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0answers
215 views

Migrating Local Users from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64

I'll try to spare the sob story, but we have an FTP server we are trying to migrate from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64. This server has hundreds of FTP users, users that ONLY log on via FTP. ...
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3answers
139 views

Windows server 2003 find user's computer

I would like to see which computer is used by a user (where he's working on), is it possibile to check user session in domain's computers? Thanks
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2answers
170 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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1answer
265 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. ...
3
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2answers
112 views

Is there an easy, affordable solution to network-wide backup for Windows Server 2003?

I work for a public school, and our technology is several years old. Our IT budget is, like most government-run organizations, pre-set several years in advance. What I'm looking for is a way to back ...
0
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1answer
5k views

Customising Start Menu programs using GPO

Theres so much junk in the "All Programs" section of Windows these days. I'm trying to customise it so that it just shows a restricted list of relevant apps to the users. I'm using Server 2003 and Win ...
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1answer
38 views

Is there a log on windows server that shows when a user account was created and which user created it?

I'm trying to track down when a user on our system was created, is there any way to tell this in Windows Server 2003?
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1answer
1k views

How do I Make a Copy of Local Group?

In Server 2003: I would like to make a copy of a pre-existing local group on the server and then modify its users. How can I make a copy of a group? (with a new name, of course) Alternatively, is ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Variant application and user (running application) permissions requirements - Windows Server 2003

What is the best way to have users run an application, on Windows Server 2003, referencing a configuration file without the users having permissions to read that configuration file? Any username and ...
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4answers
2k views

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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5answers
14k views

Difference between profile and home path

What's the difference between a user's home path and their profile path in Windows Server 2003?
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5answers
1k views

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?