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119 views

Giving AD user accounts admin access on specific machines

Is there a way to give domain based accounts administrative access on specific machines and not others? I can control access and rights to which machines a user can log in to and what their ...
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1answer
568 views

Active Directory Administrative Center over Active Directory Users and Computers

Is there any difference using Active Directory Administrative Center over Active Directory Users and Computers? In training videos I've seen people mostly use the older look Active Directory Users and ...
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1answer
99 views

Is it possible to authenticate MS AD users against another MS AD without a trust?

I have two Microsoft active directories, lets call them External and Internal, What I want to do is: Add users to Internal AD without password (Just save some other attributes for them). When a ...
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2answers
276 views

Active Directory - How to find what machine applied a GPO

I've got a GPO that is configured to change the local builtin Administrator's password on certain machines. I need to find what machines have applied this GPO to themselves. I've written a script that ...
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0answers
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Windows Server - Active Directory users: Clear Caches

On Windows Server 2008/2003, users are logging in via Active Directory. So I believe that all of them have cached local settings when they log in the first time and onwards. How/Where do you clear ...
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1answer
46 views

SBS 2011 - User Roles appearing as if they're users?

On SBS 2011 Standard, we haven't done any customizations of organizational groups, all that is left default. However, when I'm looking at the Active Directory Users and Computers, under MyBusiness ...
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2answers
252 views

Built-in accounts and security groups in Active Directory

The OCD part of me wants to delete all of the groups that don't have any members. The part of me that doesn't want to break things says leave them alone. Right now I have all my real users in a ...
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0answers
30 views

How to give Admins Access to move users to a Single OU [duplicate]

We are delegating few acceses to some admins via taskpads; So we created a OU called "Delete" and we want the admins to move all the users to be deleted to that OU; How can we do that , how can we ...
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Saving Active Directory Passwords [closed]

I have a requirement for one of my clients that they would like all user passwords stored in the Description field of AD. Now this is all well and good initially because we use a script to roll out ...
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2answers
121 views

Add users in Windows machine without AD

I have several development machines where I am the administrator. We are using AD in my organization but is maintained by and offshore IT group any request takes a long time. We are currently ...
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2answers
174 views

Get access list of a user on Win 2003 server

I would like to find all unused accounts of the active directory, so I need to see the last access to the domain. I looked into the user properties but I did not find anything. Where can I find this ...
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2answers
856 views

How can I restrict a user account used for a windows service from being used to log in interactively? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent service accounts from logging in locally or remotely I've got a few accounts being used to run various services eg SQL.Service, TFS.Application, etc... and want ...
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1answer
194 views

Change login screen behavior to ignore Enter key?

We are running a Windows domain environment with many PCs that are running Windows XP. Users log on to the PCs with their domain user. Many users attempt to login, enter their username but then hit ...
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1answer
611 views

Inconsistent information in Active Directory Members and Member Of properties

I'm trying to get a list of the members of a group in Active Directory. I'm using LDAP queries, but I think that's not relevant. I've found what I believe to be an inconsistency in Active Directory's ...
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2answers
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Active Directory Default Domain User permissions?

If I create a new AD domain user account. Does it, by default, have access to locally log on to any machine in the domain and read/write to its hard drive? What are the default permissions for a new ...
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2answers
1k views

Convert local users to AD domain users Windows Server 2008 R2

I created a bunch of local accounts on machines at work before we had AD set up. Now I'd like to consolidate all the local accounts into domain accounts. For instance, I've got user "Fred Jones" on ...
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1answer
64 views

How to consolidate users in windows server 2008

I'm new to Windows Server. Sorry for the beginner question. At work (4 employees, ~10 computers), I've set up an AD on one of our servers. Before I did this, I created accounts/logins for each ...
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1answer
118 views

Users logging into Windows 2008 R2 Server?

We've found a bunch of users in our server's "Users" folder. Not entirely sure how this happened, or what is going on. This server is also our front end mail server (Exchange 2010) We have ...
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2answers
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Active directory list of users and “member of” from trusted domain

I've been trying to create a csv file of all the members of an AD but since some groups have members from another trusted domain, these users are not showing up. I also tried outputting users in a ...
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1answer
255 views

Get a reliable mapping of users-to-computers in Active Directory environment

Need to assign users to their workstations for purpose of assigning computer access for Remote Web Workplace in Small Business Server 2011. To do this, I need a reliable list of users' workstations. ...
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1answer
210 views

List Groups Common to a set of Users

I need a way to find the set of groups common to a list of users. I have a list of about 4 users I want to compare and find which groups they are all members of. Is there a quick way to do this in ...
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4answers
11k views

How to add a domain user to the local admin group remotely?

I need to add a domain user in the local administrator group remotly and I have to the local admin password
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3answers
1k views

Change last logon for user(s) in Active Directory

Is there any way to artificially change the "lastLogon" and/or "lastLogonTimestamp" for a user? I have a script that disables and/or deletes old users and I want to make sure it is getting the dates ...
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1answer
349 views

How to get all logged in users in an active directory environment?

Sometimes you want to write an email to all users that are currently in the office. You could now just insert all the email addresses into a mail but you might not know who's in the office your you ...
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1answer
207 views

Missing Active Directory Account for Mailbox

We have an Exchange 2007 environment running on an Server 2008. I recently found a mailbox in the Exchange Management Console pointing to an Active Directory account, but the user account isn't ...
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4answers
743 views

Two Windows Server domains, two users, same permissions

I work for a small company, owned by a bigger one. I have a user in my parent company's domain - DomainA\MyUser. Now we have bought our own server and want our own domain. I have created a user in ...
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1answer
423 views

Computers missing in “Select Users, Computers, or Groups” dialog

I have four machines in a small Windows domain and am having a problem assigning permissions properly. When I go to add a local account to a folder for access, I am presented with the "Select Users, ...
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1answer
523 views

Organising users in a Windows Server 2008 domain

I am planning to create a Windows Server 2008-based domain for 70 computers and 50+ users, which will be distributed across two different buildings, which are connected by a dedicated 100 Mbps line. I ...
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1answer
449 views

Most efficient way to add a large group of users to AD windows 2008

I have a large number of users and I know what their password is already. I also know what their profile path is. What is the best/most efficient way to add them all at once? Thanks!
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1answer
316 views

Extreme slow PC if logged on as domain user remotely

I'm using windows XP to do the development. Since I working remotely from home, I found a serous problem, some applications for instance MS excel, even just open up the start menu or My computer ...
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5answers
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Users vs. Active Directory Users

What's the difference between users and active directory users in Windows Small Business Server 2003? Which should I use to manage user accounts under which circumstances?