• Scheduling for on-site consultants

    We have an Exchange 2003 environment. We have many on site consultants, contractors and vendors that are actively working on projects for us. We create an AD account for each vendor, but not a mailbox as a rule. We do not want any vendors sending email as if they worked for my co. I am trying to...

    CorkBuster15 pointsBadges:
  • Advice for AD and Exchange forest setup after company split

    I have just taken over as the IT Manager for a group of companies and I am trying to figure out the Active Directory (AD) setup. Recently, I was informed that the group had sold their main company and I needed to prepare for the split. As I started to look at the AD setup I soon realized that the...

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • How can I use OWA with Active Directory authentication?

    I am trying to configure Outlook Web Access (OWA) for the office. OWA works fine except when an Active Directory (AD) user has “log on to workstation restrictions;” the user can’t get on OWA via the virtual private network (VPN). When I grant access to all workstations in the domain there is...

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • How do I deny rights to outside users accessing our network?

    I’ve just recently started a new job in a company with an existing 2K3 AD setup. The company started small, and has grown rapidly. During the earlier stages, security and ACLs were fairly relaxed, with the default fairly “wide-open” browse access to drives, folders etc. for Domain Users left...

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  • Changing domain names in MS Exchange w/AD

    Hello, Been given the task to change the domain name and ensure all email coming in starts using the "first.lastname"@dmn.com. They want to keep the original domain name for a period of time to ensure mail delivery. How can I make sure that email coming in as abc@domain.com translates over to...

    Whataday5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows server 2003 migration

    Is it possible to migrate servers (2003) from present domain to a child domain without reloading the os?

    Kschlafley5 pointsBadges:
  • Account access through VPN

    I have a single Active Directory Domain. I have one domain account that I want a consultant to use through VPN. I want this consultant to only login to just one server in the domain. How I can accomplish that in my Active Directory domain?

    Windows Security ATE160 pointsBadges:
  • Resolving Mailbox Names

    Our Windows 2000 SP4 Global Catalogue servers cannot resolve mailbox names for AD accounts on our child domains when we type in the Exchange 2003 server name. We keep getting the error message "The name could not be reolved. The name could not be matched to a name in the address list. However, if...

    VRussell5 pointsBadges:
  • DOMAIN

    My server is windows server 2003 standard edition but on trying to put guys on domain it gets too slow in accessing programs and files from the server. Why?? hence i'd rather prefer users being in a workgorup, plz assist coz i really wanna put guyz in a Domain.

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  • How can I share a folder in a Domain with AD for two users to be able to use?

    I have two users with their respective login credentials that are using the same computer at different hours of the day and need to be able to use the same files as they both have the same responsabilities. These are roamin profiles but I'm not sure how to set up a share so that they both can...

    Rey5 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and Server Timing

    Dear Friend, I have a single domain with two DCs (W2K and W2K3). I going to install a DC in branch office, where i have a time zone difference of about 10 hours. How the DC will replicate with the main office from branch office as the server timing is having 10 hours difference. Pls tell me how to...

    Vinodh MCSA20 pointsBadges:
  • how to obtain a list of all mailboxes in distribution lists and sub-lists or sub-sub

    We are using Exchange Server 2003 and have an "All" universal distribution list named "Community" but individuals want the ability to unsubscribe. To prepare for this, the administration requests that I provide a list of every mailbox in "Community" but I am not aware of any Exchange or Active...

    BBraxton5 pointsBadges:
  • I want to replace windows server 2003 Enterprise edition to windows small business server…

    I want to replace windows server 2003 Enterprise edition to windows small business server edition. can i upgrde/downgrade ? also i want my settings and domain as it is.

    Sac2110 pointsBadges:
  • SBS 2003 Migrate to Exchange 2007 SP1

    We currently running at SBS 2003 R2. We plan to upgrade from SBS 2003 to Exchange 2007 SP1. May i know what are the process and step to perform the upgrade? Like AD, Mailbox and etc I do read some article say first need to upgrade from SBS to Exchange 2003 then only Exchange 2007.

    Sealteam5 pointsBadges:
  • RRUbackup Windows Server 2000

    I just found the following directory with subdirectories on my server 2000 harddrive. I can not change the permissions on the folders or delete them. Microsoft server 2000 claims they are not theirs. Has anyone seen this before. According to properties they have been eating up harddrive space since...

    Mark J40 pointsBadges:
  • How can I prevent spam from getting through the Exchange server?

    I am running Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Exchange 2003. My client workstations are receiving spam email with vulgar and inappropriate words in the subject and body of the message. I have implemented Microsoft Outlook rules on the workstation computers and have...

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • Why do NDR messages appear from a user deleted from the Exchange DL?

    I am running Exchange Server 2003. I deleted a user from Active Directory over a month ago. Whenever my chief operating officer adds a calendar item with a particular distribution list (DL), he gets a non-deliverable email from a user. The user is not on any Exchange distribution list nor is he a...

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • Block Net.exe and *.xls Files

    AOA Dear all, i am using server 2003. I have made different OU in our domain. Now i want to block net.exe and other program like *.xls,*.doc files. The purpose of these files is that i want to block net send command centerally. please tell me complete procedure how i am block these files extension...

    Muhammad usman125 pointsBadges:
  • Removing Pinball, Hearts, Minesweep etc from multiple workstations

    I have 200 plus Dell pc's hooked up to a network that I need to remove the microsoft games freecell, Minesweep etc. How can I do this without going to each machine and removing the games? Can I create a startup batch file to do this? Thanks.

    T-Bird 33215 pointsBadges:
  • Deleted Machine Account Unrecoverable.

    Hello Everyone, I have a Windows 2000 server primary domain controller with a deleted machine account. I have tried the commands listed in the microsoft knowledge base, in order to recover the account but all have failed. On a normal boot, the server does not start netlogon and hangs on the state...

    OZTechMate0 pointsBadges:

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