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DNS - Difference between scavenge and clear cache?

Server 2012 R2, DNS Service: In DNS Manager, what is the functional difference between "Scavenge Stale Resource Records" and "Clear Cache."?
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Use Windows RSAT DHCP Server MMC SnapIn with Linux Samba 4 AD to manage dnsmasq/isc-dhcpd

This particular Active Directory installation uses a Samba 4 Domain Controller Forest running on up2date (05-2016) Debian Linux Jessie VMs. Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) are used from ...
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Windows Server Backup Snap-In Initializes/Moves Extremely Slowly

I have an SBS-2011 box. The WSB snap-in consistently takes 10+ minutes to move beyond 'Reading Data'. After the snap-in finally initializes I experience the same behavior when performing a recovery. ...
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Better way to view windows certs than MMC?

I'm trying to view the windows certs on my box but the UI for certmgr and MMC is terrible. Specifically, I'd like a quick way to view and compare thumbprints and friendly names. Does anyone know a ...
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How to make Remote Desktop Services Deployment visible in Windows 2012R2 server manager when logging with a different user?

We have an high availability setup for Remote Desktop Services (Windows 2012R2 datacenter edition) all servers are member of "Domain A": 2 Domain controllers : DCA01, DCA02 1 Gateway ...
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Can I configure mmc snap-ins to behave in the same manner as local admin tools on Microsoft Servers?

I'm running into a problem using the Microsoft MMC and RSAT tool snap-ins. Specifically, when I run Print Management from the RSAT tools on the local server, I am able to see all ports installed when ...
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“Add Server” in MMC not showing fqdn. Any ideas?

and Nothing is "broken" but my curiosity (and sadly O.C.D) has my wondering why when I add another server through MMC it doesn't show the fqdn of the "added" server, just the hostname. Tutorials ...
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Filter Services on Services.msc or Windows Services Console alternative

I'm trying to set a custom mmc for helpdesk accounts with a reduced set of our programs running as Windows Services so they can visually start/stop/manage them. Services.msc is not what I'm looking ...
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Extract Certificate Information automatically

In my current setting I have 16 production servers and another 16 to 20 on Dev and QA servers. I also have a lot of certificates in them. We are trying to inventory everything so that we dont miss out ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Server Manager Closes (Crashes?) On Starting

I have a weird issue on one of my Windows Server 2008R2 machines (running as a VM on VMware 5.5). The Server Manager MMC app will close on it's own immediately or shortly after starting. Sometimes ...
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mmc.exe blocked by group policy

I am changing some permissions on a small work network that I've been playing in. Domain admin and administrator permissions were so tied up that they essentially were the same account. After getting ...
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GPMC missing Hide/Show links

We currently have a single 2012 R2 server in our domain. As we're rolling out Windows 8+ machines I like using it for Group Policy Management. For some reason the Group Policy Management Console on ...