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HOWTO Change Drive Letter of DVD Drive on Windows Server 2008 Server Core

I am configuring an HP Proliant DL580 G5 Server to run Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server Core with Hyper-V. The storage configuration is as follows RAID1 2x36GB Two RAID5 arrays - ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 config

This is my first time trying to configure a firewall of this type, I am having trouble getting the IP addresses set to be on the current network. The firewall will be going between the outside network ...
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Email Server Configuration

I don't use Linux regularly, but do occasionally and I'm struggling with the email configuration that I'd like to get. I've run through a lot of information and tutorials on configuring Postfix and ...
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Ubuntu issues with IP

I'm having a really odd issue where ifconfig and my /etc/network/interfaces disagree. I have /etc/network/interfaces configured so eth0 has a static IP of 192.168.2.5; however, ifconfig says eth0's IP ...
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use cronjob to commit /etc/ changes to svn?

I manage a server a lot of people have root access to (I know this is another issue...). I'm working on training them all to request config changes through me but on occasion someone makes a change ...
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Setting up an SVN user

I want to add a user in svn on an Ubuntu machine, how would I go about doing that?
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Installing SharePoint to Root or Child domain

We're looking at deploying SharePoint within our company, and there's one question that I haven't been able to find any advice on. The enterprise is currently setup with a single root domain that is ...
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How do I configure POP3 users in Mercury Mail server in XAMPP for Windows?

I am using XAMPP for Windows, and I have enabled Mercury Mail Server. I am really only doing this because I need an SMTP server for sending mail; I don't need to receive any mail or use any POP3 ...
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What is the difference between an IIS web site identification and ServerBindings?

After some digging around I found some instructions on how to change the ServerBindings in IIS 6.0. I needed my app to be bound to an IP address, and not use the local hostname. My question is: what's ...
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TFS 2010 - Can Only Install Build Service

I am trying to install TFS 2010 Beta 1 on Windows Server 2008 R2. When the installer runs runs I only have the option of installing the build server. All the other configuration steps are missing. ...
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IE8 Compatability View Mode for Intranet Sites Group Policy

Is there a group policy to disable this checkbox, I don't want compatibility view mode to be allowed on my network at all for anything or for any site. I don't even understand why Microsoft added it. ...
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Ubuntu Hardy Postfix: Configuration problem?

I've installed posfix and my web app is now successfully sending mails. However, the mails have the following text at the start of each mail: Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 From: ...
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Optimising a large array for use with Oracle

I have 20 hard disks the are going to be deployed into multiple RAID 5 arrays for use with Oracle on an AIX host. What is the optimal way to create/lay out the arrays?
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What's the best server configuration (hardware and software) for my company?

So, here is the question: I started to work for a small company, where the system is a bit weird... 13 workers, developers mostly, two servers and a lot of cables. I would like to know what would be, ...
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IIS 7 Configuration Port / Backup

What's the fastest way to port an IIS 7 config from one machine to a new one? Including all the sites, applications, virtual directorys, ftp accounts, etc... Is there one machine.config file ...
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How can i configure mod_proxy to mask requests?

Maybe this is a noob question but usually I dont have to deal with that stuff. I just installed apache with mod_proxy and I want to use it as a forward http proxy. What i want to do is, if a request ...
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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 ...
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Can I reset the exim4 configuration to its initial default?

I have an Ubuntu 8.04 web server on which I had an exim4 installation. I had e-mail set up with a smarthost, but I changed it to local mail only using dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config The problem is ...
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Changes to /etc/sysconfig/keyboard without restart?

cat /etc/sysconfig/keyboard KEYBOARDTYPE="pc" KEYTABLE="uk" Question: Do you have to restart for changes to effect?
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How to setup an App_Code virtual directory in IIS7?

In IIS6 you can't setup the App_Code directory as a virtual directory. However, I found that you can setup a virtual directory within the App_Code directory and IIS6 will compile the code into the ...
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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 ...
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What values to set for Apache 2 worker server pool management?

I recently switched from Apache 2.2 prefork to Apache 2.2 worker, but I have no idea what would be a great MPM config to start with. On prefork, I used : MaxClients 256 StartServers 190 ...
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IIS6 + PHP upload

I have a problem with gettnig attache/upload to work on our support system. We're running a IIS6+PHP5+MySQL setup for Kayako's SupportSuite, and everything is running just fine, except the ...
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How do I reference a site by ID using IIS7 APPCMD?

I know how to reference a site by name to stop and start it? For example: appcmd stop site /site.name:"Microsoft SharePoint Administration" How do I reference a site using its IIS ID? I tried these ...
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Reloading PostgreSQL after configuration changes

I've made some changes to pg_hba.conf and I want them to take affect. I've found several places where people say that I can tell PostgreSQL to reload, but there are several different techniques ...
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Two Sharepoint 2007 sites

I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and we're currently working with another organization for a long-term project. We need to access documents in their SharePoint site. After trying to figure out the ...
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Transfer Windows Server 2003 Applications and settings

I have an existing Windows Server installation with Active Directory and some other programs configured on it. Is there an easy way to transfer the applications and settings to a new machine? Thanks.
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Is there a way to configure DEP from the command line or in the registry?

I'd like to exclude a single application's executable from DEP (Data Execution Prevention) on our automated Windows Server 2008 builds. Is there a way to do this either as a registry setting or from ...
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setting up JIRA so it reports its hostname properly

I'm evaluating JIRA for task/bug tracking. Looks good so far but it keeps reporting URLs with "localhost" rather than the server name in outgoing email messages. (example below) Is there a way to fix ...
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Event ID: 861 - The Windows Firewall has detected an application listening for incoming traffic

Firstly, my machines aren't compromised any person suggesting such will be DV'd. The security logs on some of my networks client machines (all Windows Xp Sp3) get filled with these useless error ...
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How do I prevent the Windows 2008 logon screen from showing user account names?

When I logon to Windows 2008 via the console or via RDP it shows me the names of user accounts already created as clickable buttons. How do I prevent this and make Windows 2008 ask me for a username ...
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Where do I put location tag in apache2 configuration file

I want to put expiration setting similar to mentioned here. http://serverfault.com/questions/15411/apache-caching-with-modheaders-modexpires#answer-15524 However I am not sure where should I put that ...
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How do I find out if my apache server is compiled with gzip

I know that my site is not sending data gzipped. I tested that using site like http://www.gidnetwork.com/tools/gzip-test.php Now I want to know if apache is compiled with gzip module or not. Before I ...
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number of RAID levels that a single controller can support

looking for having 3 volumes in RAID1 and RAID5. does a single RAID controller PERC 6i on my DEll PE 2900 manage there volumes/disks in RAID-1, RAID-1, RAID-5?
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cfengine3 file_copy only on source side change

I am using the 'digest' copy method for all file copy promises, because of the way we package and deploy software, I cant rely on mtime for the criteria for updating files. For various reasons, I am ...
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Is there away to chain proxy.pac files via URL?

It is necessary for several of our laptops to operate on both our own and customer-based networks. This often involves switching proxy settings, which we did via a custom proxy.pac file at first ...
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What configuration changes do you make to a new Tomcat installation?

After installing Tomcat 5 what configuration changes/tweaks do you apply, and why? Be specific: name what files you edit, what settings you change and why you do it. Some areas of interest: ...
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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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Server configuration for small company

We're a small development company and we're currently looking for a server for our internal needs. The basic idea I came up with is that this machine will itself run nothing but VMWare or Virtual ...
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BizTalk MQSC adapter configuration error & IBM WebSphere MQ Client V6.0

I'm having trouble configuring the MSQC adapter for BizTalk Server 2006. At the moment I'm getting the following error when setting up a receive location or send port: The adapter "MQSC" raised an ...
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how to configure fedora nic to be up with no IP

I am building an IDS box with a dedicated sniffer nic which should have no IP. I can't seem to get the system to come up with no IP on the nic, it either uses DHCP or takes the same IP as the first ...
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Apache ProxyPass

I have an application whith the next structure: /application (html files) /application/css (css files) /application/img (images) /application/classes -> I want this to redirect to a application ...
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How to check if hardware RAID is configured?

I have several servers running Windows 2008 and Red Hat 5 that are capable of hardware RAID. How do I check that hardware RAID is configured?
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BUG: IIS7 managed requests

In IIS7 we can tell a module to run for managed content (thus speeding up static content serving) by: <modules> ... <add name="WhateverName" type="WhateverType" ...
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Is there any strong, well tested and general purpose puppet recipes-base to be used as starting point for customization?

I have configured a working cobbler system that successfully handles my bare metal server deployment and I'm going to start the configuration management issues using puppet (integrating it as much as ...
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How would I set up my lighttpd.conf to serve a fastcgi app on a particular evhost virtual host?

I have evhost.path-pattern = "/home/lighttpd/vhosts/%2/public" When this pattern hits a certain host, let's say 'foo', I would like to use a fastcgi server. How do I configure just one of my ...
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Sendmail configuration for a simple web server that needs mail() to work in PHP

I have a web server (CentOS 5) that I need to be able to send mail from using PHP mail() function. I have the PHP mail() function working properly. The Sendmail configuration is what I need to ...
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Can't find httpd.conf

I can't find httpd.conf I am running openSuse 11, and installed apache, its started and working.
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Bind db.x configuration files

Where can I find good, informative tutorial about configuration files in bind? I have these files (and other irrelevant ones): db.0 db.10 db.127 db.255 db.empty db.internal db.local db.root ...
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Do I need to restart/reload apache when adding a configuration file under /etc/httpd/conf.d

Do you need to restart/reload Apache when adding a configuration file under /etc/httpd/conf.d? I know that editing the httpd.conf need a restart or a reload but unsure if file placed in the conf.d ...