• Secondary Controller unable to access Primary Controller

    I am a realtively new systems administrator who has inherited a badly designed network. I had a couple of days off work and when I came back, my secondary server could no longer access my primary server. When I try to access a shared drive on the primary server from the secondary server I get the...

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  • Group policy:restricting users to access control panel

    i want to restrict users from accessing the control panel using group policy.I am on win server 2003 platform.

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  • MySQL Connection

    Does any one know how to increase the max_connections property of the MySQL database engine?

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  • Small Business Server 2003 slow login to server itself

    I have a small network consisting of 4 servers, our dc is sbs2003 and the next is windows server 2003, the other 2 are linux based and not an issure here, when i log into the domain on client systems everything is fine, login into the second server via rdp is fine however if i try the same for the...

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  • Windows 2003 Group Policy and NT4 Workstation

    I am migrating to Windows 2003 and the documentation is a little confusing. Will I be able to take advantage of Group Policy features such as desktop lockdown on the NT workstations?

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  • Exchange 2000 issues

    I seem to have 2 issues. Both are on the same setup. Windows 2000 Server running Exchange 2000. Both have all the latest patches and SP's. 1) Mail will flow inbound just fine. Some mail will flow outbound just fine. Certian addy's just have in the SMTP queue ( AOL,Yahoo, Bellsouth ). Other mail...

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  • DNS Setup … very poorly done, and now need some help re-doign it

    I have come across a DC running MS DNS. this server has been experiencing group policy issues, now i investigated and came across some certain problems. the domain name is a single name "domain" .. not a FQDN as in "domain.Work" the dNS has no root zone, or domain. (this i dont know if its a...

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  • Group Policy changes and cached information

    I am the software support person for a public library. On our computers for the public we use Deep Freeze version 5 which protects the hard drive from changes. When the computer is rebooted the hard drive is returned to its original state. We also use Windows XP on the workstations and Active...

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  • Default Group Policy Objects in Active Directory – Windows 2000 Server

    I've had to restore my Default Domain Policy and Default Domain Controller policy because somehow they disappeared. I'm using Sophos Enterprise Manager to automatically update all computers on the network. Everything is working as normal but I can't update the 2 Domain Controllers on the system. It...

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  • Restricting Ability to Save to Desktop

    Hi There, Can anyone tell me of a way, via a GPO, of preventing specific users only from saving files to their desktops? I've had a look around the various options available and I can't see an obvious solution- but then I may have missed something ;o) Many thanks in advance.

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  • Would Exchange server be effected while transfering FSMO to different DC

    We upgrading our AD structure to 2003 from 2000. After carefull /preps; two new 2k3 servers are added into existing domain and promoted as DCs. NOW the FSMO needs to be moved to one of these new ones from old server and I have the information on how to move FSMO roles. My concern is Exchange; which...

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  • Specific Administrative Permissions

    Hi There, I've a Win2000 AD and I need to grant several generic user accounts administrative privileges only on a select set of machines. I could possibly do this via a kix script, however I would like to control this from within my Directory. All user accounts and machines are moveable to new/...

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  • “There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper”

    Small system - 2 Windows 2000 servers (PDC and Sql Server) and 2 Windows 2003 servers (2nd DC and print server and 2nd SQL server) - 50 clients Windows XP Pro SP2 and 6 still Windows 2000 Pro awaiting conversion. All patches are up to date. Using DNS and active directory, NetBIOS is deprecated and...

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  • Win XP – Propogate default printer to other users of same PC

    We have a dozen or so users of the same PC (it's a production PC running a dedicated software package). The PC is connected to our Windows 2003 Server, and each user logs in with his/her own account. When a change is made on this PC by the main user (such as the default printer) the change does not...

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  • Remote updates installation.

    Hi I am the administrator of a network with about 70 computers running win XP (workstations) and win 2000 advanced server (Servers). I have a domain controller server.How is it possible to install (deploy) patches and updates forom server to workstations remotly? Thanks esfandee@gmail.com

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  • Remote update installation.

    Hi I am the administrator of a network with about 70 computers running win XP (workstations) and win 2000 advanced server (Servers). I have a domain controller server.How is it possible to install (deploy) patches and updates forom server to workstations remotly? Thanks esfandee@gmail.com

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  • dns management console on one system doesn’t see zones

    On one of our domain controllers when we bring up the dns manager the forward and reverse zones are gone for both integrated active directory dns servers. On the other server, we can see all of the zones correctly on both servers. Nslookup has verified that the dns service is working fine on both...

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  • Active Directory user data

    We have 300 users loaded in Active Directory without any user attributes (e.g. address, office, phone, etc.)populated whatsoever. We run Exchange and are adding Help Desk software (Track-It) where this information would be very valuable. Is there any way to export the users, populate these...

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  • AS400 / windows environment

    Hello, I work for an accounting firm currently on a windows 2003 server domain. We just got a client that uses a AS400 IBM server for thier accouting software/data. Is there anyway to move this server into our office and have it accessible through windows? Is there and emulator of some sort? Any...

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  • Windows 2000 SErver Problem inEVent Viewer EVENT ID 4319

    Hai ??.. In my domain controller am getting in event viewer an error a Duplicate name has been detected on the TCP networks. The IP address of the machine that sent the message is in that data. Use nbtstat ?n in a command windows to see which name is in the conflict state EVENT ID 4319 Last three...

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