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Why Hyper v 2012 server does not show up MMC option

I have remotely logged on to a Hyper V 2012 server which is in domain from a windows 2012 server through remote desktop connection and after login the first thing which was configured to run ...
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How to manage computers from another AD domain with Windows MMC?

I am currently managing computers distributed across 2 different AD domains. I shall call the 2 domains MEDIA and DATA. My workstation is a member of the MEDIA (192.168.10/24) domain, along with most ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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Non-admin users can't run mmc on Domain Controller on Windows Server 2008 (ok for Enterprise not for Standard edition)

I have created some delegation for IT administrators. One of the groups of people have some Active Directory permissions but is not server administrators or domain administrators. They also are ...
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Restrict windows server 2008 R2 remote mmc

I am looking for a way how to disable remote access to management console of single Windows Server 2008 R2 with least administrative effort. Server is in domain and there is big amount of other ...
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Use Services Snap-in to Manage Remote Computer not Connected to Domain

I have remote machine that I would like to manage using services.msc. The machine is not connected to the domain so I can't run the management tools as a user that the remote machine knows about. ...
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Disable Server Manager from startup for Remote Desktop users with GPO for no MMC

I have a GPO that restricts MMC creation. When users who this GPO applies to login they are greeted with "MMC could not create the snap-in." I understand there is normally a checkbox that prevents ...
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RD Session Host Configuration doesn't list my SSL certificate

I'm trying to change SSL certificate from auto-generated to another one, e.g. custom self-signed made by makecert. But RD Session Host Configuration snap-in -> Connections -> RDP-Tcp -> ...
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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Command-line interface for Computer Managment MMC?

I want to make a script that closes open files in our storage. I can do it with compmgmt.msc, connecting to the storage as a remote computer, then I go to "System Tools" --> "Shared Folders" --> ...
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Publish RemoteApp of IIS manager from multiple servers

I have a couple servers running with IIS 8 running on them. One is a public server with RDS running on it. I have published the IIS manager as a remote app from this server, but I would also like to ...
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Is it possible to view a user's certificate store while signed in as a different user? Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm currently migrating a Jenkins server and I need to install a certificate on the new machine for some of my builds. The problem is I'm not sure on which store to use and no one remembers the ...
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How to access device manager in Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I have installed Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 and almost everything works fine. Now I would like to inspect the hardware and drivers being used. On normal desktop, I'd just click Control Panel and go to ...
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How to tell the Task Scheduler MMC to remember the column widths of the History?

Using the Task Scheduler MMC on a Windows Server 2008 R2, I'm facing something that is very annoying to me: The History window of a task does not remember the column widths, thus making it rather ...
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Task Scheduler Crashing MMC

I've been getting errors whenever I try to run the task scheduler for Windows 2008 R2. Each time that I've tried running it, the task scheduler will crash and report the following: Problem signature: ...
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MMC Cert Manager Plug-in is making LDAP connection to external site, why?

I'm trying to figure out what is causing 5 of my servers to attempt to connect to an external LDAP server. I inherited these servers when another employee left the company. As far as I know these ...
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Updating drivers from Device Manager (remote)

Is it possible to add/update drivers in device manager on a server using the device manager mmc snap-in from a workstation?
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MMC and Server Manager Authentication Errors - Access Denied

I'm trying to connect remotely from my Windows 8 client to manage my Hyper-V Server 2012. I have done everything I can find to configure remote management of the server including: Added a net user on ...
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Hyper-V Manager: right-clicking on local or remote VM crashes MMC snap-in

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 machine that I log into and use to manage virtual machines running on multiple Hyper-V servers on our domain. Sometimes, when I right-click on a local or ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Manager not working -> mmc.exe crashes with System.IO.FileNotFoundException -> Hyper-V role guilty

Since some days ago I can't run the Server Manager, it fails like this: Descripción: Stopped working Firma con problemas: Nombre del evento de problema: CLR20r3 Firma del problema 01: mmc.exe ...
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How can I remove the sorting in the Event Log?

I made the mistake of clicking the Date and Time column in the event log. Now, whenever I open that log, it takes like 10 seconds for it to sort all entries. This is highly annoying, especially since ...
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Active Directory: Viewing “Attribute Editor” after finding an account via ADUC's “Find” option

When I activate the Advanced features (View -> Advanced Features) and open a user's properties by navigating to their OU and right clicking the user object, I see the Attribute Editor tab. However, ...
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Remote Administration Console for Windows Deployment Services

Whenever we deploy a new machine via PXE and WDS, I have to log on to our Sever 2008 R2 WDS server via Remote Desktop to approve the machine. This is annoying, and as we should all know, logging on ...
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How to alter inf file to add policies to the Local Security Policy on Windows Vista/7

My research has led to me this point -> open "Security Configuration and Analysis" msc snapin, export template into .inf, open .inf in "Security templates" mmc snapin, but here is where I have slowed ...
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Run Active Directory Admin Center as another user

I am trying to run Active Directory Admin Center (dsac.exe) on Windows 7 as another user by means of creating a shortcut, rather than having to Shift+Right click and specify the user. On Windows XP I ...
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Lost access to execute all MMC based console applications (*.msc files)

Some Background There's a web server; it's on a corporate domain and my domain account is in a group that belongs to the local Administrators group on that machine. At some point, and I haven't been ...
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Remote Desktop Services Manager constantly refreshes

Title pretty much sums it up. I'm using the Remote Desktop Services Manager snap in in Windows 7 to view a list of users logged in to a collection of 5 Windows 2003 terminal servers. The list of users ...
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Windows Firewall: MMC could not create the snap-in

On Windows Server 2008 when trying to open either Event Viewer or Windows Firewall settings, I'm getting the following error: MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been ...
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Expanding the client management console to get server functionality? [closed]

This is an assignment I have in college. The description is so vague that I've come here in frustration. We have an environment of 4 virtual machines. 2 windows 7 Professional clients, 2 windows ...
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Security of remote management through MMC and other microsoft tools

When you connect to a server through an MMC console on a local computer (dsa.msc for example), what ports does the connection occur on? Is there any kind of protection from a rogue station hijaking ...
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Saved MMC console not saving remote computer snap-ins

Has anyone seen this problem? From my domain controller logged in as a domain admin, create a MMC. Add a snap-in for Windows Server Backup for a remote computer in the same domain. Add a snap-in ...
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MMC cannot open the file *.msc

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I have various admin consoles/snapins installed. All of these run correctly, whether I launch them directly or add them to MMC. However, if I try to launch them from the ...
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Why is RPC connectivity broken for the Hyper-V Manager?

I have a Hyper-V Server 2008R2 (Core) with numerous VMs running. This Hyper-V server is a member of a domain. Since the server has nothing running on it apart from the Hyper-V service, the only way ...
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Remove Connect To Another Computer in Windows 2008 R2 MMC

I currently manage multiple environments on a single domain. We are beginning to publish out MMC's and give local admin access to the IT contact for the clients. This includes ADUC and Event Viewer, ...
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Can't add a .ldif to OpenLDAP, recent version (no slapd.conf)

I'm new to LDAP and I'm trying to add the mmc.ldif and mail.ldif files that come with Mandriva Directory Server to my LDAP configuration, using the command : ldapadd -x -W -D ...
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Can't create share on remote server without admin rights on local server

We have a windows terminal server used by support staff. They do not have local admin rights on the terminal server. However they do have local admin rights on various Server 2003 file servers that ...
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MMC crashes on Windows Server 2008 x64 - Exchange console, event viewer

Help! I don't know what happened; this server has been very reliable but suddenly began having problems with a particular .NET 2.0 web site simply hanging - it wouldn't load at all. However, another ...
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How to get remote firewall administration working with Windows Server Core 2008 R2?

I'm setting up a Windows Server Core 2008 R2 installation in a VMware virtual machine before setting it up on a live VPS. I've gotten remote administration via MMC working on my computer (a PC running ...
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PerfMon / MMC Hangs

I'm "playing" with PerfMon - it's the firs time I've ever spent any real time in it. Everything is fine and then I will perform an action (like trying to bring up the properties of a counter I have ...
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is there a way to see only the Message Queuing section of Computer Management?

frequently because I'm debugging Windows services that use MSMQ, i need to review the Private Queues ... I open Computer Management, expand Services and Applications, then expand Message Queuing ...
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How do you set up pam_check_host_attr auth on Mandriva MMC?

I was recently tasked with trying to set some servers up to do LDAP auth to our existing LDAP db (OpenLDAP on a Mandriva MDS server running MMC to manage it). I managed to get it somewhat working, in ...
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win2008 r2 enterprise “Message Queuing” “Access is denied” “The list of messages cannot be retrieved”

on my win7, I run compmgmt.msc and drill to a private queue folder ... when I click "Queue messages" or "Journal messages", I either see the messages, or "There are no items to show in this view". ...
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Is there an MMC Snap-In available for Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer?

I tried looking up for it. Couldn't find one so far.
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Is it possible to adjust the initial Window Size of Windows Server 2008 Server Manager MMC?

When working with the Server Manager window of Windows Server 2008, I am missing a feature/way to configure the initial values of: The initial window size The splitter width The expanded nodes in ...
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Print Manager.msc missing in Windows 2003 Server R2

There is an msc that I'd really like to use: printmanager.msc. Specifically I want to be able to force certain OUs to use specific printers without having to push the entire directory. Now I've ...
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What are the names of common MMC snapins?

I know that if I type into the run dialog eventvwr Then the event viewer appears, and if I type in intemgr Then the internet information systems mmc snap in appears. Are there also shortcuts to ...
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Is there a better IIS 7 bindings dialog?

Some of my sites in IIS have 20-30 bindings and the bindings dialog box in IIS 7 is 4 lines, which makes editing bindings a real pain. Are there any replacements/upgrades for the dialog specifically? ...
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Using the Remote Desktops MMC snap-in how do you connect to nonstandard ports?

I have some severs I manage VIA Remote Desktop. They do not listen on port 3389. I can connect with out issue doing IP:PORT. I now manage so many I'm trying to use the Remote Desktop snap-in for the ...
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How to create a custom Services.msc?

I have an application which uses around 10 services. I want to create a Snap shot of Services.msc which has only these 10 services for an Administrator to manage. How this can be done using MMC?
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MMC not starting on Window Server 2003

I have Window 2003 server with AD installed. The file server is used to share the folder across network. However after 1 hour suddenly I can't access my share - it asks me the password and then when ...