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Error changing mysql 5.6 default port

I've changed my.ini with port=3308 but after restart the service mysql 5.6 is working in the same default port 3306. I've tried in mysql 5.5 and it worked fine. C:\Archivos de programa\MySQL\MySQL ...
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Preventing windows from reconfiguring graphics on boot

Got a bunch of Windows boxes, each with two nvidia video cards, and each with either three or four monitors, that will every once in a while decide to rearrange the displays when the box is turned on. ...
4
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1answer
42 views

Is there any kind of log of configuration changes to a Windows Server? If so, where can I find it?

I'm in the middle of troubleshooting an error with one of my Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, but I'm pretty new to windows server management. As part of troubleshooting this problem, I'm trying to ...
0
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0answers
147 views

Change network connection without hanging a program

I have a program on a remote computer that I run and if I change the network by specifying another gateway and dns address in the adapter proprietes the program works as usual, no problem will occur. ...
0
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1answer
773 views

MySQL, bind-address, Windows, Error 1067 my.ini

I trying to set alternate IP for gain access to MySQL Server (accessing from a PC with IP 192.168.1.20) in the file: my.ini MySQL starts without problem, when in the configuration file, in the ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Apache 2 using Include with full path

I'm attempting to set up a test environment where the software is being developed on host machines then tested in a Virtual Machine and the VM has all code mapped to a Z:/ drive. My issue is that ...
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1answer
338 views

Has anyone used tools like (Chef, Salt, Puppet, CfEngine) to configure a 2008 Win Server with Sql? [closed]

I have been looking into tools to automate the creation of servers. For two different reasons: Production Development machines I love the idea of the immutable server. I have seen the tools ...
1
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0answers
47 views

Difference between “Security Configuration Manager” and “Security Configuration Wizard”

I want some clarifications about differences between SCW and SCM. strictly Speaking when I use SCM baseline for specific Server Role (domain controller, ftp server, ...), I get for example 200 gpo's ...
3
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2answers
912 views

Config file for RabbitMQ as windows service

I'm setting up an instance of RabbitMQ to run on my development workstation so as to make tests. I would like to play with the configuration (conf regarding flow control in my case). I've installed ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

IIS and IP configuration - somewhat complicated issue

I am using client - server software called XSockets. I can run it on my local computer, but I cannot on my web server. This is my home configuration (win7 IIS7): myDomainName.com points directly ...
0
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2answers
548 views

Is there a faster alternative to systeminfo.exe on Windows?

I'm using systeminfo.exe from my application diagnostics module to obtain computer hardware configuration. But systeminfo may take dozen of seconds to complete. Is there an alternative built-in tool ...
0
votes
1answer
761 views

How do I diagnose my poorly-performing SQL Reporting Services 2005?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running MS SQL Server 2005 and SSRS. The server has 48 cores and 128GiB of memory. The IIS worker processes and reportingservicesservice.exe never get over ...
3
votes
1answer
229 views

Setting a non-default downloads location for Windows updates

Windows Server 2003 originally was setup with C: having a limited partition size. Is there a simple way to change where updates download to, so C: is not used at all? Actually I would like to extend ...
1
vote
1answer
604 views

Apache keeps referencing old index.html

I just installed apache 2.2 on windows and can't get it to react to my changes. It keeps showing the 'It works!' in the default index.html file. I've changed the DocumentRoot, < Document, and have ...
2
votes
3answers
131 views

Standardizing windows 7 development environment

I do some development on Windows 7, and I would like to standardize the various tools we use (versions of Java, maven, etc). I know for *nix platforms, I can use Chef or Puppet, but is there a tool ...
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votes
2answers
76 views

404 error while trying to access on 443 port

I'm trying to access my site on the dev box via https and I'm getting a 404 - 443 is configured correctly - this is a 2008 r2 box with iis 6.1. application runs fine on local box - where should I ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Scripted printer configuration changes

I've got about a dozen Windows XP machines that I need to make a couple specific printer configuration changes to. The printer is local "virtual" printer connected to a program for an electronic ...
2
votes
2answers
233 views

Not obeying changes to HOSTS file

Suppose example.com points to 1.2.3.4 IP address. I want to be able to put something.example.com in my Windows hosts file so that it goes to another IP address. I've defined it as such in the hosts ...
0
votes
1answer
274 views

How to configure Postfix mail to act as a SMTP server for my Windows PHP to send mail?

I am trying to send mail from PHP on Windows. I want to configure my Ubuntu to accept requests from Windows PHP mail(). How can I do it?
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votes
3answers
3k views

How to clone computers to give each an unique computer name

Some software require each computer to have an unique name in the network. After cloning from an identical ghost image for each computer, each of the 100+ computers will have the same name. As a ...
5
votes
1answer
8k views

How to stop Remote Desktop from closing my session due to inactivity?

I'm connecting from a windows vista desktop to a server running windows server 2003. I'm using Remote Desktop and I'm running some very long running processes on the remote server. My problem is that ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Restoring Printer Settings

We're trying to standardise our printing environment to provide consistent settings across our various print queues. To do this, we would like create a settings file per model of printer so that they ...
2
votes
2answers
473 views

How to find .conf files used by apache

I wonder, is there any possibility to find which .conf files apache is using at runtime? Some environment variable maybe, as it should work both windows and linux. Or php function?
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2answers
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Configuring PHP 5.3.5 In Apache

I just reformatted my computer, installed PHP 5.3.5 & Apache the problem was that when installing I didn't get an option to integrate with Apache. My PHP dir looks like Missing the ...
1
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3answers
308 views

What's comparable to Chef for Windows?

What's a good tool to automate Windows server configuration, a la Chef on *NIX? I know that Chef is somewhat working on Windows, but I'm sure there are some more full-featured tools that others are ...
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votes
6answers
618 views

Is there a etckeeper equivalent for Windows? AKA Windows config revision-control

I want to make a central config file repository so that I can have the changes to any config under revision control (Mercurial). This will include some GNU/Linux boxes (which will use etckeeper), the ...
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votes
1answer
279 views

to uninstall or to disable Windows service/component?

Windows XP Pro SP3 I can disable, for ex., RIP Listener in services.msc... Or I can unistall it in ControlPanel --> Add Or Remove Programs --> Windows Components ---> Networking Services --> ...
0
votes
1answer
381 views

How can I edit Yaws config file on Windows?

I have installed Yaws webserver on my Windows Vista machine. Now I want to edit yaws.conf so that the server listen to another port instead of the default 8080. But when I'm editing the file in a ...
2
votes
4answers
730 views

How to best implement multi-os desktop provisioning?

In our offices we use an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server, and are building a little (8 seats + 1 teacher seat) teaching room. We'd like to implement fast & easy provisioning of the desktops operating ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Windows Server 2003 Print the Server Configuration

Should be an easy question for you guys. In Windows Server 2008 it is possible to print or mail the whole server configuration. Is there also a function like this in Windows Server 2003?
2
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3answers
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IIS Configuration Synchronization for Web Server Farm?

I'm wondering if there is any good/easy way to get the IIS configurations synchronized? I'm going to be setting up a pair of IIS Servers with Network Load Balancing. I can get the data files (html, ...
1
vote
2answers
400 views

Windows - how to clone network connections entry to another machine

Let's assume we have two Windows XP computers with identical hardware configuration, including GPRS modem connected to COM1 serial port. On the first PC we add new modem device, set up gprs connection ...
6
votes
4answers
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Windows Service: Can I configure the current working directory?

By default, Windows services start in the sytem32 directory (usually C:\WINDOWS\system32). Is there a way to set up a different working directory? I am thinking of some registry parameter beneath ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

restoring a failed SBS 2000 box

I read a post where you had mentioned you have had a PERC card blow up on you in an SBS box... I've got a similar situation where one of my RAID drives failed and then the power supply failed before ...
3
votes
2answers
741 views

Local policy to disable 16-bit execution?

Motivated initially by this article, there doesn't seem to be any reason to leave 16-bit execution enabled at all, but particularly on my DMZ, where anything that shrinks the attack surface just makes ...
0
votes
3answers
279 views

How to authorize a remote access for a specific ip in the LAN?

I'm using XP, How can another pc in the LAN access by \name\directory without typing password? Now he has to type in the password each time to access.
0
votes
2answers
516 views

Limit services hosted by one svchost.exe under Windows XP?

Is there a registry setting or something to limit the number of individual services that are run within a single svchost.exe process? I'm aware of the WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS flag and the sc ...
2
votes
5answers
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How can I configure TomCat Java options in a config file?

I'm trying to configure Java options passed into TomCat for a 3rd party application that I'm deploying. The instructions that the app provides are: Open the Tomcat configuration tool from the ...
0
votes
2answers
232 views

Set up Vista Business as webserver?

I have a machine with Vista Business OS on it which I want to setup as a small webserver. I have installed IIS via Windows Add/Remove components. I have disabled the windows firewall and the norton ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

IIS 6 SMTP Configuration

I'm having a problem setting up IIS 6's SMTP service. I configured it with the options that made the most sense to me (I have zero IIS experience) and no mail is being sent. I telnetted into the ...
3
votes
1answer
873 views

Xmingrc Configuration

With this config file silentexit Styles { emacs maximize } I'm getting the following error ... Release: 6.9.0.31 ... D:\programs\Xming\Xming.exe :0 -clipboard -multiwindow ...
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votes
5answers
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How do you document windows server configurations?

I come from a Unix background where documenting the configuration of a service (email for example) could be as simple as grabbing a few text configuration files and a paragraph or 2 of explanatory ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I programmatically change a static IP address?

I have a box running windows which I want to assign a static IP to but give remote access to change that IP (without giving complete access to the windows instllation). I want to run a little app or ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to allow untrusted providers in IIS7?

I need to allow untrusted providers in IIS7. I think that this is accomplished by editing the trustedProviders section of Administrator.config, but I don't know exactly how to do this. I want to do ...
0
votes
3answers
596 views

Computer connects OK to the network, but applications won't access internet [closed]

Here is the scenario: The computer connects to my network, the DHCP server asigns to it an IP address, and sets every thing right. I can ping, trace and it resolves DNS. Here is the problem: I can`t ...
2
votes
3answers
16k views

How to switch proxy settings via script?

There are a number of users in our organization that use their laptops on multiple networks. Each network has its own proxy setting requirements for accessing the Internet and currently, the users ...
2
votes
3answers
468 views

What are some tools to manage Windows Server configuration? [closed]

Linux has tools like puppet to enforce configuration on a server. Also, they tend to rely on text files that can be thrown into svn, git, etc. What tools are there for windows servers that allow me ...
1
vote
3answers
469 views

Make Vista Volume Control to remember application-level volume level

Windows Vista has an application-level volume levels for sound devices. There is a Speaker (master volume), an "application" Windows Sounds and further applications. What makes the system to forget ...
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votes
4answers
144 views

What are some good uses of Autorun (autorun.inf file) for USB drives? [closed]

I mostly use that right now just to give my USB drive a name and an icon. What else can you do with this?
2
votes
2answers
127 views

What do I have to configure on my server to increase security from default?

I am setting up a Windows 2003 machine to host a website, are there any settings that I should pay special attention to in regards to security? In other words, is there dangerous default setting I ...