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Send message to all logged in clients in active directory from windows server 2008

Hello I'm wondering how i can notify ALL my users that is currently logged in on their client computers that there will be a maintainance and such? the msg command does not work for me i've tried. ...
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Failed physical DC restored to VM. How to go back?

I've a DC (no secondary in thie environment) with the raid controller failed. I've retored it temporary on a VM using the backup (ShadowProtect). On the system partition I have 2 SQL Express DBs used ...
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Can you include an AD distribution group in a security group?

I have a security group SG-SomeResource providing access to a network resource. I also have a distribution group DG-MyOrg that describes an organizational unit. Can I include DG-MyOrg as a member of ...
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Import-SmigServerSetting error - no Feature or operating system setting has been specified for import

I have dumped local user accounts with ADMT 3.2 on a windows server 2003 (*.mig) and want to import it on windows server 2012 but get always an error that no Feature or operating system setting has ...
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Moving the Windows Server from one computer to another

When we started our business we were very small and couldn't afford buying Server hardware. Now we have server hardware. Until now I was using usual PC as a server and I have configured Active ...
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How synchronize Active Directory Info?

Ok this maybe a dumb question. Let me explain the situation first. I work for Org A. we host a suite of intranet web applications, which are authenticated by active directory. We are currently ...
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samba authentication issue for one specific user account

I'm facing a pretty annoying issue with Samba. Here is my setup: Windows Server 2003 + Active Directory (users authentication) NAS Server (Ubuntu 12.04 + PBIS Open Broker so this NAS is registered ...
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Active directory credentials issue, constantly asking to re-enter, rejection

For the past 3 weeks I have been experiencing a very odd and very annoying issue with my Active directory credentials. (This is a corporate network, with 2x AD servers (Server 2012), 300 workstations, ...
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Workstations losing its Trust Relationship after simple domain controller demotion in on AD Site, but multiple DC/GC still online in another sites?

People, I need your help urgently because my simple AD Domain Controller demotion has gone beyond my understanding ? AD Sites & Service Setup is full mesh no IPSEC VPN tunnel: Data Center AD ...
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What we do when a Domain Controller crash?(Windows)

Assuming that we have only one domain controllers were present in network, what steps need to be taken to restore the network after a domain controller crash? Configuring RODC is a good way to ...
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setting up a domain server using windows server 2012 r2 VM

I am getting ready to setup a server with 2012 r2 VM and im thinking about changing our network over to a domain. I have done some research but have not found a really good tutorial. The questions i ...
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How to receive email notification of non-AD joined DHCP leases?

This answer to theCleaner's question helped me some Windows DHCP Server - get notification when a non-AD joined device gets an IP address but the answer to his question involved Quest Poweshell ...
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Server 2008R2 DNS Server missing objects

I have a domain controller running Server 2008R2 that is missing objects in the DNS server. It has trouble with active directory as a result. I'm looking for assistance replacing these objects? ...
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DUAL logon to Active Directory & local computer

Active Directory versus local computer logon 1 "windows 7" network logon "active directory" local Right now, we have a PC which accesses the Internet and their internal resources through ...
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Windows 7 connecting to a domain Network path not found [on hold]

When i try to connect to a fresh instance of AD DS (installed on a 2008 R2 server) from my windows 7 computer, i just get "The following error occured on connection to domain domain.tld Network path ...
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Domain Controller unable to authenticate Static IP workstation/server

I have an exchange server which was on a static IP (192.168.10.3) previously, failed to communicate with my all-in-one domain controller (192.168.10.2) out of a sudden. The only way to get it working ...
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Issue connecting to AD FS configuration database

I just installed the AD FS role on my DC using the Windows Internal Database. All seemed to be fine after I set everything up, however, once I restarted my DC, when attempting to load the AD FS ...
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apache redirect to public ip

in a new job they have a problem with dns with split zone, because the web site is allocated in a public ip, they can not go to visit their webpage in the domain i tries to point the www -> to the ...
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How to Setup Exchange Server 2007 SP3 in a Hyper-V 2012 Private Switch Test Environment?

What we want to do I want to setup a private virtual lab on my hyper-v host (HOST). We currently run Exchange Server 2007 SP3 on our email server and plan to upgrade it to Exchange Server 2013. My ...
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Preventing Remote Desktop Use for Active Directory Users

Is it possible to restrict the applications that an active directory user can have access to? Specifically is there a way where I can prevent them from using Remote Desktop?
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where Server in Domain save his Site? [on hold]

I Had problem in Exchange that the mailbox Database was dismounted, Status was service down, I checked in Event viewer what was the problem, and I saw he doesn't find the Site. I remembered: I change ...
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how to allow remote desktop on one computer and deny on another for the same domain user

This is my scenario. I have two servers. First one is the domain controller. 2nd one is the backup domain controller. Both are windows 2008 R2. I want to setup user permissions so that say userX in my ...
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Active Directory authentication without Kerberos?

A friend of my has a Linux machine hosting Jenkins and a Windows 2008 Domain Controller. He uses Active Directory authentication in Jenkins and only specified the domain name and domain controller in ...
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How do I fix a non-starting “Microsoft Key Distribution Service”? (not to be confused with Kerberos KDS)

The Microsoft Key Distribution Service is not starting on my DC (kdssvc.dll) and when I look at the event log under Microsoft\Kdssvc, I see the events: Event ID 4001 Group Key Distribution ...
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Which symbols to avoid when naming AD DS groups?

can somebody point out to the symbols which is better not to use when naming AD DS groups? I want to have some explanations/links to documentation on why those should not be used. For example Windows ...
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DNS not working on AD DC

I am an IT student setting up AD on a small computer lab. The lab's workstations are all connected to a switch, along with a server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have installed AD DS and DNS on ...
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Windows Disk Image (sysprep) with multiple domain accounts

I have not a simple problem. I would like to make personalized sysprep (Windows disk image) for more than 50 windows domain account. Suppose I have more than 50 computers with the same parameters, ...
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Are my failed password attempts to different domain controllers cumulative?

If I have two domain controllers (DCs) in my environment and two different computers are used to log in to the separate domain controllers, can the password attempts be exceeded? Additionally, does ...
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Merging Office 365 users with AD DS?

We have just started to deploy a Hybrid Office 365 Solution and we already had some users who signed up to Office 365 themselves, before we had full access to the domain and enabled DirSync. This has ...
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Central windows login and access management windows 7 home network [closed]

I want to configure my home network computers(7) with following One computer which can act as server for all authentication and access management. I know it can be done with Active directory and ...
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Track down source of event 4771: Kerberos pre-authentication failed

Some process on a remote server is generating failed log-on attempts for a specific user account. I want to know what process it is. The account in question started generating these bad password ...
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Apply Windows Firewall Rule GPO to Computer Group

One of our vendors is requesting that we provide Skype access, which uses specific ports and IPs. In order to facilitate the access, we need to deploy a set of Windows firewall rules. The target ...
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How to find which templates a GPO are using?

With a Windows 2012 R2 AD domain, we have a Central Store for group policy templates. Over time, a number of unnecessary templates were added to this store (most of them are not used) and it has ...
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IBM Domino Directory Assistance with Active Directory

I have added an Active Directory Entry in the Directory Assistance DB. The command "show xdir" shows the new directory as used. The users from AD can login to the web server. But I don't know how to ...
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Why is my WSUS Server itself appearing in “Unassigned Computers” within the WSUS Console, even though it is in an Active Directory OU?

I have my WSUS linked to Active Directory via group policy. My WSUS server is contained within my "Servers" OU on Active Directory. I have multiple servers in this OU. However once I look at the WSUS ...
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New Domain DC Adds FQDN (including forest) to DNS - Cant Resolve

I added a new domain recently to our AD. It was added using the option to add a new domain to an existing forest. So now we have the original domain.local which is in the forest also called ...
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External Trust broken

I had a network issue on DomainA.local (switches has to be restarted), issue resolved. logged onto DomainA fine, went to click on mapped drive (located on DomainB.local) no access "There are no login ...
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Apache Subversion with active directory authentication not working

I'm trying to configure Apache Subversion with active directory but the credentials of a domain user are not working. I'm new to Subversion but what I had first was: LoadModule dav_svn_module ...
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Can I represent physical rooms in Active Directory?

Given a certain AD user, I want to know what room he is in inside the company. Is it possible to map this relationship in AD? I want to write a software that needs to know the room of the logged in ...
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Updating AD DNS Records Dynamically from Excel Sheet

We have a Microsoft SBS 2011 server at work which handles DHCP and DNS for our company. We have an excel spreadsheet stored in a shared directory on the SBS itself of all the public IP addresses that ...
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I need to find what users where logged on to the network (AD) at a given date and time

I am trying to trace who logged into a server at a given time but the event logs have been deleted for time period I need. Can I get a list of all users logged in to the domain at a specific time?
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New Windows 2012 R2 Server on SoftLayer - AD DS no _msdcs resource entries created

First - Many thanks to any for their support. I feel I am going slightly crazy. I have created a Virtual Machine on SoftLayer. It is Windows 2012 R2 SE. A vanilla/new install. I want this machine to ...
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Set Up OpenVPN with Ldap support on CentOS7

We are trying to set up OpenVPN with ldap support via openvpn-auth-ldap on CentOS7. The EPEL repository is not listing openvpn-auth-ldap anymore for CentOS7. For CentOS6, there was a working relase. ...
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Demoted the Domain Controller and would like to promote again

I have demoted the active Directory server "dc01"--running Windows server 2012 r2--and would like to promote it again. I also didn't make a note of what FSMO roles it held before I demoted it. How ...
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Exchange 2013 Incoming email not received with Anonymous Users Disabled

I have a Exchange 2013 server deployed in my Active Directory network that fails to allow incoming email from outside the domain when 'Anonymous Users' is turned on from the Receive Connector in EAC ...
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Exchange 2013 Receive Connector Scoping and Open Relay

I have an Exchange 2013 server which was a victim of spam infiltration, and the exchange server was being used as an open relay for unauthorized users (and domains) to remotely send spam. I have done ...
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After reinstalling the Active Directory roles, I cannot see the users and computer objects

I have two Active Directory servers, Server01 and Server02, both of them were in the same domain, both run on Windows 2012 Server R2. Due to some reason, I moved server01 to another office, and I ...
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How to create connection between AWS VPC and my PC/LAN?

May be it's little bit odd, but yes i want to make connection between AWS VPC and my PC/LAN, so i can ping any EC2 instance using their Private IP. More Details: I'm using AWS Directory Service(DS) ...
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Active Directory passwords not syncing with Office 365

User passwords set under Active Directory are not syncing with Office 365. i.e. users cannot login to the Office 365 portal with their domain passwords. The Directory Sync tool is installed on a ...
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Firewall & DNS issue

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 When firewall is running on the DC no machines can resolve DNS which is running on the DC. It also prevents AD user logins. It also prevents Group Policy update. ...