• 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 Irfan6,140 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...

    ITKE366,460 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE366,460 pointsBadges:
  • Problem rejoining server to domain

    Hi, We had to restore a W2K3 server from backup, including the system state. The server recovered ok but was not able to connect to the domain, so we removed it from the domain, rebooted, removed all traces of the server from AD and DNS, and tried to rejoin, but we get the message "An error...

    Allers196115 pointsBadges:
  • Removing Stale Computers

    Need a script(s) to remove stale computers in the Active Directory that is over 30 days.Newbie to scripts.One domain.

    Lanunavut5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 on Intel DH55TC

    I have an Intel DH55TC MB with Intel Core i-3. Now my problem is that, it does not support to install Windows Server 2003 / 2008. After workground, it supports only Windows 7, XP(Pro) and Vista. Is there any patch / tools / other way to overcome my problems. Server virtualization is also possible,...

    Subhendu Sen31,500 pointsBadges:
  • Assign the value to attribute with hyphen in Active Directory using PowerShell code

    Here is the code I am using to modify the attribute of the object class "User" in active directory. The attribute is "cvx-informationStewart". Can anyone help how to update the attribute that has hyphen as I am getting error. .Csv data contains: "samAccountName","informationSteward" "!tqjz","tqjz"...

    Sagar2540 pointsBadges:
  • Error loading USE or USELSX module: lsxldap

    Hi, I am getting error "Error loading USE or USELSX module: *lsxldap" while one of my agent running from server, actually I'm pulling the info from LDAP server. I am also using win 2008 64 bit server with R8.5.3. I checked LDAP service, but not getting out it. Can any buddy guide me how I can go...

    772620 pointsBadges:
  • Changing the PDC from one server to another.

    I have an old Win 2000 server which is my PDC now. I also have a new Win 2003 server which is just a member server now. I would like to make the new Windows 2003 server my Primary Domain Controller. Could someone point me in the right direction? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

    Caotech0 pointsBadges:
  • Can I found out which computer is the domain controller in Microsoft Windows?

    Inside of our company, we have several small networks that are used for testing and the majority of them have their own domain. I have a Windows XP workstation and I'm a member of one of the domains and I'm trying to figure out the name of the domain controller so I can see what other users are...

    ITKE366,460 pointsBadges:
  • HP Proliant ml 370g4 support Win 2008 64-bit

    Dear all experts, I would like upgrade the HP Proliant ml 370 g4 from 2003 to 2008. I help you help answer my question as below. Is the HP Proliant ml370 g4 compatible with Windows 2008 g4? How to change the boot sequence in HP Proliant ml370 g4? Can I boot from external DVD Rom because current...

    david2009575 pointsBadges:
  • Oakley log file in Windows server 2008

    What is the Oakley log file in Windows server 2008?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • How can I determine the storage type remotely using PowerShell?

    I need to collect the attached storage types for each server in our environment. We have several hundred servers (all on either Windows Server 2003 or 2008). Ideally, we're looking for a script that can be used if the attached storage is either SAN, SAN mirrored, NAS or Local but we can't find a...

    ITKE366,460 pointsBadges:

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