• Stop Windows Server 2012 from rebooting after updates

    We currently have a domain controller that holds Windows Server 2012. After doing several updates, the server is not rebooting immediately. But if I remote into the server, we're presented with a countdown for reboot. We only have two options: Either restart immediately or close the notification....

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  • Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012

    We've been trying to upgrade from Windows Server 2008 to 2012. On our compatibility check, we keep getting this error: Active Directory on this domain controller does not contain Windows Server 2012 ADPREP /FORESTPREP updates. See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=113955. We did what was...

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  • How to trigger email alerts when disk space runs low on Windows Server 2008

    Would there be an easy way to trigger an email alert on Windows Server 2008 when our logical disk partitions run low on space? We have two SQL Servers that are close to running out of space due to our DB log files. Thanks!

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  • How to disable IIS on Windows Server 2008

    We're currently having issues between Apache and and IIS on Windows Server 2008. They actually both want control over Port 80 and we haven't been using IIS for anything so we're trying to disable the service. But we can't figure out how to do it. Is it possible to disable it? We don't want to...

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  • Best tools to remotely access Windows Server 2008

    Are there different tools that I can use to remotely access and maintain a Windows Server 2008? Currently on Linux, I use SSH which works fine. Would the Remote Desktop be the right choice here? Appreciate any help.

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  • Where do I find the log file of the chkdsk utility in Windows Server 2008?

    In Windows Server 2008, where do I find the log file of the "chkdsk" utility that's running when it actually starts. Thanks for the help!

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  • Setting up a virtual network for practicing Windows Server 2012

    Hello, I want to set up a virtual network for practicing Windows Server 2012 configurations and administration. And for that I want set up as follows: Installation of Windows Server 2012 as virtual machine in Hyper-V, on a machine running Windows 8, and want to make Win 8 as client and Win 2012...

    CuriousKingfisher25 pointsBadges:
  • Networking

    I have a question regarding domain identification of a computer. How does the domain determine the operating system of a computer on its network. Does it use the Registry or some other method?

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  • How to monitor the sites visited by users of a network

    How do I monitor, on a Windows Server 2003 and 2008, which sites have been viewed by the end users? Is there any technique?

    lemonsink15 pointsBadges:
  • DNS for second domain controller

    Hi all, I am planning to install a second domain controller to our main corporate network. There are currently two DC's in place; one is the primary DC, which is a physical server, and the other is the secondary DC which is virtual. My question is about DNS. I understand that when I add a new DC to...

    Lordhowe175 pointsBadges:
  • What is a SMB protocol?

    We have Windows 2003 Servers as our domain controller. We are facing some problem with CPU utilization. When I captured to traffic using sniffers, I figured out a protocol called SMB which is frequently used by clients to communicate with Domain Controllers. I am wondering what is this SMB protocol?

    Yasir Irfan5,550 pointsBadges:
  • Excluding one machine from proxy server via group policy?

    Can I exclude one machine from the proxy server using group policy or at least without having to visit this specific vice presidents Windows XP SP3 machine?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 forgotten password

    How do I access Windows Server 2003 if I have forgotten my admin password?

    Van helsing60 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 installation Error on HP ProLiant

    Getting a 0 * 8007045D error while trying to install Windows Server 2008 SBS on HP Proliant ML110. What should I do?

    Mjacob5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 X64 Error code 0x8007045D

    During a clean install of Windows Server 2008 X64 Standard Edition, an error occurs: "Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error code 0x8007045D." During installation, expanding and formatting partitions...

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  • Active Directory in the Cloud

    Is it possible to setup active directory in a cloud server and have users authenticate from there? I want to distribute ReadyNas devices to my office locations to have access to the Egnyte Local Cloud through AD authentication. I don't want to expose my corporate domain controller to the internet.

    Bahamutx225 pointsBadges:
  • XP user admin rights issue in Windows Server 2008 domain

    Dear All, I have installed Windows Server 2008 in our domain. My network is running two domain controller and 50 XP client machine, the problem is that my user is able to installed any software in client machine. I have checked all the policy in my domain there is no such policy, I even checked the...

    Mobilink115 pointsBadges:
  • Change display name in GAL to Arabic

    Hi, We use Exchange 2010 as a server platform and Outlook 2010 as the client. When our Outlook 2010 users click on their address book, the GAL displays the display name in English language, because we have a weakness in our organization with English language, our GM asked to change the display...

    veryoldgeek5 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What tech blogs and Twitter feeds do you follow?

    Each month, we cast the net asking what [Insert tech topic here] Twitter feeds and blogs you read, but this month is a free for all! We want to know any and all tech blogs or Twitter feeds you trust, admire, and follow religiously. We want links and we'd love to hear why you love them and how long...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Running Windows Server in the cloud

    A major part of our company is thinking about implementing Active Directory and Windows Server to manage and maintain our local network and workstations. It will allow us to centralize our management and create better security policies. But the big question we have is this: Should we run Windows...

    ITKE353,245 pointsBadges:

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