• Prompt user to change password before expiration Issue

    I have a problem with only one user so far where the system will not notify them that their password will expire in 'X' days. I have the following item set in the GPO: "Interactive logon: Prompt user to change password before expiration - 5 Days" I've checked the Group Policy results and it shows...

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  • Remote desktop connections

    Servers have Remote Desktop connection enabled. They work for a while. Then some servers will not let you remote into them until you reboot the servers. Then they work fine. Any suggestions as to what to look for. Thanks

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  • Server Group Policy

    I am running windows server 2008 r2 and Windows XP Pro on all client machines. I have just started in a school and noticed all the pupils have access to literally everything (not good one bit). I am wondering if i do GPEDIT.MSC and phobit most of the settings for the user configuration will this...

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  • Critical Error in Security Log

    All, I manage a Windows 2003 Small Business Server Network with 9 clients. The server provides all network services. We use Logon/logoff, shared storage, and print server functions. We do not use exchange except for the server reporting tool. We do use about 4 instances of SQL. All clients are...

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  • How to generate a listing of security information of Win 2003 server folders

    Does somebody know if there is a way to query the Directory database to obtain a listing that includes security and other settings (shares, permissions, etc) of all folders and subfolders of a machine running Win 2003 Server ? Any help or comment will be appreciated.

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  • Home Dir Security and file sync aka CSC

    I having issues configuring Home directory file sync. After I configured folder redirection by MS recommendations, I receive a folder permissions error when I right click on a file and tell it to sync. Following MS's white paper on configuring redirected folders,...

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  • usb communication

    Sir/Madam, We are having 2 systems with windows as operating system. We need your help for transferring data from USB to USB Port. plese give max. possible ways. Thanking You, Appala Raju

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  • Access internal web server with domain name

    I was wondering what is the best method for allowing internal computers to access our locally-hosted web server with www.somedomain.com? I believe the internal clients are unable to do so because of how firewalls/NAT works (?). Is there a way I can add an entry in my DNS server? I am using Windows...

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  • SQL Server restore job fails

    I've created a Restore Job under SQL Server Agent. Job owner is sa, Run as User dbo. There are no users connected to the database or processes running. The job fails with: Msg 3101, Sev 16: Exclusive access could not be obtained because the database is in use. [SQLSTATE 42000] Msg 3013, Sev...

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  • Front-End Reporting Tools for Secure Web Service Application with MS-SQL server-2

    Hi... We are a Cdn Govt agency involved in Satellite Operations with a commercial partner based across the country. We will need to build/buy a small secure web service application for reporting purposes that will require minimal IT expertise to build or maintain, and will deliver maximum...

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  • SQL Server 2000/2005 – Creating Unique Constraints allowing multiple NULLs

    Hi there! I'm having a problem maintaining data integrity on a database table in MS SQL-Server 2000. To ensure maintaining the integrity I need to implement a Unique Constraint on one of my coloumns. The problem however is, that this coloumn also has to allow multiple NULL-values - but for every...

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  • Controlling VPN access

    Here's my scenario. I fall under guidelines of HIPAA. I have mobile users using laptops and tablets loaded with Cisco VPN CLient connecting to my Cisco 2811 ISR which functions as my router/firewall/VPN. I am using Micorosoft AD in my domain. To authenticate users to the domain. Is there an easy...

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  • Network Security Auditing tools

    Hi all - I'm hoping somebody out there might have a suggestion for me. My company unfortunately falls under Sarbanes Oxley and we need to audit all of the network directory security. The down side of this (ok well it's all down) is that we are a small company, no money to spend on getting the...

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  • Windows 2003 Server configuration

    I have been asked to configure a new server for a small Health care clinic. Previously they were using a Dell Dimension as a file server with open shares throughout the network and all users logging in as administrators. Considering the risks involved with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and...

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  • Allow non-power users to “safely” eject removable media.

    Does anyone know a way in which I can allow out public computer users the ability to safely remove their flash media drives? I found a setting in group policy, but I can only allow admins or power users. I do not want to make the public user a power user on the local machine. The clients are WinXP...

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  • Terminal services client hangs on connection

    Hello to everyone I have a recurring problem with one of the Terminal services clients (MSTSC version 5.0 on OS Win2K SP4): when I try to connect to any terminal server - a window appears, with plain black (ok, or blue) screen and cursor on it - and hangs forever, not responding to any events. I...

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  • Excel – Out of memory

    Hi, I have a Win2000 Server that we are using for our production QC System. I need to run 3 excel files with macros (Excel 2000) on the server for a monthly report. My problem is that each of these Excel files are already 30MB. When opening the third Excel file, the system prompts that it is out of...

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  • Joining computer to the domain and adding computer to specific OU

    Hi, all! Usually when you join computer to the domain, the account of this computer is created in Computers container. I have a remote office and OU of this office in AD. That office has a local system administrator. He should be able to join computers in his office to the domain. I've gave him a...

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  • Windows 2003 Terminal Server – Remove Shutdown

    I have tried to remove the shutdown on a windows 2003 terminal server by using the following procedure but I can't gain access to the group list: gpedit.msc Local Computer Policy Computer Configuration Windows Settings Security Settings Local Policies User Rights Assignment Shutdown the System...

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  • How do you increase the primary partion size in Win2K Pro

    I am running into space issues on a Win2K Pro desktop. How can I expand the primary partion (C: drive) to utilize unused space on another drive (on the same physical disk)? I do also have a second physical disk with space available if a solution exists using that option. Could I solve the space...

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