• Open IT Forum: What cloud concern do you need addressed?

    Will all of the buzz surrounding the cloud - no doubt amplified by Vivek Kundra's push to the cloud - are you feeling left out at all? I recently spoke to an operations manager who feels that SMBs are excluded from the discussion because of fewer resources. What information would you like to know...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a phone book from AD, adding pictures

    currently my office has a phone book of our 400+ employees kept up in an MS Word file. I would like to try to find a way to create a dynamic phone book from Active Directory. all the office information is kept there anyway so this would be much better than keeping a separate manual file. I would on...

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • System restore on Windows Server 2003 R2

    Can system restore points for our windows 2003 r2 server be stored on an external drive or a network drive? How would we restore them in an emergency?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • IPv6 and NAT question Help needed

    I want to start off by saying Hi this is my first post. I'm desperate for answers and I can't seem to find anyone that knows this question. I have 2 Windows 2008 r2 servers. One is Server1 and the other Server2 I have IPv6 enabled as well as IPv4 Both are set to static address 192.168.0.1. and...

    Mahlon35 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Governing Shared Services On-Premise and in the Cloud

    This week's free IT book is from Prentice Hall: SOA Governance: Governing Shared Services On-Premise and in the Cloud. From the publishers: "[This book] is the result of a multi-year project to collect proven industry practices for establishing IT governance controls specific to the adoption of SOA...

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  • How to set Group Policy Settings in Workgroup environment using Windows XP

    We have around 30 PCs in workgroup environment. Operating System is Windows XP. We want to set up Group Policy on all the system for setting up common wallpapers, profile settings, security etc. How can we setup group policy in Workgroup PCs having Operating System as Windows XP? Do we have to...

    Sunilhotwani5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows SBS 2008 backups are failing

    Why are my Windows Small Business Server 2008 backups failing? I see consistency check failed for component Microsoft Exchange. How can I get a solid backup?

    ITKE357,260 pointsBadges:
  • Sync Workstation Client time with Server on same domain

    Hi i have looked throughout the internet for this and i cannot find anything on my problem   I want to be able to sync the time of my workstation clients on the domain to my server on the same domain using group policy. Im having issues with clients behind on time. I can see in my group policy...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • IAS MAC address as User account at AD

    we are using AP MAC address authenication with RADIUS server( Windows Server 2008). We created MAC addresses =User accounts at AD. At NPS network policies conditions with Windows Group with Value with MAC address User account Group. But it not working. I also edit DWORD 31 to Registry at RADIUS...

    CHENS265 pointsBadges:
  • Sleep Button Action Setting

    Hi there   I work as a IT Tech within a school environment, im running windows server 2008 r2 with windows 7 proffesional clients unfortunitly our keyboards in school have the dreaded "sleep" button on them to put the machine to sleep. which is annoying i have checked on the physical machine i can...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Login problems on Windows server 2003

    I am having problems logging into my Windows Server 2003. I log in and get logged out right away. I think it is my software registry hive. What can I do? I have system back ups but not the system state. We use Arcserve for backup from another computer to LTO2 tapes.

    ITKE357,260 pointsBadges:
  • Trying to virtualise a Windows Server 2000 running Lotus Domino Server 5.0

    Hello, Our organisation has a very old legacy app running under Domino 5.0 on a Dell Server on Windows 2000 Server. It is totally read-only, and just has to be there for cross-reference. Ideal solution is to virtualise onto our Vsphere platform. Made several attempts using VMware Standalone...

    Jammydodger999915 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 alerts for low hard disk space

    How can I set up counters or monitors on Windows XP SP3 machines to alert me to low hard disk space, high memory or processor consumption? Can I do it using Group Policy on AD?

    ITKE357,260 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading a school’s operating system from Windows XP to Windows 7

    Hi there i work for a school in the uk. i am the schools technician. Basically we have 110 pcs and 1 server. running windows xp professional and server 2003 enterprise on a domain I have the chance to upgrade both the server to windows server 2008 and windows 7 professional. im wanting to know if...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Start Menu content

    I need to prevent The Disk Cleanup Tool from displaying in the Start menu for one specific identity on our network, but this identity has no access to the Control Panel - so I am unsure of the best way to remove/prevent this from appearing in Start menus. I'm thinking that a registry fix would...

    AndreaF9,195 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning the entire network for spyware

    Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Making Windows yours

    How do you get all the kinks out of your os and make it completely yours. Where you know what comes in and goes out. Where it works the same,because there are not hidden applications making changes behind the scenes. Where you use your resources efficiently (like we should in the Consumer world.....

    Aeon5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server Cluster 2003 or 2008

    Symptom for the below Question: In 2-node windows server 2003 or 2008 Cluster: Assume Node1 is failed and few resources ( Like SQL and Disk ) not moved from Node1 to Node2. What are the symtomes for this. Can you anyone plese guide me. Thanks in advance.

    Aravinda60 pointsBadges:
  • Can I use Windows server 2008 as a router?

    Can I use a Windows server 2008 as a router and a DHCP relay server? If so how?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:

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