Question | June 22, 2011 2:33 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory Deployment, Print Server
How can I define security policies for each OU in Windows server 2008using Active Directory?
Answer Question | June 7, 2011 8:08 PM
Active Directory, Security management, Security policies, Windows Server 2008
We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are Windows Server 2003.
Answer Question | June 16, 2011 7:42 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Services, Domain Controller, Internet Explorer, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
How can we use Microsoft security and baseline analyzer to determine if our network is secure and up to snuff? We are running Windows Server 2003 /Active Directory and XP SP3 clients.
Answer Question | May 29, 2011 5:43 PM
Active Directory, Baseline, Microsoft Security, Network analysis, Network analyzers, Networking, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP SP3
If our domain controller goes down on our Windows Server 2003 Active Directory network what needs to be done to have the backup domain controller kick into action? Can we have them doing load balancing in a perfect scenario?
Answer Question | May 17, 2011 2:48 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Backup Domain Controller (BDC), Domain Controller, Network Load Balancing, Networking, Windows Server 2003
Can we have home drives auto populate with a server name/username$ via some Active Directory customization on 2003?
Answer Question | May 11, 2011 7:31 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Automation, SERVER NAME, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Group Policy
We are looking to upgrade our Windows Server 2003 Active Directory network to be a Windows Server 2008 AD network what will I need to do and in what order? The member servers or the AD machines first? We are running 2003 in native mode. There is also an Exchange server.
Answer Question | May 10, 2011 7:33 PM
Active Directory, Networking, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Upgrade, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Upgrades
how i can restrict one username to work only as one session but without restrict him with only one computer i have isa 2006 and websense 7 also active dir 2006
Answer Question | May 9, 2011 9:14 AM
Active Directory, ISA 2006, User restrictions, Websense
Is it possible to create a drop box for users to be able to copy files into but not view them or the folders contents afterwards. We have an Active Directory 2008 network. What permissions should we grant them or deny them to get this to work?
Answer Question | May 5, 2011 5:34 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Dropbox, Network storage, Networking, Shared folders
Can me mass disable users via active directory by organizational unit? If an entire group left the company at one time we need to disable the whole group’s access. Active directory running 2003 and 2008.
Answer Question | May 9, 2011 4:55 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008
We use Active Directory, DHCP, network printers, file servers, and we’re going to add two branches to our network. We want our users to get IP addresses by DHCP and assigned to the AD server. We want remote branches, but I couldn’t give the same subnet to remote users, right? I’d love to know people’s [...]
Answer Question | June 3, 2011 2:16 PM
Active Directory, Cisco, DHCP, Linksys, Networking, VPN, VPN routers
We’re a heavy Microsoft shop and I’m standing up our first Linux servers and wish to intergrate them into Active Directory. We’re using Red Hat and the Oracle Unbreakable Linux (Oracle sponsered RHEL) and I want to intergrate the systems into AD for ease of control and to ensure our existing IT policies can be [...]
Answer Question | May 3, 2011 5:45 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Linux, Linux servers, Oracle, RedHat, RHEL