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21 views

Roaming Profile Control [on hold]

I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way to keep applications from roaming? I like how Firefox bookmarks move from machine ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Users cannot change their passwords in Active Directory

We have created a new domain. The DCs are server 2012 and 2012r2 and the functional level of both forest and domain is 2008. Password policy is only set on the default domain policy and is set to ...
-1
votes
1answer
12 views

Windows Domain controller recover test

I'm testing a Exchange 2012 VM recovery in a Hyper-V test server. I have this VM, 2 DC and a Exchange server: SRVDC1 (pdc, nm, rid) SRVDC2 SRVEX2 As far as I know I need to recover also a Domain ...
0
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2answers
33 views

Windows Server 2012 - one user logging on many computers [closed]

I am a newby to Windows Server World. I want to setup company's network (around 7 computers and 15 employees) like this: - all computers joined to my domain - every employee having his own user ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Shares and printers on a server are not accessible for one workstation

The PC in question is running Windows 7 and the server is Windows Server 2012 Standard. Both machines can ping each other by IP and Name. I've tried flushing the DNS cache, removing the pc from the ...
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2answers
69 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Replace User within Active Directory File Server Share

I have a file server role utilizing an Active Directory Domain on Windows Server 2012 and I'm attempting to replace one User Object with another User Object across all existing file server share ACLs. ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Using AD/GPO to add machines to WSUS in Windows Server 2012

I was following this guide: http://knowledge.quickstart.com/configure-wsus-to-deploy-updates-using-group-policy/ I've rebooted the machines after the policy updates to ensure they took them. I ran ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Event ID 4013 DNS-Server-Service on Network with Only One Domain Controller/DNS/etc

I'm consulting for a small business that has a single server that handles DC, DNS, DHCP, etc. roles. It is giving the following error with some regularity: 4013 DNS-Server-Service The DNS server ...
2
votes
2answers
97 views

Windows Server 2012 Migration (DNS/AD DS Standard Eval to Essentials OEM) P2V -> Do I need a Secondary Domain Controller during migration?

This is my first post on this exchange (although not my first on stack exchange), so please have patience. I am a 3rd year student intern, and I have been tasked with virtualizing the server systems ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
2
votes
2answers
89 views

How to have your DNS servers forward queries for internet names

I have 2 Domain Controllers / DNS servers on Windows 2012, their IPs are 10.0.1.10 and 10.0.1.11 Another server acts as the DHCP server for clients, and sets their primary and secondary DNS to the IP ...
7
votes
1answer
385 views

Reset users password in Active Directory by Domain Admin account or other service account

In Active Directory you can set and enforce rules where users have to use strong password, can't use last 5+ passwords they already had, enforce password complexity. Is there a way to enforce such ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

AD / DNS servers [duplicate]

Is DNS required to be a role on an Active Directory server? Is it possible to run 2 servers that support DNS only and 2 for Active Directory? Or is AD required to be on a machine that runs DNS.
3
votes
1answer
122 views

How to allow Active Directory Users to Adopt OS X Local Home Folder

We have deployed a new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory infrastructure for an environment that previously contained no central mechanism for user authentication. All client computers are Mac OS X ...
0
votes
2answers
53 views

Connect Windows clients to a Windows Server 2012 [closed]

My company has switched to a Windows 2012 Server recently, and we faced domains for the first time ever (we were using workgroups prior to this change, with a plain old Windows XP serving some shared ...
2
votes
3answers
254 views

Windows server 2012 essentials GPO AD/SYSVOL MISMATCH

I am having an issue with Group policys and will do my best to describe the issue below: GPRESULT, ADSI and GPT.ini shows the group policy with mismatching AD/SYSVOL versions, the SYSVOL version ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

cannot login to domain - kerberos issue?

We cannot login as domain admin on one server but can on others. When I looked at Active Directory, I can see that the computer object doesn't exist for the server we can't login to. There is, however ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Setting up a LAN with load balanced internet

I have been looking and researching for the last week on this but haven't found anything conclusive which might apply to the situation that we are trying to solve. I have a small start-up which now ...
1
vote
1answer
171 views

Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
0
votes
3answers
182 views

Migrating SBS AD to an Server 2012 AD with diffrent domains

The situation, I have a SBS 2008 server which also is the DC for the domain. The name of the domain is Example: DomainA. The other server is a W2012 server, which will be replacing the SBS server. The ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers - Failed test VerifyReferences

While running DCDIAG on our Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Domain Controllers, I discovered the following error message on both DCs. These domain controllers where migrated from a Windows server ...
4
votes
1answer
148 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
97 views

Active Directory with custom domain name? [closed]

I'm new to the Active Directory world (I know how to use it, not set it up :) ). I just bought a server from Leaseweb running Windows Server 2012 R2 and plan to use it for Active Directory. It has its ...
0
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0answers
39 views

Creating a template/default roaming profile

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter and running Windows 8.1 machines, is there a way to create a default or template that will contain shortcuts and files for a new user when they are created? ...
2
votes
1answer
206 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 ...
4
votes
2answers
851 views

Active Directory Time Synchronisation - Time-Service Event ID 50

I have an Active Directory domain with two DCs. The first DC in the forest/domain is Server 2012, the second is 2008 R2. The first DC holds the PDC Emulator role. I sporadically receive a warning ...
0
votes
1answer
574 views

What's the upgrade path for ADFS 2.1 to 3.0 (Server 2012 to 2012 R2)

I have several domain controllers running Windows Server 2012 with a domain and forest functional levels at Windows Server 2012. Two of the DCs are running ADFS (2.1) in a farm for users in my ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Windows Server Manager Kerberos error 0x80090322

I have been frustrated with this issue for two days now so I finally decided to ask this on serverfault. I'm setting up a Windows lab environment. It has a Win2012R2 domain controller (srv001) and ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Upgrade users to new domain controller

I currently have server 2003 as my domain controller. I am planning to upgrade this to 2012, though several articles and videos are available to migrate active directory domain controller from 2003 to ...
2
votes
1answer
157 views

Use Active Directory Administrative Center outside domain

I'm setting up a Active Directory lab environment on a Windows 8.1 laptop. I now have a Windows Server Core 2012 domain controller running inside a VM. I installed Server Manager for Windows 8.1 and ...
0
votes
1answer
445 views

Join Windows 2003 R2 guest to Windows 2012 R2 domain controller

I'm trying to join a Windows Server 2003 R2 guest to a domain with a Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain controller server. I get the error "The following error occured attempting to join the domain ...
3
votes
1answer
59 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Auto-enrollment certificate without enroll permission

I am Domain Admin of a company. We implement Active Directory Certificate Services in our company for email signature and encryption. Because we have more than 1000 users in our company, we want to ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

What is an open DNS resolver, and how can I protect my server from being misused by hackers?

I don't have the strongest background in computer security, but yesterday one of my company servers was shut down by our host. It's a server assigned a public IP where I host several web-service ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

How to integrate RSA with AS DS?

I have not been able to find anything online that isn't AD FS. Since I do not run AD FS, is there a way to integrate RSA Securid with just AD DS? Any online resources? Also, this is a 2012 server.
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Sites and services design for branches those having same subnet

I have 2012 domain and about 50 of workstation and servers together in it at branch (A) and now I get another branch (B) with about another 75 workstations and servers (domain 2012). I need to ...
4
votes
1answer
114 views

What happens when User's UPN Suffix is not Trusted in Active Directory

I have 1275 UPN Suffix in the AD. This is the maximum allowed in Windows Server 2012. $domain = [System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Domain]::GetCurrentDomain(); $domaindn = ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

2 NICS using Windows Server 2012 as “gate”

I want to use my windows server as a gateway and DHCP for my local network. It have 2 NICs where one will be connected to the internet and the other to my local network. There are no router on the ...
1
vote
2answers
452 views

Routing to Remote Desktop Gateway on internal network

I have a single physical host that I am using as a virtualization lab and a number of VM's on Hyper-V that are connected to the host via an internal network. I had it working so that the physical host ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Does a vCenter need rights to read the Active Directory?

I'm completely lost with SSO and Active Directory. First i had an ESXi 5.1 standalone with vCenter virtual appliance with windows server 2008 r2 active directory, worked great. Later upgraded to 5.5 ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Server Core box keeps losing secure channel to domain, netdom can't reset?

I have one WS2012 box that repeatedly loses its secure channel to the domain. If I try to run netdom verify/reset, I get the "no logon servers were available" error message. If you look in the event ...
3
votes
2answers
151 views

Send objectGUID as an AD FS 2.0 Claim

I would like to send objectGUID as a claim with AD FS 2.0 running on Windows Server 2012. I know I can create Issuance Transform Rules for a Relying Party Trust, but how does AD FS 2.0 know about ...
5
votes
1answer
114 views

Performing a migration to a 2012 FL Active Directory domain/forest?

I'm looking to perform a migration of an existing 2008 R2 Active Directory forest to a new(ish) 2012 forest, and bumped into the issue that there don't seem to be any compatible tools to do so. The ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Recover Server 2012 password I CAN RDP

I have a domain joined machine that I log in to with a LOCAL MACHINE password via remote desktop. I saved the password in RDP, but want to log in from a different machine, but have not used the ...
2
votes
1answer
180 views

How to join win 8.1 to WSUS server 2012

i have a wsus server on win server 2012 and over 30 win 8.1 clients.i need to know how to configure clients to get updates from local server.anyone can help? note: all my network are in local domain ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

How to cleanup AD?

I have a fairly hosed Windows 2012 AD. I would like to resolve the issue if possible. I have done many things to try and resolve this with little success. Brief history; I had a Domain, that was ...
0
votes
2answers
917 views

How can I change dns name on domain controller?

I am in the process of trying to clean up after a domain rename gone bad. The rename was from xxx.com to hq.xxx.com My current problem is that I cannot login to the DC (only DC on network) Logging ...
0
votes
2answers
433 views

No SYSVOL\NETLOGON on 2012 STD DC Server

I have 2 2012 servers. I found out there's no share of neither SYSVOL nor NETLOGON on the BDC. I'm getting many 5002: The DFS Replication service encountered an error communicating with partner ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Windows Server 2012 member server cannot authenticate to domain

We have a simple domain for some servers, with a single domain controller "APP01", and another member server "APP02" For an unrelated reason, one of our services on APP02 fails and needs restarting, ...