<a href=”http://www.virtela.com”>Virtela</a> is a provider that can do what you require. See these previous ITKE questions and answers and blog entries. We are also an automotive parts manufacturer so Virtela does a good job meeting our requirements. <a href=”http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/itanswers/making-a-wan/”>Making a WAN</a> <a href=”http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/wans/managed-wan-services-who-you-gonna-call/”>Managed WAN services: Who you gonna call?</a> <a href=”http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/it-trenches/i-resemble-that-award-winning-case-study-wait-it-is-me/”>I resemble that award winning [...]
View Answer | February 5, 2010 3:13 PM
ISA Server, ISP, Lotus Domino, SAP, WAN, WAN Connections, Windows Server 2003
Can you be more specific? Are you asking about AD compatibility issues or any software? We did run into one software application which is not supported for running AD as 2008 native. We are having to keep one 2003 DC in the mix until this one approves the upgrade unfortunately. Check with your vendors for [...]
View Answer | February 4, 2010 5:06 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Active Directory migration
IP network addressing, VLANs, and Internet access methods are three different animals. The KISS strategy (Keep It Simple Stu**d) is the best strategy. The wireless LAN can be a separate IP subnet (a.k.a. VLAN) or subnets. This is preferable. I would not recommend DHCP for some stations, and not for others. Make all or most [...]
View Answer | February 4, 2010 12:07 AM
3Com 2226, HP ProCurve 2650, VLAN, VLAN configuration, VLAN Setup, Windows Server 2003
Most server processes which run as a Windows service can run as within a cluster. Take a look at SQL Server Magazine’s December 2008 issue, in it I cover exactly how to build a cluster. As for the requirements, for Windows 2003 the hardware must be on the Windows Cluster HCL on Microsoft’s web site. [...]
View Answer | February 3, 2010 9:25 PM
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server clustering
if this server is AD, then you should create that user from active directory users and computers.all restrictions are done using AD users and computers. and if it a local user on the server, it should created using groups and users snap in.
View Answer | February 3, 2010 4:38 PM
Restricted User Group, Restricted User in Windows Server, Windows Server 2003
That is normal. The user aaa doesn’t have the rights needed to see if the service is running or not. The user would need to try to connect to the SQL Server to see if it is running. In order to see if the SQL Server is running the user would need to have very [...]
View Answer | February 2, 2010 10:55 PM
SQL Server 2000, SQL Server administration, Windows Server 2003
Check with IBM, you may need to provide the server with hard drive drivers during the install. If you do, then IBM can provide these to you.
View Answer | February 1, 2010 7:05 PM
IBM x236 Server, OS installation, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Installation
That should all work without an issue. The exchange server doesn’t care what the actual public IP is that you use. Within each user in Exchange just setup the default SMTP address as being your @example.com email address. Now you may have a problem with people thinking that you are a spammer because the reverse [...]
View Answer | February 1, 2010 5:30 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory DNS setup, DNS, Dynamic IP address, Exchange, Exchange administration
May be check your <b>sysvol</b> location on two DCs, those must be at the same place for example if DC1 sysvol is in C:sysvol and DC2 sysvol is in D:sysvol replication can be fail. If this is the problem you must reinstall DC2.
View Answer | January 31, 2010 11:21 AM
DC, DCPROMO, Domain Controller, NETLOGON, Secondary Domain Controller, SYSVOL, Windows Server 2003
<b>Benefits of Active Directory integration</b> For networks deploying DNS to support Active Directory, directory-integrated primary zones are strongly recommended and provide the following benefits: <b>Multimaster update and enhanced security based on the capabilities of Active Directory.</b> In a standard zone storage model, DNS updates are conducted based upon a single-master update model. In this model, [...]
View Answer | January 29, 2010 8:47 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory Deployment, Active Directory Integration
Have you set permissions on the shared drive? yes you got me right… i solved this issue this morning. i messed file permissions. Thanks.. Dhruv
View Answer | January 28, 2010 6:27 PM
Network Drive, Windows Server 2003
To create a GPO to set WPA2 settings, you must manage the GPO from Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista or Windows 7. Attempting to edit the GPO in a lower version OS can (and in your case does) cause problems with the GPO. See KB 917021 section on “WPA2 support in wireless Group Policy settings” [...]
View Answer | January 28, 2010 4:52 PM
GPO, Group Policy, Windows Server 2008, Windows Sevrer 2003, WPA2
To determine who owns an IP you can start by asking <a href=”https://www.arin.net/”>ARIN</a>. Use the Who Is Serch box up in the upper right hand corner. This is the IP register for the US. If the IP is not a US IP, it will refer you to the register for the appropriate country. The name [...]
View Answer | January 28, 2010 2:57 AM
DNS, DNS Lookup, Reverse DNS, Windows Server 2003
Server 2008 Adprep needs to be run on your Server 2003 domain controller first. Put the Server 2008 CD in your current domain controller and run ADPREP /Forestprep and ADPREP /Domainprep. Wait a while for replication, then try to promote your Server 2008 machine again.
View Answer | January 27, 2010 9:58 PM
Adprep, DCpromote, Domain Controller, ForestPrep, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller
That’s a known issue. Either upgrade your vSphere client to 4.0 Update 1 or follow the instructions <a href=”http://pro-windows.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!B7F1BCF96AE2353C!546.entry”>here to work</a> around the problem.
View Answer | January 27, 2010 9:04 PM
vSphere, vSphere client, Windows Server 2008 R2
Interesting question, can you provide more details? I have never heard of “squirrelmail”, sorry. Have I missed something interesting?
View Answer | January 27, 2010 3:24 PM
Squirrel, Squirrelmail, Windows Server 2003
If you want to use Exchange you have to install it on a Windows server. The server will need to be a member of a Windows domain.
View Answer | January 27, 2010 7:41 AM
Active Directory, Linux, Windows Server, Workgroups
This link will show you how to <a href=”http://support.microsoft.com/kb/298138″>transfer the certificate authority to another server</a>. Once that is done, uninstall Certificate Authority, Demote your DC, and promote it back. I would suggest that you demote the DC then do a fresh install of the OS before promoting it back.
View Answer | January 27, 2010 1:22 AM
Active Directory, Active Directory connection lost, Domain Controller, Windows 2003 DC Restore, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
It may be that the actual username is unprintable characters. I would recommend that you read my blog posting <a href=”http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/it-trenches/tracking-down-that-usercomputer-that-locks-ad-accounts/”>Tracking down that user/computer that locks AD accounts</a>. It may give you information about the source computer(s) creating these anomalous login events. In the IT trenches? So am I – read my <a href=”http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/it-trenches”>IT-Trenches blog</a>
View Answer | January 25, 2010 9:21 PM
Event ID 529, Logon failure, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server User Profiles
Here are a couple of guides: <a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/750d3137-462c-491d-b6c7-5f370d7f26cd.mspx?mfr=true”>Installing IIS (IIS 6.0)</a> <a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/b0c14479-83e3-435d-a935-819fe396e7d2.mspx?mfr=true”>Server Administration Guide (IIS 6.0)</a>
View Answer | January 25, 2010 2:01 PM
ASP.NET, IIS, IIS configuration, Windows Server 2003