I want to audit about 200 servers for low disk space. The servers are using Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008. What is my best bet for doing this easily? The reporting machine can be any of the servers or a XP or 7 workstation.
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 4:12 PM
Active Directory, AD, Auditing, Disk space, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain
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?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, AD, Backup Server, Load balancing, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
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?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:10 PM
DNS, DNS server, LOAD, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
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.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:09 PM
RAID 5, RAID failure, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
What is the best operating system for a dedicated server serving virtual servers? Does it matter? It will be running all types of OSes. It will host Linux, Windows and Mac OSes.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:41 PM
Dedicated servers, Linux, Mac OS, Operating systems, Virtual Server, Virtual Servers, Virtualization strategies, Windows
How can we script IP addresses to change depending on location? If a user connects to a specific wireless network set the IP address but if it the ssid is not recognized it leaves dhcp on. Can this be done on a Windows 7 computer?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:19 PM
DHCP, IP address, Networking, Scripting, SSID, Windows, Windows 7, Wireless
We have a color printer on AD. We want normal users to only be able to print black and white and managers/exec users to be able to choose. How can we set this up?
Answer Question | November 30, 2010 3:18 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Groups, Group Policy, Printing, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
We are about to scrap several old copy machines. I know they have hard drives in them. Should they be removed, wiped or what are normal company procedures for destroying any potential data on it before decommissioning it.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:17 PM
Copy Machine, HARD drive, Hard drives, printer security, Security in 2010, Windows
We are looking into virtualization and want to use Microsoft MAP we tried to install it on our domain controller and it failed. What are the prerequisites and how can I get this installed?
Answer Question | March 14, 2011 3:16 PM
Domain Controller, MAP, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Server 2003
We have A Windows 2003 terminal server. We want each user to only have one session. If they disconnect and reconnect they need to connect back to the original session. How can we make this happen?
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 3:15 PM
Terminal Server, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Terminal Server
We are looking to migrate from MySql to a full blown iteration of SQL 2005. Are there tools in place that will allow us to migrate our data and tables or are we on our own for getting our data into the MS database?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:14 PM
MySQL, MySQL Database, MySQL functions, SQL, SQL 2005, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server migration, Windows
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
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 6:31 AM
Additional Domain Controller, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain, Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller
We have about 20 Dell Dimension 4700’s that occasionally get Thermal issues and shut down. Sometimes it can take up to 10 tries to get it to turn back on. The machines are not hot and the problems show up intermittently of about 20% of the computers. How can I fix or prevent this from [...]
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 6:11 PM
Dell, Desktop security, dimension, thermal event, Windows
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?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 6:10 PM
Attacker IP blocking, DDOS, Firewalls, IP blocking, Security in 2010, Windows, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server Security
We want to provide email for our 20 employees. I was told Google Apps had a free feature for just this for fewer than 50 users. When I went to their site I only saw paid options. How can I get the free service?
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 6:09 PM
Gmail, Google App Engine, Google Apps, Windows
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?
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 6:08 PM
2000 advanced server, Windows, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2008 Upgrade, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Is there a way to protect a file folder on a Windows server 2003 from everyone including domain administrators? I want this confidential file to only be accessible to the President and I. How can I do this?
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 3:43 PM
Confidentiality, File Protection, Security in 2010, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 security, Windows Server Security
We have a network with Windows Servers, Windows Clients, Mac servers and Mac Clients. We have HP Pro Curve’s 4000M and a ProCurve 6108 as our switches. Should we setup VLANs? Can it be beneficial?
Answer Question | February 14, 2011 3:38 PM
HP ProCurve, Mac, ProCurve Switch 4000, Virtual LAN, VLAN, VLAN Setup, Windows, Windows Server
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 [strong]Delivery has [...]
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 11:15 AM
Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 error messages, Exchange error messages, Small Business Server 2008, Windows, Windows Server 2008
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, [...]
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 9:18 PM
Server management, Windows, Windows client administration and maintenance, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 configuration, Windows Server configuration