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    My environment has a requirement that the command prompt be disabled for any non-administrator users. This is easy to do in Windows 2008 with a local policy via the MMC, as per instructions from maxvre here: http://www.edugeek.net/forums/windows-7/67055-blocking-command-prompt. I cannot figure out...

    codger1015 pointsBadges:
  • P2V migration of Windows server 2000 (no shadow copy service)

    I wanted to perform a quick P2V migration of an old Server 2000 box that runs a couple of undocumented automated processes like file transfers. P2V utilities like Disk2VHD utilize the Shadow copy services within windows and the copy process fails because VSS is not available in server 2000. We're...

    slack4002,705 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning Active Directory for weak passwords

    Is it possible to scan our active directory and see if people have weak passwords? We have upped the password policy but what about for users that already have passwords and are not scheduled to changed them yet?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Adding remote branches to our network

    We use Active Directory, DHCP, network printers, software and file servers. We want to add two more branches to our network, so users get IP addresses by DHCP and assigned to AD server. How can we create them like remote branches without giving same subnet to remote users? We want VPN connection on...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • What programs can be built between Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012?

    We're looking for a new machine for C# development and testing but we want to maximize its compatibility with new APIs. This is because we've realized Metro-type applications can't be beat with Windows 7 or Server 2008 so we thought Windows 8 and Server 2012 would do the trick. However, we read...

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • Creating .bat file for installing .NET Framework

    I'm trying to create a BAT file for installing .NET Framework on Windows Server 2012. I've created a code but I'm not having any luck. Here's the code I created:cd /D %userprofile% C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe Import-Module ServerManager powershell -ImportSystemModules...

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate workgroup to Active Directory domain

    I am using network (1 server and 40 computers) in workgroup. I want to convert it into domain, so which process should I have to apply?

    it20135 pointsBadges:
  • What Applications are using the DC?

    Is there an easy way to find out what applications are using a specific domain controller?  I have been informed that some applications may have hard coded the use of specific DC's.  In order to ensure that no applications are adversly effected durning maintenance windows I need to make sure I...

    bwelch23520 pointsBadges:
  • Securing Windows Server 2008

    What is the best way to lock down and secure a Windows 2008 server? We want to block all remote connections and secure passwords and what not.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Transferring (only) AD from One Server to Another

    So I have found plenty of scenarios with regards to moving to a new server, but not sure one exactly like mine. I am not a server guru by any means, as this question may attest to. Basically, we are moving campuses and want to ditch the old hardware and switch to a new server (still running Server...

    creosotepost5 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual disks are degraded in Windows Server 2012

    I'm using the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2012. Within the storage pool, we have several virtual disks (along with several physical disks). Now, those disks are running a normal 2-way mirror but it shows that two of them are degraded. After I checked, it says the virtual disks can't be...

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • Home directory clean up on Active Directory Windows Server 2003

    I am looking to clean up a large amount of user home directories. I am trying to find a way to find user directories that belong to disabled user accounts or belong to no user account at all. Does anyone have a process for this or know of a utility that will generate a report with this information...

    Regba20 pointsBadges:
  • Moving orphan home drives in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory to a folder to delete

    I am trying to do a home directory clean up and trying to find out a good and quick step by step way  to get all the orphans users' home drives who are not attached to any users account from AD and move them to a specific folder where I can delete them. I also prefer not to use a third party...

    Regba20 pointsBadges:
  • Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012

    I'm looking to install SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 but it keeps saying the minimum requirement is Windows Server 2008. However, I can't try it yet because I'm having trouble installing my network adapter with Server 2012. Can someone tell me point in the right direction for the process?...

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • Replacing IIS SMTP in Windows Server 2012

    I've read several articles about deprecated and removed features in Windows Server 2012. It says that the SMTP was deprecated, so I'm assuming that means the IIS SMTP server. So my question is: What do I use instead of the IIS SMTP server? Has it been fully removed?

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • Installing AppFabric on Windows Server 2012

    I'm trying to install AppFabric 1.1 on my Windows Server 2012 but it keeps giving me the following error: AppFabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code:1603 Does anyone know what I should do? What mistake am I making?

    ITKE350,905 pointsBadges:
  • How to configure DNS in CentOS

    How do I configure DNS in CentOS?

    0165 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring Windows server 2008 remotely

    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?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise edition domain

    I have Windows 2003 Server enterprise. We want use Windows 7 and Windows Vista business on a Client Machine but it will not join the domain in Windows 2003 Server enterprises domain but XP client system works properly and joins the domain.

    Sam25555 pointsBadges:
  • Automating Windows Server 2008 R2 backup

    Is it possible to automate a backup of a Windows Server 2008 R2 box with just built in software? Is there a step by step guide somewhere?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:

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