Can I run a Windows 7 or Windows XP virtual active directory client directly on the Active Directory 2008 server for testing purposes?
Answer Question | April 27, 2011 3:08 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Test Server, Virtual Server, Windows 7, Windows XP
How can we setup a self service portal to reset Active Directory passwords?
Answer Question | April 28, 2011 4:24 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Permissions, Active Directory security, Active Directory Settings, Password policies, Security
Hello All, For some reasons, I needed to format and re-install my Windows 2003 Enterprise server. I re-setup it with same fqdn name and other stuffs alongwith AD as they were before. Now, all clients (WinXP) can connect and use the server resources but everytime they connect to sever, following errors are logged: Event ID: [...]
Answer Question | May 3, 2011 8:58 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Users and Computers, Server connectivity, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Windows XP SP3
Can we easily create a baseline image of our Windows 7 workstations and push it out to each Active Directory client wiping its current OS naming the system by its MAC address. It will have the OS and apps that were in the image. How can we do this?
Answer Question | April 27, 2011 7:35 PM
Active Directory, Baseline, Imaging software, MAC address, Windows 7, windows 7 backup, Workstations
Can we add an alias for our server in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory so clients can hit a fqnd by typing app in the browser?
Answer Question | April 21, 2011 7:32 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory interoperability, Server administration, Server management, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration
Our company has merged with another company. We both have 2003 AD domains. We are running separate networks in our office now for each. How can we merge the two networks into one network?
Answer Question | April 21, 2011 2:30 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory Domain, Network connectivity
We have about 3-400 mobile laptop users that never work on the company network. OS is windows xp. Does anyone know any pre-boot VPN solutions where the VPN connection is established before or during boot in such a way that it is semi seamless to the user and that works in such a way that [...]
Answer Question | October 24, 2011 10:55 AM
Active Directory, Boot manager, VPN, VPN software, Windows XP
Hi friends, Can any one solve my question that came to my mind. Is all the domain controllers had the NTDS.DIT database file or only FSMO role holders DCs had these file in a forest? If only FSMO DCs having ntds.dit file, why other DCs doesnot having? Thanks.
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 5:51 AM
Active Directory, FSMO, FSMO Role, NTDS, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 SP2
What is the easiest and cheapest operating system to roll out to a 35 user active directory network?
Answer Question | April 13, 2011 4:31 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Deployment, Network Operating System, Networking, Operating systems
We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are 2003.
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 4:27 PM
Active Directory, Domain Controller, Internet Explorer, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
Can I block specific websites on our domain via active directory?
Answer Question | April 18, 2011 3:52 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory security, Blocking websites, Domain Administration
We have about 3-400 mobile laptop users that never work on the compagny network. OS is windows xp. Is there any way to control these computers settings and contents in a way that mimics AD GPO functionality. Thinking host/client-agent solution or something
Answer Question | April 7, 2011 8:11 AM
Active Directory, GPO, Group Policy, Windows XP, Windows XP Workgroup
I have a server 2008 , I need to host FTP for users outside the network i.e. on the internet. They will have their specific folders. I need this to be configured such that no CALS are used when they access their folders. I do not need authentication from AD , but will need some [...]
Answer Question | April 6, 2011 11:53 AM
Active Directory, CALs, File Transfer Protocols, FTP, FTP Server, Server 2008
I have proposed that we consider bringing in Thin Clients for roughly 1/2 of our workstations, so am now tasked with bringing forward details for a complete roll-out plan….and I’m not highly experienced in this area (although I have worked with them, and enjoyed the experience) I need to find out exactly what is involved [...]
Answer Question | April 1, 2011 10:20 PM
Active Directory, Terminal Services, Terminal Services Licensing, Thin clients, Windows Server 2003
I am kinda new to multiple account user management, so bare with me please. Is there a way to remove users from both AD and exchange after a certain lenght of time? We disable their account on termination day but do not delete them. Just wondering what some other admin phylosiphies are? Thanks so much [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2011 1:50 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Connector, Exchange, Exchange 2007, Windows Server 2003
I have a windows server 2003 standard with terminal Services and Active Directory setup on the one box. user profiles are local to this machine. We want to seperate the AD from this box onto another.Once AD is swung to the new machine and AD removed from the old machine will the user profiles on [...]
Answer Question | March 22, 2011 2:35 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Management, Terminal Services, Windows Server 2003
can I specify NS records of an AD DNS zone with non-windows dns servers , need the dns server to be the master and slaves hidden and the SOA MNAME is the Windows DNS master for dynamic updates to support AD?
Answer Question | March 22, 2011 2:31 PM
Active Directory, DNS management, DNS server, NS record
What restrictions should we put on a user at an internet kiosk on our Active Directory network? The user auto logs on. Should this be guest? Windows 7 enterprise.
Answer Question | March 28, 2011 1:51 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, Windows 7, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Networking, Windows 7 security
Hi has anyone got a good working script for delprof to run on remote computers in a domain? I want to be able to put this script into a specified OU in active directory so that only the PC’s in that OU get delprofed! any help apricated! Thanks Phil Croxford
Answer Question | March 21, 2011 10:50 AM
Active Directory, delprof, Scripting, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows XP Professional SP2
We have a roaming profile that appears to have become corrupt, and needs tending to. I have worked with correcting corrupt user profiles on a Linux server, but not on a Windows Server 2003, in and Active Directory environment. Any thoughts, comments, best practices would be greatly appreciated……Thanks
Answer Question | March 17, 2011 7:53 PM
Active Directory, Corrupt user profile, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server User Profiles