Active directory (or AD) is Microsoft's implementation of the LDAP protocol or X.500 standard.  Its purpose is to manage objects from a networked computer and make them available for users and administrators of the network.

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find the different user connections

I want to know how to do from the AD to find out when and for what machines a user attempts to conencter and if it works or not, please? I have a user who is still blocking its account (IT Director) ...
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VisualStudio won't accept credentials in enterprise environment - StatusCode: 0x80090308

I'm currently using Visual Studio Community 2015, Version 14.0 Update 3. My problem is, that I can't connect to my own MS TeamFoundationServer 2015 from my workplace. The problem is definitely not ...
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Windows 7 Internet connection

i have a small network for 24 PCs and i have AD and DNS and Exchange all PC joined to domain there is no internet in network but some users unplug cable Ethernet and uses modem to connected to ...
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Network folder access control on shared machines with the same login

Let me start by saying I know this is a weird situation that I've inherited. So, thank you for trying to problem-solve this with me, and feel free to say, "You need to burn it all to the ground and ...
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How to assign a static IP to a Computer in Active Directory

I'd like to know how you can assign a static IP address to a computer using Active Directory. I know it is possible with a user using the Dial-in tab, but doing it on a computer has no effect (unless ...
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Get data in MS Excel from Active Directory

I want search data in activer directory from a value excel cell, like I have user ID in excel sheet want to retrive frist name and last name of that user ID. Can someone help me to resolve this? Using ...
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Windows Azure Directory Sync Generic Failure

Ok so I have a domain that I want to sync to Office365 but when I start the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool Configuration Wizard I get an error with the following details: System.Management....
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Active Directory Password Change Issue

We have a password issue here. The security policy requieres to change user's password in every 90 days (so the 'Password never experies' solution is not working now). They got a automatic warning ...
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Enable SMB file sharing on OS X - “Incorrect Password”

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard connected to an Active Directory domain. I can share folders on the Mac and view files from Windows without problems. When I try to enable my Mac account for write ...
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How-to represent/add devices like IP-Cams, Printers, VoIP-Phones etc. in Active Directory

I have a number of devices neither fitting the category "Human" nor "Computer", but needing some of their characteristics, like "email-address", or MAC. e.g. IP-Cams: They need an email-address, ...
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Does whoami /groups query the DC?

How does whoami /groups work? Does it connect to the DC and get the information from there or is that information cached on the computer somewhere and retrieved by the command? If it is stored ...
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How do I add a Microsoft account user to Windows Server 2012?

I am managing a small network with a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. I have usernames of the network users who can access various network drives/files. In the past, I would open up Active ...
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Mac OS X 10.8 not binding to Windows domain

I have five iMacs with OSX 10.8.5. Two of the iMacs are binding to Windows domain server (2012) successfully. But I can’t bind remaining three iMac machines, and it is showing authentication error ...
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Windows 10 can't rejoin domain to Windows Server 2003

I have Windows 10 Pro (upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro) and am having trouble joining the domain. All existing profiles and settings work, but today I needed log in with a user account which never ...
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QNAP TS-809U: Domain Users / Groups disappear and the server has to be rejoined to the AD Domain

We have a TS809U that we have joined to the domain. Shares and access rights works as the should with the domain users and everything is just the way it should be. But after a couple of weeks/a month ...
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Group Policy Confusion (Printers configured under users?)

I'm befuddled. Active directory usually makes a bit more sense than this. The Problem: Referencing the images below (with private info removed), it appears that Printer Connections are being defined ...
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Showing two domain controller DC and GC on AD server, Need to remove old DC

I was abc AD server 2008 r2 with single domain controller on it and its working fine but due to issues in some roles on abc, I have create another xyz server and replicate with abc. Now I've remove ...
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Use Office 365 account to login to Windows 10

Windows 10 has a new feature where you should be able to use our Office 365 Active Directory account to login. This is the feature: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_apps-...
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How to assign specific group id in Active Directory so the user belonging to that group had it on the list of groups on Linux?

I have Active Directory Server, and I have created a 'grg' user there. I have also created an 'isuser' group. After installing NIS service, when I right click on the group, and select properties, I ...
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Execute one batch file on several Windows clients with active directory

For installing programs using an exotic package manager, I would like to execute until it succeed (repeated at each logon until success) a batch command one time on each computer connected to an ...
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Changing IP of DNS Server machine

I am in windows server 2012R2 machine environment and there I am having my Active Directory and DNS server(local LAN) configured. Now due to some requirement I want to change IP of this machine and ...
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Flipping IPs of two system [migrated]

Following is my scenario. I have two machines(machine-01,machine-02) machine-01 has static IP and has Active Directory and DNS configured and machine-02 has dynamic IP. Now due to some requirements ...
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.NET deny anonymous access blocking domain user too

We have installed the same .net web app to a few of our servers but one of the server is blocking access for domain users despite only set to deny anonymous access. We used the following web.config to ...
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Import schema into Samba/AD domain?

I have set up a Samba4 domain controller to serve as my Active Directory PDC. It works flawlessly in that respect. My next challenge is to install FusionDirectory to make managing it easier and to ...
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Flipping names of the two server machines

Following is my scenario. I have maintained two servers machines.On one machine(lets call it machine-1) I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 which is using Active Directory Installed with users ...
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AD DNS Server resolves old IP adress after being moved to new IP range

I'm currently experiencing an issue with a DNS server (on Windows 2008), which was moved to a new IP range. The IP address was changed, but somehow the server address keeps popping up as the old IP ...
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Windows offline domain join

Apparently administrators can join the machine to the domain without a reboot according to this article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/offline-domain-join-djoin-step-by-step%28v=ws.10%...
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Generate duplicate Active directory on Server 2008 r2 [migrated]

Currently We are using window server 2008 r2 and installed Active directory on server, which working fine. Problem is that, Some of roles which are not working well(Can not install/uninstall roles), ...
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Best configuration for using an external DNS Server in addition to a Domain Server

I have Cable Internet from Comcast (Xfinity) with a 256Mbps connection. Then I have a WRT1900AC Router (with the wireless turned off). The configuration is as follows: Subnet: 10.10.1.0/24 Router: ...
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Active Directory -> Dirsync -> Office 365 best way to change password for remote users

We have a company 90% remote users with no laptops. (on government computers that they can't install anything on like a vpn) our company is moving to Active directory and Office 365 and the passwords ...
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Active Directory whenChanged attribute

i am a bit confused when it comes to the whenchanged user-attribute in active directory. Lets say i have a user xy with a mailbox. This mailbox is shared with a few people. They all do not log ...
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Unexpected DNS entries returned

I'm having been getting a weird DNS response recently. If I ping any unresolved DNS (without tld, I.e. abc instead of abc.com), it will return the IP 72.167.34.97. If I would do it in the browser, it ...
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Win Server 2003 r2: Can you deploy files without using GPP?

Im trying to deploy an email signature that needs to be placed in every C:%APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\Signatures folder on each machine in my domain. I am aware of how to deploy programs with .msi file ...
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Update AD Attributes of multiple users

I want to add the siteCode attribute to all users in a specific OU but I can't find a way to do this in the GUI. Is there any other way to achieve a mass update like this? I've seen scripts on line ...
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Allowing a person object to be created under a locality

I am using Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services. I notice when I right click on a locality entry, L=dublin, and select New Object there is no option to create a person object. I am very ...
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Netatalk server on ubuntu with AD authentication

I need to install Netatalk on ubuntu 14.04 server, and allow users to mount their desktops on Mac OS X. User credentials are stored on Active directory servers, but I have centrifydc installed on my ...
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nslookup is automatically searching for FQDN

i set up test.com domain and DNS on windows 2012 server. i join test.com domain from windows 8.1 PC and using internet everyday. everything was fine. but, this morning, the internet sharing from ...
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Joining Windows host to a Samba Active Directory failed

I couldn't join a Windows (2k3) computer to a Samba4 Active Directory, because I got this message on the host: Error occured joining the domain. The specified network name is no longer available. ...
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Is there a sample AD & LDAP server for practice? [closed]

I am trying to study the connection method to LDAP and AD, but don't have a working AD. I do have a full working Window 2008 Server. Is there a sample AD & LDAP server I could use for practice?
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Can the id command query Active Directory for a uid?

If I run id 1000001 (freebsd or mac), configured to authenticate with Active Directory, it returns id: 1000001: no such user. Running id DOMAIN\\user1 returns the info correctly, after which I can ...
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Windows 10 - switch users - with AD users

Windows 10 does actually have the option of switching between users assigned to a computer. But it seems that this will only work with LOCAL USERS not with AD users. Whenever an AD user logs off/Shuts ...
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Script to get a list of users allowed to connect computer

I would like to inventory the users and groups that are allowed to connect to a computer (interactively or remotely). The computer can be either in a workgroup or in an active directory but primarily ...
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Manage DHCP on windows server from computer outside domain

I am trying to manage a DHCP server running on Windows Server 2008r2 from a computer that is not in my active directory domain. I currently get the error: This call was performed by a client who is ...
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Automatically set up Outlook Profile for new user

I'm a part of a small IT team for a medium sized business. When we set up a new user, we usually create an email account and set their password up, we never give email passwords out for security ...
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Domain trust vs. Forest trust: What is to prefer and why?

Administering several active directories, I might be in the need of defining trust levels for them. I could do the following: Create a trust between two ADs. Create a trust between two forests, each ...
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Find out what does change the settings for User Account Control all the time

The settings of the UAC get changed by some app/program/process. As a result I can't open Edge, calculator, Windows store or any other Metro style app. If I try to open it I get xxx can't be ...
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Site-to-site AD VPN

I have a development environment inside a corporate network 2 Hyper-V hosts, ~15 VM's Private network Internet access on a separate network and firewalled I'd like to join it to my AD domain, ...
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Will msExch* attributes migrate to a new server that is NOT running Exchange?

We are planning on migrating a client from SBS2008 to 2012 R2. Mailboxes have since been migrated to O365. If we perform an AD migration will msExch* attributes be migrated even though the new server ...
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Re-joining a computer to domain

I have a problem with a Windows 7 PC that had been a member of the domain. When I try to logon to this PC with domain credentials I get a message similar to The trust relationship between this ...
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Redirect outgoing ports in windows

I want to create an Active Directory server at home, just to learn how to do it. I have configured the server but I want to use the service from outside, so I've opened all the ports in Windows's ...