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1answer
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Consistently slow domain logins / folder redirection

I've been trying to diagnose slow logins to my domain. One of my first stops was Domain login very slow 10+ minutes. So far I've been able to tell it has to do with my policy that applies folder ...
0
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1answer
98 views

How to push packages to client Mac OS X machines from OS X server at login of clients?

I wanted to know if there is option to install application at login time in Mac OS X.That is, push packages to client Mac OS X machines from OS X server at login of clients similar to Group Policy ...
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1answer
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Group policy logon script copies files to client PC but does not execute exe

We are trying to copy 3 files from our domain controller to a user PC and have it execute from a .bat file when a user logs in via Active Directory. When we associate the .bat file to a user in AD ...
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4answers
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Extremely Slow Login: Group Policy Printers

I'm having a few issues with a specific GPO that's causing 5+ minute delays on logins (not just initial logins either). The server is running Windows Server 2012 I'm adding printers under ...
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vote
0answers
190 views

“hkcu\volatile environment” missing, hkcu\environment not read

This question is very similar to this one. Suddenly, my "HKCU\Volatile Environment" keys disappeared, and my system no longer reads HKCU\Environment unless I reset it explicitly using SETX (which I ...
3
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3answers
908 views

How do I make on Domain Controller be used more to logon than another Domain controller on the same network?

I am currently working in an environment where there are 2 DC's running and another DC that is a backup but is currently running as well so that if the other 2 fail, the backup has everything needed ...
1
vote
3answers
615 views

“Allow logon locally” policy missing on Win XP

My active directory (SBS 2003) domain users cannot log on locally to a given client machine (XP SP3). Logon with the domain admin works. I would like users to be able to logon locally to this ...
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2answers
88 views

Disable Server Login upon Updates Reboot

I have a co-located Dedicated Server running Windows 2008 R2. It is a Live server running my sites (wordpress, joomla, etc) I administer it via Remote Desktop. Everytime I do the Microsoft OS ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Prompt message after logon

Okay, I am trying to get the group policy to work where after logon the user gets a message prompt. I set the GP, but the message doesn't show. I first searched and seen another post with the same ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Client won't run GPO or scripts on logon

I'm setting up a pair of windows 2008 servers, one handling norman endpoint security and the other handling network services. I have set up a logon script and some GPOs, but the problem is that ...
2
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1answer
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How can I disable interactive login for all the members of an active directory group?

I have a group of users that I'm setting up as test users. I want to make it so that no one can log onto the domain with these accounts, but they need to have active exchange mailboxes since this is ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Logon script not running

I tried making a logon script to map some network drives since I need more than homedir. I have applied to script to "logon" in a GPO on server 2008, but it does not run on the PC when I logon. When ...
2
votes
2answers
164 views

Two identical Vista machines, only one processes Group Policy Registry Extension

I have two Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 machines setup from the same installer CD. Both machines were joined to the domain and moved into the same OU. Both machines have no errors in the event logs on ...
0
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2answers
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Managing Users Logging into Multiple Workstations with Group Policy or AD Settings

Has anyone found a good way within Active Directory or Group Policy in order to prevent users from logging into multiple workstations simultaneously? As a bit of background, I currently am a System ...
3
votes
3answers
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Automatically disable the “Manage Your Server” screen on Windows 2003?

Is there a line I can add to my login scripts or something with GPO to prevent the "Manage Your Server" screen from showing up when I log in to a Windows 2003 Server?