Administrative shares on Active Directory server keep disappearing
Posted on 2003-12-05
Our Active Direcotory server has Panda Administrator (antivirus software console) installed and unless the C: drive is shared as C$ and \WINNT shared as Admin$ then Panda Administrator does not function properly. I have shared both as required but the shares are not permanent. I have not discovered what event causes both shares to disappear, it happens even without a reboot. I use Terminal Services to log in to the machine regularly and I have just checked that the shares did not disappear after logging out and in.
This is our only DC machine, we have Exchange running on a member server which does not have this problem.
A Panda support person pointed me in the direction of security policies but I do not know what to look for and whether to look in "Domain Controller Security Policy", "Domain Security Policy" or "Local Security Policy" which all appear in Administrative Tools. In "Domain Security Policy" I did find "Create permanent shared objects" and two groups are listed: Administrators and OURDOMAIN\Domain Admins. Is this the default? Should I need to change the default settings?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions, complete solutions