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relationship between user and computer

I have been using Get-ADUser and Get-ADComputer a few times to help troubleshoot problems in the system. I have seen a few ways of identifying which user is logged on a specific machine through ...
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Active Directory Server how to be cautious [closed]

My company has provided us laptops. We used to use them normally but suddenly my company has announced they have installed Active directory server. We all have to shift to that server. The requirement ...
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Restore User or Backup exec settings after demoting

Just don't mess with a server when you're not feeling focused, because you can end up something like i did: I have a server (WS2003 R2) which acts as backup server (backup exec 2010). We needed a ...
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Unstable and slow useracount-computer-combination in a windows domain-environment

I installed a new computer in our small domain environment for an old employee. After several days he complained, that his machine is working really unstable and slow. For example: the menus and ...
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Domain users in relation to local machine's settings

The lack of terminology's knowledge make's it difficult to find an answer with search engines for the following issue. Please excuse me. The problem is as follows: In a local windows network ...
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Dot slash versus WORKGROUP - which is the correct domain

I am trying (in code) to add a user on a non-domain machine to a computer group I created. Assume my machine name is MACH01. When I add the Administrator to it by giving .\Administrator or ...
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SQL Agent started with local user account can't run job with domain user account

I have SQL Agent running under a local user account. Jobs runs well if I used Local account credentials for the cmdExec step. If I try to use a domain user account (created previously in proxies ...
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“Server Manager -> Configuration -> Local Users and Groups” is not available in Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to follow instructions from this page, but I can't seem to find Server Manager -> Configuration -> Local Users and Groups. Here's what I get: What am I missing there?
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Unable to set password in IIS 8 for Domain User as ApplicationPool Identity

I'm trying to set a Domain User account as ApplicationPool Identity in IIS 8 (Windows 2012). When trying this using the IIS Management Console I always get an error: Value does not fall within the ...
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Should a domain user who owners a folder be able to create sub-folders (Windows Server 2008 R2)

When deploying our server application, on Windows Sever 2008 R2, we create a folder in "C:\Program Files" with an local administrator user and change the owner of the folder to that of a particular ...
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How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights?

How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights? i.e. For user x, I want to grant install rights on the computer, but the user should not have Domain admin rights as I ...
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Domain Users group with full control cannot upload files

I'm not extremely knowledgeable about servers, so forgive my potential ignorance.. I have a server/site where users in a domain can upload .zip packages to the server. The domain is administered by ...
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Block Domain User login

I have created a Domain User id ( for example - Auser ). I have integrated my LDAP login with Firewall. I use this user to login in to firewall only. So, I want to block all the login for this User ...
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Profiles and using the local profile for a domain user

I’m having some trouble with profiles and would like to reach out for some help. I’ve tried to do some research to help myself along, but I’m not making much progress on my own. I’ve pretty much taken ...
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Active Directory Users & Group Policy

I have a small domain which contains several domain users. How can I set users to have administrator permissions ( for installing software) but limit them to accessing mass storage devices and ...
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Get domain user's IP addresses out of Active Directory

I was wondering if it was possible to see a particular logged-in domain user's IP address(es). I've done it in eDirectory, and I'm fairly sure you can't do it in early versions of Windows Server, but ...
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Windows 2008 R2 domain account question

I have a stand alone server on a workgroup that is not part of the primary company domain. I want to add a domain account to the administrator group of this stand alone server. Is this possible?
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Windows Server 2008 R2: Internet access filtering related issues

My current Windows Workplace Network need some users to have restricted access to the internet and some users to have full access to the internet. So I used a OPENDNS as it turned out to be the most ...
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How can I prevent users from installing software?

Our organization is a bit different than most. During certain times of the year, we grow to thousands of employees, and during off-times, less than a hundred. Over the course of a few years, many ...
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domain users logon info

i want to know how to find list of domain users whcih entered at my PC (some local groups included domain groups and domain users can enter at my PC).
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Additional login security - windows domain user

Lets say you don't want anyone to be able to log into your windows profile. I like to save passwords in my web browser. However, I'm not the only one who has a domain admin account. Someone else can ...
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last time an AD user has logged in?

I've noticed that we have in Active Directory more users than the company has actual employees. Is there a simple way to check multiple Active Directory accounts and see if there are any accounts that ...