Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




148 posts

Master Geek


#40832 4-Sep-2009 16:52
Send private message

I have a weird problem that maybe someone can give me some ideas where to look

 

symptom:  User on and AD domain cant logon to their computer system advises they don't have permission to login

 

upon investigation discover setting in AD user tab specify which computer they can login too lists all the servers, install of ALL computers

 

Promptly change the to all computers but some time later it reverts back to the list of servers and I have to change it again to get he user logged on

 

Anyone got any suggestions on resolving

 

 

Create new topic
6376 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #253284 4-Sep-2009 17:59
Send private message

Wast the user account created from scratch, or copied from an existing user? Is the user part of any groups that might have domain admin rights? If they're in a group, are there any group policies that might be messing with the user account?

If all else fails you can try disabling the account and recreating it from scratch (assuming it was a copied account in the first place)



148 posts

Master Geek


  #253576 6-Sep-2009 17:34
Send private message

For the new user I created from scratch, same thing happened

There are some users this doesnt happen for, compared groups and made my test user exactly same, problem still occurs

There are no changes to Group Policy (everything default settings) so I dont think its anything to do with Group Policy

Any other ideas?

 
 
 
 


544 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #253804 7-Sep-2009 17:35
Send private message

Run a Resultant of Policy check on them just to be sure.

217 posts

Master Geek


  #259057 28-Sep-2009 17:40
Send private message

You do not have enough CAL's installed on the server.
The server resets the computer accounts for the user every 180 minutes when there is a lack of CAL's




MCSE+M/S, MCITP


5355 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Microsoft

  #261196 5-Oct-2009 13:42
Send private message

engedib: You do not have enough CAL's installed on the server.
The server resets the computer accounts for the user every 180 minutes when there is a lack of CAL's



really?

What Windows operating system does CAL tracking like this?



148 posts

Master Geek


  #261234 5-Oct-2009 14:17
Send private message

He was spot on with diagnosis, EBS 08 works like this, and nothing in event viewer to suggest licencing is an issue

5355 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Microsoft

  #261254 5-Oct-2009 14:52
Send private message

camo786: He was spot on with diagnosis, EBS 08 works like this, and nothing in event viewer to suggest licencing is an issue


Hey Camo, next time mention what operating system you're on like our AD is using Essential Business Server 2008.  Makes troubleshooting a bit easier to grok if you have all the info.  EBS 2008 is the only Windows Server product that tracks and enforces CALs as far as I know

Its weird that EBS didn't tell you about running out of CALs, as the details about CALs appears in License Management on the Licenses tab in the Windows EBS Administration Console.

There is also events logged to the operational event log on the Management Server (under Microsoft-Windows-Windows Server Solutions Client Access Licensing/Operational log)

We are actually looking at how we handle CALs and licensing enforcement in Essential Business Server 2008 R2 which we're planning and building at the moment
 
Cheers
Nathan
Microsoft NZ

 
 
 
 




148 posts

Master Geek


  #261262 5-Oct-2009 15:04
Send private message

Thanks in hindsight OS version would have been useful

So many event logs to look at now :(

And there with SBS03 there were 3 or 4 ways of doing things, now with SBS/EBS08 there are like 20 different ways of doing things

Feels like 2 many choices, means too complicated, and so much more can go wrong

Woops venting and slightly off topic :)


Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.