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Will a Local System service notice changes to environment variables in Windows 2008 R2 without a reboot?

Microsoft has a knowledge base article, last reviewed in June 2007, which states: If you update environment variables or add new environment variables, you must restart the computer before the ...
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Domain users in relation to local machine's settings

The lack of terminology's knowledge make's it difficult to find an answer with search engines for the following issue. Please excuse me. The problem is as follows: In a local windows network ...
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How to resolve security warning concerning WebAdministrationProvider?

I have a new Windows Server 2012 install, and have just installed IIS. I see the following warning in the Application Log: A provider, WebAdministrationProvider, has been registered in the ...
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How do I configure proxy settings for LOCAL SYSTEM?

If I edit Proxy Settings through the Control Panel, the settings are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyEnable and ...\ProxyServer. These ...
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Where is the Windows 7 “LocalService” account's home directory? [closed]

Windows 7 allows you to configure services to use the LocalService user account, rather than the default LocalSystem user account. If the services run as LocalSystem, and try to create a file in the ...
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Setting up Windows Azure Pack with ADFS

I'm trying to setup the Windows Azure Pack Admin Site with Authentication from ADFS. I followed the given installation checklist from TechNet ...
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How to grant network access to LocalSystem account?

How do you grant access to network resources to the LocalSystem (NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM) account? Background When accessing the network, the LocalSystem account acts as the computer on the network: ...
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How can there be a difference between “Log on as: Local System account” and “NT Authority\System”?

First off, I wish to clarify that I have been browsing loads of questions regarding the "Local System" account and even though I feel enlightened about the properties of the account, none of them seem ...
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Intranet Ip - Access from Custom Domain

I have setup a local intranet in my office using IIS7 (Windows 7 Machine), currently it can be accessed through the PC's static IP, however I would like it so that internally it can just be accessed ...
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Login as “Local System” on Domain Controller?

I installed a backup software program (Retrospect 7.5) running on Windows Server 2008 R2 (a domain controller). When I open it says: Retrospect could not be started under the specified user ...
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How to temporarily stop time syncing with domain controller?

I wish to do some testing on my local machine which requires me to put the date forward a year. So I can test some stuff in SQL Server (i've found it not possible to override the sql server time). ...
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Service running as local system on server A connecting to SQL server on server B. How?

I have a service running on one server (A) which traditionally runs under the local system account. Now SQL server has moved from server A to a new server B. I tried adding the computer account of ...
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Running SEP scans with the SYSTEM account

I need to run Symantec Endpoint Protection scans on Windows 7 systems using the SYSTEM account. I know that I can run DoScan.exe to manually run a scan, and this works fine using a regular user ...
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“net session” listing GUIDs for computer names. Won't accept its own GUIDs

When I run "net session" or "net session /list", I get GUIDs for computer names: C:\Users\Administrator>net session Computer User name Client Type Opens Idle time ...
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How to connect two computers together to be able to share an asp.net mvc web application

I have built an asp.net mvc3 web application on my machine that uses windows 7. Now I need to host this web application locally on my machine to be accessed by two employees in our office which uses ...
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Directing local and remote traffic

I have a server (mostly but not only serving a web application) for whom some 80%+ of all traffic comes from inside the same LAN as the server (the LAN covers the downtown area of a small town). Of ...
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Ldap Authentication for Windows Standalone Servers

I have an LDAP server Novell eDirectory in my Environment through which has the user data. In my Environment i have set of Windows and Linux servers. I need to use this LDAP As the Authentication ...
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Win Service running under LocalService account cannot access environment variables

I am looking for prove or disprove of my theory. We have windows service which runs under LocalSystem account. the service is calling msbuild and builds csproj (Visual Studio project) file, which use ...
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Local System doesn't have access to a folder shared to Everyone

We have two servers in the Domain (both are running Windows Server 2008)- one hosting the IIS7, and the other having files and folders. On the IIS7, we have service running as Local System, on ...
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Amazon EC2 and Local Server Mix

I have a project that I'm working on that will require a lot of computationally intensive services running 24/7 like crawlers, calculations for recommendations etc. My plan is to have the public ...
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Allow ColdFusion to access mapped drive?

On our production web server, it has a mapped drive (G:) that goes to the database backup folder of our database server. I can access it via termainal services easily, no problem. However, if i want ...
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How to login faster using a domain account when the domain is unavailable

I have a laptop with Windows 7 ultimate enterprise edition installed. This is a company laptop so i have domain account as I am a domain user but also a local administrator on my laptop. My problem ...
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Used SQL Svr 2008 Config Manager to Set Service Account to Local System: What Did It Change?

Direct shot to foot moment... While setting-up individual non-admin accts for MSSQLSERVER services, I temporarily set Server service login to Local System account. I remembered later that: SQL ...
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Where does the LOCAL SYSTEM account store its “personal” files?

I'm using a continous integration system (CruiseControl.NET) as a service on our Windows 2008 64-bit server. Now I would like to run Delphi 2006 from CruiseControl.NET (which runs as a service). The ...
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How to secure local servers?

I have solr (an http web server used for searching) runs on port 8334, rabbitmq messaging server runs on port 6633. In the same machine, I have the web server which is accessed from outside world. ...
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In a managed environment, should user PCs have local external HD backups?

Our environment manages thousands of user PCs, provides high-end secure file servers. Users (from new staff to executive-level) are urged to store data to the file servers and generally do so. PCs ...
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How do I set the ORACLE_HOME variable for the Local System account?

I've run into an issue with one of my systems where multiple Oracle versions are installed for the support of various applications, but I need to run a program as a Windows service using the Local ...