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Windows Server 2003 was based on Windows XP and was released in four editions: Web, Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter. It also had derivative ver...

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AD SYSVOL Scratch recovery from backup

Active Directory System State Recovery with Sysvol Authoritative Restore (Authsysvol switch) Explained

byMahesh
This article explains AD System State Recovery with the authsysvol switch, what it does and when this restore should be attempted, prerequisites, demo, impact and implications. The topic is partially documented by Microsoft and DELL and lacks important details, hence tried to add entire stuff here
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Security updates for Microsoft End of Life operating systems..

This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 - Both 32 and 64 Bit installs.
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Windows Server 2003 R2: "The active directory is rebuilding indices please wait..." Message While Logging

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While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is required to start the all services normally
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Undeleting Objects in Active Directory

Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
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5 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

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Learn about cloud computing and its benefits for small business owners.
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How to install and configure Carbonite Server Backup

A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
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Windows Server 2003 - Have you migrated?

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On July 14th 2015, Windows Server 2003 will become End of Support, leaving hundreds of thousands of …
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How to 'upgrade' your Windows 2003 server to 2008 R2 for file servers

With the withdrawal of support for Windows Server 2003 this summer, many clients face the issue of …
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Connecting PHP on IIS 6 (32 Bit) to a remote MS SQL 2008

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I know there are lots of articles out there about how to connect PHP to MS SQL. But I was having …
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8 Tips to a better WSUS

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Setting up a Microsoft WSUS update system is free relatively speaking if you have hard disk space …
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Deploying Printers with Group Policy using security filtering

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I've always wanted to allow a user to have a printer no matter where they login. The steps below …
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Reusing Terminal Server Licenses on a new server

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You have a server running Server 2003 and have applied a retail pack of Terminal …
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Windows SteadyState for Standalone Servers

Recently, I had the need to build a standalone system to run a point-of-sale system. I’m running …
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Configuring DHCP server from command-line

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Many of us need to configure DHCP server(s) in their environment. We can do that simply via
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Troubleshooting Slow Logons

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Numerous times I have been asked this questions that what is it that makes my machine log on so …
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VSS Backups Failing: Resolve VSS backup issues on Windows servers

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This may not be a text book method to resolve VSS backup issues but it seemed to have worked on few …
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Free Windows Event log monitoring to SNMP traps or Syslog

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I guess it is not common knowledge to most Wintel engineers/administrators: If you have an …
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Resetting Forgotten Domain Administrator Password

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by Batuhan Cetin

Within the dynamic life of an IT administrator, we hold many information in our …
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Removing Failed DC Data From Active Directory

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by Batuhan Cetin

In this article I will be guiding through the process of removing a failed DC …
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MCSA - MCSE 2003 / MCITP 2008 Review -Frequently Confused Topics / Overlooked Topics

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Hi,

While preparing for MCSA/MCSE, I realized that some terms are easily confused and taken for …

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