Category Archives: Active Directory

Update AD Attributes using Powershell.

I was at a customer the other day installing their new helpdesk portal. When we came to the step to import the users from Active Diretory there was almost no info on the user accounts. Only a first name and … Continue reading

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Group Policy Preferences Regional Settings not saved.

When you are using GPO prefernces to set Regional Settings on computers or Citrix / Terminal Servers you might see that even if you change to the region you want to use it is not saved the next time you … Continue reading

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Update Username, time and computer model in the computer description field when user logon.

This script is good when you want to know who is using a specific computer and the model of the computer. The description is updated every time a user logs on to a computer. To use the script create a new … Continue reading

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Warning: Attribute userAccountControl is: 0x82020

New customer New problem do I need to say more? Starting test: MachineAccount Warning: Attribute userAccountControl of DC01 is: 0x82020 = ( PASSWD_NOTREQD | SERVER_TRUST_ACCOUNT | TRUSTED_FOR_DELEGATION ) Typical setting for a DC is 0x82000 = ( SERVER_TRUST_ACCOUNT | TRUSTED_FOR_DELEGATION … Continue reading

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DCdiag – Got error while checking LDAP and RPC connectivity.

When running DCdiag on an Windows 2008 server i received the error: Message 0x621 not found.          Got error while checking LDAP and RPC connectivity. Please check your          firewall settings.          ……………………. DC01 failed test Connectivity After checking my … Continue reading

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Migrating client computers using a computer start up script.

What is the easy way to migrate computers to a new domain? Running around to every single computer or have a computer start up script do the job for you? Since I get enough training on the gym I decided … Continue reading

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Block Microsoft Browser Choice KB976002

A lot of companys in Europe are thinking of how they are going to block the Browser choice update.  One good thing to know is that this only apply to client OS There are three ways to block it that … Continue reading

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Configure a Windows server to sync it’s time against an NTP server.

Time is money…. So it’s a good idea to a sync your PDC emulator against an NTP server. So that you have right time on your servers and clients. On your PDC emulator start CMD and write net time /setsntp:ntp.your-ntp-provider.com … Continue reading

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NtFrs_PreExisting___See_EventLog

I was getting this in my SYSVOL share on both of my servers after I had JRNL_WRAP_ERROR on both of my Domain Controllers. I tried to resolv the JRNL_WRAP_ERROR on my servers by setting the BurFlags to D2 on both … Continue reading

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Event ID: 13568 The File Replication Service has detected that the replica set “DOMAIN SYSTEM VOLUME (SYSVOL SHARE)” is in JRNL_WRAP_ERROR.

I was getting this error message on both of my domain controllers. The solution was to Use the BurFlags registry key to reinitialize File Replication Service replica sets. On both servers do step 1 – 7 1. Click Start, and … Continue reading

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