• Win 2008 Server DC in a Win 2003 Domain

    I have a domain win 4 branch office. All DC's are W2K3 and I'm running Exchange 2003. All member servers are W2K3. I need to replace a branch office DC (W2K3). I have no plans to replace any other DC's at this time. Question: is it safe to replace the branch office DC with a 2008 Server without...

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  • Whenever i try to access the mailbox data using Outlook 2003 it gives the following error message

    A question submitted on SearchExchange.com We have a Exchange Server 2007 installed on the DC machine. On the another machine, we have Outlook 2003 installed. Whenever i try to access the mailbox data using the Outlook it gives the following error message: "Unable to open your default e-mail...

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  • New Domain Controller and DNS server problems

    I'm trying to get rid of an old w2k server that is the DC and DNS server. I added DC and DNS to an existing w2k3 server and it looks like it replicated all the AD data ( I see users and machines listed ) but when I unplug the old server and login to the network at a workstation I don't get access...

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  • Windows and Exchange Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2007

    Dear Friends, I desperately need help from you guys. Currently I am having two IBM XSeries 225 server with me. One of it is a DC on Windows Server 2003 and also having Exchange Server 2003 in it. The DC is replicating with the other Server. There is no major functionality of the second server. Now...

    Eurosree10 pointsBadges:
  • VPN won’t authenticate

    Hi, We have an Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition SP 1 - Small Business Edition Domain Controller and a Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition SP 1 ISA Server 2006. We have VPN setup in ISA and the administrator user has no problems connecting. With any other user we are denied access....

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  • What is the safest way to upgrade a Windows 2000 Domain Controller to Win2k3 or Win2k8?

    I have an ailing Windows 2000 server that was the soul server for many years. I am looking to retire this box and want to introduce a new server to act as the domain controller and whatever other roles it is providing. What is the best practice to introduce a new domain controller?

    Denwood390 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2000 server cannot contact License Logging service

    I have a Windows Server 2000 machine that is also the secondary domain controller in my domain. The primary domain controller is running Windows Sever 2003. The Windows 2000 server has the following error occurring every fifteen minutes in the event log: 'Replication of license information failed...

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  • Upgrade from single name NT domain to server 2003, possible?

    How do I upgrade to a 2003 domain from an NT based single named domain? I have a single named NT 4.0 SP6 controlled domain EX:"domain" and am unable to upgrade that server. The critical apps do not run on anything beyond NT. Can I create a new NT DC (new server hardware)with the single name domain...

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  • Domain Controller in Windows Server 2003

    Hi, I have a challenge with my Domain Controller. Recently, the DC just lock-out users' accounts indiscriminately (I mean a user log-on today and wake up tomorrow and the account is locked out). I have to unlock users' account almost everyday. What is responsible for this and what can I do? Note:...

    Abibam0110 pointsBadges:
  • 2003 server R2 additional DC to master DC

    Hi, I am using 2003 server SP2 with DC, AD and exchange 5.5 insatlled. Now I have a new server to replace the oldDC. I have created different machine name to joined the oldDC domain and transferred AD users and exchange mail boxes to my new machine. The problem is I cannot demote the oldDC server....

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  • I have an existing domain controller with Active Directory integrated DNS installed but in has to be decommissioned as the hardware is not supported.

    I have an existing domain controller with Active Directory integrated DNS installed but in has to be decommissioned as the hardware is not supported. All workstations and servers have the ip of this server as the primary DNS. I have built another DC with ad integrated DNS on it. As I don't want to...

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  • Active Directory Migration

    I am attempting to migrate a win 2000 AD Domain Controller to a 2003 DC. After trying to run adprep /forestprep I receive an error that The Exchange 2000 schema needs to be updated. The exchange server was removed improperly about a year ago, but AD still has a record of the exchange...

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  • ISA Server2004 How it is possible that ISA Server communicate with your Domain Controller

    How it is possible that ISA Server communicate with your Domain Controller. The problem is that when i install ISA 2004 Standard Edition its communicate with Domain Controller. I have joined the ISA Server Computer with my domain but isn't communicate it. When I use Remote Desktop its not connected...

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  • Force logon to domain controller windows server 2003

    Is it possible to force logon to the same domain controller each time?

    ITKE351,905 pointsBadges:
  • “Display information about previous logons during user logon” Policy locks me out of Domain Controller

    I just enabled a policy (domain wide) on my Windows 2008 server (sole domain controller) to "Display information about previous logons during user logon" Since doing so, I was unable to log back in to my server! I received this message:“Security policies on this computer are set to display...

    Denwood390 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange Server Client Access Licenses

    For domain controllers and one Exchange Server, how many CALs do I need for that?

    Wellcome5 pointsBadges:
  • Differences between Windows Versions on Server 2003?

    What is the difference between Windows Server 2003, Webserver 2003 and Small business server 2003? Can they all be a domain controller?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Is it possible to promote a windows storage server 2008 os to a domain controller as well?

    I was wondering if it was possible to run dcpromo on a windows 2008 storage server to make it also a domain controller or is the storage server version OS unable to be promoted?

    DPNSTech5 pointsBadges:
  • Demote child domain Windows Server 2003

    I have a single Windows Server 2003 SP2 AD forest with two DCs. Along with that, we have four remote sites. Each of these remote sites has a local DC (W2K3 SP2) configure as a child domain. One of the remote site  was shut down. We are now asked to remove the child DC from Parent AD.  We have...

    ITKE351,905 pointsBadges:
  • Copying/Mirroring 2003 Exchange

    Currently we have a Windows 2003 Server running 2003 Exchange as a domain controller. What we are trying to do is backup and copy our current exchange data to a new server and exchange we have installed. Then mirror the two servers. Shut down the original without having losing email time. Then...

    Dsellari15 pointsBadges:

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