Is it possible to block users on a Windows 2008 domain from installing any form of Adobe PDF reader. We want to use third party applications that normally do not suffer from as many exploits as Adobe. How can we achieve this.
Answer Question | October 30, 2010 8:19 PM
adobe reader, PDF Reader, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server Security
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Answer Question | October 25, 2010 2:44 PM
Exchange Server, Infrastructure, Oracle, SAP, SQL Server, Virtualization, Virtualization and hardware, Virtualization how-tos, VMware, vSphere, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
We want to monitor our Windows 2008 server in our data center 40 minutes away. What is the best way to monitor its health remotely?
Answer Question | November 19, 2010 2:20 PM
Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Remote monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
We want to scan in bound and out bound web traffic from our company. We want to stop potential explosive data from leaving the network. How can we block code numbers and specific numbers/variables from being transmitted? Windows 2008.
Answer Question | October 8, 2010 7:22 PM
Security in 2010, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server Security
Hi all, I would like to seek your help on this as i can know how can i notify all domain users on the Password Policy Requirements when they change the password wrongly and a notification will notify the users for example below. Example : 1) total of 6 alpha numeric characters 2) 1 letter [...]
Answer Question | October 7, 2010 6:41 PM
Active Directory, Password policy, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server Security
How can I tell how much virtual memory is in use on my Windows 2008 server. How can I modify that setting?
Answer Question | January 24, 2012 2:48 PM
Virtual memory, Virtual Memory Management, Virtualization, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
When a file is accessed on a file share where mcafee is scanning all files the server freezes up for a few seconds while the file is being scanned. How can I fix this issue on Windows Server 2008?
Answer Question | July 13, 2011 2:40 PM
File Shares, McAfee, McAfee Virus Scan, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server Performance
How can I institute roaming profiles on Windows server 2008? I want all users to be able to log in to any computer and get their desktop and apps.
Answer Question | September 29, 2010 2:56 PM
Roaming Profiles, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server User Profiles
we installed Window2008 in our new server in jUNE 09. tHEN IN sEPT 09 WE FOUND THAT 3 MONTHS OF DATA WERE LOST OVER NIGHT. ouR COMPUTER MAINTAINANCE ATTRIBUTED IT TO ROLLED BACK AND THE DEFAULT DATE ON THE OCMPUTER WAS RESETTED BACK TO JUNE. bACKED UP DATA WERE ALSO GONE. cAN THIS POSSIBLY HAPPEN?
Answer Question | September 24, 2010 1:19 AM
Data Loss, Data Recovery, Data Recovery Software, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 Backup, Windows Server backup
I want to provide access to my file server to my CEO. He uses a laptop which is not in my domain as he keeps on traveling between countries. Is there a way I can provide him access to my file server data by doing some chnages on permissions/rights on my Windows 2008 server.
Answer Question | November 17, 2010 4:03 AM
Remote access, Remote Access Privileges, Remote access security, Security in 2010, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
Is there a way to disconnect all users connected to a windows 2008 file share? I need to do emergency maintance and need to kick everyone
Answer Question | August 23, 2010 2:29 PM
File Share Permissions, File Shares, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 File Sharing, Windows Server Management
I am running an ftp server on my windows 2008 server. How can I make it a secure ftp or sftp server? What kind of client do I need to retrieve files from it? Does this work out of the box?
Answer Question | August 23, 2010 2:26 PM
FTP management, FTP Server, SFTP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
Hi, I thought that for backwards compatibility Windows 2008 domain controllers would use FRS rather than the new DFS-R. I am trying out the dfsrmig commands and found that my domain controllers are already using DFS-R. I can’t find any documentation that says when DFS-R is enabled by default. Does anyone know
Answer Question | August 12, 2010 12:19 AM
DFS-R, FRS, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 Command Line Tool, Windows Server 2008 SP2
I have an administrator account and a user account on a server 2008. I want to be more secure and log in only as the admin when I have to. Can I stay logged in as the user and still launch applications with elevated admin privileges? Are there shortcuts I can create? And if yes, [...]
Answer Question | July 27, 2010 2:46 PM
Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 Administrative privileges, Windows Server Login, Windows Server Security
What can I do to recover my administrator password on a Windows 2008 server? We have extensive backups and lots of local user accounts but the administrator account can not be logged into. We think we have the password correct but it just will not work. I have full access to the server and installation [...]
Answer Question | June 26, 2012 2:25 PM
Administrator account, Administrator password, Security, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
The wizard cannot access the list of domain in the forest. Error: logon failure unknown user name or bad password
Answer Question | June 28, 2010 12:24 PM
Data center consolidation, Server consolidation, Windows Server 2003 administration, Windows Server 2008 Administration
we are running four domain controllers all are windows server 2008 enterprise. we have a considerably big network with almost 20 vlans (eg 192.168.10.0,192.168.11.0,…192.168.49.0)we have made four different sites and have added subnets and servers to the sites according to their nearest availability. but the problem we are facing is that when our clients are [...]
Answer Question | May 3, 2010 8:11 AM
Active Directory, Domain Controller Best Practices, Sites and Services, Subnets, VLAN configuration, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
I’ve got a client who’s having an odd password reset issue. They have five domain controllers – three of them are Windows Server 2003 Server and two are Server 2008. The primary is a 2003 system. Workstations are Windows XP. The issue is if user passwords are about to expire (or have expired) when users [...]
Answer Question | September 14, 2010 12:37 PM
Password policies, password reset, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows XP, Windows XP administration
The following question was recently submitted via e-mail by a user: I’m looking to get into Windows Server 2008 admin. What are some good: Windows 2008 books Video material Websites I’m currently a SQL DBA. Any info. appreciated.
Answer Question | April 8, 2009 8:27 PM
Careers, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 Training, Windows Server Training
How do i add objects to AD in Windows 2008 enterprise server
Answer Question | February 25, 2009 12:47 PM
Active Directory, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration