• Couple of Windows Server 2008 questions…

    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...

    GLeung35 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading Active Directory domain controllers

    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?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up NTP on Windows Server 2003 computer

    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?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Retrieving event logs to the domain controller

    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?

    ITKE376,320 pointsBadges:
  • Website hosted by third party not opening

    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...

    Limson165 pointsBadges:
  • Load balancing for Windows Server 2003 Active Directory network

    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?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 Uninstall additional domain controller

    how can i uninstall additional domain controller

    Ser1mahmood15 pointsBadges:
  • Branding Internet Explorer via Active Directory

    We want to brand Internet Explorer via Active directory. How can we do it? Our domain controllers are 2003.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Joining new domain controller for Replication

    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 already did that, but...

    Yassour35 pointsBadges:
  • Replacing a server in an existing domain (not the main domain controller)

    I have a domain in a school system that has one Server 2003 domain controller and each of the seven schools have an additional server in the same domain. All of these servers are Server 2003 OS. I am replacing several of the school's servers with Server 2008 R2. I have run adprep and prepared my...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Microsoft Assessment and Planning Tool on a domain controller

    We are looking into virtualization and want to use Microsoft MAP we tried to install it on our domain controller and it failed. What are the prerequisites and how can I get this installed?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • how to network computers

    please i would like to know how i can network two computers,making one a domain controller

    Afreh865 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot see domain

    I have serveral desktops that were setup using XP Pro, and they accesses the domain when I set them up. They worked for a white, but after they are shut off, they cannot find the domain again. The administrator and users cannot log in.  We get the message that the domain controller is unavailable....

    Tomtek207115 pointsBadges:
  • Auditing task for migrating Windows Server 2003 32-bit to Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit

    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...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a new domain controller, sync then use as a backup offline active directory server

    We want to create a new domain controller. Allow it to sync and then shut it down as a backup offline Active Directory server. Will this work? If we bring it up when the others can not be reached? We will update it one time a week or maybe 2 times a month.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Reassigning FSMO roles to another domain controller

    How do you reassign fismo roles to another domain controller in Windows Server 2008. Does this still exist in 2008?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Prepare schema for Exchange SP3 installation onto Windows Server 2008 R2 environment

    Hello the environment is windows 2008 R2 for root domain, but there is a child domain which contains exchange Sp1. After using setup /prepareschema on root DC: how can I check that replication is finished in the whole domain and child domain? because I have to run setup /prepareAd after...

    Nine335 pointsBadges:
  • Need to change backup domain controller back

    Our pdc went down the bdc was promoted to pdc and normal operations resumed. Our now bdc needs to be made pdc again. How this is achieved running Windows NT server 4 all patched up.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 network printing error

    I periodically get this from Windows XP clients on my network (have yet to see it on a Windows 7 machine) When they go to print sometimes they get Access denied, unable to connect to the printers. If they log off their machine or do a repair on the network connection they are able to print. Any...

    Major8Payne30 pointsBadges:
  • Moving active directory from one server to another

    Hello I would like some assistance, i am changing hardware and as such i would like to know how i go about moving the active directory users from 1 server to another. The old server is windows 2003, DC and DNS. The new server is already set to be a DC and DNS. the domain names are the same on both...

    Andiandi15 pointsBadges:

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