We have a user on our 2003 AD network that needs to be able to access their PC remotely using remote desktop. They are not a local administrator. How can I make this work? Is this a safe practice?
Answer Question | November 26, 2010 2:25 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Local Administrator Rights, Remote access, Remote Access Privileges, Remote access security, Security in 2010
Can we push out bios updates via active directory? Our dell desktops have an update. We want to automate it. Can this be done with Windows 7 and AD?
Answer Question | December 4, 2010 3:11 PM
Active Directory, AD, BIOS, BIOS Update, Windows 7
How can I automatically add users email addresses to their active directory profile? Their email address is their first initial followed by their last name at our domain dot com. I can create an excel or csv file with the data necessary but how can I merge it into AD?
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 1:32 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory migration, CSV, CSV file format, Excel functions
How can I only allow employees to connect to our WiFi? Is there a method of authentication against active directory? Is there a guide on setting this up?
Answer Question | September 7, 2010 8:01 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Permissions, Active Directory security, Network security, Network Security Management, Security in 2010, Wireless security
I need to extract all users passwords for our next project. How can I extract them from either their workstations or from Active Directory? We are on AD 2003. We have two domain controllers.
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 8:00 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory security, Security in 2010
Is there a way to export all active directory users and groups to reimport them back into another active directory network? Can we retain permissions and passwords?
Answer Question | September 7, 2010 2:27 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory migration, Active Directory Permissions, Active Directory Users, AD
How would I add the Administrative (w/ Exchange Full Admin Permissions) account to another domain in the forest, other than the root domain? Thanks, Amy.
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 9:26 PM
Active Directory, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 administration, Exchange 2003 Enterprise Edition
I have a user that consistently forgets their password. I then change it to a standard corporate password and then they change it again. We repeat this several times a week. Can I have some sort of “I forgot my password” page to answer secondary security questions? Can this be done via AD and SBS [...]
Answer Question | September 2, 2010 1:59 PM
Active Directory, Password recovery, SBS 2003, Small Business Server, Small Business Server 2003
Noob to AD here, trying to solve a problem. Any help is greatly appreciated. [strong]Can you assign access to a network shared folder based on a computer’s group membership?[/strong] I originally created a script that assigns a shared network folder (Drive S) according to user group membership, BUT some users work in different departments and [...]
Answer Question | September 11, 2010 12:04 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Permissions, Network Shared Folder, Shared folders, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server Shared Folders
How can I tell who deleted all the files in one of my shares on a windows 2003 member server? We are running Active Directory 2003 as well and do not have auditing enabled.
Answer Question | September 4, 2010 2:59 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, File Shares, Member Servers, Windows 2003 Member Server, Windows Server 2003
i have server 2008 on server nd windows xp on client nd i creat a domain enviroment but wen i make user in active directory nd then i enter theat user name and password from client using that user name and password then it 1st time enter and a message that u must change ur [...]
Answer Question | August 31, 2010 7:42 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Users, Domain Controller, Windows password recovery, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Security, Windows XP
I am trying to track down the answer to sending a document out to all desktops in a Server 2003 AD network. I can find information for deploying .msi packages for software installations, but am unsure if there are any major differences in deploying documents instead. I would like to have a set of step-by-step [...]
Answer Question | August 27, 2010 8:54 PM
Active Directory, AD, GPO, GPOs, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 GPO
Dear Expert, may i know how to run a batch file to join a domain? Thanks you.
Answer Question | August 30, 2010 9:49 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, AD, Batch files
I am trying to join a Win7 Ultimate client to a Win2K ADDC domain. The Win7 receives it’s DHCP info correctly, and sees everything on the domain (printer, wifi router, satelite router) but it does not see the Win2k server nor the Win2k Pro box on the network. When attempting to join the domain, the [...]
Answer Question | August 22, 2010 7:43 PM
Active Directory, Active directory domain controller, Domain Controller, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows Server 2003
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.
Answer Question | November 14, 2011 1:51 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, Network security, Network Security Policies, USB devices, USB drive, USB security, Wireless in 2010
How do we configure exchange 2003 or 2010 to forward email with subject line [secure] out of the exchange server and to our encryption box. All email in and out of our enterprise encrypts just fine, but email among users within the same exchange server dont get forwarded to out of then exchange server and [...]
Answer Question | August 16, 2010 6:00 PM
Active Directory, Encryption Software, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, Exchange Encryption, Exchange Forwarding, Outlook, Voltage
Does anyone know of any useful Active Directory reporting tools that could: pull a list of users and there password age, pull a list of users and the OU they are in, or any variation there of to view AD maintanence? This could be a simple batch file or VB script that might output to [...]
Answer Question | August 31, 2010 3:47 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Administration, Active Directory interoperability, Active Directory Reporting Tool, Batch file, VB script, Visual Basic
Is using wireless as the connection method for our active directory server a bad idea? The server is across the hall from the server room and we do not want to run cables. Bandwith is not an issue and the signal strength is good. Is there a reason to not do this?
Answer Question | August 12, 2010 7:52 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Connector, Wireless connection, Wireless in 2010
Can I audit Windows active directory passwords to meet complexity rules and not let users have weak passwords? I have changed the group policy for password complexity but what about the old passwords? I would rather not require every one to have to change their passwords even if they have already done it per request.
Answer Question | August 4, 2010 8:57 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, Group Policy, Password strength, Windows Security
Hi guys, I need some help with Server 2008 GPOs. This may be a noob question so be gentle! I have various servers in OUs and need to prevent users accessing other servers via a logged on server. e.g. User1 logged onto Server A in OU A, must not be able to access Server B [...]
Answer Question | July 28, 2010 4:38 PM
Active Directory, CCR on Windows Server 2008, GPO, Group Policy, Group Policy Objects, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects