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  • Active Domain Controller

    Hello guys, i have a windows server with 20 clients network connected to it. i want to demote the domain (remove domain) from this network and make it instead workgroup.Can it be removed directly from the server without going into each computer(clients) and remove it one by one?After demoting the...

    ASgeek20 pointsBadges:
  • Grabbing all OU’s while ignoring their all sub-OU’s

    I am working on a project where we grab all useful user data from the AD/all OUs. We are doing this in order to move a user if they are in the wrong OU. For this we want to ignore all sub-OU in every OU, we also want to do this with out hard coding in a bunch of -nolike statements as we have many...

    BroadIntern15 pointsBadges:
  • The error was: “DNS name does not exist.”(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

    Hi. I have domain controller domain controller bdomain.dm. IP address for this domain controller is 10.10.1.15. My computer IP is 10.10.1.192. I can join to bdomain.dm domain in my wokrplase. Our company have branch. In this branch IP address is 10.10.4.4. head officce and branchec conectted with...

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • Account lockout

    What are the best practices for number of lockouts at a financial institution for its employees. And would 15 minutes until a person could retry their password prevent a brute force attack?

    helpmeatabank5 pointsBadges:
  • Migration from a Novell Groupwise environment to Exchange 2003

    A question submitted on SearchExchange.com Hi, I am interested in a migration from a Novell Groupwise environment to Exchange 2003 (We already have MS Active directory). Currently there are 3 primary sites in the US, each with their own Mail servers and approx 6 remote sites around the world that...

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  • Cannot receive email from outside

    I can send mail globally and can send the email outside, but I don't receive mail from the outside. Any clues?

    Steffer575 pointsBadges:
  • Migrating group policy in AD from WIndow 7 to WIndows 10

    My Organization plans on getting new computers for their staffs, and with this change, we will be migrating from windows 7 to windows 10. I am wondering process will i have to take to transfer already existing group policies on windows 7 to windows 10. I will be open to suggestion or clarification...

    Nubi0075 pointsBadges:
  • Bitlocker info not available in AD

    The BitLocker recovery tabs from my ADUC have stopped appearing. I also can't see the option to find a BitLocker key by inputting the recovery ID.I have reinstalled AD (windows update method)I have switched the feature(s) off and back on again (turn windows features on/off). Advanced Features is...

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  • Push out .exe file via GP on Active Directory

    I have a exe file I need to push out VIA active directory. How can I convert it to a msi installer? Can I deploy exe files or a Bat file that calls the exe?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading Domain Controller

    I have two domain controllers a primary and backup on Server 2012 running at 2003 functional level. I would like to upgrade them to 2012 R2 to enable the extra features that come with R2 what is the best and safest way of doing this? I think building a new server and making a domain controller but...

    jhaines10 pointsBadges:
  • How to configure the DNS in AD to return local addresses for some names in a domain and use the external DNS for other names ?

    Hello, I am relatively new to Active Directory. In the LAN, we need to return some local addresses for some names but for some other names, we just want to get the IP as-is from the external DNS. Example: IN LAN: name1.domain.com : 192.168.1.114 (this would be resolved by AD and points to a LAN...

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  • How to pull out the Operating System related info from my AD for all the connected devices on my local domain

    I have used the Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Property * | Select-Object Name,OperatingSystem,ReleaseID ,OperatingSystemVersion But the Release ID part is not getting any data. When I use the following script on my local workstation outside of my AD Get-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows...

    Rabbani35 pointsBadges:
  • Move Active Directory to new server

    I'm an apprentice. I have a Windows Server Standard FE. Service pack 2. And I have a new Windows Server 2016. I installed Active Directory and now I'm suppose to move all the users and groups over to the new server. Wondering what the best way to do this task would be?

    notbrucewayne5 pointsBadges:
  • Pushing RD Gateway Authentication to a 3rd Party

    I have a hosted platform where our thick client applications run on Windows Server 2012 R2 servers, so customers can access these by logging into the RDWeb portal. They open the application, and everything looks like it is running on their machine, when it is obviously running on the server. To...

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  • Change LAN IP addresses

    I have a Windows 2008 Server with Active Directory, DHCP, SQL Server installed. It has a static IP of 211.xx.xx.xx there are about 20 devices using the DHCP service to get IP addresses. What would be required to change the IP structure from the 211.xx.xx.xx to a private range like 192.xx.xx.xx?

    InsuranceMan20 pointsBadges:
  • The Directory service was unable to allocate a relative identifier

    Hi. I have domain controller "domain" and i have backup domain controller "Bdomain". When i create user by Backup domain controller it gives me error: Windows cannot create object ysername because: The directory service was unable to allocate a realtive identifier I can delete or disable users...

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • Batch File Needed to show device drivers and versions

    Batch File Needed for all computers on network to show device driver information for each computer within Active Directory IP range 2008 r2.

    klegere5 pointsBadges:
  • Users getting locked out of Windows Server 2012 domain

    So I've been getting several reports that users are getting locked out of our Windows Server 2012 domain. It's happening when they're trying to log in. I'm not sure what I can do on my end. Is there a log (in Active Directory perhaps) that can tell me why they're getting locked out and how I can...

    ITKE1,145,455 pointsBadges:
  • How to run a batch file in another server when the production server is down

    I have two Windows Server 2008, one it is the domain controller (Apex.local) (computer name= APEXSRV1), the other server it is a backup of the AD domain controller (the computer name=APEXSDC1 for the server backup AD ), from the domain(computer name apexsrv1). I'm running from the netlogon all the...

    ernestop25 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to Join Domain from Client PC

    I have configured AD in Windows Server 2000. Then directly created a User/Group in Loacladmin.in Consol. So far everything is fine. But when I joined the domain users from Client computer, it's showing the following message. “The Join Operation was not successfully. This could be because an...

    Sreenivashan30 pointsBadges:

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