We want to set up a guest account strictly just for web browsing. How should that be configured in ad? How can we make sure that the user has no rights to other network objects? We do not want them to change the password or have any settings remembered.
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 5:21 PM
Active Directory, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
Where can I configure password complexity settings using group policy on a 2008 active directory network?
Answer Question | September 21, 2011 5:19 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, AD, Group Policy, Password Complexity, Windows, Windows Server 2008
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
Answer Question | October 30, 2010 3:48 PM
Active Directory, AD, Group Policy, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects, Windows XP
Last night my Windows Server 2008 had an unexpected power failure. It has redundant power supplies and plugs into two different UPSed power sources. So how did it restart all on its own? When I logged in (it was on) it said the last time this machine was shut down unexpectedly and asked why. How [...]
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 3:44 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Rack mounted servers, Reboot, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Reboot, Windows Server troubleshooting
Can I mirror a share across the network for high availability and back up purposes? Using Windows 2008 we have several shares. I would like to have the same shares on another Win 2008 box. Can I have changes sent to the box automatically or will I need to script it?
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 3:13 PM
Backup, Network Access Control, Network Backup, Network Share Access, Windows, Windows Server 2008, 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
Can I restore a SQL 2000 backup to my new SQL Server 2005? Will I have to perform any other steps or can I do a simple backup and restore? Windows 2008 Server.
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 8:32 PM
SQL 2000, SQL migration, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server backup, SQL Server migration, Windows Server 2008
server. We want to install on a new box and migrate our database and any other information needed from our old system to facilitate full restores from tapes going back 5 years. Old server win 2000 new server 2008. [!--[If !supportLineBreakNewLine]–] [!--[endif]–]
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 3:18 PM
Backup, BrightStor, BrightStor ARCserve Backup 12, brightstore 12, lto3, LTO3 Tape Drive, Windows Server 2008
how do I set up the classic start menu in windows 2008 server r2. We used to be able to go to properties of taskbar and select classic menu but not in window 2008 server. is there a way to recreate this?
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 2:12 AM
Virtual Server, Virtual Server Management, Virtualization in 2010, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Backup Exec 12.5 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 continually shows this error in the event log: V-79-57344-65225 – A failure occurred accessing the Writer metadata. V-79-57344-65225 – AOFO: Initialization failure on: “System?State”. Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). Snapshot provider error (0xE000FEC9): A failure occurred accessing the Writer metadata. [...]
Answer Question | September 6, 2010 1:47 PM
Backup Exec, Backup Exec 12.5, Backup Exec Error Messages, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Hi I have installed Windows 2008 server enterprise edition SP2. Then i want install MOC 2007. But MOC 2007 ca only install on Windows 2003 server SP1 and higher versions. Is there eny hotfixes for Windows 2008 server? What may i do? Is eny latest version MOC ? (MOC 2010)
Answer Question | September 1, 2010 11:56 AM
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2, MOC, Office Communicator, VMware ESX 3.5, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 Edition
I have a 2003 domain that I want to upgrade to 2008 and the forestprep worked, but have an error on the domainprep. Below is the information that comes up when I run the adprep command. C:>C:ADPREP2008adprep32.exe /domainprep Running domainprep … Adprep was unable to modify some attributes on object DC=abc,DC=abc,DC=mn,DC=us. [User Action] Check the [...]
Answer Question | September 7, 2010 4:15 PM
Adprep, ForestPrep, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 Upgrade, Windows Server 2003 Upgrade, Windows Server 2008
i have server 2008 on server nd windows xp on client nd i creat a domain enviroment but wen i make user in active directory nd then i enter theat user name and password from client using that user name and password then it 1st time enter and a message that u must change ur [...]
Answer Question | August 31, 2010 7:42 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Users, Domain Controller, Windows password recovery, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Security, Windows XP
i have a Cisco WLC and 2 NPS (Radius) servers. the latest edition was a win 2k8 R2 server. I installed NPS and imported my config. I have done this before with success. however, on the 2008 R2 DC I am getting this error: Log Name: System Source: NPS Date: 8/27/2010 11:03:21 AM Event ID: 4402 [...]
Answer Question | August 30, 2010 7:48 PM
Cisco Wireless LAN Controller, Domain Controller, LAN, Radius Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
My SQL 2005 server keeps rebooting. I can not figure out why. I get an NT SUbsystem message and then a 30 second countdown. This happens 20-40 times in a day. How can I fix it? I can not even run a virus scan to completion. Windows server 2008 SQL 2005. McAfee 8.7.1.
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 1:59 PM
McAfee, Reboot problem, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 connectivity, Subsystems, Windows Server 2008
Hi, I have exchange server 2007 and Dc which is running in windows 2008 .we have mutliple site and each site i have made one server as Additional DC. Now i am facing problem with outlook 2007 , while trying to connect to the exchange ,its prompting for password always and also its trying to [...]
Answer Question | August 30, 2010 11:51 AM
Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 SP1, Exchange Connectivity, Exchange errors, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2007 error messages, Windows domain management, Windows Server 2008
Has anyone ever seen a White Paper on the best way to utilize features of both VMWare and EMC Symmetrix based SANs in a real-time or rapid batch based upgrade from SQL Server 2000/2005 to SQL Server 2008 with minimal downtime for application availability?
Answer Question | August 27, 2010 4:47 PM
EMC SAN, EMC Symmetrix, EMC Symmetrix DMX-4, SAN, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005 upgrade, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 upgrade, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server Upgrade, Symmetrix, VMware, Windows Server 2008
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
In a corporate network there is currently a:
Answer Question | August 23, 2010 12:31 AM
Cluster computing, Dell servers, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Clustering, Windows Server clustering
At present we are running a Windows 2008 Server which has Sharepoint 2007 installed and houses our exchange server. Apparently only the Express version of SQL server was installed initially and now the 4GB database limit is affecting our intranet. Have been advised that we need to update to SQL Server 2008 and what I [...]
Answer Question | August 20, 2010 3:28 AM
SharePoint 2007, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 upgrade, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 Adoption, SQL Server Upgrade, Windows Server 2008