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
How to create a user(mailbox) with multiple display names in AD and exchange
Answer Question | March 14, 2011 7:35 AM
Active Directory, Exchange, Exchange user, Exchange user profile
wI havea small company running with win2003 server and 40 clients. I installed DNS,DHCP, AD and exchange 2007 in a single win2003 R2 and running successfully. if any risk happen to my server. I have no proper backup stratagy to restore my server. presently following taking backup regularly system state-daily exchange data base-daily DNS folder-daily [...]
Answer Question | March 10, 2011 4:54 AM
Active Directory, Backup Strategy, DHCP, DNS, Exchange 2007, Windows Server 2003
Event ID 4015 – The DNS server has encountered a critical error from the Active Directory The DNS server has encountered a critical error from the Active Directory. Check that the Active Directory is functioning properly. The event data contains the error. please tell me how to resolve the above error! MY Entire DOmain hsng-up [...]
Answer Question | February 28, 2011 11:15 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, DNS errors, DNS server
I need to move roaming profiles with 3 folders (User, Home, and MSOutlookData)to a different drive on one of our servers….in an AD environment. I have never done this before, would appreciate any tips/tricks/cautions that anyone has to offer
Answer Question | March 30, 2011 5:56 PM
Active Directory, Outlook 2003, Roaming Profiles, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Networking
What is the easiest and cheapest operating system to roll out to a 35 user active directory network?
Answer Question | February 13, 2011 6:31 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Users, Network management software, Networking, Operating systems
Running server2003 cannot connect with win 7 pro active dir domain controller could not be contacted xp works fine , win 7 NOT help
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 5:50 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, Windows 7, Windows 7 performance, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Can I enable telnet or SSH access into an Active Directory server running Windows Server 2008? Can I run normal Active Directory command line commands remotely?
Answer Question | February 9, 2011 9:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Command Line Processor, SSH, SSH Configuration, Windows Server 2008
I have a single domain/forest setup. I recently created a second site in active directory and added a domain controller to it. Both DC’s are server 2003. At the new site with the new DC, I run the command “echo %logonserver%” on a workstation, and it replies back with the old domain controller name. This [...]
Answer Question | April 7, 2011 7:53 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Forest, Authentication, Domain Controller, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Forest
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?
Answer Question | February 3, 2011 8:23 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Active Directory security, Network security, Network Security Management, Security Audit
we have our DC computer name: pm-vsp-dc03 and in DNS they put pm-s-dc01. we are trying to install new DC for replication but with errors can this naming conflicts affect the AD DS. and is it possible to rename the computer to match DNS name with no problems. Thanks in Advance
Answer Question | January 27, 2011 4:24 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Domain Services, DNS, Windows Server 2008
Dear Experts; we have a DC running Win Server 2008 Standard X32, and we installed new Win Server 2008 R2 Enterprise X64 for redunduncy & Replication, when we want to promote the second server to a DC it give us error: shows that we have to prepare the AD for the new DC, and we [...]
Answer Question | April 8, 2011 2:55 AM
Active Directory, Active directory domain controller, AD, Domain Controller, Replication, Windows domain management, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller
How to use Active Directoy with Uniface Has anyone used Active Directory to authenticate users of a Uniface application? If so, how.
Answer Question | January 30, 2011 3:20 PM
Active Directory, Authentication, Uniface, Windows Server 2008
In order to get access to a subordinate’s calendar, I am told to start by going to the Active Directory Users and Computers tab and to open the Properties window for the user’s mailbox. Where is the Active Directory Users and Computers tab?
Answer Question | January 18, 2011 4:19 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Outlook 2003
what are the step by step setups after installing windows server 2003?
Answer Question | January 19, 2011 9:07 AM
Active Directory, Domain Controllers, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Installation
How can we restore any deleted object that are in Tombstone without using any restore method.
Answer Question | January 12, 2011 7:20 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory backup
[strong]i would like to check if the users still connect to the domain or format their pc’s and doesn’t log to the domain[/strong] [strong] is there any way to chech that last log in of the users instead of event viewer[/strong]
Answer Question | January 10, 2011 10:17 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory User Profiles, Active Directory Users, Event Viewer, Windows Server 2003
Can we prevent users from changing their AD passwords temporarily? We want to create a network freeze and not change or modify anything including passwords while we do some backup/restore testing.
Answer Question | January 7, 2011 9:24 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Active Directory Backup and Restore, Active Directory security, Backup and restore, Network security
Our organisation have an AD on Win2000 and intend to upgrade to 2008. However, we also have quite a few legacy apps and servers and to replicate the environment in lab manager for testing is a huge undertaking. Is there a way we can have both ADs running and then test the AD2008 in the [...]
Answer Question | January 6, 2011 9:37 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2000, Active Directory 2008, Active Directory migration, Windows Server 2000
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Answer Question | February 3, 2011 2:43 PM
Active Directory, Auditing (compliance), Giveaways, IT Books, Network security, Network Security Management, Outlook 2010, Routers, USB drive, Windows Server 2008