• Sharing System Resources

    Right, so i have a couple computers of varying age and model, and want to know if there is a free way to have the newest model computer assign tasks to the older computers, so that the Computer will run faster, and be better able to handle high resources demands.

    Ringbearer315 pointsBadges:
  • Set up notifications if workstations are modified

    Can we monitor users' registries? Can we be notified when and if workstations and servers registries are modified? We are using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory Scripting

    Hi, I need help with copying shortcuts via AD. Currently, I can create a shortcut on user's desktops belonging to a specific security group by using this in the Notes field of the group properties: csc "desktop", "Clinical", \\servershareshortcut.url, "folder", "" However, I would like to copy a...

    Jnbrcky5 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up DFS to replicate three servers across WAN

    How can I setup DFS to replicate to three servers across my WAN? Do the DFS partners need to be part of my domain or just Windows 2003 server or better?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • computer not pinging in LAN

    Hello, i have a desktop which is using win 7 ultimate 64 bit and a laptop which is using win 7 home 64 bit. both are connected through a D-link wireless router. desktop is connected via LAN cable and laptop is connected via wifi.  the problem is i cant ping from lap to desktop or vice versa...

    Streetster25 pointsBadges:
  • Opinion on rugged laptops for the enterprise

    Our field techs current Toughbook laptops are now out of warranty. We are looking at buying some new ones, but are wondering if anyone has any experience with anything other than Panasonic. OS choices are not a big deal, since thay both are familar with 7. We are looking at semi-rugged with...

    swinehart68031,050 pointsBadges:
  • Emails showing up in root of mailbox in OWA (Exchange 2003) — why?

    We're running Exchange 2003 on Windows Server 2003 with Sunbelt VIPRE for email security.  I had a user complain of a strange issue that he is experiencing when using OWA in both Firefox and Internet Explorer. When he clicks on his name at the root of his mailbox's folder structure (or in FireFox...

    Koohiisan5,020 pointsBadges:
  • Admin vs Non-Admin

    We are a company of 1500 employees with approx 10 office locations and one Service Desk located at our headquarters. We are moving from XP to Windows 7 on our client machines. At present, our employees have admin rights on their machines...not a great scenario. With the transfer to Windows 7 we...

    Kannshultz5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 cannot connect to domain

    I got a new windows 7 computer and want to connect to the network. Other computers are on win xp and logs in to a domain april.local. When I try to connect the win 7 to the domain following error occurs: Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are not your network's...

    Lordroxton5 pointsBadges:
  • Blocking event log from all accounts except admin

    Can we block the event log from being viewed by anyone other than the administrators group?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Office 365 – migration kits

    Does anyone know what migration kits exist to help folks move to Office 365 from on-premises solutions. I'm wondering if Jeff Middleton from Small Business Server fame will have a kit to migrate to the cloud. anyone heard?

    Harrybrelsford5 pointsBadges:
  • Workgroup access rights in my network

    In my office we used LAN in Workgroup.Some times i cant access computers.Its shown error regards accessing rights.As a admin what are the rights i can set for the users and how? Please send me the answer because i am a beginner in network.

    Knowledgeme5 pointsBadges:
  • How to set QoS for users connected to ever-changing switch ports

    We have a large enterprise network based primarily on Alcatel-Lucent switches that support QoS, and we are implementing video-conferencing based on Polycom equipment. Setting QoS on switch ports for Polycom appliances is not much of a problem, but we are about to roll out video conferencing...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Are you on hacking offense or defense?

    Sony isn''t the only company getting hit hard by hackers. Sega just joined the bunch, and Lockheed Martin's breach is still fresh. How does your company set up a strong offense against hacks and breaches? Or, if your company's security has been compromised in the past, how did you respond and set...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Folder Redirection – Why disable inheritance?

    Every article I read regarding folder redirection and personal shares mentions that I should disable inherited permissions. Why is this required? Is this a security concern or a performance concern? Personally, I want upper management to have read access to subordinates personal shares so I don't...

    Rawrasaurus5 pointsBadges:
  • Advantages of Windows Server 2008 over 2003 R2

    Are there advantages of using Windows Server 2008 over 2003 R2? If so what are they?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise and sysprep

    I have a new 2008 server which is running as a VM. I have installed service Pack 2 and some common programs such as winzip etc and added some standard shortcuts on the desktop. Initially I had set a static IP and RDP to the server to make all the changes. Once I was ready I set the server back to...

    Nimick85 pointsBadges:
  • AD user details

    Hi, I want to write a utility which will read users Details from the Active Directory and dump it in a database which will be used for other applications. How do i do this ? Thanks

    Jagdish60 pointsBadges:
  • Mystery Rule in Outlook

    We have a resource mailbox that has a rule that we cannot find. All the mail sent to it goes directly to the deleted items folder. I have removed the names of everyone who had permissions except 2 people. I ran the /cleanrules switch against this resource mailbox and every mailbox of everyone who...

    Technochic57,010 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Securing SQL Server

    This week's free IT book is written by one of IT Knowledge Exchange's very own members, Mrdenny. Securing SQL Server promises to help you "secure your SQL Server database so the outside world can't access your internal data." With Mrdenny's extended experience in simplifying SQL speak via his blog,...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:

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