As with most companys, the most frequent support questions are to do with users passwords. We have a lot of remote users that don’t actually login to the system and as passwords are set to expire quite often so they quite frequently find that their password … Read More »
As part of my compliant I need to keep tabs on inactive user account. The comapny is only small right now and so easy to monitor, but as I like automating things, this fantastic script from vNucleus provides an excellent solution. I’ve … Read More »
This error popped up when editing a scheduled task: Error 2147944309 Basically, the user account it locked, unlock it and check the password.
I while back I wrote about importing images into AD with vbscript. I’ve recently been looking into doing a similar thing but found its now possible with powershell. On server 2008 its pretty simple, I created a user photo directory and placed … Read More »
With Lync 2010 setup (all be it very basic right now) it was time to take control. I started exploring what was possible via various policys for the clients. One of the features allows users to choose their own profile … Read More »
After recently installing Lync 2010, I soon realised that I should probably have already imported user photos into Active Directory, seeing as Outlook 2010 also supports user thumbnails and it would be a nice little feature to add in. I … Read More »
You can force the removal of AD from a machine by running: dcpromo /forceremoval It’s not the best way to do it of course, but if all else fails you can run this.
I was doing a bit of an AD spring clean today and came across a few errors which had me stumped for a little while. The short of the story is, when running DCDIAG, I was getting a couple of … Read More »
I got this error when trying to delete a ‘test’ OU called ‘x’ from AD the other day: “You do not have sufficient privileges to delete ‘OU’, or this object is protected from accidental deletion” The fix is quite simple, … Read More »