• How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows Server 2003?

    How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows server 2003? We have an AD integrated DNS zone and want a secondary DNS server as a backup. Please describe the processes necessary to get this going. Thanks!

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • After demoting a DC, the computer name still exist in AD Sites and Services?

    I run dcpromo to demote a DC to normal server. However, it still exists in AD sites and services, but there is no connection to it. Do I have to delete it from "AD Sites and Services" manually? Thanks.

    Ramram4925 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory: How to identify inactive computer accounts

    Hello, I have a lot of computers in my Active Directory that are inactive and/or obsolete. I am searching for a very safe and fool proof procedure which I can use to identify these computer accounts in active directory and move them to a separate OU. I will keep them in this OU temporarily and...

    Augusta8245 pointsBadges:
  • How do I add multiple users in Active Directory?

    We are migrating over to Active Directory. I need to add users but I don't want to add them one at a time. I have read about the AddUsers.exe but when I try to do this, I get a message that says address is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

    Jimcol0 pointsBadges:
  • How to add second email domain with new recipient policy

    Hello, I already have an email domain in place abc.com. I need to be able to add a second email domain 123.com with a new recipient policy. I have 5 new users to add to active directory that will need to utilize only 123.com. then possibly one or two users that will need both domains from the...

    15785 pointsBadges:
  • Hide specific views in Document Library

    Hi, Is it possible to hide specific public views in the view list for specific Active Directory Groups? So if there are three views: operationel, external and management. And I want an external to see only the option for the external view and hide the others. So hiding any items when another view...

    JTrommel5 pointsBadges:
  • How to migrate child domain to parent domain in Exchange and Active Directory

    I have a Windows 2000 native child domain. We are currently using Exchange 5.5 within that domain. We are planning to migrate the child domain to the parent domain, eventually disposing of the child. At the same time, we will upgrade the Exchange servers to 2003, again using the Parent domain as...

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • How can I connect a remote office to my Windows 2003 network?

    I have a Windows 2003 R2 Network with 60 workstations and 20 printers to which I must connect a small remote peer-to-peer office network with 9 workstations and 2 printers. I plan on adding the new users to my domain via AD and creating a mailbox for each. I also want them to have file and printer...

    Dugoutdog5 pointsBadges:
  • Do I need Active Directory?

    I am needing to know if it is vital i setup the active directory. Using Windows Server 2003 on a server which will be used mainly as a terminal server for users to come into to access only data on this server, be able to access and copy data to their computer and run MS Office 2003. This server...

    Labrune20 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Migration issue

    I need to migrate users from a child domain in one forest to a child domain in a second forest. The issue is that the forest root domains are named identically. For sake of simplicity lets call the source domain xyz.group.local and the target domain abc.group.local. I created a WINS relationship so...

    Rayz5 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Add and Delete Users

    I have not used Active Directory but have used NT Admin. I need to know the process to both add and delete users from the main menu. I believe to delete you can simply go to the users group on left tree and highlight desired user and right mouse click and select delete. I do not have any idea what...

    Mjsteelman10 pointsBadges:
  • Change SID of an Object in AD

    Hi Can we the change the SID of an object? When should we do it & how to changed the SID of an object in Active Directory environment. Thanks in advanced.

    Loganoop20 pointsBadges:
  • How to install a new PDC

    I want to install a new PDC in my server environment. My current server has Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 AD. I want to upgrade to 2003 Server and AD.

    Mr D50 pointsBadges:
  • How do I add objects to AD in Windows 2008 enterprise server

    How do I add objects to AD in Windows 2008 enterprise server?

    Prav5 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and Network security management

    What is the best way for me to ensure Active Directory is being backed up? Another question is some people have dos programs that require modify access on c: I would like to know if there is a better way to assign that permission. Some people need local admin rights to run their programs. Obviously...

    EnterpriseDesktopATE2,525 pointsBadges:
  • Error message when attempting to backup Active Directory

    When I performed a backup of Active Directory, I received this message. Backup Status _______________ Operation: Backup Active backup destination: File Media name: "Backup.bkf created 6/28/2008 at 9:42 AM" Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1. Error returned while creating the volume shadow...

    Michael Tidmarsh34,110 pointsBadges:
  • How do I use mtedit.exe to migrate GPO’s between Active Directory Forests?

    How do I use mtedit.exe to migrate GPO's between Active Directory Forests?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Delprof script in Active Directory

    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 de-proofed! Any help appreciated! Thanks Phil Croxford

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Can you help me migrate users from a standalone Windows 2003 server to a new Active Directory list?

    I need your help please. Currently we have one standalone server (Windows 2003) without Active Directory. We have around 1,000 users in there. Now we want to migrate these users into a new Windows 2003 server Active Directory list. Is there a way for me to simply save from the standalone server and...

    Michael Tidmarsh34,110 pointsBadges:
  • Free Chapter – Manage fine-grained password and account lockout policies

    Another free chapter download is available on the IT Bookworm Blog. Written by: John Policelli Book: Active Directory Domain Services 2008 How-To Overview: "Real Solutions for Active Directory 2008 Administrators. Need fast, reliable, easy-to-implement solutions for Microsoft Active Directory 2008?...

    BrentSheets6,925 pointsBadges:

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