• WSUS stopped after server reboot

    I rebooted my servers after the latest updates, and suddenly my WSUS services stopped. The error messages are many and varied, and I am not getting anywhere trying to research a solution. This happened last time I rebooted this server, and was fairly simple to resolve - but I didn't document...

    AndreaF8,035 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory network error: “Failed to Contact Domain Controller”

    Occasionally users can not log in to our 2008 Active Directory network. They get a failed to contact a domain controller. We have two AD boxes and when this happens no one can log on. It lasts a few minutes at most. How can we troubleshoot and resolve this issue?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Backup solutions for VMware environment

    We've added VMware servers to our data center, and we're looking for a backup solution that works. There will be a mix of ESX 4.0 and ESX 3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0 with a mix of Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Red Hat 4.x and 5.x, SQL Server 2005 and Oracle database. TSM is...

    ITKE350,300 pointsBadges:
  • Automatically wipe the backup tape before a job runs

    automatically have the drive wipe the tape before beginning the backup job? We run into full tapes if someone forgets to erase the tape

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Better way to enroll users in Active Directory

    I have just reviewed the steps given to me by my Network Admin for enrolling a new user in A/D and I can't believe it's this complicated and requires this many steps. The summary steps are : 1. On the A/D server open the A/D users and computers 2. Add the user entering his name, username, password,...

    Mgarczynski10 pointsBadges:
  • Can I audit file access in specific directories on a Windows Server 2008 R2?

    Can we audit file access in specific directories for all users on a Windows 2008 R2 server? How do we set it up?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 IPsec error

    While starting server I am getting an error IP Sec service is not stsratint with event ID 4292 & Error code 10048 

    Abhina40 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2008 File server default path

    Hi friends, Please can anyone provide me the default path for file server in Windows 2008 server.At present I am not able to view the files in the file server as the folders are being shown as shortcuts.Please help me.Thanks in advance.  

    senmalar210 pointsBadges:
  • Weird Name resolution issue on one Windows server 2003 standard

    Hi, I've got a couple of servers that were p2v'd before my arrival, one server is proving to be a head scratcher! The p2v'd servers are on a seperate subnet and includes 2 dc's (dhcp,dns,wins) and 2 member servers. Now lets call the Members first and second for example, if I logon to a dc and ping...

    Dales710 pointsBadges:
  • Customizing Devices and Printers in Windows 7

    Can you hide the devices in Devices and Printers in Windows 7 Professional. Or can you revert the menu back to the XP Pro look that just showed printers when you click the printers and faxes from the Start Menu. I don't want to use the method of using group policy to remove printers and devices...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:
  • SOLAP in SQL 2008R2

    IS there SPATIAL OLAP implementation in SQL 2008R2

    JiriJ5 pointsBadges:
  • Trend Micro information

    My company (the company I work for) uses Trend Micro as their security for 0000's of computers and servers. on a lot of the server and computers Trand Micro top level directory folder is HUGE I am talking GB's in size. I think it is the old av updates that are causing this but cannot find the...

    shanekearney810 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2003 Server is offline when Internet is accessed

    Why is it that our exchange server 2003 becomes offline when users start using their computers that have internet access? I have Exchange 2003 SP2 (Standard Edition) on Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 and have tried to access the exchange server via Outlook, Outlook Express, and Zimbra Desktop with the...

    Sivicako15 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 ping/monitoring capabilities

    Does Windows Server 2003 have built in ping/monitoring capabilities to alert us if a server goes down? If so how can we set this up?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 slow loading

    a couple of machines in s SBS 2008 domain have problem with loading websites that have lot of pictures like nationalgeographic. Issue on all browsers.the PC becomes very slow, just one step behind a soft hang. It does not recover for atleast 5 minutes. No error messages. I ran process monitor to...

    Rajatkondal740 pointsBadges:
  • How do I disable an automatic reboot on my Windows server 2008?

    Why does my Windows Server 2008 automatically reboot after Windows updates? How can I prevent this from happening in the middle of the day?

    ITKE350,300 pointsBadges:
  • Extended ACL

    How do I create an ACL for: Allow inbound HTTP requests to the www.yzcorp server. Add info: The www.yzcorp.com website at 10.0.1.2 is registered with the public DNS system at IP address 209.165.200.246       permit tcp any 209.165.200.246 eq www is not working.

    IFOY50 pointsBadges:
  • 5.1.1 e-mail account does not exist at the organization

    Hope you will be able to assist me on the following – Apparently we were hosting “domain.com” in our AD alongside our primary domain – Gryphtech.com Now that they have deleted the domain from the AD – they are unable to send email to anyone at “domain.com” Whenever an email is sent to...

    GryphTech5 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook only shows plain text emails instead of HTML

    we just installed SBS2003 with exchange and now all the Outlooks only displays TEXT emails instead of the HTML emails with links and pics. How can we change this so that HTML emails are not converted to text only?

    Hdental10 pointsBadges:
  • How to set a Windows 7 custom theme in group policy to apply to all users

    I am trying to set a custom theme to be applied to all computers using Group Policy. I have setup my custom theme in Windows 7 and saved the file under the c:theme directory. I gave everyone full control of this directory. Then in Group Policy of Server 2008 R2, under User Configuration,...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:

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