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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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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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: ...
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How to setup private network in addition to local area connection?

I want to install Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2008 R2. I found this nice tutorial here. The problem is that in the first step, it says to change/configure the IP address of ...
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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 ...
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MS Certificate Web Enrollment authentication between domains

I'm trying to set up the Certificate Enrollment Web Services to give autoenrollment to some clients. The issue is the clients are on a separate domain to the CA. I see the CES/CEP allows three options ...
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Outlook - Domain account not resolving

I normally test people's Active Directory account names or email addresses by pasting them into an email (in the TO, CC, or BCC) and tabbing to the next field. Outlook will auto-resolve it to the ...
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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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How to configure active directory in windows 7?

I just installed Remote Server Administrative Tools (RSAT) on windows 7, and turned features on as mentioned in the installation guide. Now the Administrative Tools have been installed and ...
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Cannot create new users in Active Directory (Using Samba4 as DC and AD)

I setup Samba version 4.1.17-Ubuntu as domain controller and active directory, and everything seemed to go smoothly, but when I try to use the administrator account on one windows 10 PC domain member ...
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How to convert regular windows 10 account to an active directory account?

I run a Windows 10 Enterprise computer, which I used before I (setup and) joined a domain. Now that I have joined the computer to a domain, I want to use my domain account on my computer but still ...
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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: ...
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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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How to find my network and database access [closed]

Our company gets audited pretty regularly and I was wondering if there's an easy way to find out which accounts have access to what on our network? We're an all windows development shop, so all our ...
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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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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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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 get Linux users list from LDAP

We've just linked one of our Linux host to LDAP and ActiveDirectory. Now I'm trying to check how I get list of users and their details from within the Linux side.
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...
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How to track this user?

I have a network with a domain controller and active directory users in one location Also in another location i have a different domain controller and active directory users. They are separate ...
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Hide user list from system settings in Ubuntu

I'm setting up some Ubuntu machines for our college using 14.04 LTS with the standard Unity launcher. I've joined the machines to AD and hidden all but manual login on the login screen using the ...
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Parsing a string variable in a batch file for LAPS / ADU&C

I am trying to implement LAPS (Local Admin Password Solution) on our network and I am having issues integrating LAPS with the ADU&C right-click context menu. My goal is for our Helpdesk staff to ...
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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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How to cancel GPO which was Set by the Administrator?

We have four computer labs. Each one has 50 computers. All of them run on Windows 10 Pro. We have decided to use Active Directory. Added all the computers into the domain. Last week a friend of mine ...
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Moving old domain PC's domain user to new domain

I have several computers in my network involved in the situation: 2 servers: 1 "new" domain controller, and 1 old domain read-only domain controller 1 client computer logging into domain account ...
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Powershell: getting computer architecture if computer is offline

I have come across the below line that allows to identify if a computer is 32-bit or 64-bit: $(Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Processor -ComputerName [name]).AddressWidth It works well if a ...
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Locked out of my computer after disabling the netword card

So I made a big mistake : I was doing some tests on my work computer and I disabled the network card (via Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections) and forgot to re-enable it before ...
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How to enable ldap authentication in php

I have one server (Windows Server 2012 R2) and I need to configure a LDAP users authentication in PHP. Server is domain controller, PHP (5.6) is installed and PHP already has LDAP extension. Bind with ...
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linux + vastool + print password by vastool

please advice how to print the password from active directory ( LDAP ) of specific user by vastool ? user=admin1 /opt/quest/bin/vastool Copyright 2014 Quest Software, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ...
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script to automatically insert users from active directory to pc

I would like to know if is it possible to create a script(power shell or vbs) that automatically insert users of a domain server folder under active directory (windows 2003). I want to launch it on a ...
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Workstation can't connect to folder inside shared folder (Active Directory)

It's a weird situation: The user A in the Workstation 1 can see and browse all shared folders in Server 1. Only a subfolder (//server1/sharedfolder/subfolder1) it's not accessible. The first I did ...
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List an AD Group Membership using Power Query / Data Explorer

I'm trying to pull back the members of an AD distribution group using Excel's Power Query tool. Using the Active Directory data source I can query for all users on a domain. Following is the ...
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SSH connection denied … sometimes

Since our company swapped to Active Directory (we were using LDAP before), this is the Russian roulette to log in via SSH to our CentOS server. 50% of the time I manage to log in without problem on ...
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Removing AD Group members according to their memberships to certain groups in the same OU

Our AD groups for Websense filtering has been set up with very little flexibility for policy management. There are only two groups for "Permit all" web browsing category. Now I need to create over 20 ...
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How to Concatenate user name and surname while adding users from csv?

I want to add users to AD using the following command in Powershell: (This is a single line command but I am breaking apart it to be more readable) import-csv C:\list.csv | Foreach-Object { ...
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Is there a way to manage authorization in a given application using Active Directory?

If groups and users are already being synchronized across into a third-party application such as Jira, is there a way to manage in-application permissions via Active Directory similar to NTFS ...
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WebSphere MQ running under local account / group cannot read group memberships for Active Directory user. Workaround or alternative resolution?

I am developing an application that is using WebSphere MQ v6.0. WebSphere MQ is currently not working due to the following issue: WebSphere MQ service runs under local user "MUSR_MQADMIN" in the ...
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Roaming profiles and network mounted desktops on MAC OS X and AD

I have hundreds of windows machines and 20 mac os x machines, I wonder if there is a way to use ldap database via AD to authenticate my users on that machines and mount their desktops automatically?
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Understanding Windows 8 users account and remote desktop

I do not want to further confuse myself by asking on the difference between domain account and local account. Just want to clarify the following behavior for local accounts. Let's say I created 2 ...
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File share access

I have a File Server on Windows with user access via AD. Now I need to deny access for a user group from a specific IP-Pool. But other users must connect to the file share from the same pool. How can ...
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Can't Access Network Resources Over VPN

I am using Windows Server 2012 and RRAS to setup a VPN connection to a client. I have two servers on an Active Directory domain. DC01 (this hosts the VPN and Active Directory Domain Controller) QA01 ...
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OpenLDAP and pGina vs Active Directory (Using Samba4 Domain Controller)

Note: I know there are some questions and questions talking about similar topic, but there were all a couple of years old, therefore I prefered to mention my exact situation to get the most proper ...
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How to show more than one AD account on the login screen in Windows 7

I manage a small portion of a large AD network, we have a few machines that have exactly two users, who login in and out multiple times a day. Normal behavior is that the last user name is shown ...
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Using Samba4 with OpenLDAP on the same server to authenticate Windows clients accounts

I already have OpenLDAP directory with some services doing the authentication against it (OpenVPN, Jabber, Freeradius, redmine, etc...). And What I still need to do is to make my server a domain ...
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Excel 2013 Power Query

Does anyone know how to extract all Active Directory Users and show which ones are Users and which ones are just Contacts. I've extracted both Users and Contacts but they seem to show the same in ...
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How do I add Azure Active Directory User to Local Administrators Group

With Windows 10 you can join an organisation (=Azure Active Directory) and login with your cloud credentials. Based on the information provided here the first account per computer that joins the ...
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Active Directory / Comodo S/Mime enrollment

currently we are trying to use s/mime with our email infrastructure. However we are still looking forward how to deploy the certificates. Currently when using comodo each user gets a link where he ...