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How can I display a dashboard on a keyboardless Windows server?

I have a Windows server that was part of a headless setup. I can add a monitor where I stare at a sign-in screen forever, but I'd like to display a status dashboard. How do I have a webpage rendered ...
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Local administrator user is blocking my actions

I'm a System Administrator, and here at the company there are some users that have local administrator accounts in their PC'S. I need to restart some PC's in our Domain to complete a Software ...
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What is needed for a remote ODBC connection

Recently I got the task of building a PHP application, that connects to a remote ODBC driver. We got the ODBC driver and set up a test enviroment. Since it's my first time working with ODBC drivers, ...
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How to execute a powershell script from a remote application as a specific user

I have an application which can execute a powershell script on remote windows machine. I am trying to map a network drive using a powershell script. When the same script executed at the endpoint, ...
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Making an intranet url available externally?

At the moment I have a client that has an intranet set up on their internal network. This server isn't accessible unless via VPN. The problem is that they have an RSS feed on the intranet that they'd ...
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PHP installation issue on a Windows Server hosted in the Azure cloud

I am trying to setup PHP and MySQL on a Windows Server that is currently in Azure cloud using the information from this blog post ...
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Using Dynamic paths in Apache httpd.conf file

I know how to set up multiple hosts in an apache httpd.conf file but is it possible to make that dynamic. If I put my folders in directories like this. c:\ development\ websites\ ...
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How to stop hidden mac hidden files are showing in other systems? [on hold]

If i copy the Images or files from mac to other os systems, it shows the files "._.DS_Store, .DS_Store" in other os systems.How to stop it?
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Windows Server 2012 unattended upgrade

I am new to using windows server software and at the moment we are using windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. We want to upgrade to server 2012. How can we perform a unattended upgrade on the windows ...
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Is a reboot required for SSL V3 disable on Windows? - Poodle exploit

We are trying to disable SSL V3 on numerous windows servers; as a part of it , registries are being updated remotely via script. Problem is lots of reboots are required post registry change. Is there ...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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JBoss EAP 6.2 high availability without HTTP server

i'm looking for some solution to make a Jboss Cluster ( 2 nodes ) in H.A. ( 1 live, 1 backup) but i don't want to use a third element ( machine, service or whatever ). Most configuration I found uses ...
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From Http to Https NodeJS Websockets on Apache Server

Here is my problem. I have a virtual machine, on windows, the Apache server (2.4) is installed on it. The vm is on the network, so that other people can reach it directly on http://192.168.100.22 ...
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PHP remote network location not appearing

I'm having some difficulty getting PHP (or more specifically, Python via PHP) to recognize an important network location. I'm trying to make a simple website which will allow users to easily execute ...
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MSSQL application failing to connect to database server

We run a very old application that connects to an MS SQL server 2008 database using the SQL server native client 10. Sometimes if there has been a power failure with the server the clients will stop ...
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Replace DC/DNS in Active Directory

I have just tried to replace one of my domain controllers in a single domain forest keeping the old IP (But a new computername). As this is an environment I have "inherited" from a previous sysadmin I ...
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Cannot add a 2012 server to a 2003 domain as it says forrest functional level is 2003 but domains and trusts shows it as 2003

I have a single 2003 DC (Enterprise edition 32 bit SP2) that according to AD Domains and Trusts is at functional level Windows Server 2003. According to AD Users and Computers my Domain functional ...
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Automatic unlock bitlocker to go (usb stick) on domain computer

Is there a way to automatically unlock bitlocker encrypted USB sticks on windows computers that are domain joined (8.1 Enterprise)? (e.g., based on the "BitLocker identification Field"?) The scenario ...
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Run a script when joining a domain

I have a Microsoft domain (mostly 2008r2\7). I looking for a way to run a script immediately after (the restart after) joining a domain (without requiring user login), and so far I've failed. Also, I ...
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create my own active directory in a EC2 instance of Windows 2012 in AWS?

I have been using Azure where I could use one of the Windows VM as a domain server with AD sitting in subnet 1 while others VMs sit on the subnet 2. So far so good. Now I am building the similar VMs, ...
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Windows Advanced Security Settings with absent users

When trying to set permissions on files or folders, the "Select Users or Groups" window opened any security window (eg: "Advanced Security Settings") always fails to find, and let me add, a known ...
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Task Scheduled Powershell Script Not Shutting Down machine

I have a task running on a Hyper-V server setup as such: schtasks /CREATE /TN AutoShutdown /RU "SYSTEM" /TR "Powershell \"C:\AutoShutdown.ps1\"" /SC ONSTART It runs properly (as far as I can tell) ...
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Creating new Virtual Machine in Microsoft Hyper-V server 2012 r2

I am new to Windows Hyper-V server 2012 r2, trying to create new virtual machine in ther Hyper-V server. Try to follow ...
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How to query the task manager

I know the tasklist command in Windows will give a list of task names and their PID. There is another command WMIC path win32_process get Commandline which does give more detailed information, but its ...
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How can I run docker on windows server 2008 r2 running in vmware?

I am trying to demonstrate the usefulness of docker. I have been able to build images and show prototypes on my work laptop running windows 7. However I now need to move the docker image unto a ...
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Why are Windows XP and 7 qemu/kvm guests not recognizing updates to a local Samba share?

I develop cross-platform software and test the Windows ports with wine, Windows XP, and Windows 7, the latter two tested using qemu with KVM. I also have several versions of OS X and Debian Wheezy as ...
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Is 256MB of memory for an ASP.NET MVC app reasonable? [on hold]

I'm on shared hosting. They allocate 256MB of memory to my ASP.NET MVC app. I keep hitting that limit, and so my app doesn't work. As of today, 2015, is 256MB a reasonable figure? Have you been able ...
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Join an internet domain [on hold]

we have been running our domain locally. mycoy.local. however, I just registered the domain today, mycoy.com. I want to join my windows server 2012 to the domain and make it a DC so I can control my ...
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Where are diskshadow snapshots stored?

I am evaluating DISKSHADOW utility to take MSSQL database snapshots. I use the below set context persistent set option rollbackrecover txfrecover set verbose on begin backup add volume d: alias ...
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Auto restart services with PRTG

I have PRTG monitoring my servers and network. Some of my servers are Windows-based, and I would like PRTG to auto restart services in case they are stopped. This can be done using the WMI Service ...
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mod_wsgi not working on Apache 2.4.12 64 bit on Windows 7

I'm running Apache (Haus) 2.4.12 64 bit on Windows 7 64 bit. Python 2.7.9 64 bit is installed. Apache is running flawless if I don't try to load mod_wsgi. I downloaded mod_wsgi.so from this site. I ...
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Disable SSLv3 on Windows Server 2012

I have disabled the SSLv3 on Windows 2012 sever using the following method: http://blog.brankovucinec.com/2014/11/13/disable-the-sslv3-protocol-on-microsoft-windows-servers/ Around the same thing is ...
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Re-install ADCS CA Certificate & CRL on Workstation

I installed Active Directory Certificate Services and created a Standalone CA. Everything went fine and it automatically installed the CA certificate and CRL on all my domain workstations. On one of ...
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If there a way to know the IP address of a machine when I use “\\” to access to?

I normally access to an organisation shared folder by typing \\someserver in Windows run command, Is there any method to know the IP address of the server that I am accessing to?
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Integrated Auth working randomly with ADFS server

We have a working ADFS server that is allowing some users to authenticate to a SP through WIA, but some folks are being directed to the ADFS login page for the RPT. Users can then log in there and ...
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Disable DHCPv6 client in Windows

I don't quite understand the link between 4 parameters related to IPv6 stateful and stateless autoconfiguration used under netsh int ipv6 set interface command context in Windows: advertise ...
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Is it Possible to Install Windows Service Pack from ISO Image?

We know that it is possible to directly install Windows OS (or any OS) using ISO image without extracting it to a local folder by an end user. I am using Oracle VirtualBox for creating multiple ...
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Windows - mount network drive with client-side read/write caching from Linux storage server

Is there a way to mount network drive on Windows with client-side read/write cache enabled? In my case drive is guaranteed to be mounted by 1 user, and performance is way more important than ...
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How to create apt repository on Windows?

We have Windows server (1) with Internet access and Windows server (2) without Internet access in PAN. Also we have Linux machines in PAN (Debian, Ubuntu, ...). Linux machines must be up to date, but ...
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WIN 2012 DNS Issue

I am troubleshooting an issue with the dns server on the main DC in our forest. I ended up at this point while trying to get a second controller up and running. Current results for dcdiag /test:dns ...
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Windows Client Auto Logon After Logoff

I've seen this done before and I'm trying to figure out how it was accomplished now that I've had the opportunity thrown in my lap. Or more like it was placed there by me since I saw an opportunity to ...
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How to install Windows Redis with Sentinel 2.8.x on a developer machine?

I'd like to mimic our higher level environments that are hosted on Googles Compute Engine. Typically when you pull the trigger on GCE Redis you get 3 Redis/Sentinel linux machines, one set as the ...
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Running tasks as SYSTEM in DC

I have some Powershell scripts which make some procedures with users in AD, like cmd-lets 'Set-ADAccount', 'Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership' and stuff like that, basically make changes in AD, in a ...
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IIS 7.5 FTPS stops working when disabling TLS 1.0

Trying to get a windows 2008 R2 server to the latest PCI standards, which require disabling of TLS 1.0 FTPS stops working once TLS 1.0 is disabled. TLS 1.1 and 1.2 are enabled and all other SSL ...
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Domain PC freezes, the NIC blocks all L3 connectivity on that switch

I manage a domain with 80 PC and for over a year I have a big unsolved problem. I redistribute windows update using a WSUS on domain. The PCs after the user finish working and leave, start installing ...
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Windows Server 2012 foundation not asking for user login

I am having a problem with a Windows Server 2012 Foundation Computer. It's a new server which I have just set up. For some reason, which is not clear to me, the server is not requiring computers on ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Prompt on accessing network resource from server hosting resource

Here's an odd one that I've not been able to crack. For my home lab setup, I've got two near identical physical servers that run Windows Server 2012 R2. The goal of my home lab setup is to be able ...
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Windows 7 x64 Enterprise all network printers greyed out on reboot

We've got a bunch of network printers on SL7 running CUPS. These are distributed via GPP printers. This all works with older images. In the last week or so, new installs from the same base image are ...
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Batch File to Automatically Install List of Drivers without User Interaction

At work, one of the tasks I am responsible for is resetting computers to their factory settings and installing the updated drivers. Lenovo makes this easy with their System Update tool, but Dell and ...
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EventID 1521 for local profiles

at our small business we run an active directory (windows server 2012 R2) with about 15 clients. all windows 7. the roaming profiles work fine but when i try to log in as local administrator on a ...