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Active Directory

Active Directory is a set of networking services made by Microsoft. Questions about using and configuring Active Directory belong here.

Asked in Windows XP, Active Directory

Your user account keeps locking you out of the domain?

Obviously this happens when your password attempts to log in fail. I have also seen this behavior with an automatic reconnection to a mapped network drive using a different account and the wrong password. ...
Asked in Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

How does Active Directory use DNS?

When you install Active Directory on a server, you promote the server to the role of a domain controller for a specified domain. When completing this process, you are prompted to specify a DNS domain name for the Active Directory domain for which you are joining and promoting the server. If during this process, a DNS server authoritative for the domain that you specified either cannot be located on the network or does not support the DNS dynamic update protocol, you are prompted...
Asked in Internet, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What main group type is found in Active Directory?

The main group type found in active directory is the security group.
Asked in Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What happens if primary domain controller fails?

You wont be able to access the network resources/login properly to your account. ...
Asked in Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

How do you shutdown global catalog server?

I know the ans but i am not going to tell you guyz.
Asked in Domain Names, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What is domain namespace of www.pntc.com.kh?

.(root) com.kh pntc for more info http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc958962.aspx ...
Asked in Domain Names, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What is collusion domain?

A computer network can be segmented physically but also logically. A collision domain is one of the logical network segments in which the data packets can collide to each other. One of the most common protocols used when referring to a collision domain is the Ethernet protocol. Collision domains are often referred as 'Ethernet segments'. The term of 'collision domain' is also used when describing the circumstances in which a single network device sends packets throughout a network segment and forces every other...
Asked in Active Directory

What is Group Scope?

Group scopes determine where in the Active Directory forest a group is accessible and what objects can be placed into the group. Windows Server 2003 includes three group scopes: global, domain local, and universal. ...
Asked in Home Improvement, Arts and Crafts, Windows 7, Active Directory

How do you paint old galvanized window screen mesh?

Go to your hardware store and buy the canned spray paint that covers rust. If in doubt ask someone in the Hardware Store. ...
Asked in Windows Server 2003, Active Directory, Windows Server 2008

What is the Active Directory of Windows server?

ACTIVE DIRECTORY IS A CENTRALIZED DATABASE ...WHICH IS USED IN DOMAIN FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES.. An active directory is a directory structure used on Microsoft Windows based computers and servers to store information and data about networks and domains. It is primarily used for online information and was originally created in 1996 and first used with Windows 2000. An active directory (sometimes referred to as an AD) does a variety of functions including the ability to provide information on objects, helps organize these objects...
Asked in Active Directory

What is a group scope and what are the different types of group scopes?

Group scopes determine where in the Active Directory forest a group is accessible and what objects can be placed into the group. Windows Server 2003 includes three group scopes: global, domain local, and universal. â–  Global groups are used to gather users that have similar permissions requirements. Global groups have the following characteristics: 1. Global groups can contain user and computer accounts only from the domain in which the global group is created. 2. When the domain functional level is set to Windows 2000 native...
Asked in Windows XP, Active Directory

Are the SRV records of a child domain updated automatically during Active Directory installation?

After running DCPROMO, A text file containing the appropriate DNS resource records for the domain controller is created. The file called Netlogon.dns is created in the %systemroot%\System32\config folder and contains all the records needed to register the resource records of the domain controller. Netlogon.dns is used by the Windows 2000 NetLogon service and to support Active Directory for non-Windows 2000 DNS servers. If you are using a DNS server that supports the SRV resource record but does not support dynamic updates (such as...
Asked in Computer Networking, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

Which protocol relies on DNS for name resolution?

DNS is Domain name system for short . Domain name system maps a name to an address. Protocol that relies upon DNS is TCP/IP . ...
Asked in Computer Terminology, Letters Notes and Memos, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What is meant by server in an organization?

Computer architecture is the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or software system. Software engineering is the technological and managerial discipline concerned with systematic production and maintenance of software products. Computer Architecture is the science and art of selecting and interconnecting hardware components to create computers that meet functional, performance and cost goals. Computer architecture is not about using computers to design buildings. ...
Asked in Active Directory

What is the command to restart Server Core?

To shut down a Windows 2008 Server Core System, at the command prompt type: Shutdown -s -t xx where -s = shut down -t xx = time to wait before shutting down in seconds, where xx =0 to 600 To shut down a Windows 2008 Server Core System immediately, at the command prompt type: Shutdown -s -t 0 where 0 = wait zero seconds (shut down immediately) To restart a Windows 2008 Server Core System, at the command prompt type: Shutdown -r -t xx where -r = reboot -t xx =...
Asked in Computers, Windows XP, Active Directory, The Difference Between

How can you install XP Pro on two drives in such a way that upon startup you can choose between both systems?

Simply install the first XP pro, then install the second and it will create an automatic boot menu... if you want to know how to edit the boot menu check my answer on that problem here: If you have two hard disks one with XP as OS the other with WIN 2003 Server and WIN 2000 Server how do you set one to boot as the default ...
Asked in Jobs, Active Directory, The Difference Between

Advantages and disadvantages of liberalisation?

advatages : 1. It have removed all trade barriers so imported goods are avaibale at cheap rates disadvantages 1. we misuse the liberty for our own means . ...
Asked in Computer Networking, Local Area Network, Active Directory

What layer of the OSI reference model does a switch operate at?

OSI is a general model for networking given by ISO. OSI model has Seven Layer and each layer have certain functions and responsibilities. The switch can be a two layer switch that is a bridge and a three layer switch that is a router. ...
Asked in Windows Server 2003, Active Directory

What is a read only domain controller Or RODC?

One of the new features receiving close attention in Windows 2008 is a new breed of domain controllers referred to as Read-Only Domain Controllers, also known as RODCs. The RODC hosts a copy of the Active Directory (AD) database like any other writable domain controller, but as its name implies, the contents replica of the domain database residing on the domain controller is read-only and write operations are not supported. It is equally important to mention that the RODCs do not participate...
Asked in Job Interviews, Active Directory

Where is the AD database held and What are other folders related to AD?

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Where_is_the_AD_database_held_What_other_folders_are_related_to_AD?AD Database is saved in/ntds. You can see other files also in this folder. These are the main files controlling the AD structure ntds.dit edb.log res1.log res2.log edb.chk SysVOl folder is also created which is used for replication When a change is made to the Win2K database, triggering a write operation, Win2K records the transaction in the log file (edb.log). Once written to the log file, the change is then written to the AD database. System performance determines how fast the system writes the data to the AD database...