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Restoring system settings files after making bad changes?

I've installed centos in a vmware vm in attempt to learn more about system administration. Unfortunately, I was unable to ping the host machine (win7) from the vm or vice versa, even though a third ...
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1 web server and 1 mysql server for a site

Hello guys i need some information on how to setup 2 servers for my website. My website now runs on one remote dedicated server. apache, mysql, mail all in the same machine. Traffic is growing and i ...
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Apache groups & users web administration

I am looking for a web administration interface to manage my Apache users & groups. Basically, I would like to be able to : List all users Add a new user Remove a user Create a new group Delete ...
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OcList and dism alternative on ws2008 sp2

Is there a way to list all installed features in the console (cmd.exe). I have ws2008 without OcList.exe and without dism.exe installed. I have to list it in console view.
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Recoomend company to take care or webserver and wordpress management?

I'm interested in setting up a professional WordPress site but I'd like to explore the pssibilities to leave the management of the webserver and even WordPress' management to a company that guarantees ...
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running remote debian bash file from windows bat file

i have two machines: 1) windows xp prof., where i have a Exec.bat which takes one parameter 2) debian machine, where i have a Run.sh which also takes one parameter Now, currently i am switching ...
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Update a number of airport extremes

I have a number of airport extremes within a school setting. Is there a tool to manage WiFi access (through mac address) centrally so that I only need to make an update once and all airport extreemes ...
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Active Directory control client hyper-v permissions

I've done lots of googling and the only thing I find relates to, I believe, Hyper-V server and not client Hyper-V. The scenario is that we have a domain here at the college and we are trying to use ...
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How to manage Linux servers and tasks?

As a developer who is managing more and more Linux servers for my various projects and tasks, I'm starting to seriously think about how to manage these servers efficiently. I have come up with such a ...
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Software to prevent daemons from binding/listening to local ports?

Having an issue with some not-so-bright developers creating daemon processes that are binding to the (not actually reserved) local ports on our Linux servers. Those ports being defined in: cat ...
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Full Information from Terminal Services Manager (tsadmin.msc) via command line

I would like to get the full session information that is presented in the Terminal Services Manager via the command line or PowerShell (so that it can be used in automation) or at the very least the ...
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stopping a service on a remote server, which requires to enter y

I need a command to stop the IMAservice on a remote server, which has dependencies on two other citrix services, so I have to give a /y to stop. If I stopped the ima service from the same computer, I ...
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Missing lxc administration tools

Do you know how to backup and/or clone a lxc container ? I'm under Debian 6, and there is no lxc-clone, lxc-backup commands !? Lxc administration seems pretty tough...
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Server 2008 unable to rename a folder as Administrator

On a Windows Server 2008, I try to rename a folder but it says "You don't have the permission...". So I change the security settings of the folder and set full control on it for the Administrator ...
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From web user to Lotus Notes user and back

I am looking for a tutorial and best practice how to migrate a Domino Web user (with webmail but without id file) to a Lotus Notes user (with an id file). I also need to know the other way around. ...
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How to keep a (scalable) services/machine catalog?

I'm working for a growing startup company where we, already, have more than 30 servers (all linux: 60% Debian, 30% Ubuntu Server and 10% RHEL aprox.). This servers are really heterogeneous (related to ...
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How to create a custom Services.msc?

I have an application which uses around 10 services. I want to create a Snap shot of Services.msc which has only these 10 services for an Administrator to manage. How this can be done using MMC?
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Changing recipient of items in the sendmail queue

From time to time, e-mails get stuck because a user has entered an invalid e-mail address. When the error is due to an obviously bad domain name it would be nice to be able to change the recipient so ...
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I moved my (wordpress) site to a new server. Why adminer cannot login to MySQL?

I just moved my wordpress site to another vps. Everything worked fine and i used sequel pro to connect to database (via ssh) and import my data. The strange thing is that i tried to connect to MySQL ...
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Active Directory Administrative centre delegation with a Non-Administrator Account Server 2008 R2

I am running Server 2008 R2 in an Active Directory Domain Environment. I have created a group in Active Directory and I have delegated management authority to that group to a user. I want this user ...
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How to add new listmaster in sympa?

I'm trying to add new listmaster to existing mailing list in sympa. I added the new email address to listmaster in robot.conf and restarted sympa. Now user with that email address can reset password ...
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Gitosis & an existing repository

I've successfully installed Gitosis. I added a repositories to it. However the Gitosis docs are very sparse, so I have a question: I've got a working copy of some repository on the same machine where ...
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builtin Administrator Security tab missing

I have server 2008 with service pack 2. The security Tab of the builtin Admin is missing. What have I done to cause this?
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Configure a guest account on Windows XP to restrict file browsing access

I want to create a protected user account on Windows XP so the user cannot browse the C:\Program Files\ folder. I want to install an application in C:\Program Files\, which they can run by clicking ...
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Port reporter alternative

I need to have timeline of all port usage by applicatins. There was Port Reporter but it doesn't work correctly on newer Windows Systems. Is there any alternative to it ? I need to see all things ...
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How to recover a MySQL InnoDB table?

When I try to launch the Plesk administration page of you server I get the following error: ERROR: PleskMainDBException MySQL query failed: MySQL server has gone away The MySQL Server is working ...
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Make Apache execute script from authenticated user (suEXEC isn't suitable)

I have mod_ldap user authorization in my Apache, username 'test1' etc. I need to run all php scripts after authorization under user test1. suEXEC allows script to be executed under the user that is ...
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Why do our CF8 Scheduled Tasks disappear randomly?

We've got a really frustrating issue with our ColdFusion 8.01 box that seems to be getting worse as time goes on. Every so often (the actually time seems pretty random - it could be 24 hours it could ...
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jenkins security settings for multi-tennacy

I am interested in Jenkins for systems administration. (We are not that interested in the building capabilities at this time, even though it is the main use for it) Its ability to chain jobs that ...
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Set SPN for all users in domain

I have a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller with more than 60 user accounts. Each time one of these users tries to connect to the DC authentication "falls back" to NTLM. Kerberos authentication fails ...
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How to install Admin tools on Windows 7 and Windows XP workstations via powershell?

we have around 250 workstation(mix of windows 7 and XP SP3) ; we are delegating those users some admin tasks via task pads and they need admin tool pack(containing AD tools such as dsa.msc etc) for ...
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Process Accounting: Enabling Specific File Logging

I would like to thank everyone who reads this in advance for donating their time to hear my plea. I will try to be as clear as possible. What I am trying to do is figure out a way to enable Process ...
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Setting up muli-project web development server

I'm trying to set up a development server that will be used for several (web) projects by different teams (consisting of different people, some of which may be involved with more than one project). I ...
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In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities, like for Apache, a database, or some other application?

In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities for Apache and other "applications"? File permissions? Sudo? A mix of both? Something else? At work we have two tiers of ...
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Upgrade to PHP 5.5.0 on Centos 6.4

I have recently upgraded to PHP 5.5.0 on Centos 6.4, in order to host a web based application and my experience with administrative tasks is limited. The problem is that i cannot install a number of ...
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Read-Only User Account, for troubleshooting, with enough privileges to run normal monitoring programs

How can we create a user account on RHEL(or other Linux OSes) such that the user Has complete read access to everything on the system (except password files, of course) Has no write privilege at all ...