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Domain controller stops mapping drives from file server

File Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Domain Controller: Windows Server Standard FE 2003 SP2 This has happened twice now. User will try and log in using their domain accounts and will receive ...
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WebDAV locked file not showing username

I've set up our IIS server to use webDAV for filesharing. I've mapped network drives pointed to this IIS server. When two users opens the same file in the network drive on different computers one ...
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I/O wait values on SSD vs. SATA disks

I have a task where I should benchmark two servers, one that has a RAID10 SATA configuration and second server has RAID10 SSD configuration. Both servers would be placed as gateway mail server and ...
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ZFS and green drives/TLER

I'm setting up a NAS box based around freenas and ZFS. I've read lots of posts (like this one) about "deep recovery" and green drives when using RAID-5. Does ZFS (vs Raid-5) mean that this problem ...
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Please recommend a way to flash a whole bunch of Seagate drives

We've received a Seagate LOD file from Seagate which contains a firmware update for some Barracuda SATA drives. Actually this update is not publicly available yet. We've got 10 servers with 12 ...
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mdadm RAID 5 Failed with 2 Drives while rebuilding

I have a RAID 5 array with 3 Disks (sdb sdc sdd) Over last weekend I was prompted that sdd had failed. so replaced the drive, added it back into the array and let it rebuild (1.5TB) It stopped at ...
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Replacing desktop drives in server with enterprise class drives

I'm looking for recommendations or advice on what enterprise class drives to replace our desktop drives with, and how best to do it. This is a supermicro, 2U, 8 3.5" drives bay machine running linux ...
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Configure Apache Mass Virtual Hosts to different directories

Our server is running Apache on port 9000 (because IIS is at 80) and we have the following configuration (vhosts.conf) to access our sites: NameVirtualHost *:9000 UseCanonicalName Off ...
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Differences between /dev/sda and /dev/sda1

I know that /dev/sda is the raw device, and that /dev/sda1 is the partition or virtual device. But I'm a little confused as to why the sda# only comes up some of the time, or only on certain systems. ...
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Server High Logical Volume

I have just been looking at the sizes of various partitions in my server and I see that it states; /dev/xvda1 3.7G 2.9G 792M 79% / /dev/mapper/vg00-usr 26G 3.7G 23G 14% /usr ...
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Shrink an HP Smart Array on a P400

I just started consulting for a new client and one of 6 hard drives in their server's SAS array failed. Going over the options of replacing the drive, they didn't like the thought of spending about ...
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Moving Ubuntu disks to a new server

An Ubuntu (Hardy Heron) server here died a couple of days ago. Fortunately, the hard drives were OK. So now we have a new server with the old disks installed. The new server won't boot. After a ...
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3 hard drives fail with 2 enclosures and 2 pcs

here is the jist of my very strange problem... I had an old laptop hard drive(120gb toshiba) which was pulled working out of a laptop and placed into an enclosure. it worked fine for a while and saw ...
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Recommended Drive Configuration for a Web Server

What's your typical web server drive configuration? Typically I'll have a drive for the OS and a drive for data. The data drive is typically a RAID 5, but I can't remember what I used to recommend for ...
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Can you use your own drives on Dell PowerVault MD3000i?

I would like to use my own drives in the Dell PowerVault MD3000i. Does anyone know if you are able to? We are looking at different SANs for our VM farm and would rather be able to replace a drive in ...
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Windows drive letters A: and B:

This is a question that just popped into my mind and I can't help but wonder why it's still common for a Windows installation to be installed on C: with all other drive letters going up from D: to Z:. ...
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Mirroring Drives

I'd like to mirror a drive between two windows servers for fail over/disaster recovery. I assume there is a software package for this. What do you use?