Hi, I am looking at implementing a 2 server domain, one running the DC and file server, and the other exchange. My thoughts to provide some level of resilience is to set the exchange server as the backup domain controller, so in the event of the primary going down users can still function to a [...]
Answer Question | November 28, 2012 2:03 PM
Domain Controller, Failover, Resilience
Hi, I am looking at implementing dual VMWare servers both running duplicate VM servers. 1 server would have a Virtual Exchange server and a Virtual Domain Controller. These would be to Network storage for data and mailboxes. The second server would also have a duplicated copy of the virtual servers and pointing to a network [...]
Answer Question | November 22, 2012 9:59 AM
Disaster Recovery, Domain Controller, VMware
Hi,this weekend i updated the server with sp1 and know i am having problems with the client computers and users when trying to log on the domain. It looks like an DNS problem but i am not sure. I run the DCdiag /test:DNS utility with this results. C:WINDOWSServicePackFilesi386>dcdiag /test:DNS Domain Controller Diagnosis Performing initial setup: [...]
Answer Question | October 22, 2012 12:20 PM
DNS, Domain Controller, Logon failure, Small Business Server 2003, Windows Small Business Server 2003
In our win server 2003 domain, one of user account has been locked when he was logging in and i have reset the password from domain controller but problem is still same. so, please help me out.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:51 AM
Domain Controller, User access, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server User Profiles
Okay, so here is the deal, i have the following set-up. Server A is my domain controller Server B is my terminal Service host Currently i have about 25 Users who basically run a very simple 32 bit program for sales called myriad which is soul-ly written and operates in FOX. Also users use Outlook [...]
Answer Question | June 30, 2011 6:29 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Domain Controller, PST folders, Terminal Service
1. When I join a Win XP/7 workstation to a domain, does the domain administrator account and domain admin group get automatically added in the local administrator group of that machine? 2. If I make a domain user a member of the local administrator group, can that user remote into a domain controller and log [...]
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 3:18 PM
Domain Controller, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 Domain, Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller
Should servers that are running Active Directory domain controllers and the global catalog be upgraded to 64-bit? For a medium sized 10,000 or so accounts. Windows server 2003 standard?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 4:26 PM
64-bit (x64), Active Directory, Active Directory Domain, Domain Controller, Domain Controller configuration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
I am trying to setup NTP on a Windows 2003 computer. when I run: net time /set \domaincontroller1 I got the following error message: “System Error 1314 has occurred a required privilege is not held by the client.” How can I resolve this?
Answer Question | June 8, 2011 4:27 PM
Domain Controller, NTP, NTP Configuration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 error messages
I have a Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller and some XP computers on the domain. I would like to retrieve the event logs to the domain controller. Is there an easy and secure way to do this?
Answer Question | June 3, 2011 8:14 PM
Domain Controller, Event logs, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller, Windows XP
We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are Windows Server 2003.
Answer Question | June 16, 2011 7:42 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Services, Domain Controller, Internet Explorer, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
Dear All, We have a company Web site eg: www.abc.com .It is hosted outside our network and handling by 3rd party.We have a domain controller ie abc.com We are accesing this website same like google , yahoo etc. We were able to access our company website without any issue. but from past one week we [...]
Answer Question | May 18, 2011 11:13 AM
DNS, DNS management, DNS server, Domain Controller
If our domain controller goes down on our Windows Server 2003 Active Directory network what needs to be done to have the backup domain controller kick into action? Can we have them doing load balancing in a perfect scenario?
Answer Question | May 17, 2011 2:48 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Backup Domain Controller (BDC), Domain Controller, Network Load Balancing, Networking, Windows Server 2003
how can i uninstall additional domain controller
Answer Question | May 14, 2011 5:51 AM
Domain Controller, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
In our domain the subfolders under netlogon share has full permission for authenticated users.folder such as scripts n its subfolder. I wanted to know why these folders has full permission & what if I change the full permission?
Answer Question | May 2, 2011 8:22 PM
Domain Controller, Folder permissions, NETLOGON
We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are 2003.
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 4:27 PM
Active Directory, Domain Controller, Internet Explorer, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
Im adding a domian controller on an existing domain. im getting a massage stating that “Will not be able to install a read-only domain controller “adprep/rodcprep” was not yet run. How and should i run it?
Answer Question | March 18, 2011 5:55 AM
Adprep, Domain Controller, RODC, RODC Installation, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Hi all, I am planning to install a second domain controller to our main corporate network. There are currently two DC’s in place; one is the primary DC, which is a physical server, and the other is the secondary DC which is virtual. My question is about DNS. I understand that when I add a [...]
Answer Question | February 18, 2011 11:10 PM
Active Directory replication, DNS, DNS management, Domain Controller, Windows Server 2003
I have a single domain/forest setup. I recently created a second site in active directory and added a domain controller to it. Both DC’s are server 2003. At the new site with the new DC, I run the command “echo %logonserver%” on a workstation, and it replies back with the old domain controller name. This [...]
Answer Question | April 7, 2011 7:53 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Forest, Authentication, Domain Controller, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Forest
Dear Experts; we have a DC running Win Server 2008 Standard X32, and we installed new Win Server 2008 R2 Enterprise X64 for redunduncy & Replication, when we want to promote the second server to a DC it give us error: shows that we have to prepare the AD for the new DC, and we [...]
Answer Question | April 8, 2011 2:55 AM
Active Directory, Active directory domain controller, AD, Domain Controller, Replication, Windows domain management, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller
We’re moving from a 32-bit platform to 64-bit and we need to audit our tasks. We have four DCs located in one data center. One domain controller holds all FSMO roles, server runs DNS, WINS. The other holds the terminal servers licenses and runs DNS, WINS, and holds trust for an external domain (I believe [...]
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 9:48 PM
Auditing, Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Domain Controller, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2