• Need guidiance from pros already into the game

    Hi, I am a United Stated Marine stationed overseas since 2003, majoring in Information technology with National University. I am still an idiot in the field and thats why i joined this group. To get a glance of what to ecpect in the future. I am asking for your help in guiding me through whatever...

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  • Local Admin & passwords

    We have recently switched to allowing only Power User rights on notebook computers. We have a set of notebooks we loan out to employees with desktops when they need to travel. Currently those users will login with an account named loaner and use scripts and webmail to access the network. Discussion...

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  • OWA using SelfSSL and Certificate Services removal

    Hey there... I am curretly running Exchange 2003 on W2k3 member server. I installed Certificate Services and produced my own certificate and all works well with OWA. I recently found out that SelfSSL is available but not quite as robust, which would probably be good. I removed Cert services and was...

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  • Shares Baseline Security Information

    Hello, I use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser 2.0 to retrive information about shares in some local servers. I can not understand the diference between the information give in the report, about authorizations in the column Share ACL and Directory ACL. If some one can help me, Thank you PPG

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  • Is Windows security an afterthought?

    As the editor of SearchWindowsSecurity.com, I often speak with users about their Windows security responsibilities. One senior systems analyst in particular sent me an interesting note recently... To give you some background, he's in charge of configuring and administering desktop systems...

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  • How did I get a virus on my computer?

    Do you hear that question or something similar too often? We're taking an informal survery on SearchSecurity.com to find out what the most common security-related user questions are. Results will be compiled into a question and answer tip that you will be able to post or handout to your users. What...

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  • Safe user sandbox?

    *This question is from a SearchWindowsSecurity.com reader: I'm in a position to redesign our IT systems (network, servers, PCs, software, etc.) this summer, and I am undecided on which path to take. I'd like to disconnect our systems from the Internet so that we don't have to deal with all of the...

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  • MS Office Outlook 2003 Address book

    I use MS office outlook 2003 but this is not adding the e-mail addresses to the address book/contacts automatically when I reply to someone. This feature is available in Outlook express but I didn't find this feature in MSOO 2003. Is there any simple way I can add e-mail ids to contacts /address...

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  • MS Exchange Mail Queues Constantly being Filled

    I have an MS Exchange 2000 Server that was being used as a mail relay. This was stopped and the mail filtered from the spam. The problem is that the mail queues keep getting filled up. I have even disconneted the server and emptied the queues but they still just fill up again. I have no idea where...

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  • DOS attack, DNS question

    My question has two parts, first: today at the place where i work we lost the internet, and after checking the firewall (sonicwall, this is a non profit organization so they cant afford the best stuff) i discovered it was more than likely a DOS attack. nobody could access the internet, and i could...

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  • Access to security log in Windows 2000

    In my company we want to give full access to the security log of Windows 2000 only to the security manager, but we want to give only read access to the support people, Is there how to do it ?

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  • Event viewer err Msg.

    Good day, 1.In our organisation, we are using windows2000 smallbusiness server with EXCHANGE , ISA server and DNS configured. but all the client pc's are given static ip address instead of dynamic ip. will this create any problem ? daily i'm receiving many application error logs.particularly 2 type...

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  • What’s your experience with Microsoft tech support?

    I'm doing some research on the effectiveness of Microsoft's technical support, possibly for an article on SearchWindowsSecurity.com. Our site readers continually need help troubleshooting Windows security dilemmas. Some seem to find what they need on Microsoft's Web pages, and others don't get...

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  • Unable to Delete c:winntsystem32os2 folder

    I am trying to remove the OS/2 Subsystem components installed to harden my Win2000 server. Although I managed to delete all files in c:winntsystem32os2 and in all its subfolders (by clearing dllcache), I still couldn't delete c:winntsystem32os2 and c:winntsystem32os2dll. I have already completed...

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  • Alternate way to stop Oracle Services on Win 2K Server-2

    Our database server is a Machine running Windows 2K Server. We make our backups stopping the Oracle Service and then copying the files to other location (and then to tape), but in order to do this, the user loged in on the server must be an administrator, and this is a problem, because the backup...

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