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Nov
14
comment Survive a Software Audit
If 4 more people agree it should be there, it will be auto-magically moved. :)
Nov
14
comment Survive a Software Audit
I voted to migrate it to ServerFault, as this is more of a professional desktop support issue, and folks over there will have dealt with this stuff more often (I would think).
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Ahh, so the router had a DHCP server turned on?
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Unfortunately this has gotten way beyond what a single Stack Exchange question can achieve. You may want to post your cross-over cable questions as new ones (after reading up a bit on them).
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Uhmm, I'm beginning to think you may be out of your element if you have to ask that. :)
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Yup, patch cords ends can get brittle/loose after sitting in the same spot for a long time and then moved. Especially if the patches suck (like solid-core patch cables, or worse, solid-core patch cables with stranded-cable ends :) ).
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Nope, but hey, it's your sever to try. :) If it's as you said, and you just moved it and it's still plugged into the same switch (port), then the software stack shouldn't care at all. How did you test the jacks? Were they just connection tested, or were other tests performed as well?
Nov
10
comment Some clients fail to obtain IP addresses after moving servers
Have you considered temporarily rolling the rack back to where it was and see how it works? Bad jack in the new room perhaps?
Nov
8
comment Sysprep vs cloning or a mixture of the two?
See What is sysprep? how is it useful? and Looking for a software capable of cloning a System drive?. But in reality, this is a question for ServerFault (and has been asked many times over there), so I'm voting to migrate it there.
Nov
6
answered Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) scans GUID from BIOS?
Nov
3
comment Denying/Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server R2
NP, you can always upvote/accept answers to thank us. ;)
Nov
2
answered Denying/Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server R2
Sep
19
comment Windows 7 Fresh Install - super sluggish domain account
Just because you disabled roaming profiles and folder redirection in the GP, doesn't mean that the user/computer accounts won't still be trying to use the shares they pointed at. If they don't exist anymore, you'll be waiting for them to time-out a lot, until you find all references (registry, etc.) and fix them. Have you tried a fresh 'regular' user account to see how it acts?
Sep
16
comment denying Internet access in an Active Directory environment
Warning: If you create a domain and the primary DNS is not local (ie: has entries for local computers, or is Active Directory integrated), and/or the clients are not set to use this DNS as their primary DNS entry, then you will likely experience very long logins, and will/can have troubles with group policy and startup/login scripting time-outs.
Sep
7
comment application required to view event log on web servers locally
Voted to move it to ServerFault.
Aug
15
comment How to configure my SBS 2008 server to support Co-authoring of Word documents
Yes and Yes; both depending on a bunch of information we don't have. But this is off-topic for SU, as we are here for questions and answers that are practical and not rhetorical or 'opinion'-oriented.
Jul
24
comment Unable to register a client to domain
Did you try using Windows 2008's in-built DCDiag.exe, to ensure all your DC ducks are in line?
Jul
24
awarded  Critic
Apr
21
comment What can be causing the following hack?
Even though this is XP as a 'server' ;) This should probably be moved to ServerFault.com - voted to close/migrate.
Mar
31
awarded  Tenacious