AD user objects keep losing special permissions.

by Pber 21. June 2010 18:19
Sometimes it necessary to set special permissions on user objects.  For instance when using a Blackberry server, the SendAs permission needs to be set. I see many admins struggle with the se... [More]

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Creating a 2003 AD external trust through a firewall

by Pber 7. November 2009 15:50
  Recently I had to create an external trust through a firewall to a domain in a DMZ.  I found an article from Microsoft titled: "How to configure a firewall for domains and trusts”.&... [More]

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Why isn't Dynamic DNS (DDNS) working properly?

by Pber 8. September 2009 17:29
Over the years I've seen many DNS issues and many come because of the integration of DNS and DHCP and not a complete understanding of the proper setup.  Several issues could include Stale DDN... [More]

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Saved Queries in Active Directories Users and Computers - Part 2

by Pber 16. July 2009 19:01
As you seen with Part 1 of this series, saved queries can help you find specific data that is normally not easy to find. Part 2 of this series will take you into more advanced queries mainly focusing... [More]

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Saved Queries in Active Directories Users and Computers - Part 1

by Pber 5. July 2009 13:50
One of the great things about AD is that you can organize your resources in OUs and then further into sub OUs. It keeps things clean and organized. The downside of this is that your resources are... [More]

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Add extra columns to Active Directory Users and Computers display

by Pber 21. June 2009 11:47
By default Active Directory Users and Computers only allows you to display specific columns for any given object within Active Directory.  A popular request is to be able to see the Employee Numb... [More]

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Why can't I logon, I have more than one DC?

by Pber 9. June 2009 17:43
I see questions about this all the time.  One of my DCs failed, why don't the other DCs pick up the load?  The answer is they should, but a few key settings may need to be configur... [More]

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