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  • Wiki Page: IE 7 Home Page Not Reflecting Group Policy (dsforum2wiki)

    If you are operating in a Windows Server 2003 environment and recently deployed Internet Exlporer 7, you may have run into issues updating the home page via Group Policy. To solve this problem, perfrom the following steps: Download the latest GPO adm file for Internet Explorer 7.0 from: ...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: Cannot Join Domain with Error: "The format of the specified network name is invalid" (dsforum2wiki)

    When attempting to join a client machine to a domain, you may receive the following error message, The format of the specified network name is invalid . A leading cause for this error message is the DNS configuration on the client machine. The first step you should perform is to ensure that the...
  • Wiki Page: How to Disable SSLv2 on a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller (dsforum2wiki)

    For security reasons, you may need to disable SSLv2 on a domain controller to force secure LDAP communication using SSLv3 or TLSv1. The following article, What is the Point of Encryption if you Don't Know Who For? offers a description and comparison between SSLv2, SSLv3, and TLSv1 encryption methods...
  • Wiki Page: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Support Tools (dsforum2wiki)

    Unlike previous operating systems, in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the resource kit tools are installed as part of the server role installation. In the past, you had to download the resource kit tools separately. For example, if you install the Active Directory Domain Services...
  • Wiki Page: Cannot Run Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) Due to C++ Runtime Error (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents Problem Resolution Problem When you try to open Active Directory Users and Computers tool you see the following error: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error; "The Application has requested the runtime to terminate it in a unusual way. Please contact...
  • Wiki Page: KDC Event ID 26 (dsforum2wiki)

    If you have a domain that consists of a mixed environment of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 domain controllers and if the client computers are Windows Vista or later, you will see the following error message reported in the Windows Server 2003 domain controller Event Log (a similar error, Event 27 is...
  • Wiki Page: Windows 98 Cannot Join a Windows Server 2008 Domain (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents To Join a Domain Important Notes Related References To Join a Domain To join a Windows 98 workstation to a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 domain, follow these steps: Install the DSCLIENT utility for Windows 98. See Microsoft Knowledge Base article...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: How to Block USB Devices (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents References Other Languages If you want to prevent users from using USB devices, you can follow the steps in either of these articles: 1. Manually modify the registry key which is described in the KB article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823732 If the client computers...
  • Wiki Page: Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Preview, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview (dsforum2wiki)

    Applies to: Windows 8.1 Preview, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2012...
  • Wiki Page: How to List Active Directory Group Members (dsforum2wiki)

    Here are a few different ways to list members of an Active Directory group: Using built-in Active Directory command-line tools Following command will provide you first name and last name of member of a group: dsquery group domainroot -name groupname | dsget group -members | dsget user -fn...
  • Wiki Page: How to List Members of an Active Directory Group (dsforum2wiki)

    Here are a few different ways to list members of an Active Directory group: Using built-in Active Directory command-line tools Following command will provide you first name and last name of member of a group: dsquery group domainroot -name groupname | dsget group -members | dsget user -fn...
  • Wiki Page: Renaming a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain (dsforum2wiki)

    You can use the Windows Server 2008 domain rename process to change the names of your Active Directory domains, and you can also use it to change the structure of the domain trees in your Active Directory forest. This process involves updating the Domain Name System (DNS) and trust infrastructures as...
  • Wiki Page: Add Employee ID Attribute (DSforum2wiki)

    Before you move into production, test it. Take a valid backup in production before proceeding with the change. You will find lots of information into the below link for schema modification. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverDS/thread/8aed0f64-8082-4414-98d4-c7968eaf4b72...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory Logon Failure: The Target Account Name Is Incorrect (DsForum2wiki)

    The original forum thread at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverDS/thread/6a392612-775d-4fce-a5f5-8721f1ba8bd8 refers to several different Active Directory replication errors . It originally cited "Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect," but after resolving...
  • Wiki Page: Kerberos Error Code: 0x7 KDC_ERR_S_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN (dsforum2wiki)

    This issue can occur if no SPN has been set for a specific service, please refer to the resolutions in the section 0x7 - KDC_ERR_S_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN of the following article to troubleshoot the issue. Service Logons Fail Due to Incorrectly Set SPNs To understand, detect, correct, and verify...
  • Wiki Page: DNS Stops Working on Windows Server 2008 (DNS Event ID 4000 & 4015 and Userenv Event ID 1053 & 1054) (dsforum2wiki)

    Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Any failure of DNS can cause DNS Event ID 4000, DNS Event ID 4015, Userenv Event ID 1053, and User Event ID 1054 appear in Event Viewer. If this situation is happening intermittently in Windows Server 2008, the likely resolution is to apply a software patch ( hotfix...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: Event ID 5719 Source Netlogon (dsforum2wiki)

    This topic is a summary of options to resolve Netlogon Event ID 5719. Edit this article to add other solutions you know. Table of Contents Overview References Overview Event ID 5719 can be caused by many factors, such as network connectivity, non-paged memory leak occurs in Tcpip.sys, or out...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: Comment Bloquer les Périphériques USB (dsforum2wiki) (fr-FR)

    Table of Contents Références Autres langues Si vous voulez prévenir les utilisateurs d'utiliser des périphériques USB, vous pouvez suivre ces étapes dans l'un ou l'autre de ces articles: 1. Changer manuellement la clé de registre qui...
  • Wiki Page: Comment Lister les Membres d'un Groupe d'Active Directory (dsforum2wiki) (fr-FR)

    Voici quelque manières différente d'obtenir une liste des membres d'un groupe d'Active Directory: À l'aide des outils de ligne de commande intégrées d'Active Directory Cette commande suivante va vous donner le prénom et le nom de...
  • Wiki Page: How to List Active Directory Group Members (dsforum2wiki)

    Here are a few different ways to list members of an Active Directory group: Using built-in Active Directory command-line tools Following command will provide you first name and last name of member of a group: dsquery group domainroot -name groupname | dsget group -members | dsget user -fn...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: How to Map a Network Drive Through Group Policy (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents References Other Languages As a LAN administrator, there are times when you have a requirement to map a network drive (s) for domain users. The preferred method for mapping network drives for domain users is Group Policy Preferences (GPP). I won't repeat the steps for accomplishing...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: Comment Connecter un Lecteur Réseau avec les Stratégies de Groupe (dsforum2wiki) (fr-FR)

    Table of Contents Références Autres langues Comme administrateur réseaux, il y a des fois que vous devez connecter un lecteur réseau pour les utilisateurs du domaine. La méthode préférée pour connecter les lecteurs réseaux pour les...
  • Wiki Page: How to Resolve the 'Trust relationship has been lost with domain controller' Error (dsforum2wiki)

    Users occasionally see the error 'Trust relationship has been lost with domain controller' when trying to log on to a domain controller. This can happen because of any of the following: The secure link between the PC and the Directory is broken due to a disruption in the presentation...
  • Wiki Page: Troubleshooting Adprep.exe Errors (dsforum2wiki)

    Users encounter errors that refer to the need to run Adprep, or they experience an error when they try to run it. And this seems to be common because the the most frequently viewed thread on the AD DS forum on TechNet is DC promotion and adprep /forestprep . So this article is intended to briefly summarize...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: How to Change the Local Administrator Password on Domain Member Computers (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents Overview To Edit the Default Domain Policy References Overview There are different ways to change the local Administator password on all domain computers at once, and some of them are explained in this DS forum thread: Change Local Administrator Password with group policy . ...
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