• Active Directory domain controller running DNS server on Windows Server 2003 question

    I have an active directory domain controller running DNS server on win 2003 server. I want to change my address schema so i need to change ip address for this server. What do i need to do with DNS SOA and NS records and A records. Can i just change server ip address or what

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  • I have an existing domain controller with Active Directory integrated DNS installed but in has to be decommissioned as the hardware is not supported.

    I have an existing domain controller with active directory integrated dns installed but in has to be decommissioned as the hardware is not supported.. All workstations and servers have the ip of this server as the primary dns. I have built another dc with ad integrated dns on it. As I don't want to...

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  • Add a child dc to a domain, error is “ A DOMAIN CONROLLER WITH SPECIFIED NAME ALREADY EXISTS“

    I am attempting to join a child dc to a dc, and keep recieving the error message in the subject. When I am running dcpromo in the child domain setup it allows everything right up until it starts to write active directory into the new child domain. Then it runs the error message. Thanks

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  • Blank password on server

    Hi Is it possible to set up a group of users to have no passwords and all other have passwords that they have to change every 90 days, I can only do it for all users and not sure how to do exclude a group in AD, with have only 1 domain controller with XP pro clients.

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  • Scheduling for on-site consultants

    We have an Exchange 2003 environment. We have many on site consultants, contractors and vendors that are actively working on projects for us. We create an AD account for each vendor, but not a mailbox as a rule. We do not want any vendors sending email as if they worked for my co. I am trying to...

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  • Advice for AD and Exchange forest setup after company split

    I have just taken over as the IT Manager for a group of companies and I am trying to figure out the Active Directory (AD) setup. Recently, I was informed that the group had sold their main company and I needed to prepare for the split. As I started to look at the AD setup I soon realized that the...

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  • How can I use OWA with Active Directory authentication?

    I am trying to configure Outlook Web Access (OWA) for the office. OWA works fine except when an Active Directory (AD) user has “log on to workstation restrictions;” the user can’t get on OWA via the virtual private network (VPN). When I grant access to all workstations in the domain there is...

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  • How do I deny rights to outside users accessing our network?

    I’ve just recently started a new job in a company with an existing 2K3 AD setup. The company started small, and has grown rapidly. During the earlier stages, security and ACLs were fairly relaxed, with the default fairly “wide-open” browse access to drives, folders etc. for Domain Users left...

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  • Changing domain names in MS Exchange w/AD

    Hello, Been given the task to change the domain name and ensure all email coming in starts using the "first.lastname"@dmn.com. They want to keep the original domain name for a period of time to ensure mail delivery. How can I make sure that email coming in as abc@domain.com translates over to...

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  • Account access through VPN

    I have a single Active Directory Domain. I have one domain account that I want a consultant to use through VPN. I want this consultant to only login to just one server in the domain. How I can accomplish that in my Active Directory domain?

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  • Resolving Mailbox Names

    Our Windows 2000 SP4 Global Catalogue servers cannot resolve mailbox names for AD accounts on our child domains when we type in the Exchange 2003 server name. We keep getting the error message "The name could not be reolved. The name could not be matched to a name in the address list. However, if...

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  • How can I share a folder in a Domain with AD for two users to be able to use?

    I have two users with their respective login credentials that are using the same computer at different hours of the day and need to be able to use the same files as they both have the same responsabilities. These are roamin profiles but I'm not sure how to set up a share so that they both can...

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  • how to obtain a list of all mailboxes in distribution lists and sub-lists or sub-sub

    We are using Exchange Server 2003 and have an "All" universal distribution list named "Community" but individuals want the ability to unsubscribe. To prepare for this, the administration requests that I provide a list of every mailbox in "Community" but I am not aware of any Exchange or Active...

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  • Why do NDR messages appear from a user deleted from the Exchange DL?

    I am running Exchange Server 2003. I deleted a user from Active Directory over a month ago. Whenever my chief operating officer adds a calendar item with a particular distribution list (DL), he gets a non-deliverable email from a user. The user is not on any Exchange distribution list nor is he a...

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  • Block Net.exe and *.xls Files

    AOA Dear all, i am using server 2003. I have made different OU in our domain. Now i want to block net.exe and other program like *.xls,*.doc files. The purpose of these files is that i want to block net send command centerally. please tell me complete procedure how i am block these files extension...

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  • Removing Pinball, Hearts, Minesweep etc from multiple workstations

    I have 200 plus Dell pc's hooked up to a network that I need to remove the microsoft games freecell, Minesweep etc. How can I do this without going to each machine and removing the games? Can I create a startup batch file to do this? Thanks.

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  • New Active Directory Domain Issues

    We have just created a new Win2K AD Domain and the Win2K Server seems to running well. WE have several PC's and a standalone server that we have joined to the domain, the problem is that when we reboot the standalone aerver and try to login to the domain we get an RPC Server unavailable and then...

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  • Setting up LDAP access on HP Printer

    We have a HP printer/scanner (HP 4345mfp) that we want to setup for emailing scanned documents. Management wants to ensure only domain users with email addresses can do this. According to product documentation, I have to configure embedded ldap authentication. Apparently the printer has an Embedded...

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  • Maintain History of Folder/File Accessing

    Dear all, is there any tool for windows network that tell you the creator of the Folder and File and maintian all history of the active directory users. The problem is that i have shared three folder on the window server2003. Different user access these folder and place their data in it. i want to...

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  • Can I use a GPO to stop users from changing information in Windows folders?

    Our company has a share called "ClientStore" where we store all client information. Within the "ClientStore" folder we have a letter for each letter in the alphabet. Then we have another folder with the client's company name within the folder that the client's company name starts with. Then we have...

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