• Demote child domain Windows Server 2003

    I have a single Windows Server 2003 SP2 AD forest with two DCs. Along with that, we have four remote sites. Each of these remote sites has a local DC (W2K3 SP2) configure as a child domain. One of the remote site  was shut down. We are now asked to remove the child DC from Parent AD.  We have...

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  • active directory tool

    Is there any kind software or tool that allow users to input their details (Title, Company, Department, Phone etc) through their website, which in turn needs to be get updated in the Active Directory.

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  • How do I create a new pointer record for WINS and DNS?

    We have an old NT server "server A" we want to decommission. It has a lot of files and folders that most of the company uses on a daily basis, plus links and shortcuts the users have created on their desktops pointing to it. The data is going to be moved to the new "server B" using the same file...

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  • Can Active Directory Domain trusts and AD sites be managed using ADAC

    Can AD Domain Trusts and AD Sites be managed using Active directory administrative center?

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  • Error when installing vSphere Client on Windows Server 2008 R2

    I am getting the following error when I try to log in to vSphere client on my Windows Server 2008 R2 "Error Parsing the server "x.x.x.x" "clients.xml" file Login will continue contact your system administrator" Does anyone know a fix for this?

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  • Exporting emails in Exchange from Small Business Server 2003

    A questions from a SearchExchange.com user My friend has a Small Business Server 2003 machine. He was using this machine in his company for several years, and he was using exchange for his email server. The machine had plenty of HD space and he had a fairly small company, so there was no reason to...

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  • Changing Local Password using GPO

    I administered 100 computers and I want to change the local administrator password for all computers using GPO and I'm using Windows Server 2003 R2 standard edition. Please help if anyone knows how to do it. Thanks in advance.

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  • Copying/Mirroring 2003 Exchange

    Currently we have a Windows 2003 Server running 2003 Exchange as a domain controller. What we are trying to do is backup and copy our current exchange data to a new server and exchange we have installed. Then mirror the two servers. Shut down the original without having losing email time. Then...

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  • How to make laptops log into the domain via VPN for updates?

    Our laptops rarely connect to the domain. We have group policy on them from when they did. How can we require them to log into the domain via VPN to update their machines? Can we force this to happen or will we have to email everyone and tell them to do it? Are there applications that "phone home"...

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  • Active Directory Backup

    We are running windows server 2003 and it is a DC. It is running AD (active directory) but I would like to ensure the AD database is being backed up. What would be the step by step solution the back up AD in offline mode?

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  • How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows Server 2003?

    How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows server 2003? We have an AD integrated DNS zone and want a secondary DNS server as a backup. Please describe the processes necessary to get this going. Thanks!

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  • Disable administrative shares in SBS 2008

    Hi, does anyone now how to disable the administrative shares in small business server 2008 standard edition? Thanks!

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  • After demoting a DC, the computer name still exist in AD Sites and Services?

    I run dcpromo to demote a DC to normal server. However, it still exists in AD sites and services, but there is no connection to it. Do I have to delete it from "AD Sites and Services" manually? Thanks.

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  • How to create domain controller group policy

    We have three domains. We have created our own domain controller group policy. Within that policy are specific settings for all domain controllers. I have three domain controllers out of over 100 that are not getting that policy. All the DCs are in the domain controllers OU. I have run RSOP, and...

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  • Best way to deploy a service pack?

    What is the best way to deploy a service pack? Group Policy or allow users to download it themselves or something like WSUS?

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  • Active Directory: How to identify inactive computer accounts

    Hello, I have a lot of computers in my Active Directory that are inactive and/or obsolete. I am searching for a very safe and fool proof procedure which I can use to identify these computer accounts in active directory and move them to a separate OU. I will keep them in this OU temporarily and...

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  • Can not move mailbox by Exchange Task!

    I have 1 forest (1 root DC,2 child DC) and each child DC have one Exchange Server. Exchange server is exchange 2003. I'm use old image file on VMware all of 5 server. I meet problem can't replicate but I solve by use registry. Now I try to move one mailbox from one exchange server to another but...

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  • Hide Netlogon/SysVol folder

    Hi We have a windows 2003 service domain and want to hide the netlogon and sysvol from clients, If I change the permission then the logon scripts don't work anymore as it can't execute the scripts. How do I hide these folders from all domain users? Thanks

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  • Get Mailbox Creation Logs

    Hi, I want to check the logs of Mailbox Creation .i.e. the user Account by which mailbox is created. Can we get the logs for mailbox creation (need to check who has created the mailbox)?

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  • Help with setting up exchange with BellSouth and IXWebhosting

    I am using bellsouth for my internet. And I have ixwebhosting who hosts my website. I have 1 server in my house that has server enterprise 2003. I just ordered a server and my friend is bringing me sbs 2003 so I can install. How do i setup exchange using bellsouth and ixwebhosting. I read this...

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