• Odd Windows password reset issues

    I've got a client who's having an odd password reset issue. They have five domain controllers - three of them are Windows Server 2003 Server and two are Server 2008. The primary is a 2003 system. Workstations are Windows XP. The issue is if user passwords are about to expire (or have expired) when...

    Kevin Beaver22,720 pointsBadges:
  • Migrating a brightstore installation to a new box

    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]--]

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • RDP suddenly stopped working on one server

    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

    TracyGS70 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft’s Defender management and monitoring

    Can Microsoft’s Defender be managed centrally from a server? Can I review logs across the domain? Is this possible or is there a similar corporate offering from Microsoft?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Help me get a bat file to kill an exe with an if statement

    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.

    Shiv120 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot access external website from within our network

    Hello all. I have a weird issue. Our company has an externally-hosted web site. we can get to it from outside the company network but not within. This has been working but stopped a few days ago. For some weird reason there is an entry in our internal DNS server for the external IP address of the...

    TracyGS70 pointsBadges:
  • Can I Create Network Shared Folder Access Based On Computer Group Membership?

    Noob to AD here, trying to solve a problem. Any help is greatly appreciated. [strong]Can you assign access to a network shared folder based on a computer's group membership?[/strong] I originally created a script that assigns a shared network folder (Drive S) according to user group membership, BUT...

    Kulasterol15 pointsBadges:
  • Process ID 174:102 owns resources that are blocking processes on Scheduler 2.

    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...

    Meken1abe5 pointsBadges:
  • Can I restore a SQL 2000 backup to a new SQL Server 2005?

    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.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory/User Drive

    OS=Windows Server 2003 We have a drive on our network that is set up for users each user has their own folder. Some users want their stuff more secure than others. So how can I set it up to where user A cannot access user B,C,D,E,F or G? User A has full rights to only user A's folder. Each security...

    Sandman00730 pointsBadges:
  • Translating windows error messages from the event viewer. What does that hex mean?

    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?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Authentication against Active Directory

    How can I only allow employees to connect to our WiFi? Is there a method of authentication against active directory? Is there a guide on setting this up?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • USB driver for win NT

    Is there a way to get USB driver that wors in Windows NT? and were to get them

    Xoodus5 pointsBadges:
  • Small Business Server Migration 2003 to 2008

    My destination server gives an error stating that I never ran the migration tool on the source server or ran out the time frame. I have run the tool. and again, and again. same msg. What could be the cause.

    VSAT40 pointsBadges:
  • Adprep /domainprep error while upgrading from Windows Server 2003 to 2008

    I have a 2003 domain that I want to upgrade to 2008 and the forestprep worked, but have an error on the domainprep.  Below is the information that comes up when I run the adprep command. C:>C:ADPREP2008adprep32.exe /domainprep Running domainprep ... Adprep was unable to modify some attributes...

    Pdragovich15 pointsBadges:
  • Child domain DNS Windows Server 2003

    I am trying to setup a child domain to join an existing domain. Since DNS is required, I am confused. The first DC used itself as preferred DNS, and I can see all the records created when the active directory is installed. For the second DC (probably located in a different location), is it setup to...

    Cimpercee30 pointsBadges:
  • Is Backup Exec 12.5 compatible with Windows server 2008 R2?

    Backup Exec 12.5 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 continually shows this error in the event log: V-79-57344-65225 - A failure occurred accessing the Writer metadata. V-79-57344-65225 - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "System?State". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service...

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Who deleted all the files in Windows 2003 Member Server share?

    How can I tell who deleted all the files in one of my shares on a windows 2003 member server? We are running Active Directory 2003 as well and do not have auditing enabled.

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Can I create a remote desktop gateway without having bought a Windows server 2008?

    Can I create a remote desktop gateway without having bought a Windows server 2008? Can I enable this with a 2003 server or even a XP or 7 workstation? How does it work and how many 1 to 1 nats (public ips) do I really need? We have two currently one for the firewall and one for our exchange server.

    ITKE1,000,230 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange 2007 SP2 64 bit

    We currently have Exchange 2007 SP1 64 bit on our domain that is Windows 2003 32 bit. I would like to know is it okay to do the Forest/Domain prep for Exchange 2007 SP2 with the 32 bit like I did before with SP1. Then apply the SP2 64 bit to my Exchange 2007? Do you see any issues? Thanks for your...

    Maida5 pointsBadges:

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