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Prevent users from changing the system time on windows

I don't want users to be able to change the system time. For this, I have set the Group Policy "Change the system time" to include only my Administrator account. I want to know the validity of this ...
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HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 install Windows Server 2008 R2

I purchased recent an HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 and a Windows Server 2008 designed for HP Servers and when I want to install the OS (Windows Server 2008) on My Server I receive following error: A ...
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OS Fingerprinting, TTL=56? [closed]

I am just learning about OS fingerprinting, when i ping a certain ip address, it gives me a ttl value of 56. What is an operating system with a value of 56? I only know about the popular operating ...
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Cisco IOS - terminate a process (kill a process)

How do I terminate a process similarly to kill -9 $PID? I would like to do the same as GNU/Linux offers: For example, a shell is running a Telnet session to a router, but later that router is powered ...
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Preventing operating systems from being installed on a server [closed]

Is it possible to blacklist certain operating systems from being installed on a server? Example scenarios: 1) There is an existing physical server, with no operating system. Is there a way to block ...
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server standard 2008 r2 unable to boot(blue screen error) after configuring raid 1 [closed]

server standard 2008 r2 unable to boot(blue screen error- STOP: 0x0000007B (0xFFFFF880009A98E8, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000034, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000) after configuring raid 1 & Board Intel - ...
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Theoretically, would two up-to-date windows systems be of a similar size? [closed]

If on one computer the windows OS was installed two years ago, and on the other, say, just yesterday... assuming both machines have the exact configuration hardware-wise. and that both machines are up ...
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How do I use Windows downgrade rights?

I have recently transferred to a new job on a new company. There would be various projects also endorsed. One of them are upgrading of legacy IBM servers OS. They have already bought the latest ...
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Best Linux server OS versions to use [closed]

I am going to get a VPS/VDS and will be hosting several websites, Some type of chat server (XMPP, Openfire or eJabberd), and possibly a Teamspeak server. The websites will be mostly PHP based with ...
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Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi hardisk not found after installing OS

I try to install Linux CentOS in server Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi. Installation proccessed succesfully, but after server rebooting, server cannot boot into OS. When I check BIOS, no hardisk found on boot ...
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How do I check the IaaS image hasn't been compromised

We are deploying in Chinese datacentre, it took us a while to get our account approved with Aliyun (some kind of Amazon AWS). We are protecting all in and out data transfer but what guarantees that ...
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Determine the OS version of an OEL linux box?

The usual methods to determine the OS versions seem to be viewing /etc/*-release file *here would be the family to which the particular version of the OS belongs to. But on the OEL system, the ...
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Running 64-bit apache mesos on 32 bit non-Linux non-Mac OS operating system [closed]

I am exploring Apache Mesos for my next project. As I was going through the mesos documentation, I realised that it can be installed on a Linux(64 bit) and Mac (64 bit) machine. That should be fine ...
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GRUB does not load OS, displays grub> prompt

I have booted my server, getting some GRUB error and I pasted the error below. Error Code:- GNU GRUB version 0.97(502k Lower/496556K upper memory) [Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For ...
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Multi-user Eclipse CDT on virtual machine

I'm a bit new to managing mixed OS environments, so please be gentle :) I'm currently in the process of enabling a small group of people (<10) to develop a Linux app in parallel, and I need a bit ...
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What operating system is used according to enclosed picture? [closed]

Sorry for the beginner question but can one guess what OS this is from the named folder in the structure? I was not allowed to post the picture but perhaps the link works. (have no text-based img). ...
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x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor confusion [closed]

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
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Move OS from RAID5 array to RAID 1 arrays

I want to give a last boost to my old ProLiant ML350 G5 server which just needs to be reliable for a few more year only ! With a defined budget of about 1500$ (I do not have more), i plan to replace ...
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Use of loopback Interface in iBGP

As I understand that the loopback interface(127.0.0.1) is used to route packets back to the source. How is it then used to talk to iBGP neighbors? I understand that the goal is to ensure that the ...
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In Active Directory, what is the relation between IP, MAC, and OS?

I have one machine on which I want to run 2 different OSs, dual boot between Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012R2 (or others). I want to keep the same computer name, the same IP address, and the same MAC ...
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Linux Server OS on LVM on Software RAID: Best Practices and Considerations

I am preparing for a minimal Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS that will simply run libvirt/KVM to host a handful of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS guests. On my KVM host I created a RAID 1 comprised of two physical ...
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Hard disk is detecting as read only

I am installing Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit OS in IBM System x3250 M4. This system is already having built in RAID. After enable the RAID, I have started to install the Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit ...
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Processing data faster using ssis and an ssd drive

We have a new local server that processes data using sql server 2008 and ssis. in this server i have dedicated drive to do different things. the c drive is for the os and software. the d drive is for ...
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Why does system lag or stall after successful completion of tar backup command?

I have a script that runs backup of system files via tar as a cronjob for my server. Every time the script is being fired off, it completed the task as successful. All backups were tested and appeared ...
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“cannot receive new filesystem stream: invalid backup stream” error when unpacking flash archive on solaris 10

I've searched around but i'm having no luck with some peculiar behavior with a flash archive. I'm using HP Server Automation 9.14 to deploy the OS. I'm creating a Solaris 10 flash archive to create ...
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Install ubuntu on my KVM VM by proxmox

I'm a newbie here but I would like to understand how to install ubuntu or centOS on my VM created by KVM (in proxmox). During creation, I've set Linux 3.X/2.6 Kernel (l26) in sheet OS and Do ...
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SCCM - Disable automatic restart of failed task sequence

Specifically 2012, but I'll take what I can get: When a task sequence fails, it automatically starts a 15 minute countdown and then restarts (provided there is no command prompt open). Is there a way ...
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How to grab either bash history or last x number lines from shell process running on other tty

interesting little dilemma. This is Centos. Last night I logged into the physical console on a tty. I launched a command and let it run overnight. The tty is still logged in, but I am currently logged ...
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PowerEdge 2650 remote OS install

I am needing to install an operating system on my Dell PowerEdge 2650 server, but i do not have a disk burner to make boot disks to install the operating system, so i am wanting to install the ...
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Install Linux Centos without a video card [closed]

I apologize if this is a monumentally stupid question: Is there a way to install Centos on a computer without a video card? Just bought a computer that will only be used with an SSH connection, ...
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Stablist / easiest to maintain free OS to run SAMBA 4, PostgreSQL, mod_perl2 on? [closed]

This is just for a 20-client network of XP Pro machines: a file/print share server, possibly a domain controller unless I can get by without it, and a db and intranet app host. I need to be able to ...
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Minecraft FTB Ultimate server crash (OS Related?) [closed]

(Originally posted this on StackOverflow and was told that it wasn't the correct site to post on - I think ServerFault is the correct site, but tell me if otherwise). (ServerFault didn't like me ...
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Changing symlink when a program is running, any side effect?

We have a custom program (test) to use the following structure, e.g. myapp myapp\version1\ myapp\version1\test myapp\version1\logs\.. myapp\version2\test myapp\version2\logs\.. myapp\running ...
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Launchctl jobs automatically getting unloaded on snow leapord

We have launchctl jobs loaded on the snow leopard server. Somehow, every few days the jobs gets unloaded and this is causing our periodic jobs not to run. When I logon to the machine, the jobs show up ...
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Is Firmware OS Independent? [closed]

Normally when I buy a PC laptop the first thing I do is update the BIOS via default Windows install, and then blow away Windows with a fresh Linux (Fedora) install. That's the case now, just bought a ...
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What would be the best method to provide my server environment as a software package to be installed on a different server?

I have some software running on my AWS cloud and I would like to be able to offer this software package as an on-premise solution so that anyone can configure it on their own servers. What would be ...
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Updating to Windows Server 2012

I am currently running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition. A few weeks back I got the new server OS on a disk. I'm planning to upgrade the server by doing a full install, not an update. Well, ...
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numa and taskset

I am trying to use taskset to assign some processes to specific CPU's. When I run taskset, it appears that the command has worked as I get a reply stating what the new affinity of the process is set. ...
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how do OS deal with dirty page if there is no swap space [closed]

As in text books OS will move dirty pages to swap space based on LRU algorithm and make space for new process in RAM. But how do OS do this if there is no swap.
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How to upgrade a single instance's size without downtime

I'm afraid there may not be a way to do this since we're not load balancing, but I'd like to know if there is any way to upgrade an EC2 EBS backed instance to a larger size without downtime. First of ...
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Mountain Lion Server 10.8.2 Ports

We're setting up a public facing server for Profile Manager use only. Profile Manager uses the following ports: 2195, 2196 TCP Used by Profile Manager to send push notifications 5223 TCP ...
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Problem with Minimum Certificate Key Length and WinXP

The problem all started when Mircosoft updated the security of systems by requiring a minimum key length of 1024. Please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory (2661254). In the past, we were using the ...
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Good reasons to keep 32-bit Microsoft Windows desktop OSes

Server software has been 64-bit only for a while now (Since Server 2008 R2 for Windows, even earlier for Exchange and Sharepoint) and even Ubuntu are pushing you away from 32-bit versions for their ...
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Deploy Apple OSX images from a Windows Server?

We are mostly a Windows shop but more and more Macs are being used. Is there any software that would run on Windows Server 2008 R2 that could be used to image Apple computers?
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What is the difference between Sever and Consumer OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is Windows Server different from regular Windows? What is the difference between server and consumer operating systems - the examples I have in mind being Windows 7 ...
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/etc/*release files examples

Where can I find a list of different /etc/*release files of various Linux/Unix/MacOS distributions and versions? Same goes to uname -a command outputs.
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Upgrading Dell Optiplex 380 with 8GB DDR3 RAM [closed]

I've Dell optiplex 380 machine and I've 32bit Windows 7 ultimate OS on it with DDR3 2*2GB RAM on it. I want to upgrade my machine to use 8GB RAM with 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS and want to install ...
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RHEL optimization for write-intensive disk operations

What configuration optimizations e.g. disk scheduling algorithms are suggested for a very write intensive setup ?
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Upgrading Debian from 4.0, but apt mirrors give 404 [closed]

I have an old Buffalo HS-DH500GL NAS. I bought it years ago (2007 I think) when I heard it could be upgraded to run Debian 4.0. I followed some random tutorial (long forgotten where I found it) to ...
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how to resize partition on server 2003

Yesterday, my system partition ran out of space (my OS is Windows Server 2003), and I need to resize it, how could I do this? Buy a new larger disk to replace it? I have searched GOOGLE, and found ...