Notice: This website is an unofficial Microsoft Knowledge Base (hereinafter KB) archive and is intended to provide a reliable access to deleted content from Microsoft KB. All KB articles are owned by Microsoft Corporation. Read full disclaimer for more details.

Articles for product: Windows Servers

Article ID Article Title Hidden
13853 Windows lifecycle fact sheet
151710 Using WHOIS to research Internet domains
180094 How to write an Lmhosts file for domain validation and other name resolution issues
198767 How to Prevent Domain Controllers from Dynamically Registering DNS Names
216993 Useful shelf life of a system-state backup of Active Directory
218497 User authentication issues with the Active Directory Service Interfaces WinNT provider
246804 How to enable or disable DNS updates in Windows 2000 and in Windows Server 2003
250455 How to change display names of Active Directory users
259374 Error message: The wizard cannot gain access to the list of domains in the forest
259576 Group Policy application rules for domain controllers
275553 How to configure a domain suffix search list on the Domain Name System clients
282272 Error Message Occurs When You Demote a Domain Controller
282826 Active Directory-integrated DNS zone serial number behavior
296681 Event ID 213 is Generated After You Demote the Domain Controller
310611 Trusted Domains Do Not Appear in the Available List for Domain Logon or Setting Security Permissions
310996 Active Directory Services and Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003 Domains (Part 1)
310997 Active Directory Services and Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003 Domains (Part 2)
311555 How to Hide or Display the InetOrgPerson Object Class in Active Directory Users and Computers
315136 How to complete a semantic database analysis for the Active Directory database by using Ntdsutil.exe
321538 All members of a group may not be returned when you enumerate members of a group by using the Active Directory Service Interfaces WinNT provider
322684 How To Use the Directory Service Command-Line Tools to Manage Active Directory Objects in Windows Server 2003
324800 How To Reset User Rights in the Default Domain Group Policy in Windows Server 2003
325648 How To Convert a String Formatted GUID to a Hexadecimal String Form For Use When Querying the Active Directory
325649 How to retrieve the GUID of an object from the Active Directory
326690 Anonymous LDAP operations to Active Directory are disabled on Windows Server 2003 domain controllers
331947 How to programmatically apply access permissions for Windows Server 2003 built-in groups in the Active Directory directory service
555636 LDIFDE - Export / Import data from Active Directory - LDIFDE commands
816120 How To Use Ntdsutil to Manage Active Directory Files from the Command Line in Windows Server 2003
816567 How to troubleshoot DNS name resolution on the Internet in Windows Server
816592 How to configure DNS dynamic updates in Windows Server 2003
825036 Best practices for DNS client settings in Windows 2000 Server and in Windows Server 2003
828760 "The Permissions for This GPO in the SYSVOL Folder Are Inconsistent with Those in Active Directory" Message When You Run GPMC
833783 The Dcgpofix tool does not restore security settings in the Default Domain Controller Policy to their original state
833883 You cannot view a user's universal group membership in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Users and Computers when universal groups do not reside in the local domain
837328 You may receive a "The server is not operational" error message when you try to add a trusted domain user to a trusting domain in Windows Server 2003 or in Windows 2000
837335 You receive a "The record cannot be deleted" error message when you try delete a record from a DNS zone
837513 Domain controller is not functioning correctly
838179 "Schema mismatch" error message occurs when you try to run the Active Directory Installation Wizard (Dcpromo.exe) in Windows Server 2003 or in Windows 2000
842218 How to manually decommission a root server that hosts a domain-based DFS root in Windows Server 2003
842463 Event ID 2502 after you try to manually scavenge DNS resource records in Windows Server 2003
842560 You cannot change the replication scope of an Active Directory integrated DNS zone in Windows Server 2003
842637 You cannot use the distinguishedName attribute to sort an LDAP query in Windows 2000 or in Windows Server 2003
867462 "Invalid pointer" error message when you try to back up a Group Policy object by using the Group Policy Management Console in a Windows Server 2003 domain or in a Windows 2000 domain
867464 Event ID 4515 is logged in the DNS Server log in Windows Server 2003
870695 Outdated Active Directory objects generate event ID 1988 in Windows Server 2003
884116 How to create and apply a custom application directory partition on an Active Directory integrated DNS zone in Windows Server 2003
887424 "DsRemoveDsDomainW error 0x2015" error message when you use Ntdsutil to try to remove metadata for a domain controller that was removed from your network in Windows Server 2003
888048 The domain name may not appear in its correct form in the DNS record of a Windows 2000-based or Windows Server 2003-based domain controller
889031 You may receive event ID 5807 on a Windows Server 2003-based domain controller
891995 How to poll for object attribute changes in Active Directory on Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003