• Stop using USB in office computers

    How can I define a GP so that users cannot use their USB Flash disks??

    Aspire80 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a phone book from AD, adding pictures

    currently my office has a phone book of our 400+ employees kept up in an MS Word file. I would like to try to find a way to create a dynamic phone book from Active Directory. all the office information is kept there anyway so this would be much better than keeping a separate manual file. I would on...

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • change the administrator password of domain computers

    hi everybody, I want reset/change the administrator accoun password of all my domain computers which are working under active directory. is ther any script for change the password of all computers at a time. pl advice . Naagesh

    Mnrao90 pointsBadges:
  • Blocking USB drives or any removable media on Active Directory network

    Can I block the use of USB drives or flash drives or any removable media on our active directory network across the board. We are using group policy but I do not know how to configure it.

    ITKE54,905 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 alerts for low hard disk space

    How can I set up counters or monitors on Windows XP SP3 machines to alert me to low hard disk space, high memory or processor consumption? Can I do it using Group Policy on AD?

    ITKE54,905 pointsBadges:
  • Start Menu content

    I need to prevent The Disk Cleanup Tool from displaying in the Start menu for one specific identity on our network, but this identity has no access to the Control Panel - so I am unsure of the best way to remove/prevent this from appearing in Start menus. I'm thinking that a registry fix would...

    AndreaF7,570 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning the entire network for spyware

    Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Creating template of Active Directory user

    I want to create a template of an Active Directory user and use that to start when adding a new user instead of the blank template we get now. Basically login script, office address and that kind of stuff everyone should have.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Pre-boot VPN

    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 the...

    I486dx26670 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 can I setup 2008 AD password complexity in Active Directory?

    Where can I configure password complexity settings using group policy on a 2008 active directory network?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Scripting

    Hi, I need help with copying shortcuts via AD. Currently, I can create a shortcut on user's desktops belonging to a specific security group by using this in the Notes field of the group properties: csc "desktop", "Clinical", \\servershareshortcut.url, "folder", "" However, I would like to copy a...

    Jnbrcky5 pointsBadges:
  • Validating Active Directory login from within a stored-procedure

    I have an application that needs to use active directory to ensure user login is valid. The issue is that the machine is in a different domain than our AD server. I am looking at creating a clr procedure on the SQL server that is in the same domain. Then from the application execute a procedure...

    Joetig35 pointsBadges:
  • Folder Redirection – Why disable inheritance?

    Every article I read regarding folder redirection and personal shares mentions that I should disable inherited permissions. Why is this required? Is this a security concern or a performance concern? Personally, I want upper management to have read access to subordinates personal shares so I don't...

    Rawrasaurus5 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a backup DNS server on Windows Server 2008 Active directory network

    On a windows 2008 ad network how do we create a backup dns server? Can we have it answer queries automatically if the first one is not available? Is replication automatic?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • AD user details

    Hi, I want to write a utility which will read users Details from the Active Directory and dump it in a database which will be used for other applications. How do i do this ? Thanks

    Jagdish60 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory automatically install printers

    Can we have active directory automatically install printers for used based on location of the user and printer? We have an Active Directory 2003 network and 2003 print servers.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Adding last login and login machine to Active Directory

    Is it possible to add last login time and last login machine to our active directory? How can we do that and what needs to be done?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Creating Org Chart from Active Directory

    Has anyone use any software that would allow you to create org chart from the Active Directory?

    AC5 pointsBadges:

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