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export users

Hi All i have samaccount names in the below format in the csv file. some of the users are disabled. i want to import this csv file and pull only enabled samaccount account users . i want the output with samaccountname,displayname,UserPrincipalName.…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,747 questions
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
2,178 questions
Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.PowerShell: A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
4,612 questions
asked 2023-01-27T15:33:18.2633333+00:00
Glenn Maxwell 6,426 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-27T20:07:03.88+00:00
Rich Matheisen 34,791 Reputation points
1 answer

Changed Default Domain Policy Password not taking effect

We changed the Default Password Policy for the maximum password age. We have some users where the change is not taking effect. Even after the change, they are getting prompted to change their password as its set to expire. We ran GPO update and it was…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
asked 2023-01-27T15:04:34.13+00:00
Nathan Kim 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-01-27T15:39:49.7466667+00:00
BOURBITA Thameur 11,146 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
2 answers

Migrate Active directory

I have a server. This server has a 2008r2 functional level of the foresta.I Need insert new 2022 server as domani controller.Is It possible?How can I do It?

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,141 questions
asked 2023-01-23T09:33:33.04+00:00
GIULIA MARIA DIMAURO 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-27T14:46:06.4433333+00:00
Dave Patrick 328.4K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
2 answers

AD Auditing

Dear Community, I want to know that who is setting the "Password Never Expire option" for users in our Domain. We have 5 AD Admins(two global and three with limited rights) We have a Policy of Password to expire every one Month. …

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
2,178 questions
asked 2022-08-29T09:47:16.81+00:00
Seema Kanwal Gurmani 311 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-27T12:24:23.84+00:00
Anuj Kumar 0 Reputation points
0 answers

I cannot control Print Servers on Active directory

Hello, Environment: I have a domain server which contains Active Directory, and I want to add another server to this active directory and the purpose of adding that server is for print management. I can add the server but I cannot control the printers on…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Printing: Printer centralized deployment and management, scan and fax resources management, and document services
495 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,141 questions
asked 2023-01-27T09:29:03.46+00:00
drust taib 0 Reputation points
2 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

DCGIAD DNS Test Fail for all Child Domains except of one!

hey Guys, Sorry, I am no native speaker for english! I have a very misterious problem! I have a forest domain, Parent and 8 Child Domains. We had some DNS issues caused by missconfigured VPN Tunnel between sites, that was solved in one day, DNS recoverd,…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,141 questions
asked 2023-01-15T11:17:50.84+00:00
Snoopy_80 20 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-27T08:39:15.15+00:00
Snoopy_80 20 Reputation points
3 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Windows 11 deployment via MECM

Dear all, We are planning to rollout w11 22h2 along with w10 22h2 in our organisation due some business requirement. I would like to clarify on couple of things: WADK: In my sccm enviroment If I update the ADK to the latest 10.1.22621.1, will it also W10…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,473 questions
Microsoft Configuration Manager
asked 2023-01-25T10:50:02.68+00:00
Ramesh RK 106 Reputation points
accepted 2023-01-27T08:27:59.59+00:00
Ramesh RK 106 Reputation points
12 answers

sspi handshake failed with error code 0x80090304 on SQL server after updating DC

Dears , we have problem that started after we installed windows updates on our DCs in the environment , now when we are trying to connect remotely to sql database server we got the below errors kindly note that authentication works fine…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
SQL Server
SQL Server
A family of Microsoft relational database management and analysis systems for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
8,466 questions
asked 2022-11-16T09:09:44.61+00:00
Ibrahim AlHusari 71 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-27T07:01:39.0066667+00:00
Ibrahim AlHusari 71 Reputation points
11 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Outlook 2019 - Exchange 2016 On Premises - Non-Domain Login

Just purchased a new laptop that I was not planning on joining to our domain for a remote employee. Purchased 2019 Office and tried to connect Outlook to our on-premises Exchange Server 2016. Anyway, entered his information to get outlook setup, and…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Outlook Management
Outlook Management
Outlook: A family of Microsoft email and calendar products.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
3,415 questions
Office Management
Office Management
Office: A suite of Microsoft productivity software that supports common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, and data management and analysis.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
1,563 questions
Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server: A family of Microsoft client/server messaging and collaboration software.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
6,069 questions
asked 2023-01-06T04:34:29.553+00:00
Dave Krugler 21 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-01-27T06:24:27.03+00:00
Kael Yao-MSFT 21,501 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2 answers

azure ad connect installation

Ideally, Azure AD Connect should be installed on a dedicated domain-joined server, but you can also install it on your domain controller. If I want to sync two different forests then my question is which forest's domain-joined server should be used to…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Azure Active Directory
Azure Active Directory
An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
12,563 questions
asked 2023-01-13T19:55:05.6766667+00:00
testuser7 206 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-27T06:10:19.4866667+00:00
Givary-MSFT 11,251 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2 answers

How to Add Edge's "PrintPreviewStickySettings" policy into Active Directory?

I found that Edge's printing is not working after it updated to Ver. 109.0.1518.55, because the PC was under Active Directory, Then I got an answer says that might cause of "PrintPreviewStickySettings" policy, I wonder how should I confirm…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Group Policy
Windows Group Policy
A feature of Windows that enables policy-based administration using Active Directory.
1,867 questions
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge
A Microsoft cross-platform web browser that provides privacy, learning, and accessibility tools.
1,328 questions
asked 2023-01-17T06:39:33.1366667+00:00
5371 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-27T02:48:54.09+00:00
ShiJieLi-MSFT 1,586 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Child domain controller unable to enroll for certificate in parent domain

I set up a quick lab with a couple of Windows Server 2022 hosts. The first host was promoted to a domain controller (dc-0.example.com) and a domain certificate authority was installed. That domain controller automatically enrolled itself for a…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
asked 2023-01-26T18:09:08.86+00:00
ritmo2k 506 Reputation points
edited a comment 2023-01-26T22:18:15.45+00:00
BOURBITA Thameur 11,146 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
1 answer

DNS query overload followed by Site/Domain performance degraded

We have two AD sites, each with two DC's running DNS. During business hours, we frequently get SCOM alerts that indicate DNS Query Overload at each/both sites, followed by AD Site Performance Degraded, then AD Domain Performance Degraded alerts. These…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
asked 2023-01-26T17:30:26.7066667+00:00
jaydeegee 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-26T21:54:31.6866667+00:00
jaydeegee 0 Reputation points
0 answers

How to pull a list of all groups I do not have permission to modify in Active Directory?

I am a newer desktop admin trying to determine what groups I don't have permission to modify in Active Directory so I can send a list to get permission to access them. Is there a script I can run in PowerShell or a way otherwise to pull a list of such? I…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
PowerShell
PowerShell
A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
57 questions
asked 2023-01-26T21:22:59.76+00:00
Joseph Campbell 0 Reputation points
3 answers

Active Directory password expiration notification.

Hello, We have many users who complain about not getting AD passwords expiration notification pop up on their PC, and they have to call the help desk to get their password resettled. Further troubleshooting indicates that some of the users don't log off…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,897 questions
asked 2023-01-26T16:23:03.44+00:00
brichardi 166 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-26T21:12:53.25+00:00
brichardi 166 Reputation points
1 answer

How to solve this problem below in picture

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,897 questions
Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop
A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
3,026 questions
asked 2023-01-26T13:13:15.32+00:00
bambaqos 0 Reputation points
edited an answer 2023-01-26T20:11:53.46+00:00
BOURBITA Thameur 11,146 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
3 answers

Windows Server 2003 share fails to authenticate after install cumulative update 11-2022 on DCs

Hi Everyone, I had a issue on my environment after install cumulative update November 2022 on my Domain Controllers. Clients running any version of Windows had a issue when try access network share or any resource use Kerberos when the server is…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows Server Security
Windows Server Security
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Security: The precautions taken to guard against crime, attack, sabotage, espionage, or another threat.
1,294 questions
Windows Server Infrastructure
Windows Server Infrastructure
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Infrastructure: A Microsoft solution area focused on providing organizations with a cloud solution that supports their real-world needs and meets evolving regulatory requirements.
424 questions
asked 2022-12-22T01:55:54.397+00:00
Gilberto Lima de Oliveira 6 Reputation points
edited a comment 2023-01-26T19:17:03.32+00:00
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Device write back Azure AD

A side question to enabling Device write back in AD Sync. Prior to enabling Azure AD listed 5000 stale devices, after enabling it still shows 5000 stale devices. I can confirm the count from on prem AD is less than 1000. What is the expectation on time…

Azure Active Directory
Azure Active Directory
An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
12,563 questions
Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
asked 2023-01-26T16:09:39.4666667+00:00
David Keane 40 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-26T18:31:15.46+00:00
David Keane 40 Reputation points
4 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Migrating On Prem to Azure, Azure AD replacing On Prem Ad?

We are in the process of migrating our resources from On Prem to Azure, We have migrated over our severs to Azure, and also setup an Azure based DC and made that DC the master of all 5 roles. On prem, we have two DCs. Currently we have the local lan…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Azure Active Directory
Azure Active Directory
An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
12,563 questions
Azure Migrate
Azure Migrate
A central hub of Azure cloud migration services and tools to discover, assess, and migrate workloads to the cloud.
543 questions
asked 2023-01-24T17:03:14.61+00:00
Stephen Weber 126 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-26T16:16:53.46+00:00
Stephen Weber 126 Reputation points
1 answer

"The directory service is unavailable" when modifying sAMAccountName with Windows 11 22H2

Hello On my Windows 22H2 machine, I am unable to modify the sAMAccountName attribute on any account : I get "the directory service is unavailable" error. This only happens on the sAMAccountName attribute. All other attributes are working…

Active Directory
Active Directory
A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
3,594 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,473 questions
asked 2023-01-25T14:30:27.31+00:00
Vincent 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-26T16:14:41.92+00:00
Limitless Technology 8,866 Reputation points