Can we upgrade from a SBS 2003 to a full version of Server 2008? Is this the best method or should there be an intermediary server and install clean on Windows server 2008 and import the data? Is that possible?
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 8:09 PM
SBS, SBS 2003, SBS Migration, Small Business Server, Small Business Server 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Installation, Windows Server Upgrades
Do you sysprep before P2V or after P2V? I want to create a standardized virtual machine to use as a base VM when installing different apps for different uses but not sure of when to use sysprep.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 6:34 PM
Application virtualization, P2V, Sysprep, Virtual Machines, VMware P2V
Hi, This post will be long, as I have several questions related to this project, but please feel free to only answer any piece you want, however small. Every bit of knowledge will be helpful. One of the programs at my office is in need of a database. I’ve been researching this for awhile, and [...]
Answer Question | September 30, 2010 5:07 PM
Access 2007, Database frontend, SQL Server, SQL Server Express, VB .NET, Visual Basic .NET
Can we see what open applications are open on domain workstations and what the computers focus is on? How can we do this?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:14 PM
Security in 2010, Windows, Windows Server 2008 Domain, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows XP SP3, Workstations
I want to audit about 200 servers for low disk space. The servers are using Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008. What is my best bet for doing this easily? The reporting machine can be any of the servers or a XP or 7 workstation.
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 4:12 PM
Active Directory, AD, Auditing, Disk space, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain
what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, AD, Backup Server, Load balancing, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
How can I test my DNS server to make sure it is operating properly on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Can I run a stress or load test from there as well? If not how can I do that?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:10 PM
DNS, DNS server, LOAD, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
One drive failed in a 6 drive raid 5 array. There was a hot spare but it did not kick in. It says offline. What needs to be done to return the array to full working condition? I would like a hot spare as well.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:09 PM
RAID 5, RAID failure, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
What is the best operating system for a dedicated server serving virtual servers? Does it matter? It will be running all types of OSes. It will host Linux, Windows and Mac OSes.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:41 PM
Dedicated servers, Linux, Mac OS, Operating systems, Virtual Server, Virtual Servers, Virtualization strategies, Windows
We need to do bios updates on our Poweredge 6800. They say that it can be done while the system is running and does not require a reboot. Is this true and if so how is that possible?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:38 PM
BIOS, BIOS Update, PowerEdge, PowerEdge servers, Reboot
How can we script IP addresses to change depending on location? If a user connects to a specific wireless network set the IP address but if it the ssid is not recognized it leaves dhcp on. Can this be done on a Windows 7 computer?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:19 PM
DHCP, IP address, Networking, Scripting, SSID, Windows, Windows 7, Wireless
We have a color printer on AD. We want normal users to only be able to print black and white and managers/exec users to be able to choose. How can we set this up?
Answer Question | November 30, 2010 3:18 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Groups, Group Policy, Printing, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
We are about to scrap several old copy machines. I know they have hard drives in them. Should they be removed, wiped or what are normal company procedures for destroying any potential data on it before decommissioning it.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:17 PM
Copy Machine, HARD drive, Hard drives, printer security, Security in 2010, Windows
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?
Answer Question | March 14, 2011 3:16 PM
Domain Controller, MAP, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server 2003
We have A Windows 2003 terminal server. We want each user to only have one session. If they disconnect and reconnect they need to connect back to the original session. How can we make this happen?
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 3:15 PM
Terminal Server, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Terminal Server
We are looking to migrate from MySql to a full blown iteration of SQL 2005. Are there tools in place that will allow us to migrate our data and tables or are we on our own for getting our data into the MS database?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:14 PM
MySQL, MySQL Database, MySQL functions, SQL, SQL 2005, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server migration, Windows
I am trying to copy data from one of our systems into Excel. Everything copies into Excel except the dates. My source data date format is MMM DD, YYYY (example Jul 14, 2004). I have tried changing the Excel from general to text and also tried changing the date formats.
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 1:15 PM
Database migration, Excel 2003, Excel 2003 functions, Excel Database
I have an Access Database with multiple groups. I would like to send emails containting reports to the individuals corresponding to particular groups. How can I do that?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 11:13 AM
Access 2007, Access 2007 functions, Access Database, Access database permissions, Visual Basic, Visual Basic Script
Is there a free way to update my outdated drivers? comp:Lenovo system:windows xp
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 7:15 AM
Drivers, lenovo, Lenovo terminal, Software Update Services (SUS), Windows XP
In our company there are Domain Controllor and Additional DC server 2003 but suddenly forword zone lost from ADC after that I cann’t join PC to that ADC please what can I do ? thanks
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 6:31 AM
Additional Domain Controller, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller