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ADFS 3.0 Need Powershell command to remove Homelink

I am working on a Microsoft Windows Active Directory ADFS 3.0 (2012 R2 specifically) server. I was testing the Set-AdfsGlobalWebContent -Homelink and -Homelinktext options. I'd like to now remove/...
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Displaying an Business 2 or Notes field in Outlook contact card company wide?

A manager in our organization wants a quick and easy way to see a person's extension number when he looks at the contact card from office (the small one that appears when you hover or a name not the ...
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Servers unexpectedly change to BDC on AD? [closed]

I've got two AD virtual machines runnning on HyperV. AD1(PDC) syncs its time with pool.ntp.org and AD2(BDC) syncs with AD1 to get the time correct. Both are windows server 2008 servers. This worked ...
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Copy specific entries from Active Directory to Openldap

I am handpicking some entries from Active directory and I want to populate it to openldap. The entries are somethings like dn, cn, unix attirbutes like uid, gid, memberrOf, manager, phonenumber, etc. ...
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Importing ExtensionAttribute via CSV with Powershell

I am trying to populate the attribute ExtensionAttribute7 with a CSV file. The CSV file has two columns: samAccountName and ExtensionAttribute7 I import the Active Directory module and have been ...
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Run service under AD account

I am trying to run a custom service (made in visual studio) on a networked applications server that has been joined to a domain. I would like the service to run under a very specific account (...
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OpenLDAP and pGina vs Active Directory (Using Samba4 Domain Controller)

Note: I know there are some questions talking about similar topic, but they were all a couple of years old, therefore I prefered to mention my exact situation to get the most proper solution according ...
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How can a Windows user change the initial password from the command line in a remote domain?

We have Windows 7 desktops and a Windows Server 2012R2 server. I have a user who needs to map a network drive which is on a server in a different AD domain from ours (over the WAN). I have created an ...
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Dc Replication issue when on one of the Dc moved to another location [closed]

We have one Domain controller in Dallas office and other 2 in Chicago. An administrator in Chicago moved 1 domain controller to Salt lake, now the problem starts here Chicago location and salt lake ...
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LDAP Cassandra OpsCenter Configuration With AD

I have an OpsCenter that I need to connect to AD. The relevant configuration below: [authentication] enabled = True authentication_method = LDAP audit_pattern = ldaplog [ldap] server_host = ldap....
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What are Site Link Bridges

I have never understood what a Site Link Bridge actually does, and from all the conflicting info on the web it seems almost no one else does ether. But according to this guy (pretty reliable video ...
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Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services Response from certsrv

I am trying to use certificates and private keys on embedded systems that were generated from Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services . NDES and SCEP are currently out of scope so it will need ...
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What are these ACS containers under my subnet objects?

I have ACS folders under my subnet objects in sites and services. Did some googling and now I'm more confused. Apparently this is Windows QoS Admission Control Service- which is Windows ...
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Is there a way to mount a Windows CIFS share and bypass the password prompt without a password file?

I'm trying to mount a Windows cifs share (shared by Windows) onto a CentOS box, per user. Users are all in Active Directory. So, every user who logs into their Linux box should be mounting the drive ...
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How to run PowerShell ActiveDirectory command Get-ADObject over SSL

To query AD DS or AD LDS, I can successfully run the following Powershell commands: get-adrootdse -server 'localhost:389' get-adobject -server 'localhost:389' -searchbase 'dc=test,dc=com' -...
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Cannot run SAMBA (DC) and OpenLDAP, (The port is being used)

I installed samba and made it a simple domain controller, and I intend to set it to make the authentication over OpenLDAP. The problem is I can NOT run both slapd and samba processes at the same time. ...
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Are application partitions considered naming contexts?

This might just be semantics, but MS docs always seem to refer to NCs as the original Schema,Configuration,Domain Naming and then application partitions separately. Aren't application partitions ...
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Is _msdcs a separate application partition?

I have read in MS docs that by default DomainDnsZones.domain.com and ForestDnsZones.domain.com app partitions are created when dcpromo is run on the first DC in the forest. Isn't _msdcs not also ...
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Exchange 2010 address location

Can someone tell me where Exchange 2010 stores e-mail address information? Has it moved from the proxyAddresses attribute in ActiveDirectory? Does "(Get-Mailbox).EmailAddresses" give the same info ...
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ActiveDirectory LDAPS third-party certificate and internal names

I have an AD RODC running on Server 2012 R2 Core in my perimeter network. I am using this for external/hosted applications that can do LDAPS based auth. My problem is that the FQDN of the server is ...
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Radius server not responding to EAP requests

We are trying to setup a wifi environment using WPA2 security using Radius server and AD authentication. We've set up the radius server using the following guide: https://networklessons.com/wireless/...
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Join Computer to Domain with Seperate Active Directory and DNS Servers [closed]

I'm trying to understand how to join a client to a Windows domain that has a separate AD and DNS server. I have installed one server with the AD role and one server with the DNS role. Even if I ...
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how to fetch details from multiple domain

I am trying to create AD report in html via powershell but unable to fetch details from multiple domain, below is my code, # HTML Style $a = "<style>" $a = $a + "BODY{background-color:...
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How to get member of details recently created ad users via powershell in html

I am trying to fetch ad user created details, but unable to get member of details, below is my script $date = (Get-Date).AddDays(-7) Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties * |where { $_.whenCreated -ge $...
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Windows explorer not loading drives or thumbnails on whole domain

Every computer on the domain seems to have an issue where explorer sometimes opens up to only show favorites and libraries for available locations, and they both have a magnifying-glass over top of ...
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Security filtering not working in GPO

Not sure if this would be the right place to ask this. On my domain controllers, I have created all my users and computers inside an OU. I have a group named Support which is in the local admins group ...
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Change active directory display name format in PowerShell?

Is there a way, using PowerShell, to change the AD format of the usernames to Lastname, Firstname? I know how to do it manually like the answer given here. I am trying to see if I can add this to a ...
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Service dependency on Active Directory

We're having a reboot issue with services (Tomcat and IIS AppPools) that are running as domain accounts, that are not able to start due to not yet having access to the domain controllers. The ...
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Server IP is showing Firewall IP

From server 2008 r2, I check "what is my IP address", instead of showing my server IP, it showed my Firewall IP. How to rectify this.
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Active Directory PowerShell Script select field and add to another field

I'm trying to come up with a script to take a field from a user (OfficeNumber) in AD and move it to another user field (HomeNumber) proceeding by an 800 number. So essentially what we are doing is ...
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Shared Printer DENY Print ACL assigned to AD Security Group not Working

I have three servers. Server 1 - Print Server, Windows Server 2008 Standard Server 2 - Domain Controller, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Server 3 - Terminal Services Server, Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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New Domain controller only works when old one is online

Firstly, I think this is probably quite similar to this: New Primary Domain Controller won't start Active Directory unless Old DC is booted But, the circumstances, and symptoms are slightly ...
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How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you want to do this?

a question I was asked at a job interview today. Don't think I was on-target with my answer. How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you ...
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MS Active Directory without dynamic DNS registration

I have a running Active Directory with a non Microsoft DNS Server. The DNS Server is the authority DNS Server for the AD Domain Zone. All required DNS records for AD exists in this DNS zone. So far ...
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Exchange Hybrid no longer needed [closed]

I've wrote a few post recently regarding my troubles with Hybrid Exchange and a SPLA licence :@ Here's our current situation: We have an Exchange 2010 SP3 server that is set up as a hybrid with ...
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Automation of VMM Deployment DomainJoin Error

I am in the process of making my own C# .Net Application to Automate the Deployment of a VM. I am doing pretty much the same as the Virtual Machine Manager does when you click on "Create Virtual ...
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Samba on Simply Mepis 1.5G can't join Active Directory domain

As a proof of concept I have Simply Mepis 1.5G (the Linux Box) running on an Oracle VirtualBox. Also on the Network I have a Windows Vista for Business Laptop and a Windows 7 Professional Laptop. I ...
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Granular permissions needed to take Active Directory snapshot

Short and sweet, I am using ntdsutil in a script/scheduled task to take AD snapshots. The service account running the scheduled task is in the Domain Admins group so its gets proper permissions. I ...
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Windows Active directory log

I'm trying to log all the failed and successful logins from my users accounts for audit purposes (only username and time). Is there a way I can do it with my windows active directory?
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Windows server 2003 DNS Issue. I cannot open a specific external website from internal Domain

Our public website was hacked and Google blacklisted it. We have fixed and it's visible for the public. This morning I wanted to see the site from our internal domain and I couldn't open it. Chrome ...
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Allow Administrators to Override Device Installation Restrictions

I am trying to set up our Active Directory domain to lock down unauthorised hardware installation. I am testing the Device Installation Restrictions in Group Policy, using the settings under Computer ...
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How to hide 'Shut down' button from an AD group assigned in local Administrators group (Windows Server)? [duplicate]

Basically I need to grant a group full local administrative permissions but hide or disable the shutdown button for them in the start menu. We have Windows servers from 2008 to 2012. I did my ...
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How to disable all the admins accounts except built-in administrator on a domain?

Suppose that an administrator for a domain is fired and you are now the new administrator of a windows 2012 server. While managing the network, something tells you that some people are using local ...
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DC locator service (Server 2008R2/2012) - what triggers switching to alternative DC

I'm wondering how frequently DC locator checks availability of domain controller it is connected to. I assume it picks domain controller upon startup, but I'm not sure about the following: - How often ...
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Get full access to all properties in ADSI-Editor

I want to manipulate the properties of some users for testing puroposes with 'adsiedit.msc'. Is there a way to get full access to edit these values. For example i need to edit the lastLogon or ...
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“HTTP 503 - Service Unavailable” when trying to access ADFS password change page from an external network

I'm using ADFS 3.0 federated domain (SSO with Office-365) and I've successfully set up the password change page to work from any workplace joined device. I'm currently trying to set it up to be ...
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Active Directory DDNS update with a DNS Hidden Master

Active Directory queries DNS server for a SOA(master DNS) record before sending out Dynamic DNS updates to the master DNS. Would AD still work if we set up a hidden master for DNS ? Usually Hidden ...
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ADSI Editor modifiedCount explanation [closed]

I would like to adjust the properties for my DC in ADSI Editor but I'm not sure what the "modifiedCount" property means. I couldn't find documentations online to explain this. Would appreciate your ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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Clients can't update dNSHostName attribute after DNS suffix change

We have a bunch of Windows 7 and Windows Vista clients that belong to domain contoso.com. The clients are registered in DNS to client.contoso.com. We have changed the DNS suffix via GPO from client....