• How do you handle new machines joined to your domain?

    How do you handle new machines joined to your domain? Do you have scripts in place and GPs to automate most of your new machines setup? Can you share them with us

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Windows firewall settings via group policy

    Can we push out windows firewall settings via group policy and then lock out the user from modifying or changing the rules in any way? Can administrators get around this?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Wallpaper script to apply to all domain users

    i need a help wallpaper script applying wallpapaer all domain users with out network same wallpaper fix user desktop how please help me and i need check scuess and failure

    Usrinivas5 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy across Windows OSes

    we want the same desktop, browser settings and screen saver on all Windows XP, 2000 Pro and Windows 7 computers. Can we do this using group policy? What settings need to be tweaked or do we need to set it up on an existing machine and clone the settings?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Does Windows Server 2003 SP2 turn on Firewalls?

    All of our windows firewalls are off by group policy. I have read that the windows 2003 sp 2 turns it on anyway. Is this true and if so how can I prevent it? Or do I need to do the updates offline and turn it off manually?

    ITKE347,915 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy commands

    I have a domain running server windows 2003. The users can not manually change their wallpapers, They are restricted because a prior admin set a Group Policy somewhere, however I havent been able to find it yet. But the users have been been able download or open pictures and set it as their...

    Svocal120 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning for upgrades to Windows 7

    How can we survey our network to determine what if any computers can be upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Is there a tool to scan or will we need to run an application on each one? We have AD and can push something out using group policy if this will help.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How to make laptops log into the domain via VPN for updates?

    Our laptops rarely connect to the domain. We have group policy on them from when they did. How can we require them to log into the domain via VPN to update their machines? Can we force this to happen or will we have to email everyone and tell them to do it? Are there applications that "phone home"...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Domain users group management

    i am having windows server 2003 enterprise edition, i want domain users to change system time,i configure group policy for user to change system time but againg user cant change time plz help me

    Azar10 pointsBadges:
  • Sharing user on Windows xp user not working

    how can I get the shared user(not administrator)to work?It was working on the 31st of Aug. now it's not working on Sept 1st.When goes to be open it says user group policy not accessed.

    Writer20135 pointsBadges:
  • Disabling wifi capabilities in corporate desktops

    Our latest shipment of corporate desktops have wifi. We want the machines only to be able to connect with a wired connection and only via dhcp. Can I do this via group policy and force these options? I want to make sure no one can change the settings manually.

    ITKE347,915 pointsBadges:
  • Can I audit Windows active directory passwords to meet complexity rules and not let users have weak passwords?

    Can I audit Windows active directory passwords to meet complexity rules and not let users have weak passwords? I have changed the group policy for password complexity but what about the old passwords? I would rather not require every one to have to change their passwords even if they have already...

    ITKE347,915 pointsBadges:
  • Help with Group Policy Objects in Server 2008 64-bit

    Hi guys, I need some help with Server 2008 GPOs. This may be a noob question so be gentle! I have various servers in OUs and need to prevent users accessing other servers via a logged on server. e.g. User1 logged onto Server A in OU A, must not be able to access Server B in OU B from Server A, but...

    Ijross5 pointsBadges:
  • Pushing out Office 2007 via group policy

    How can I push out Office 2007 via group policy to my Windows 7 users? I have the installation disk and our corporate serial number. I do not want to have to manually install this across the board. Please help me automate my roll out!

    ITKE347,915 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy Issue – Replication

    Hello Everyone, I need some help with a Group Policy issue. We have a large network about 44k user accounts and we are a native 2003 domain level with 4 domain controller (2003) and one 2008 domain controller. The PDC - Emulator is a 2003 unit. Here's our issue; when I develop a new Group Policy on...

    Magoo105 pointsBadges:
  • Scripting help: folders and permissions

    I have about 7000 folders and I need to create a special folder inside of them. I need to also give certain groups permissions to these same folders. Does anyone have a script that would assist me in creating these folders?

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
  • Export Group files in Lotus Notes 6.5

    I am currently upgrading from 6.5 to 8.5. Having a problem with Group Files. What do I need to do to make sure my Group files are upgraded to the new version. Right now, some of the computers work fine, and then some I have lost all the Group files. For the contact files, I export them first and...

    Efrank15 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot Change Time-Zone or Time on Windows XP Pro, Member of AD2003 Domain

    Hello! I run an Active Directory 2003 domain controller that all of our employees use. We have one employee based on the West Coast whereas everyone else (and the domain controller) are on the East Coast. Whenever this employee tries to change the Time Zone to PST, it does nothing. They go to Date...

    Creech20 pointsBadges:
  • Add Shortcut to Mandatory Roaming Profile

    We have a few hundered users who use mandatory roaming profiles (restricted).  All profiles are stored on the network - none local.  Many of them have an auto-login with a generic username.  This is going to change soon as all users will be logging in using their own user name.  They will still...

    MitchRS5 pointsBadges:
  • audit a policy on domain for local users

    hy plz tell me how i can audit a policy on local or domain users plz give me answer in very easy form

    Mcitp20085 pointsBadges:

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