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Socializing, introducing yourself, chit-chat, general non-related and off-topic talk. Newcomers post your welcome message here, it the right thread (and ONLY HERE). Forum rules must be read and followed, otherwise you will be BANNED, no questions asked.
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What's your best "like" about xmas.
Do you think that I should open a new forum? Do you want to become a forum moderator? Are you looking for a specific item? This is the place for your feedbacks and requests.
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Last Post: Email notifications
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Email notifications
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Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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Certificate Services
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Last Post: Disk issues
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Disk issues
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7,605 37,618
Can't access file as path is too long.
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Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,936 15,713
Client Operating Systems
Discuss Microsoft Windows 10, first version that will run on a wide range of devices, from phones and tablets to PCs and Xbox.
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For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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Last Post: combine pst
164 809
combine pst
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Last Post: Windows 7 emails
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Windows 7 emails
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3,311 17,659
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Microsoft Networking Services
For questions and discussions strictly related to AD, Trusts, Migration, you name it.
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4,130 20,514
Create an mmc active directory
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For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
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343 1,861
Unnecessary DNS records
For issues related to Microsoft-based DCHP.
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158 901
Ever seen a DHCP install do this?
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,528 7,590
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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Deals with issues related to Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013
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Copy of email in exchange
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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1,363 4,899
Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook PST
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2,154 8,239
Port will not stay up
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Alcatel, Samsung and other broadband modems, including Wireless access points and routers.
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Last Post: UK BT Fibre
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UK BT Fibre
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Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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644 2,458
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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1,304 7,189
Wiring Up Home A Network Socket
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281 1,495
Veeam Backup of System State only
All Hyper-V versions.
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Last Post: Three FREE ebooks.
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Three FREE ebooks.
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,634 7,564
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
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337 1,362
Forum for online office suite, software plus services, built around Microsoft Office platform.
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Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2, 2012 and 2016.
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Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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Sharepoint Search Server alternative
by Blood
For questions related to Microsoft Dynamics, suite of business solutions from CRM to ERP.
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Error updating CRM organisations.
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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Last Post: RPC Unavailable
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RPC Unavailable
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For scripting issues in VBS, JS and other scripting languages.
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100 465
Another Remote Logon script issue
For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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189 816
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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809 4,131
Removing Wireless Connections
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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Lost user password
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Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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15 60
For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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AWS Directory Service
Discussion about Google's portfolio of highly-scalable cloud computing products.
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Google Cloud Products
vCloud Air from VMware provides the power of cloud with the flexibility allowed by virtualization.
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1 2
Guest's Avatar
VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
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Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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8 38
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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Last Post: Scart to VGA lead
402 2,647
Ser Olmy
Scart to VGA lead
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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2,047 10,434
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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42 213
Open source HR Software
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MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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587 3,937
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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104 559
Stepping into Cisco world!
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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Last Post: Udemy certificate
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Udemy certificate

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    Hi all,

    I created an mmc active directory console which only one OU display.
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