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Dec
11
comment Link server 2012 account picture with active directory
Interestingly, when I look in the users profile, appdata, roaming, microsoft, windows, account pictures, I can see a single image there and it is the image I set as the new display picture. However, on the start menu, it still shows the default image. Not sure why this image isn't being applied.
Dec
11
comment Link server 2012 account picture with active directory
Thanks for that. Yes I must admit, I had come across many tools that do this. I was hoping for a more integrated solution, but obviously if they are not linked then that isn't really feasible. Out of interest, do you know where the 2012 account image is stored? We use central profile disks, so I would like to think they are stored in the user profile? I need to figure out why they do not persist after a log out.
Nov
17
comment Store scheduled tasks in user profile
Yes it's a tricky one, as half the reason we are heavily investigating in the idea of a farm, is to provide some high availability. Should anything happen to that one server, a farm allows them to continue working as normal.
Nov
7
comment Using AirPort DHCP relay agent info to assign IP by policy from server 2012
Thanks Joe. I think my solution is to enable relay-agent on the port the AirPort is connected to on our Cisco switch. Then set a subscriber ID, and use that to set a DHCP policy. Once I have tested, I will add as an answer.
May
30
comment Add multi monitor option to remote desktop web access
Hi Michael, thanks for that answer. I will try to find time to try it out and check it works. I assume what it is doing, is replacing a checkbox for one option (which you say is broken and will never work) with a checkbox that controls multimon?
May
16
comment Moving X400 address to user's new mailbox, internal NDR
Ah yes of course, this will certainly work. I was just trying to fully move it over now, so that if the old mailbox has to be completely removed, I didn't have to revisit this issue. Perhaps I will leave that for if/when that solution is needed. Please feel free to add the above as an answer and I will mark it so.
May
15
comment Moving X400 address to user's new mailbox, internal NDR
It would be nice, but I don;t think that works as the internal addressing used by exchange is not the SMTP address, it is the X400 address. This means that anyone who has previously typed the address has an autocomplete entry which will no longer work, as it will be pointing to the x400 address ont he old mailbox.
Mar
18
comment Recycle Bin for Network Share
Thanks all. Just did some testing with VSS in my test environment, and it works exactly as I had hoped. It's fantastic, and I feel ashamed for not having looked at it sooner!!
Mar
17
comment Add multi monitor option to remote desktop web access
The whole test environment is server 2012 R2. This is also what we will be building our live environment on.
Mar
17
comment Recycle Bin for Network Share
We don't want to eliminate backups as such, we just want users to be able to restore documents they have deleted without our intervention. My understanding is that shadow copy would still require us to restore the document for them? @joeqwerty the only reason I described our RDP scenario, is in case it had an effect on suggestions, as I am sure different scenarios call for different solutions.
Mar
14
comment Does a domain computer trust certs from domain CA
Thanks Hopeless, appreciate the link and location of GPO. Now I just need to investigate how to create the root cert :D
Mar
14
comment Does a domain computer trust certs from domain CA
Thanks guys, that certainly makes sense. I will try to get this implemented with our new deployment, as it does sound like it will be very beneficial. I will mark MDMarra's answer as such, only because I think he answered just before you HopelessN00b :)
Mar
14
comment Does a domain computer trust certs from domain CA
Because I am a newbie, I assume the root cert is the cert in which the CA is identified. Therefore, installing the root cert from the internal CA, means that any other certs issued by that CA are trusted?
Mar
13
comment Re-deploy/update Windows server from VMWare template
Thanks, I had heard of system center, but never really looked into what exactly it was intended for. PowershellDSC is a new one on me also. Shall investigate further, thanks :)
Feb
7
comment Site to site IPSec VPN between Server 2012 and USG 50
At present, two of our larger offices are using a USG 300 to connect to a USG 300 at our datacentre, and then the other 20 odd offices use small Zyxel routers to create a VPN to an INTY exoserver. The support for this is with a third party. Our thinking is that if we can replace the devices at our datacenter with server 2012, we can move this around virtually, add more power to it as the business expands, and it can also tie into AD for employee VPN access. Plus no third party support costs if we do it ourselves.
Feb
7
comment Remove hosts from Hyper-v virtual machine connection list
Have searched the entire registry, but unfortunately the only reference to those remote machines I can find is in terminal server list, which I assume is the list of terminal servers I have connected to using RDP. Not sue where else they could be stored :S
Feb
7
comment Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close
I don't think so, i'm pretty sure it is in Author mode.
Feb
7
comment Remove hosts from Hyper-v virtual machine connection list
Will give that a go now.
Feb
6
comment Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close
Hmmm, ignore that. It seems that if I go to file, save as... it does not save the remote hosts. If I add the hosts, then just close the console, saying yes to save when prompted, it saved it.
Feb
6
comment Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close
Have created one with a few different snap-ins, Exchange, Hyper-V and AD UAC. I have added two hyper-v hosts, and saved the mmc. When reopening, it only has my local hyper-v host listed, and not the remote ones I added previously.