To implement Domain policies for Active Directory users, it is first necessary for the client operating system to join a Domain. The policies are implemented after the client computer comes under the umbrella of the Domain itself and logs in from the Domain credentials. In this post I will tell you the two basic methods that can be used for joining a Domain from a Windows 7 client operating system.
It often happens that a user forgets his/her password and instead of asking the Domain Administrator to reset the password, they attempt to login by using the trial and error method. This results in the lock out of their account because of which a user cannot login again, (even with a valid password). An account can also get locked due to synchronization problems between the domain and other systems. Furthermore, Continue Reading →
When creating a user in Active Directory, there are several user account related options that can greatly enhance network security via user authentication and encryption methods. The choices range from a simple password change at first logon, to smart card support. In this post I will tell you what options are available to apply on Active directory users in a Domain environment in Windows Server 2008 and what can be Continue Reading →
Previously I provided you with a guide about “How To Create Windows Server 2008 Domain & Things To Consider”. In this post I will explain the procedure involved in creating Domain users from Active Directory in Windows Server 2008. It is worth mentioning here that the same method more or less applies in many pre-Windows Servers 2008 operating systems, for creating Domain users, (e.g. Windows Server 2003).
Normally, a wireless internet connections can be easily shared using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) or by setting up an Ad-hoc network connection. While you can use a Wi-Fi router for connecting multiple computers, Android, iPhone or Symbian devices to the internet, your router might not be able to support too many connections at the same time. Furthermore, you might require boosting the internet connection signals to allow other machines (such Continue Reading →
Android Skin Pack is a Windows 7 transformation pack for giving your Windows 7 the Android look. This awesome skin pack has been developed by Hamed, who is the same developer who previously brought us the Mac OS X Lion, Windows 8 and Ubuntu Skin Pack. Just like other skin packs by Hamed, you do not require using any third-party theme patching software and can install this skin pack from Continue Reading →
People who work with dual monitors can find it quite troublesome to deal with an extended display without an extra taskbar. Dual Monitor is a free software which extends your taskbar to the secondary monitor.The extended taskbar is fully functional and has almost all the features of the primary taskbar such as time/date display, jump list, application pinning and notification area.
SysAdmin Anywhere is an Active Directory Domain administration software which provides information about resources such as the Domains, servers, client computers, users and groups, etc on a network and provides easy configuration options. Interestingly, it has a Windows 8 style Metro user interface which gives it a visually appealing look. With SysAdmin Anywhere you can create network software and hardware inventories, edit and manage users, groups, computers, etc and obtain Continue Reading →
In this post I will tell you how to create Windows server 2008 domain and what things you should consider while setting up your Domain controller. The below post shows a step by step guide for creating aDomain in a new forest. In this article I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 to create a domain, the same configurations apply for the 32-bit version.
Wireless Network Connections are often at risk of being accessed by intruders who choke bandwidth by accessing other people’s wireless connections. This can occur for both unsecure and protected networks, as wireless network packets are easy to access for hacker to break into Wi-Fi networks. Wireless Network Watcher is a free and portable software which scans your wireless network and displays the list of connected devices to help you identify Continue Reading →