• What is a SMB protocol?

    We have Windows 2003 Servers as our domain controller. We are facing some problem with CPU utilization. When I captured to traffic using sniffers, I figured out a protocol called SMB which is frequently used by clients to communicate with Domain Controllers. I am wondering what is this SMB protocol?

    Yasir Irfan5,545 pointsBadges:
  • XP user admin rights issue in Windows Server 2008 domain

    Dear All, I have installed Windows Server 2008 in our domain. My network is running two domain controller and 50 XP client machine, the problem is that my user is able to installed any software in client machine. I have checked all the policy in my domain there is no such policy, I even checked the...

    Mobilink115 pointsBadges:
  • Can I found out which computer is the domain controller in Microsoft Windows?

    Inside of our company, we have several small networks that are used for testing and the majority of them have their own domain. I have a Windows XP workstation and I'm a member of one of the domains and I'm trying to figure out the name of the domain controller so I can see what other users are...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Error message when checking my domain controller: 58- server2008.domain

    Hi, I'm trying to run adprep /forestprep, but before I try to check my domain controller 2003 to see if there's any error with repadmin /replsum, and the result is the message above. Can anyone help me out. Thanks!

    pablish5 pointsBadges:
  • IIS website not accessible to network and remote computers

    I have a site hosted with IIS v6 on Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 on a Windows domain (the DC is a spearate machine). The site is accessible by typing in "localhost" on the server, but a "Cannot Display the Webpage" error is displayed (in IE) when trying to access the site using either the public or...

    Dmwilson5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain controller

    What is the hardware specification for the domain control machine? The server will be for a school with 200 teachers and about 1000 student.

    ikhaireddein20 pointsBadges:
  • Domain security policy and domain controller security policy

    What is the difference between domain security policy and domain controller security policy?

    Sonu1235 pointsBadges:
  • Setting Proxy on OU in Win Server 2008 R2

    Hi, I was trying to setup proxy setting on one of my organizational units on DC which has Windows Server 2008 R2. I found it strange Internet Explorer Maintenance settings is missing when I was editing a GPO settings. though it existed 20 days ago, but now it is missing. Could somebody please help...

    ITSupervisor5 pointsBadges:
  • How many domian controllers would be optimal for migrating network?

    I'm in the process of migrating several networks from Windows Server 2003/XP to Windows Server 2012/XP. My question is how many domain controllers would be optimal for this move? We currently have 4 DCs connected by a 10 GB fiber link and our servers are centralized.

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • adprep/rodcprep not yet run…what should I do?

    I'm adding a domain controller on an existing domain. I'm 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?

    Moku5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controllers: Primary and secondary

    We have two domain controller primary and secondary. We are in the process of establishing a private network with other companies using a private set of IPs. Our AD is already NAT to an IP to access the Internet (DNS services, updates, etc). My question, how can I make the AD a part of another...

    Maryam82100 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controller: User authentication

    We have a DC at each site. The problem I am having is I have a PC at site B authenticating to my DC at site A. Why is this happening?

    Dukeminus5 pointsBadges:
  • No free/busy information could be retrieved when scheduling a meeting

    Hi all I am having a problem setting up resource mailboxes in our organization and can't find any help on this subject. I have a single domain, single Exchange 5.5 server setup. We have 2 DC's - exchange 5.5 box is separate. I am trying to set up meeting room resources so that users can...

    Mo.marchese15 pointsBadges:
  • How to up additional domain controller after crashed primary DC

    Dear, In our network, Windows Server 2003 Primary domain controller is running and additional domain controller server 2003 also working but today our Primary domain controller has been crashed and now I need to up Additional domain controller as Primary domain controller What is the configuration?...

    nooruzzaman30 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up a Windows 2008 IT architecture

    I need to setup a new Windows 2008 architecture with the following problematics: I have two location: Office and the datacenter. I currently have two Windows 2008 Servers at the datacenter (WEB1 and DB1) And one Windows 2008 Server at the office (APP1). I want to have a private network with a VPN...

    Alexl5 pointsBadges:
  • Extract List of users from a Domain Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller

    Hello, I need to extract the list of users from a particular domain. which will contain following fields. full Name, Login name, Location. Etc. I have Windows Server 2003 as domain controller. Please help.

    Amitnikharge210 pointsBadges:
  • Backup domain controller

    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...

    Riksupport15 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2012 – VM Domain Controller

    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...

    Riksupport15 pointsBadges:
  • Problem after installing SP1 on Win 2003 SBS

    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...

    polayo125 pointsBadges:
  • How to add an Additional Domain controller in an existing environment and promote it as Domain Controller

    Our environment contains two domain controllers with windows 2003 as O/S with the ip 10.0.2.12/8 and 10.0.2.13/8. Due to old hardware we want to install our domain controllers on new hardware with different IP as 192.168.15.1/24 and 192.168.15.2/24. Please provide me the steps to install the...

    Biabani5 pointsBadges:

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