• Windows Server 2008 – Bulk User import

    Hello, I am hoping that someone will be able to assist me. I want to import about 300+ students into Active Directory. Anyone have any idea on how to do this in Windows 2008? Reply is urgent. Thank you.

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  • Logon Failures with user name (backslash)

    I'm looking for clues why a Win2k3 server log indicates very frequent logon failures with the user name. Yes, that is a backslash as the only character in the user name.

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  • Domain Controller in Windows Server 2003

    Hi, I have a challenge with my Domain Controller. Recently, the DC just lock-out users' accounts indiscriminately (I mean a user log-on today and wake up tomorrow and the account is locked out). I have to unlock users' account almost everyday. What is responsible for this and what can I do? Note:...

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  • I have a working Windows Server roaming profile. How do I make a mandatory profile that users can never change?

    I'm administering microsoft server 2003 platform. How do I make a mandatory profile that users can never change?

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  • Default User Custom Profile in Windows 7 (without sysprep)

    Hi all, I have just made a Windows 64-bit image however, I'm having a little issue. Windows 7 no longer supports copying a custom users profile over as the default user (Even if I use Windows Enabler or open and paste profiles) it just will not do it. I even go into...

    IronHedge360 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 user locked

    In our win server 2003 domain, one of user account has been locked when he was logging in and i have reset the password from domain controller but problem is still same. so, please help me out.

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  • Windows Server 2003 user

    I set up ofline sync from the laptop and now found that the user on the server under users is missing although i see the user from the laptop as a share i can access the data.

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  • Windows Server 2008 adding multiple users

    I am running server 2008. regardless of the script I run I can not get it to create multiple users. i even took my 2003 scripts and changed the names and it would not create the users. i am trying to run the script that creates the users, and set the home dir and also the profile dir. i am pulling...

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  • Lock down settings root folder on Windows Server 2003

    Can we lock down the documents and settings root folder on Windows server 2003? We do not want users to be able to view all users on the system.

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  • Ghost file preventing deletion of folders

    I moved user profiles to a new location on a Windows 2003 server, then attempted to delete all the old folders after the move. Now a single "ghost" file seems to be preventing the deletion of folders 4 layers down. The folders are showing up as zero size so this is not a huge problem...but annoying...

    AndreaF8,120 pointsBadges:
  • Corrupt Windows Server 2003 User profile needs help

    We have a roaming profile that appears to have become corrupt, and needs tending to. I have worked with correcting corrupt user profiles on a Linux server, but not on a Windows Server 2003, in and Active Directory environment. Any thoughts, comments, best practices would be greatly...

    AndreaF8,120 pointsBadges:
  • Hide User PO Box from displaying in Windows Server 2008

    We use Server 2008 without Exchange. We would like to use PO Box field of the user profile for a PIN. We don't want users to see this field

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  • Feedback on experience with User Profile Manager from Forensit

    As seems to be the case for many people in educational or other public access environments, technicians are having issues dealing with user profiles in Windows 7. The user profile manager in the Advanced system settings in control panel only removes one user profile at a time and this is not...

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  • Disable roaming profiles on Windows server 2008 r2

    How do we prevent roaming profiles? A previous administrator enabled them but we do not want any user to be able to use any machine anymore. We want to limit each user to their specified machine. How is this accomplished?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Roaming Windows Profile Issues

    I support an application that gives users several preferences to choose from. These are written to the Windows registry in the CurrentUser directory. Is there a way to implement or save these settings for a roaming user profile in Windows? Normally I would just export and import the registry for...

    Techy1984225 pointsBadges:
  • Roaming profiles on Windows server 2008

    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.

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  • Exporting Active Directory user info to CSV

    Can we export all of our AD data to a CSV file for backup purposes? Can we export the passwords as well? Will they  be encrypted? Where can we find the encryption key so we can make heads or tales of them.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • What is the best way to take user accounts including links to home directories from the old 2003 server and copy them into server 2008?

    What is the best way to take user accounts including links to home directories from the old 2003 server and copy them into server 2008? I have created a csv file of users from server 2003, however when I import them into the new 2008 server, and re-export them the sAMAccountNames appear as numbers...

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  • Adding users to Server 2003 domain

    I have 50 or so new users to add to the domain (small high school situation.) we use roaming profiles so that students can log in to any of the lab computers (using XP Pro). Using AD, I set up the first user, using a login script, mapped drive Z to her documents folder. I tested the login and it...

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • Changing a user account name in Active Directory

    We are using Exchange 2003 I am having issues with the local Windows profile We are in the process of moving to a Windows Domain environment. I setup a dummy user in Active Directory, logged into Windows as that user. I then changed the name in Active Directory. I was able to log into Windows with...

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