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Users randomly unable to log into certain computers

I have an issue where users are randomly unable to log onto a certain computer. We have Windows Server 2003, and XP for the clients. The error that appears is the generic "Wrong username or bad ...
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user cannot log on even after password reset

I have a user that cannot log on, even after reseting the password. It allows the user to 'Change password at first log on' but then does not let the user log in. The only error that displays is the ...
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Use the command prompt to prevent a user from logging in locally [duplicate]

I would like to use some sort of command prompt commands (SunbinACL, etc) to prevent a certain local user from logging in locally. I am the system administrator. I know that there is a GUI way of ...
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1answer
134 views

Sending an e-mail in Windows 2003 on logon

We have a requirement to send an e-mail to a specific address when any user logs on. This is on a Windows 2003 server, does anybody know or can point me in the right direction on how to do this? I ...
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1answer
265 views

How to force users to answer survey on login?

In a network with Windows XP and Windows 2003 as DC, I need to force users to answer a survey "on login". What needs to happen is this: User writes login and password Logs on successfully The ...
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1answer
439 views

Identifying repeated, failed login attempts as Administrator on Windows network

I have a small network with a couple of Windows XP machines experiencing random reboots. When the computer restarts, it comes to the login prompt with 'admin' in the username field, even though the ...
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1answer
260 views

What is a reasonable number of users who can connect to a server at the same time? [closed]

I have a server which allows only 2 connection at the same time. This can be a pain as you can't login if you are third. In another instance (if I remember correctly), the maximum allowed was 5 users. ...
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1answer
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Some Snow Leopard machines taking a very long time to log in (AD, Win2k3)

We have some iMacs that are taking a very long time to log with AD credentials, whereas other machines on the network take the normal amount of time. What sort of thing could be happening? They're ...
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1answer
793 views

IIS Active Directory Autologin without Popup

There are similar question to this on stackoverflow and I have pretty much posted the same question there, with no responses. My scenario is this: I would like, when users hit an internal site (ASP ...
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1answer
625 views

No Login Servers available - only problem with 2 servers, trust relationship in play

I'm having a really strange issue. I have 2 domains, we'll call them A and B. There is a two way trust set up, A trusts B and vice-versa. Clients in domain B are having trouble accessing shares on ...
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1answer
303 views

Changed static IP on a DC by mistake and can't log in to change it back

I made a goof. I was in RDP and checking out the network settings on one of my domain controllers (Windows Server 2003 SP2) and I accidentally changed the static IP to a different subnet, and poof ...
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2answers
438 views

Logoff an RDP session to a Windows 2003 server restarts services

I have a weird issue that if I RDP into a Windows 2003 server, and then logoff (not reboot or restart) that the application services are being restarted. I do use the /admin flag when I launch RDP ...
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1answer
321 views

Possible causes for Domain server being unavailable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reinstall after a Root Compromise? One of our servers was compromised after a user with administrative privileges accidentally loaded a virus from a USB drive on a ...
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Server 2003 login screen will not appear

One of my servers refuses to let me log in as administrator. The thin Microsoft Sever 2003 appears but login name and password is blank. I can guess where these fgo but when i enter correct admin ...
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2answers
137 views

logon as a guest

I have a Windows Server 2003 and when trying to access one of my many computers on the network, one tells me I have to logon and it says guest then asks for a password. I know there is a way to get ...
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1answer
176 views

Windows Server 2003: Login from Windows 7 desktop failed

I'm relatively new to server administration. I'm having a problem with server logins from the Windows 7 desktop. Up until recently, Windows 7 logged users onto the server automatically. But for the ...
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1answer
240 views

Log into AD account through Command Line

Our SBS2003 server likes to lose connection every so often. This appears to 'kick' everyone out, so that no-one can access the server or its shared folders without a log off > log in. It usually ...
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1answer
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logon process process name RASMAN

today when i check my event log on windows 2003 server i found this event i am not sure what is this can you explain what is this event for ? Thanks
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1answer
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Changing the desktop/background of the login screen (Win2003)

I've got a couple of Window 2003 servers that I administer. When logining in, users are presented with a default grey background. I'd like to change this to a different colour. I've found ...
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Windows Server 2003: No login prompt & cannot login remotely. How do I fix this?

On Windows Server 2003: There is no login prompt when the machine boots up, even in safe-mode. Also cannot login remotely via RDP. Any ideas on how to get around this?
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Server 2003 Hangs While Loading User Profile

I don't really have a lot of detail to provide on this issue. I am hoping someone has seen this and can possibly point me to a solution. I have a Windows Server 2003 box that seems to "hang" when ...
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3answers
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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2003 to start the administrator account even with no session?

I need the administrator account on a 2003 machine to start without a password, or even a session. That is, once the machine is powered on, it should boot into the administrator account and run ...
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4answers
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Login script not running when user logins into Windows

windows 2003 sbs currently patched clients are a mix of windows xp, vista, and windows 7. Here is a simple login script I created. If I manually run the script it works just fine and they are no ...
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4answers
243 views

Detecting anonymous logon

Is there a way to generate a system alert on a windows 2003 server whenever there is an ANONYMOUS LOGON event in the event viewer?
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3answers
853 views

Windows login box greyed out

When I press ctrl-alt-del on a particular windows 2003 server, the Username and Password fields are greyed out, so I can't login. I'm logging in remotely using VNC if that makes any difference, but ...
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3answers
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There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

I am the guy that was closest to the server :( and am actually a developer. I am getting this error, There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request, when a machine on the ...
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3answers
454 views

Vista Business can't contact domain controller

One of laptops in our firm has problems contacting domain controller. It is Vista Business with DHCP enabled config (DNS set up correctly). At this point only one person can login and only if network ...
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1answer
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How to integrate CAC card with Windows Login

Does anyone know how to integrate the DoD CAC card with the Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Login Process? I want my users to be able to insert the card into the reader and just enter their pin to login ...
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2answers
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logon.vbs script is not mapping network drives

I am new to creating a vbs script to map network drives in windows. For some reason, the script runs, but does not map any network drives when a user logs on to the domain. Here is the script I am ...
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1answer
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The specified procedure could not be found

I have a box running Windows 2003. I can't remote desktop into it with any account including the Administrator. I get the following error: The system cannot log you on due to the following error: ...
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4answers
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Virtualized Windows 2003 server machine (VMWare ESX 3) doesn't recognize domain user

Context: Windows server 2003 x64: On a VMWare ESX 3 member of a domain has as primary DNS server the PDC, can see it (ping et al) can access a shared folder (even to a shared folder on the PDC) ...
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Grey Screen Of Death at console login

I have a Windows SBS 2003 R2 server that has a strange problem. If the server is left running for approximately 4 days, I cannot get the login screen to appear at the console - all that displays is a ...
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4answers
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Windows Server 2003 - Every time I remote desktop in… it sits on “Applying User Settings” for 30 seconds

Every day, the first time that I log in to a relatively (otherwise) speedy windows 2003 server, it sits on "applying user settings" or something similar for 30+ seconds after a successfull login ...
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2answers
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Is it possible for a Scheduled Task to perform a graphical (interactive) logon or use a script to do the same?

I'd like to have a Scheduled Task (or a script of some sort) perform an automated interactive logon at a given time on Windows Server 2003. The reason is in this question I've asked a short while ...
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Way to automate an application that requires a graphical login?

I'm faced with a problem: Under Windows Server 2003, I need to automate an application (Sage 100) that doesn't have any automation service of its own. First attempt I found -and was impressed by- ...
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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?
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Can't access SQL Server 2008 from workstations, but can from server

We have an app that can use mssql2k or 2k8. We've been using 2k but I decided to try 2k8 to compare. I installed in on our win2k3 server alongside mssql2k. In the ODBC applet on the server, I was ...
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How to display last login time when logging into a Windows server?

We have been tasked with a security requirement to display the last time a user was logged into the server upon login on our Windows 2003 and 2008 servers. This would apply to local and AD accounts. ...