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3 views

Error on RSOP for Audit policy on DC

Domain Controller - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Please see the print-screen, I am unable to understood why such error is showing on my Domain Controller. I have also checked on Winlogon.log, ...
0
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2answers
39 views

Active Directory: pfSense failing?

I have set up PfSense as a router and I have linked two Windows Servers to it. I can ping from SERVER01 to SERVER02 and PfSense can also ping to them. The problem is, on SERVER01 I have set up the ...
3
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0answers
40 views

Third Party Wildcard Certificate on DCs for LDAPS

I am trying to provide Authentication as a Service to my customers. LDAP authentication is perfect for this however I am not a fan of clear text sessions.... enter LDAPS. Active Directory of course ...
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1answer
24 views

GPO installed network printers wont show up under user account but only admin login

I use GPO to push out a network printer per machine from server 2008. but it only shows up under admin account. I restarted the PC , login logoff , gpupdate /force.... then it still only shows up on ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Quest Migration - AD account that doesn't sync properly

I have an issue with an AD account that has been "migrated" using Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory, version 8.8. This organisation currently have two forrests. Let's call them ad.local ...
8
votes
2answers
240 views

Demoted domain controller still authenticating users

Why is a demoted domain controller still authenticating users? Whenever users log onto workstations with domain accounts, this demoted DC authenticates them. Its security log shows their logons, ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 CA not issuing more than 2 years

I have active directory environment in 2003 R2. I have installed 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition CA. Then I have created custom template from web server template and add expiry date as 15 years. my root ...
3
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0answers
52 views

Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
1
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1answer
55 views

Querying GPO Details

I need some help on querying GPO. I want to know how many total GPOs applied for each OU. GPO with out no parameters and no link GPO's With less than 2 parameters and less than 2 links Can any ...
1
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3answers
75 views

Displaying all groups that a user from another domain is a member of

My team and I are stumped on this one. We have two domains at work, OldDomain and NewDomain. We are working on migrating from OldDomain to NewDomain as mandated by ParentCompany. The trust is one ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Have net ads join create a PTR record

When using the net ads join command to join a Linux host (CentOS 6.5) to a domain (Windows Server 2008 DCs), an A record is created but not a corresponding PTR record. Is it possible to have the PTR ...
1
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1answer
48 views

win server 2008r2 network share error element not found

I have setup a Windows Server 2008R2 with DNS and AD. When I define a shared folder on the Server and connect to it via \domain.lan\folder I can see the content but if I try to change something in ...
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votes
1answer
26 views

Remove delete permission for active directory group in Microsoft 2008 Server R2

I've created a group in Active Directory and I would like to prevent all users in this group from being able to delete any files on the server. How would I go about doing this?
1
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1answer
43 views

windows security log - failure reason startswith %%

Please help - do You have the list with descriptions of failure reasons eg. %%2313, %%2307... I've researched Net and nothing.. :( Mainly I see it in ID 4625 in Windows security logs. On ...
2
votes
1answer
318 views

What's the downtime limit of a domain controller (DC)?

On my VMware ESXi environment there are 10 VMs running. One of the VMs is the domain controller (Windows Server 2008 R2). The other VMs are configured with a static DHCP and DNS IP address in their ...
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votes
1answer
82 views

Change Active Directory DNS replication from Domain level to Forest

Currently I have an active directory running on windows server 2008 with integrated DNS. The DNS Zone files are set to be replicated Domain wide for one of our domains. I want to change it to being ...
13
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5answers
1k views

Does it make sense to use Windows Active Directory in a small group of say less than six users/ computers?

For a (very) small company would using Windows server with AD be overkill - why not just use it as a file/ print server, administration server from which to access all machines on the network via ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

Robocopy not working for Active Directory snapshot backups

I am trying to automate backups of a Windows 2008 Active Directory database (ntds.dit). Mounted AD snapshots get created in C:\$SNAPxxxxxxxxxx\Windows\NTDS. The script below works for creating, ...
3
votes
1answer
29 views

Can a Server Foundation 2012 machine serve as a backup domain controller to a machine running Server Foundation 2008?

In this particular context we have a small business (10 user office) looking to establish a Domain setup. There is already one machine running Server Foundation 2008. If that machine is selected as ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Increasing lockout duration on active directory

Sun has a concept called Lockout Duration Multiplier; the more a user has been locked out during a certain period, the longer his lockout duration will be. This helps foil automated attempts to log in ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Active Directory Web Services update will not get installed when it should

I'm attempting to install Active Directory Web Services on a Windows 2008 64-bit server (No, not R2). I'm getting the download from the Microsoft download centre here: ...
0
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2answers
26 views

Migrating server local groups (currently workgroup) to domain?

I have about ~30 workstations that I administer, plus a fileserver, all of which I inherited when I took this net admin job. The previous guy had been around forever from when the company was far ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How do I audit where security groups are applied in my domain? [closed]

I've been asked to find out how and where specific security groups are being used in my organizations AD domain. I know what the groups are and where to find them in the directory, but I don't know ...
1
vote
2answers
79 views

Logging in as another user in Windows without resetting their password?

If you own the administrator account on Windows Domain, is there a way of logging into a user account without resetting the password? We have users that log in remotely, and I need to work on their ...
4
votes
2answers
45 views

Security concern for LDAP Query

Server OS = Windows Server 2008 R2 Std ( Domain Controller ) Client OS = windows XP & 7 Whenever we add Laptop / Desktop in to Domain. After that if User want to have information of Certain ...
2
votes
2answers
143 views

Minimum Number of Port need to Open between Windows Client & Domain Controller Only

I just want to know, which port need to be open if i place firewall between Windows Client ( XP or 7 ) and Domain Controller ( Window Server 2008 R2 ) Please note it is between Client and DC and not ...
1
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2answers
49 views

Configure Active Directory and move users from Server 2003 to Server 2008

I am currently using Active Directory in Windows Server 2003 to manage my small network of 10 users. The address of the current server is 192.168.2.1 I now want to configure Active Directory for my ...
2
votes
2answers
59 views

Is a gradual migration from a workgroup to a domain possible?

I have a small setup of around ~30 computers [some of which are located at a remote office] that I need to get migrated over from a workgroup to a domain to maintain my sanity. The previous admin ...
4
votes
1answer
66 views

Secure and Unsecure Dynamic Update

Server Domain Controller OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Client OS - Window 7 From past 3-4 days i was trying to register some of my Client Desktop / Laptop to register their DNS entry dynamically by ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Get list of local and domain/remote users that are logged in

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I want to know which users are logged in remotely (and locally) to this computer. For example, the Windows Server is on subnet 192.169.34.xxx and I am accessing folders on ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Internal Office Domain and External Server Domain Trusts

I have a single office domain - internal with an external IP address. This server is our office active directory running windows server 2008r2. (AD : PPInternal) With that, I have a private cloud ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

Unable to Delete User Object in AD windows server 2008

OS - Window Server 2008 ( Domain Controller ) One User Object in AD is Creating Problem as well as i am unable to delete it manually also. Please see the below Error. In Event viewer i am getting ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

“Log on as a service” for a group doesn't work

I have a server that has a few services that run under different domain user accounts. If I create a group, add the user accounts to that group, and then add that group to the "Log on as a service" ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Active Directory 2003 to 2008 migration renders domain unusable

We have a small domain at the office running on a 32bit windows server 2003 (server1.domain.local). We have purchased a new server with windows 2008 R2 64bit (server2.domain.local) and plan to make it ...
0
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0answers
178 views

ADPrep error trying to upgrade Windows 2012 server to DC in 2008 domain

Trying to promote a Windows 2012 server to DC in a 2008 domain and after passing all prerequisites and beginning the process, I get an error stating: adprep was unable to bind to any domain ...
6
votes
2answers
170 views

Adding a Win 2008 R2 DC to a Win 2000 Server domain

I am in the process of moving our active directory environment off of Windows 2000 server to a new Windows 2008 R2 server. I have prepped our Windows 2000 domain and upgraded the schema so that I ...
1
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0answers
63 views

Static IP installation of AD domain server and DHCP [closed]

I have recently obtained 5 static IP addresses from my ISP. I now want to install a Windows 2008 server 2008 with domain controller and DHCP roles and use these static IP addresses. I have a ...
3
votes
1answer
171 views

DNS records randomly deleted when client computer come back from sleep

I've been struggling with this issue for days, I hope somebody here can help. DNS records gets randomly deleted in our ad-integrated dns server when Windows 7 clients comes back froms sleep (S3 or ...
1
vote
2answers
39 views

Demoting Exchange 2007 as a BDC

My PDC is a WinServer 2003. My BDC is our Exchange Server running 2007 serving AD and DNS. I want to replace the Exchange BDC with a new machine. It's my understanding all I would have to do is build ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Win Serv 2008 R2 Standard Exchange Management Console Issue

When I am in the Exchange Console and under the Recipient Configuration --> Distribution Group some of the DLs are greyed out as shown below: The ones in color I can make adjustments to who is in ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

When one DC crashes, TFS 2012 stops working

We have two Windows 2008 domain controllers. We installed the second DC only a few months ago. We also have a TFS 2012 server on the network. Today, when the older DC crashed, TFS stopped working ...
0
votes
3answers
63 views

AD Design for SME with Oversea Branch [closed]

Our company is a SME with global presence. The HQ is in Singapore, with branch in Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Europe and US. However, the distribution of staffs in these place is uneven. Singapore, ...
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votes
1answer
47 views

Restoring Server 2008 Enterprise AD backups on Server 2008 R2

I want to take a backup of Active directory on a Server 2008 Enterprise system and restore it on a Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Is this possible? Are there any issues with schema differences ...
1
vote
1answer
250 views

ERROR The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

My Windows Server 2008 RC 2 hard drive just died. Server was acting as domain controller and DNS for my company (it's small, less than 10 PCs). I reinstalled WinServer 2008 on a new hard drive, named ...
0
votes
2answers
164 views

Windows 2008 started crashing regularly every week

For the last couple of weeks my server have been crashing like once a week and usually during the weekends when nobody is using the Server in the Office and before that, my server was very, very ...
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votes
0answers
48 views

How to migrating W2K8 Primary Domain Contoler to W2012 server [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 Primary Domain Controller that is a bit old and tired. I would like to migrate the PDC over to a newer Windows 2012 Server. Many years ago I tried to do something like this ...
2
votes
1answer
465 views

Limit number of concurrent user logins in Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

Is there the possibility to limit Active Directory users' max concurrent login sessions? I've read many articles and discussions about the solution, but none of them seem to be working. Many had ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

“This computer has dynamically assigned IP addresses” error when installing Active Directory Domain Controller

This is a working Windows Server 2008 that I should install Active Directory on it. I found http://www.howtogeek.com/99323/ and followed the steps. After Additional Domain Controller Options, I'm ...
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votes
1answer
206 views

How can I join a Lubuntu machine to a Windows 2008 domain? [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu machine and I want to join it to a Windows domain. I've read that you need to download extra software to make this work, does anybody have any suggestion??
2
votes
1answer
315 views

unable to join domain using virtualbox [closed]

I'm in the process of setting up a VM environment for a MS certification exam (70-462). Following the training kit's instructions, I've set up a domain controller (DC) and two members (SQL-A, SQL-B) ...