Last night my Windows Server 2008 had an unexpected power failure. It has redundant power supplies and plugs into two different UPSed power sources. So how did it restart all on its own? When I logged in (it was on) it said the last time this machine was shut down unexpectedly and asked why. How [...]
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 3:44 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Rack mounted servers, Reboot, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Reboot, Windows Server troubleshooting
1. We are running a terminal server on a Windows 2000 server. It has IIS on it. Someone was able to connect to the system, install some sort of SQL exploit tool as well as a mail blaster. How did this happen and how can we prevent it from happening again?
Answer Question | September 17, 2010 3:42 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Hack, Hackers, IIS, Security in 2010, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows, Windows Server 2000, Windows Terminal Server
Can I mirror a share across the network for high availability and back up purposes? Using Windows 2008 we have several shares. I would like to have the same shares on another Win 2008 box. Can I have changes sent to the box automatically or will I need to script it?
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 3:13 PM
Backup, Network Access Control, Network Backup, Network Share Access, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server backup
via Exch System Mgr,(Exch 2003 on Server 2003) it shows that the database last full backup was done on 6/19/2010. Around this time I switched my backup software from Symantec Backup Exec to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. It appears that Acronis is not able to backup the DB that same as Symantec. Can I [...]
Answer Question | September 16, 2010 2:07 PM
Acronis Recover for Exchange, Backup, Dell PowerEdge 2800, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 database, Exchange Backup, NTBackup, Symantec Backup Exec, Windows, Windows Server 2003
i am having windows server 2003 enterprise edition, i want domain users to change system time,i configure group policy for user to change system time but againg user cant change time plz help me
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 12:59 PM
Domain Users, Domain Users Group, Group Policy, Group Policy management, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Group Policy
How can I show the security policies that are being applied to a specific Active Directory user or computer? Can I compare them to other users?
Answer Question | September 29, 2010 2:28 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Active Directory security, Active Directory Users, Security in 2010, Security policies
We have a user on our 2003 AD network that needs to be able to access their PC remotely using remote desktop. They are not a local administrator. How can I make this work? Is this a safe practice?
Answer Question | November 26, 2010 2:25 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2003, Local Administrator Rights, Remote access, Remote Access Privileges, Remote access security, Security in 2010
hello we have two servers the first one dc (domain controller) and the second one is adc(addtional domian controller). this two servers are geographically located in diffrent areas. we have 300 users / all the user default file location is getting synchronized with adc resulting in using high bandwidth. but i want to be [...]
Answer Question | October 10, 2011 10:01 AM
Additional Domain Controller, Domain Controller, Domain Controller configuration, IBM Servers
have domain server and sql server on network, each backs each other up. users cannot access files on sql and some things seems to be missing on domain as well. Older restore won’t work, it states that files unavailable. I backed up everything I could on ext. hd’s and am attempting to restore locally from [...]
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 7:19 PM
Data backup and recovery, Disaster Recovery, SQL Backup, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
How can we switch our FTP server to SFTP? We want to secure our files going into and out of our Windows 2003 FTP server. What steps can we take without having to purchase additional software?
Answer Question | September 14, 2010 1:35 PM
FTP, FTP management, FTP Server, Security in 2010, SFTP, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server Management
how to configure dns server in XP
Answer Question | September 14, 2010 12:32 PM
DNS, DNS configuration, DNS registration, DNS server, DNS Server Configuration, Domain Name System, Windows XP, Windows XP administration
How can I use Crystal Report 2008 R2 in my VB6 application?
Answer Question | October 18, 2010 11:28 AM
Crystal Reports, Crystal Reports 2008, LogOffServer, VB 6.0, Visual Basic 6.0, Windows, Windows Server 2008 R2
anybody help me get a bat file to kill a exe with a if statement . TASKKILL /F /IM “test.exe” solves but another supporting exe which monitors the test.exe kicks in and relaunches the exe again. I need to run this as a scheduled task daily once and kills until test.exe is killed.
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 4:29 AM
.bat file, .exe, excel, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003
Hi all I have a weird problem where all of a sudden RDP on one of our 5 server 2003 servers stopped working. The erro it comes up with is that it cannot connect. I tried RDPing to the server from itself and nothing. Using the IP address doesn’t work either. ANy suggestions?? Thanks Tracy
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 1:13 AM
RDP, Remote Desktop Protocol, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 error messages
Looking for solution to Process ID 174:102 owns resources that are blocking processes on Scheduler 2. We recently installed our Lucent Vitalnet app with SQL 2000. it runs fine for 2-3 days, then the app stops when the above SQL error message occurs. Rebooting the server temporarily fixes the problem until another 2 days. Also [...]
Answer Question | September 10, 2010 4:15 PM
SQL 2000, SQL 2000 to 2005 Migration, SQL 2005, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server upgrades, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 SP2
I want to provide access to my file server to my CEO. He uses a laptop which is not in my domain as he keeps on traveling between countries. Is there a way I can provide him access to my file server data by doing some chnages on permissions/rights on my Windows 2008 server.
Answer Question | November 17, 2010 4:03 AM
Remote access, Remote Access Privileges, Remote access security, Security in 2010, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
What has to happen before I can do an upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2008? I have a new server if necessary but would like to perform an upgrade. This is running on a Windows 2003 server.
Answer Question | November 24, 2010 8:33 PM
Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 Migration, Exchange 2008, Exchange upgrades, Windows, Windows Server 2003
Can I restore a SQL 2000 backup to my new SQL Server 2005? Will I have to perform any other steps or can I do a simple backup and restore? Windows 2008 Server.
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 8:32 PM
SQL 2000, SQL migration, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server backup, SQL Server migration, Windows Server 2008
server. We want to install on a new box and migrate our database and any other information needed from our old system to facilitate full restores from tapes going back 5 years. Old server win 2000 new server 2008. [!--[If !supportLineBreakNewLine]–] [!--[endif]–]
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 3:18 PM
Backup, BrightStor, BrightStor ARCserve Backup 12, brightstore 12, lto3, LTO3 Tape Drive, Windows Server 2008
Is there a way to translate the characters in the hex of Windows errors in the event viewer into meaningful text? What does this represent?
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 3:17 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Event log errors, Event logs, Event Viewer, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 error messages, Windows Server 2003 Event Log