• Drive failed in RAID 5. Hotspare did not kick in.

    One drive failed in a 6 drive raid 5 array. There was a hot spare but it did not kick in. It says offline. What needs to be done to return the array to full working condition? I would like a hot spare as well.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Server 2008 R2 DNS and Load testing

    How can I test my DNS server to make sure it is operating properly on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Can I run a stress or load test from there as well? If not how can I do that?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up a backup AD server.

    what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • View open applications and see which one has focus on a workstation.

    Can we see what open applications are open on domain workstations and what the computers focus is on? How can we do this?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How can I stop a ddos attack without changing my IP addresses?

    We have about 10 IP addresses trying to cause a DDOS attack on our organization. As soon as I block the addresses in the firewall another batch takes its place. This has been ongoing for about 10 hours. How can I stop this attack without changing my IP addresses?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Forward zone lost from additional domain controller Windows Server 2003

    In our company there are Domain Controllor and Additional DC server 2003 but suddenly forword zone lost from ADC after that I cann't join PC to that ADC please what can I do ? thanks

    JuniorSystemAdmin5 pointsBadges:
  • Does Windows Server 2003 SP2 turn on Firewalls?

    All of our windows firewalls are off by group policy. I have read that the windows 2003 sp 2 turns it on anyway. Is this true and if so how can I prevent it? Or do I need to do the updates offline and turn it off manually?

    ITKE346,125 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrade path for Windows 2000 Adv Server to Windows Server 2008R2

    If we have a Windows 2000 Advanced server and want to upgrade to Windows 2008 R2 can we upgrade? Is there a upgrade path from 2000? The hardware is relatively new as we just bought the box to migrate the 2000 system off of a failing system. What is my best method?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Can I speed up my LTO 4 daily tape backup?

    Backing up servers over a 100mbps node is very very slow. Is there anything that can be done to speed this up over the existing 100mbps line? The transfers seem to be going at around 7-12mbps. The server is a Windows 2000 Advanced server and the client machines are Windows 2003 R2 servers.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2003 server client configuration

    Using windows 2003 server running 6 PCs network. How can I prevent my children to go over the assigned logging time? In other words, How can I configure the server to log them off when their logging time is up? as it is now, they cannot log on before the time, but once their on, they can be using...

    Rockvi075 pointsBadges:
  • Group policy commands

    I have a domain running server windows 2003. The users can not manually change their wallpapers, They are restricted because a prior admin set a Group Policy somewhere, however I havent been able to find it yet. But the users have been been able download or open pictures and set it as their...

    Svocal120 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2007 internal domain errors

    I have got a windows sbs 2008 server with exchange 2007 and it all works fine however the company is part of a franshise therefor they have the same domain name ie redbull.com is head office and this paticular branch is also redbull.com. The branch can not email head office comes back with...

    90lewis5 pointsBadges:
  • How was my Windows Server 2000 terminal server hacked?

    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?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Multiple Active Directory User Accounts per User

    Is there anything wrong with having multiple active directory accounts for one user? For example, one account with restricted rights and a second account with administrative rights.

    Nsdp5115 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning for upgrades to Windows 7

    How can we survey our network to determine what if any computers can be upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Is there a tool to scan or will we need to run an application on each one? We have AD and can push something out using group policy if this will help.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Replace normal 404 page via IIS with a helpful not found page

    When a page is going to return a 404 on my website how can I install a custom 404 page that can point the users to the page they might be looking for? Using IIS on Windows 2003 R2.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How to make laptops log into the domain via VPN for updates?

    Our laptops rarely connect to the domain. We have group policy on them from when they did. How can we require them to log into the domain via VPN to update their machines? Can we force this to happen or will we have to email everyone and tell them to do it? Are there applications that "phone home"...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Should we modify our swap file on Windows Server 2003?

    Should we modify our swap file on our Windows 2003 servers? I was told way back when to double the ram and use that size for your swap file. Is this still true today? Should we let Windows manage it for us?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Troubleshooting unexpected power failure on a Windows 2008 Server

    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...

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How can I tell who owns what IP addresses?

    Is there a method to tell who owns what IP addresses? I would like to know who owns a IP range that keeps showing up in my firewall logs. Can I pin point it to a company or just to the ISP like I am doing currently?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:

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