A Microsoft technology for sharing one set of user accounts, security permissions, and management information across many Windows servers and desktops.

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How to auto-run batch file as specific user (not scheduled task, not a duplicate)

I am an enterprise admin (Sr. Network Engineer), but my team does not manage Active Directory, so I am a little unfamiliar with policies and what is required to do what I am trying to achieve, and ...
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saslauthd authentication fails for AD

I cannot get saslauthd to work with Active Directory. Here is /etc/saslauthd.conf: ldap_use_sasl: yes ldap_servers: ldap://ad.example.com ldap_search_base: OU=Users,DC=example,DC=com ldap_bind_dn: ...
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Administrator of Active Directory

I'm a administrator in Active Directory but can't modify another administrator account. I can modify other user accounts. Why would this happen?
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Different Bandwith in slow link detection between Computer and User GPO

Given a multiple site Active Directory we occurence problems with slow link detection GPO's. We want to use slow link detection on laptops which connect are via coorperate WAN (MPLS 4-Mbit/s) to main ...
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track changes in active directory

I was thinking to create an application which has to track some changes that took place only for the user accounts from an Organization Unit (for example: a user account which is a member of "A" OU ...
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Bulk import to AD powershell

I'm trying to import en employee list into AD using powershell. The script needs to update exisisting AD objects. The problem I have is that some users will have mobile number some internal numbers ...
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Server 2012 R2 Installed AD DC and Lost Internet Access

I am a developer and new to set up and server config... so please forgive my full lack of understanding. I am using a 1&1 Cloud Server with Server 2012 R2 Standard and am trying to set it as an AD ...
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Active directory “negative” group membership - group of groups minus some users

I feel like this must be a faq but I've not been able to figure out the right terminology to find the answer. I've got a large active directory group-of-groups that contains 101% of the users I ...
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SVN Edge not authenticating correctly with domain controller

SVN Edge (version 4.0.10-3880.131) not authenticating correctly with domain controller. I have SVN Edge setup and working perfectly when I use LDAP Security Level of NONE.. However when set to SSL, ...
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LAN with AD server: recurring slow link problems, how to diagnose?

I have a multi-site Active Directory domain. All domain controllers across all sites are running Windows 2012 Standard R2. Site 1 and 2: everything works fine Site 3: I just setup and I’m having ...
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How to set up Server 2012 + Active Directory for home network with Windows 10 clients? [closed]

I have a Win 2012 server (domain controller) and Win 10 Pro client machines at home for parents and kids. I would like to set up a home network that uses active directory and perhaps group policy. ...
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TFS 2015 not picking up groups from the AD

I've got a VM with AD & TFS 2015 set up. I've added a group to the AD : 'g_buildagents' and I was attempting to add that group to the TFS Group containing the build service accounts ...
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Unwanted server access

I have blocked the RDP to be only posssible via a specific IP address . For that purpose i have done it through the security groups of Aamazon EC2. However i noticied that someone is still trying to ...
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How to purge roaming credentials from AD user objects?

Background Due to low-budget constraints we are using roaming credentials instead of smart cards in our environment. Problem Now we have recognized that the relevant AD user attributes became ...
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Active Directory RMS - Cannot connect MS Word to RMS

I need some help on the following: I'm setting up Active Directory Rights Management Services. For now I'm using my lab environment: VMs - 2 x Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2 x Win 7 Ultimate (both ...
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Login in Active Directory Domain (Samba 4) and mount -t cifs on debian

I've configured Samba 4 with bind and kerberos to work as an Active Directory authentication server. I've also configured "home share" so I can login to any Windows machine in my Domain and work with ...
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Account Lockout Mystery

I have a rather frustrating issue involving a single user in Active Directory whose failed logon count on the PDC jumps up to 5 every 10 minutes or so and gets locked out. Now the "mystery" part is ...
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both test lab Domain controllers need initial synchronisation

Im trying to setup a test lab for our 2008R2 AD environment but am having trouble getting the domain controllers to start. If I just start the PDC with all FSMO roles (DC01) it gives an error saying ...
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Applying Group policy - “The Specified server Cannot perform the requested operation”

Setting up a new domain for a SME, Win server 2012R2. I've set the server up, configured AD DNS etc, Applied a couple of group policies to test that AD is working, and none of the test machines (Win 7 ...
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Merging Novell and Active Directory Users

After having two separate companies merge into one, we were left with two existing environments, a Novell environment, and an Active Directory environment. Prior administration decided not to merge ...
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Do Firewall and Domain Controller need to in same network for authentication?

My company has a firewall. My company don't have any Domain Controller nor Windows Server device. My boss plans to configure the firewall to let users authenticate with their corporate credential ...
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Windows Active Directory backup to a file

How can i take a complete backup of windows Active Directory into a single file and is it possible to restore this AD backup to another server? I cannot use active directory replication now, because ...
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Win10 OpenVPN domain machine cannot find a domain controller

We converted to an AD environment a few months ago. From my home office, I have a Win10 laptop that I joined to our domain with much difficulty (had to set the AD dns server on my local LAN) as ...
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Placing AD Administrators in to /etc/sudoers

I've added the following to /etc/sudoers: %DOMAIN\\domain\ admins ALL=(ALL) ALL When I log in to use the administrator account I get this: [administrator@internal.mydomain.com@plex ~]$ sudo ...
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lastLogon vs. lastLogonTimestamp in Active Directory

An employee left the company. I try to find out when his AD account was logged in for the last time - if it was before the dismissal or after. There are these 2 attributes in user properties window: ...
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Change TMP/TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account

I want to change the TMP and TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account Normally, for local users I can change this variable via regedit > HKEY_USERS > SID number of account But for the Domain ...
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Stop Server attacks

I had many attacks on the port 1433 of my DB . I renamed the SA account and changed the DB port (my problem was solved thanks to dba.stackexchange.com ) . But i went to the windows server logs again ...
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Active Directory Multi Site. Choose nearest DCs into Linux/Not-Microsoft applications

i'm having a problem using ldap based on Active Directory in a multi-site environment. Basically I have several different environments(sites) and each of them have its own dedicated couple of domain ...
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Windows 2008 active directory cant see shares

Ok so monday i go into work with a serrver with a bad hard drive on my raid 10 array. I ordered a drive and put it in wednesday (today) light are green and blinking meaning it is rebuilding. Suddenly ...
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Local administrator as default choice when in domain

Some of our users do some basic management of their Windows computers. Their accounts are regular users, and they have a local administrator to perform whatever their like: install some crapware, ...
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Exporting All Groups and Group Members from Active Directory

I am relatively new to powershell and am trying to get a list of all groups in the domain with their respective members. Here's what I'm working with now: Import-Module ActiveDirectory $OutPutFile = ...
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Issue With USB Devices on Domain PC's

I have just recently started working at a company that has a pretty minimal set-up with their IT, there was a domain setup, but only the default GPO's were assigned within Active Directory. Whenever ...
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Windows Server 2012 cross domain authentication issue

firstly I'm just a humble DBA, so play nice :) We have a new AD Domain at work where the server guys are setting up any new servers that we require. All the pre-existing servers are still in the old ...
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Secondary AD DC With Fail over

Situation: I have a AD DC authenticating all the users now and serve as the DNS as well. Problem: After reading through this, I am wondering how do I set up another AD DC and configure the site and ...
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Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory

I am new to the Microsoft exchange. Can someone please explain in detail about the need in differentiating primary and secondary SMTP addresses in proxyAddress attribute. If the purpose of secondary ...
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the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed windows 7

First of all, I know how to solve this problem. but I really wonder why this issue has came out ??? I saw just one post that the reason for this error may be the system time difference on both ...
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Windows Event Log Service Crash

I have an Active Directory Domain with Win2008R2 DCs and Win7 clients. From about 2 months ago some of my clients are complaining one after another about time of their systems which is behind the DC ...
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Sub-OUs created in the domain controllers OU

I recently discovered an admin, some time ago, reorganized the Domain Controllers OU creating sub-OUs for various locations and moving DCs into them. While I don't have the authority to reverse this ...
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AD Domain: Deploy Thunderbird Gmail Settings

In our (small) organization, we are using Google Apps (aka Gmail for business) as an email service. We found Thunderbird to be a good client for Google Apps and wish to keep using it. Now, we are ...
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DR Site removed including 3rd DC before it was demoted

I'm planning a migration from SBS2008 to 2012 Essentials, and Exchange 2007 to Online-Exchange. I have inherited a network structure like this, made up of 2 sites: DataRec Site - DC02 ...
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Added new DC now OS X cannot access network accounts

I have 2 iMacs on our network that use AD to authenticate. It has been working fine for quick a while. The domain controller has been Windows Server 2003, which I am in the process of replacing. I ...
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Share a private folder on server for each active directory user and auto mount at login

I am pretty much new to Windows servers. What I want to achieve: Allow the users to login using central credential from any on the Client PCs within LAN/WLAN. They don't get access to the ...
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How can I verify which DC my ubuntu server is authenticating to?

I have some intermittent authentication issues on my Ubuntu 15.04 servers. I have asked about this issue directly here: Kerberos encryption type error My Windows DCs are mixed versions for now (we're ...
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Export simple list of all computers in multiple OU's in AD [closed]

I have a program that selects which computers to connect to based on a text document. The list needs to only have the Computer names, 1 on each line. Nothing else. I'm needing a command or script ...
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Pull AD users from new AD server Windows Server 2012 R2

we finally made an upgrade. Originally, we had 1 server running NAS, DNS, AD and DHCP. We just got another server strictly for AD, DNS and DHCP. I have everything installed and ready to go. The ...
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How can I view/export/determine the configuration of a Windows ADCS CA?

I'm in the process of setting up a new root ADCS (Active Directory Certificate Server) certificate authority for a child domain in a multi-forest environment that already has a number of existing CAs. ...
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Replicate to a test network, AD loses trust and network location

We have a separate VMware ESX 5.5 server that we use as a test environment, where we replicate production machines. It runs replicated VMs on a vSwitch that is physically separated from the production ...
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What are the practical risks of enabling the unsecure DNS updates on Windows?

What are the practical risks of enabling the unsecure DNS updates on Windows? As far as I found enabling the unsecure DNS updates is a requirement for enabling DHCP Linux clients from registering ...
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How to display zone configuration with dnscmd?

I am trying to display/export the current zone configuration using the dnscmd (Windows) but so far it seems that the /zoneprint does output only the records from the DNS zone but I am interested about ...
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Group Policy Loopback for OU or Security Group of Computers

I have a rather complex setup in mind, and I am quite new to Active Directory. I want to configure group policy loopback processing so that: Certain users (in different OUs), on certain computers ...