In "Active directory Users and Computers" there is an OU named "Microsoft Exchange System objects". Within this OU there are objects that have been deleted from our Exchange and AD but are still showing. Also, I am assuming, there are duplicates. For example, we had a site in Athens, Georgia so in...
Hi Experts, I am implementing VPN server via RRAS in Windows Server 2008 R2. I have a DNS Server that resolves the hostnames for VPN Users. I want to configure my DNS in such a way that when someone tries to access a specific website e.g abc.com that would be redirected to the IP address which I...
I am trying to add a second domain controller (DC) with 64-bit hardware to a domain with Exchange Server 2003 installed on the first domain controller. I was told that I need to run ADPREP to prepare the forest when I run DCPROMO. This is the first domain in the forest. However, when I ran ADPREP...
I have one main domain controlled that is A. I had already installed one addtional domain controller that is B , my question is how i can replicate this two domain controller through FSMO rules. Kindly tell me your replies step wise. G.Arumugam
I would like to check if the users still connect to the domain or format their PCs and doesn't log to the domain. Is there any way to check that last log in of the users instead of event viewer?
How can I automatically add users email addresses to their active directory profile? Their email address is their first initial followed by their last name at our domain dot com. I can create an excel or csv file with the data necessary but how can I merge it into AD?
How can I configure a DNS server & client in Linux RedHat?
I am trying to pull a list of groups and its members into a readable format. csvde doesn't work too well. Know of any tools I can try?
I have an existing AD user with his own mail address. Now he wants an additional mail address to be linked to his AD account. How do I link new mail address to existing AD user Working on Windows SBS 2003/Exchange 2003?
Already run the adprep/forestprep & adprep/domainprep on my Win2K DC an successfully run but when I run dcpromo on my new Win Server 2003. The operation failed it says the forest is not prepared for installing Win Server 2003. The version of the Active Directory schema of the source forest is...
Hello guys, I configured router on a stick with multiple VLANs in Cisco 1800 I noticed this error when add VLAN 5 my local DNS won't resolve the URL request, but my first,second & third VLANs are working fine you can surf to the internet using my local DNS. is there a limitation of VLANs in...
I current have a small network ( less than 100 clients/servers) that is controlled by a single NT 4.0 SP6 DC. I am in the process of creating a BDC, and have WINS installed with server A and server B as push/pull partners to each other. When I click on (local) for the DB of server B (new BDC) I do...
I am running Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller. I am trying to run a “adprep /rodcprep” command, but get the following error message. “Adprep could not contact a replica for partition DC=DomainDnsZones."
I want to demote my Windows 2003 Active Directory, but whenever I used the command "dcpromo" it gives me message that the domain does not exist. So how should I demote that server?
We want to upgrade from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008. Currently we have one Domain Controller. Is there a tool available to migrate user accounts and groups from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 Domain Controller. I tried LIDIFDE command but it didn't work and seemed overly complicated. Thank You.
What are the differences between a WINS server and DNS server? Thanks.
I have a table in a SQL Server database than contains the data of all the users of my network. How can I create a procedure that will add-remove-modify users to the Windows Server 2008 using the data entered in that table?
Hello, I have directed my PC's preferred DNS to my main server, but every time it keeps changing to a weird IP, an it doesn't stop. Even though I change it back, when I return to the IP properties, its back to that weird IP. Would much appreciate your help. Thanks
Testing the DNS server for issues on Windows 2003. I am seeing websites sometime return incorrect IP addresses. Can this be a DNS cache issue? How can I troubleshoot it?
Our employee profiles like skills, address and past projects in AD has gotten messy as they are changing every day. I want keep them updated, yet hours of hard work returns nothing. Any solution?