By default McAfee Enterprise, and some other versions, automatically block port 25 by default. This is an Anti-MailWorm feature. To disable it, do the following:
- Rt Click on the McAfee icon in your system tray
- Select “Open VirusScan Console” or Manage Features > VirusScan Enterprise. Depending on the version you have.
- Double click on Access Protection Properties, this will open the dialog for this area
- Under Anti-Virus Standard protection there is a rule that is set to block, it is “Prevent Mass Mailing Worms from Sending Mail
- Uncheck the box under BLOCK and you are all set….click ok, and try it again. A reboot is NOT needed.
Exporting your Active Directory Certificate
As an Administrative user on your Active Directory server:
- Open the Microsoft Management Console by running mmc.exe.
- Add the Certificates snap-in for the Computer Account (select the Local Computer).
- Locate your certificate in the resulting tree. If you are using a self-signed certificate then this will appear under the Personal folder.
- Right click on the certificate, select All Tasks > Export.
- Export the certificate (without the private key but will all associated trusted certificates) in Base 64 format.
Creating a Keystore
Once the certificate has been exported you will be able to create a keystore with this certificate that you can use to access your Active Directory server.
- To do this you will use the keytool (keytool.exe on Windows) utility supplied with your Java runtime with the following command:
keytool -import -alias ldap -file <certificate file> -keystore shdomain.ks
- Enter a secure password for your keystore. This will create a keystore file called shdomain.ks
I wanted to share a certain folder in windows 2003 server, but when I entered the folder’s location > properties , I didn’t see the Sharing tab. (as shown below)
Go to start > run > Services.msc > Start the Server service . (as shown below)
In my case , the Server service was stopped due to lack of certain security patches in that server. In order to solve this problem for good , update the server using Windows Update. In order to solve the problem temporarily, start the Server service.
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