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Are there any standalone Windows debug/query tools that use ADSOpenObject?

I have an application that uses ADsOpenObject to initiate a connection to global catalog servers and validate AD credentials. Lately, connections from this application have been very slow to ...
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Can't Access Computer Configuration > Preferences or user configuration > Preferences

After creating a new GPO in Windows Server 2008R2 Right click Edit on the newly created GPO Group policy Management Editor opens Clicking on Preferences shows this popup error After Clicking ok ...
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Powershell query lastlogondate (lastlogontimestamp) returning mostly blank values (not matching the ADSIedit value for corresponding user attribute)

I am running a very short script to simply print out all users and their last logon time: get-aduser -filter * -property * |ft name, lastlogondate I noticed only a small handful of users have a ...
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Unable to identify properties on item in powershell

In attempting to answer this question I came up against something that has bugged me for a while, and I have not been able to find an answer for. The following script block will list the names of all ...
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What must I do to enable newly created class schemas to be added as new objects in LDAP?

I am using ADAM ADSI Edit. I have created a new class schema in the Schema on this LDAP server. However, when I go into LDAP and pick an OU, right-click, and select 'New -> Object...' the newly added ...
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Removing Exchange 2003 without deleting AD email attribute

So I've got a client that has an ancient Exchange 2003 server that I've taken out of commission and replaced with a *nix solution. Dovecot/Postfix both query the email attribute in AD to verify ...
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What does msDS stand for and why do so many things start with it?

While working with Active Directory, I have run across a number of items of the form msDS-something For Example: msDS-PasswordSettings ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota msDS-LockoutThreshold ...
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How to send all “already” received mails to the other recipeints of each of them [closed]

I would like to know how to re-forward all my received email messages to original recipients. I did the following modification on an OU through ADModify 1) Switch the deliverAndRedirect attribute ...
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How do I set msExchMailboxGUID using powershell or any other method?

I need to set the msExchMailboxGUID for many accounts in bulk. My input for this data comes from the Powershell command Get-MailboxStatistics. In it is an object that has the GUID for the mailbox. ...
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Where are the default account settings for AD stored?

Is there a ready way to edit the default user object for AD? I'm setting some custom attributes in AD and I want the experience for the administrators to be the same if an account is copied versus ...
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ADSIEdit freezes gettings properties of a group with hundred of thousands members

Doing performance testing on an AD-LDS (Server 2008 R2 64 bits), we created a milion user in a single OU. We also created a single group object and made those milion users member of that group. When ...
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Querying Active Directory in PowerShell from a Windows host that is not a member of the domain

How can I use PowerShell [adsisearcher] to query a domain that I am not a member of? Usually I will do something like this: $myAdsi = [adsisearcher]"" $myAdsi.SearchRoot = ...
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Recover ADSI container for Exchange 2007

While using ADSI Edit I made a mistake deleting container CN=Servers from under CN=Configuration , CN=Services, CN=Microsoft Exchange, CN=[YourExchangeOrganisationName], CN=Administrative Groups, ...
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Auxiliary class

I try to modify an AD schema, adding a custom auxiliary class in user (Cn=MyName,CN=Users,DC=xxx,DC=yyy) With adsiedit when the new object window pops-up to add the class, I can only select ...
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Public Folders - Delete Public Folders from 2003 after migrating to 2010 (via Adsiedit) - safe?

Similar Question: How do I delete a public store in Exchange 2003? We are ready to remove our Exchange 2003 server after having migrated all public folders and mailboxes to 2010. We ran for a week ...
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get account name for IIS anonymous user

I'd like to get the name of the anonymous user account for an IIS install. It's easy enough to assume that it's the machine name, but in the event that the machine name has changed I'd like to still ...
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How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com

How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/243629/en-us But on SBS I only have a 'General', 'Trusts', ...
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Unable to Uninstall Exchange 2010 (“Internet Newsgroups” public folder)

I am trying to uninstall Exchange 2010, before installing a new instance of Exchange 2010 SP1 on a different server. (Our production Exchange server is 2003) We have met all of the Mailbox uninstall ...
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How to list available ADSI (Active Directory Service Interfaces) service providers?

How can I list available ADSI (Active Directory Service Interfaces) service providers? On StackOverflow no one knows, so they advised me to ask here.
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ADSIEdit Cleanup After Exchange 2003 Crash During Transition To Exchange 2010

I would value some input from a few Exchange 2010 experts. I have almost completed the transition from Exchange 2003 Standard to Exchange 2010 Standard. Everything went smoothly until I tried to ...
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Programmatically add an ISAPI extension dll in IIS 7 using ADSI?

I'm trying to programmatically add an ISAPI extension dll in IIS using ADSI. This has been working for ages on previous versions of IIS, but it seems to fail on IIS 7. I am using similar code like ...
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How a password is transmited to AD Server

My question is how ADSI performs SetPassword operation. According to what I have read ADSI is a COM interface and it has more capabilities than AD provides through LDAP. While you are suppose to ...
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IIS7 Metabase versus ADSI interface

Using Vista... I have a script that uses ADSI to set ScriptMaps on an IIS Website. When I look in the IIS Manager after running the script, I can see the Handler Mapping that I've added. If, in ...