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Can a single ADCS instance “hold” more than one PKI namespace?

I want to save on OS license, simplify CRL renewals and have more than one certificate instance on a given server. For me, this makes sense from a security perspective because I have: One CA that ...
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Changing ip address of exchange server 2007

We've been planning to move our Exchange Server 2007 organization to a new data center. We're physically moving all our servers and assigning them new IP addresses.I've done literally all procedures ...
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Setting an IP on a virtualized Windows 2003 server without activation

The first time (no joke) after virtualizing an old Windows Server 2003 machine (as part of a consolidation effort), it is trying to force me to activate. Normally, it was letting me get in with a ...
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How to combine various certificates into single .pem

I've just finished reading over this great thread explaining the different SSL formats. Now I'm essentially looking for the opposite of How to split a PEM file There's 4 files I want to consolidate, ...
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vmware: how to virtualize nt server 4.0?

I'm trying to virtualize a nt server 4.0 sp1. When I run the vmware converter it says that is must be at least sp3. However I can't even find this on MSDN. Has anyone had a similar experience and ...
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iSCSI storage, partitioning and LVM

We are in the process of moving our (direct attached) storage systems to an iSCSI based consolidate storage and we have come up with this interesting question: where should we place LVM processing? ...
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To consolidate or not consolidate hardware

I have a customer that is in need of a platform upgrade and has a specific use case that makes me think twice about consolidation. They basically have two services in the network that are currently ...
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Consolidate mssql databases into 1

I need to consolidate 20 databases that have the same structure into 1 database. I saw this post: ...
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MSSQL: separate dev and prod databases as separate instances on shared hardware?

I've got a small virtualised environment which hosts a small internal website with database backend. I've currently separated my webservers and database servers on separate VMs running on the same ...
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Exchange Site Consolidation

I'm looking for your thoughts on consolidating a 5 site Exchange deployment into a single fault tolerant site. Is this feasible? Is it just a bad idea? Here are the details: Site1: Hub site. ...
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Consolidate two IIS6 webservers into one IIS7 webserver

I have two servers each running IIS6 and i need to bring all the siteson BOTH servers into ONE IIS 7.5 server... i've looked at MSDeploy but i can't find anything to combine two servers into one... ...
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localizing server in one chassis?

What does localizing server in one chassis means? Does it mean that moving all those servers into just using a chassis or blade? So say I have a few dell servers PE6950, PE2650, PE2950 and to localize ...
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Consolidate several servers into one machine

There are 10 of game servers running on 10 virtual machines. Each server listens to 10 different ports for dedicated purposes. However, usually the CPU/MEM utilization for each server is less then ...
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Can Exchange 2010 high availability be achieved with only 2 servers?

In Exchange 2010, you can define Database Availability Groups and have your mailbox database(s) automatically replicated between multiple servers, and you can have mailbox server which are members of ...
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how to consolidate multiple log files into one ldf file in sql2000

I'm in the process of copying databases from SQL 2000 to a 2008 instance on another server using DETACH, copy windows file to 2008 server, then finally ATTACH. I've come to a database where the LOG ...
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sudoers file cleanup and consolidation tool/script

I am curious to know what other folks out there might be using to keep the sudoers file in a sane manner. I am looking for a tool, that removes redundant entries, overlapping permissions and/or ...
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How does virtualization improve server utilization?

The biggest benefit of virtualization is usually said to be improved server utilization. But why do I need virtualization for that? Say I got N physical servers that are lightly used. Why don't I ...
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Consolidating Windows and Linux servers

I'm looking forward to getting your thoughts on consolidating/virtualizing 3 Windows 2008 Servers and 2 Linux Debian Servers into 1 (powerful) machine. What is the most cost-effective Virtualization ...
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Consolidating Bugzilla instances

Scenario: Two or more Bugzilla instances Want to migrate to one big central instance Bug numbers clash What's the best practice for migrating all the bug records into the new instance? Is it a ...