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Which DHCP Client OS Support DHCP Option 119 Domain Suffix Search?

The ability for DHCP servers (Microsoft, ISC, VitalQIP, IPControl, Infoblox, etc.) to deliver DHCP Option 119 - Domain Suffix Search Lists has been around for a long time. Initially, DHCP Client ...
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On-site campus infrastructure migration to Amazon EC2. Feasible?

After a recent power outage, we've been re-evaluating how we can most effectively provide, maintain, and support our IT resources. One idea we've been considering is to move our non-critical ...
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www.example.com vs example.com?

The website I built my girlfriend is not resolving on her Mac when she types www in before the domain name. Is it her browser or do I need to set up a www redirect somewhere?
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Domain login very slow 10+ minutes

We are racking our brains trying to figure this problem out an are currently stuck! Basically we are having issues with some users taking ages to log in in the mornings, some times up to 20 minutes, ...
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What is the 'cacert.pem' and for what to use that?

I am developing a web application on localhost with domains and sub-domains and I would like to use a HTTPS connection. On my Mac OS, in order to enable SSL, I need to set Apache correctly, so I ...
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Best single-server configuration for small Windows domain with VPN

I work in a tiny two-person software company. The other employee is literally half a world away. I'd like to set up our single Windows server to provide all the services we'll need to run our domain. ...
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Is it possible to configure Nginx to allow for new domains to be added without me having to add a VirtualHost for each?

I have a SaaS application wherein users can enter their domain names. The application uses the hostname of incoming requests to determine the account based on the domain they entered for their ...
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Automate creation of subdomain(xyz.serverfault.com)

What’s the best way to automate creation of subdomains (like Basecamp)? My requirement is somewhat similar to Basecamp where users request for a subdomain from a page and I create it for them from ...
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How to disable Tcp/Ip settings in windows 7 via GPO?

I have enabled following policies, "Prohibit TCP/IP advanced connection" "Prohibit access to properties of components of a LAN connection" "Enable Windows 2000 Network Connections setings for ...
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Correct way to update Google Chrome MSI through Group Policy

I am deploying Chrome through group policy. This is working fine. Obviously Chrome has a pretty regular update cycle. I am not allowing Domain Users to install Chrome updates. Having subscribed to ...
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Blocking EXE from executing in XP Domain environment

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction on how to block specific exe files from executing on XP machines in a domain environment. I have active directory setup and working so ...
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domain.tld vs. domain.tld

I just read through this question, and when browsing through the answers, I randomly tried out something and noticed that http://admin.to and http://admin.to. lead to different locations. Both return ...
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Simple apache2 redirect from one domain to another

What I want to do is the following: My domain xy.example.com no longer exists. Thus I want to do a simple redirect to the new domain abc.example.com. It should be a redirect, that also works when ...
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Domain vs Workgroup

I run a small start-up with 3 people working in 3 workstations (running Windows Vista/7) and a server running Windows Server 2008. Oh, I almost forgot... we also have a linux server (inside a VM ...
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What are the options for a temporary laptop within a work domain?

This is primarily a home laptop, which comes to work once in a while. Does the laptop have to join the domain absolutely, I thought there were different ways of handling this situation. From his ...
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DC/DNS failover with global/common DNS roundrobin

I think I am getting lost in network failover land. I am trying to set up a Windows Domain Controller and DNS, while providing resilients and failover. I have two Domain Controllers and DNS servers. ...
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How to setup multiple Apache SSL sites using multiple IP addresses

How do you setup a single Apache2 config to host multiple HTTPS sites each on their own IP address? There will also be multiple HTTP sites on just a single IP address. I do not want to use Server ...
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Moving physical server but keeping domain

We're in the process of moving applications from our USA server to our UK based server; They're basically the same platform (LAMP) slightly different versions but not enough to cause too much of an ...
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Using multiple “myhostname” in postfix

Does postfix allow to dynamically change "myhostname" ? I rtfmed a lot but did not found anything qualitative. My installation is a postfix multiple domain, multiple ip (tweaked in master.cf) and ...
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How to point 2 different domains to 1 IP address (Apache)?

I have two different domain names, which I want to host on the same private hosting I have. I want them to point to the same IP address and yet have different content (of course). How can I do that? ...
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Compact Redirects in Apache/htaccess. How? [An Elegant Coding Question]

when setting my redirects in htaccess, i have trouble setting/combining various domains when they all go to the same homepage. I can do them separate, but that isn't neat/elegant. How to rewrite the ...
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Exchange Server in Workgroup / Small Domain?

For one of the projects I'm working on, the site currently has a workgroup of around 15 PCs (XP/Vista/7- these are employees' own computers) and one file server running Server 2008. They use ...
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Single Exchange 2007 server - two AD domains

CURRENT: single domain, single Exchange 2007 NEW: two domains, single Exchange 2007 Can this be done? Details: Current setup is a single W2k3 domain with a single Exchange 2007 server. We are ...
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Postfix: virtual_alias_maps delivering everything to one user despite new domain

I have a postfix installation handling mail for a couple of domains, for which all mail goes to one real local user (cmb), and I want to add a new domain (let's call it example.org) for a second user, ...
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How to use cPanel/WHM to configure multiple domains (on CentOS VPS)? [closed]

I have a managed VPS, running CentOS/cPanel/WHM, with one domain currently running (let's call it testsite.com) on a pair of IPs. I got a second IP pair from my host, and a new domain name, call it ...
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Moving from Windows Server 2000 workgroup to Windows Server 2008 domain

I work in a small office (5 full-time staff and 4 part-time staff). We don't have an IT department of any kind and we have managed to run things pretty will here for a while. All of the computers in ...
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how do I set static routes in windows domain to all computers at once

Setup, its a test lab and we have some odd requirements Windows 2012 Server running AD/DNS/DHCP 500 client machines used w/4 physical network interfaces each 2 interfaces are test resources, ...
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Is it possible to change the postfix message-id?

Is it possible to change the message-id in postfix? If I send Mails over an Java-Application I get the following message-id: ...
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Fixing typos in user-entered email addresses

We see some typo domains in our mail queue from time to time and I have been thinking of using our internal DNS server to correct these people's mistakes. Some examples from the current mail queue: ...
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Why are domain names occasionally inaccessible?

I could not track down the reason why my domain names occasionally are inaccessible to some visitors. With some I mean some, not everyone. I was working on my website, and at some moment I could not ...
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DNS Nameserver forwarding?

We currently have a number of clients that are pointing their domains at our old nameservers, for this example they are: NS1.OLDDOMAIN.COM NS2.OLDDOMAIN.COM We have moved the server to a new ...
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How can I search Domain Integrated DNS Entries

Example: I have a server named server1.domain.local I have lots of CNAME entries in various forward lookup zones pointed to server1.domain.local I want to decomission server1, and have a new server, ...
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Apache mod-rewrite rule to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain

What would the rewrite rule be to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain? Or should I look at a VirtualServer directive to take subdomain.domain.tld and serve it from a DocRoot that ...
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Legacy apps requiring administrator privileges on XP

I have a legacy Windows 95 app that needs to be run as an Administrator. This is used by students in a school domain. My predecessor set up a domain administrator account for this purpose and a ...
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Different group policies in one domain

I'm using powershell to display the password expiration of an account before I reset it at work. But the global GP from what I can see, is 180 days, and there are some employees who have 90 days set ...
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Colossal Failure After Domain Rename

The backstory... I recently upgraded a MS Server from 03 to 2012. The server needed to be a domain controller and for simplicities sake I named it foo.com instead of naming it something different ...
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What happens if unlink a GPO?

If I have a GPO that contains a handful of settings - let' say, configured to implement WSUS configuration, some random registry entries, some other Control Panel settings etc. If I unlink the ...
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Postfix - do not list domain example.com in BOTH mydestination and virtual_alias

I have a server with two domains. I get the warning as mentioned in the title: do not list domain example.com in BOTH mydestination and virtual_alias Although I receive the above warning, it works ...
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Do I have to own my domain before attempting to connect to my domain controller?

I am in the process of purchasing a domain, but I do not own it yet. I setup my domain controller as internal.domain.com. The problem I'm running into is in connecting my workstations to my domain. ...
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AD server within another network - DNS issues

Here's a quick summary of the environment I support: we have a domain (domain A) that has about 20 client computers. The domain server for this domain and all the clients sit within the network ...
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“The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” when joining a computer the domain

I was trying to join a fresh installed Windows 7 laptop into Windows Server 2003 and after entering the domain username and password, I got the error message The specified domain either does not exist ...
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SBS domain name choice

We are about to set up SBS 2011 at my small company < 10 users. My collaborator wants to name the SBS domain "example.local" . I'm of the opinion we should name the SBS domain "corp.example.com" ...
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What is the best method to determine an account through DNS A record configuration?

I apologize if my description of the problem is unclear. I am working for an online CMS that allows external domains to be used similar to Tumblr or Flavors.me. I noticed both of these services simply ...
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How can I point a Google Sites URL to a different host?

I have a Google Sites partnership with some Premier Edition accounts. Currently, my domain [www.foobar.com] points to a WYSIWYG-managed site "Powered by Google Sites." I want to keep routing my e-mail ...
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Changing Windows Domain UserName

i have a small network thats managed by a windows server 2003 box with active directory and microsoft exchange. I want to rename my username but want to know if anything is going to be affected by it. ...
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Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
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2008 DC GPO - “Advanced Audit Policy Configuration” missing?

I'm trying to enable Kerberos Authentication auditing in a GPO for the purpose of sending auth events to an AD-integrated web filter appliance, and the instructions have me enable auditing of the ...
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SSL causing same content on multiple domains [duplicate]

I have setup a Debian LAMP server where I host multiple websites. As far as I know I can only use SSL on one of them, if I'd like to use SSL on two or more sites I'd have to add another IP - so far so ...
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trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

I had a work computer (Windows 7) set up with local login (not domain login). Later I needed to login to the domain. So I made changes to join the domain by right-clicking on My computer and ...
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Problem with SSL and hosting provider

My website is hosted on hosting24.com*, which, at the time I purchased their service, seemed like a good enough host. I was (I hope) to be proved wrong. Bascially, they are saying that You need a ...