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How to check if my network blocks a port on Windows?

I'm trying to connect to a remote SSH server from my Windows machine, however the client (PuTTY) keeps raising an error telling that the remote server refuses the connection. I have already checked ...
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How do I map a network drive (UNC path) from the registry / cmd.exe?

While cmd.exe can work with UNC paths by using PUSHD \\UNC\Path, I'm attempting to start cmd or a similar command FROM a UNC path. Here's why: I'm adding a "Map Network Drive Here" to my suite of ...
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Force temporary account/ mandatory account restricitons on new users

I am basically trying to accomplish the same as in this link. When a domain user logs off a specific client machine, their local profile is deleted. When a new user logs in the machine a fresh, ...
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In which version of windows is powershell installed by default?

As title says. I just installed XP SP2 and i was expecting to have PowerShell 1.0 installed; however, it isn't. It seems I have to manually install it. If I upgrade to SP3 do I get PowerShell. From ...
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Can a user see the Active Directory computer description in the Windows network browser?

This may qualify as another Stupid Question from someone fairly inexperienced in Active Directory, but I've noticed a handy "Description" field for computers in the Active Directory Users and ...
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High memory usage windows 2008

I have a Windows server with 32 GB RAM, which is running sqlserver and tomcat. In resource monitor it show more than 95% memory usage, but when I searched in processes all process, each process is ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows Server 2012 and I can currently connect to it via the built-in Windows remote desktop software. I enter the server IP and password and all is fine. However, I was wondering what I ...
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windows GUI app open “fake log file” redirect log to tcp socket?

Lots of windows GUI application can save log to a local log file, but the log file have to be file in local driver or network mapping driver. for example: c:\log.log I want to know whether it is ...
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How can I probe an SMB share for unencrypted access?

I am enabling SMB encryption with: Set-SmbServerConfiguration -EncryptData $true -Force From a monitoring service, I want to verify that only encrypted connections are accepted. How can I attempt ...
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Why are server side permissions on an NFS share changed when mounting from Windows 2008 R2 per Folder Redirection?

I have a CentOS server, that exports its /home directory through NFS. Another CentOS client machine is mounting these just fine, and using the exported home as its own home directory. Its /etc/exports ...
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WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1

WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1. Both machines can ping each other. Computers are assigned to WSUS by: 'Use Group Policy or registry settings on computers' Local GPO on Win8.1 is set as ...
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application installation failed with this error The remote name could not be resolved: 'mywfm'

we have to install application in PC`s from server in in diff domain we have access the server normally but the problem was that we got this error "The remote name could not be resolved: 'mywfm'" we ...
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How to find where my Disk Space has gone

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2. I have 500GB from 2 SSD drives. I currently have 7GB disk space. I have ran CCleaner but there was no change. I keep only the main files on the disks and I had a good ...
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IIS8 - HTTP automatically forwards to HTTPS

Currently I am running two sites (each one has an app Pool). One for HTTPS which is called cloud and the other one for HTTP content called headsup. When I browse to the domain.com/cloud it all works ...
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“The volume for a file has been externally altered …” and setting file sizes on write to NFS from Windows

I have set up NFS access to HDFS. I can connect to the default root share from both Windows and Linux clients and all clients can read from the share. Writing from the Linux client is also ok. When ...
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Windows software RAID 1 with EFI bootloader on both disks

I have a Windows Server 2008r2 with two HDDs installed. The main partition, which has Windows installation on it, is mirrored between the two disks. The problem is, this is a UEFI machine, and EFI ...
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remote desktop stop working after install of teamviewer on windows server 2008 r2

I always used Remote Desktop on my Windows Server 2008 r2, but I decided to have a backup tool to access my server in case dyndns domain stop working, so I installed teamviewer, after that, remote ...
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F5 vs Windows Network Load Balancer

I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 for deployment of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013. I can use F5 as its available. I want to know the criteria for deciding F5 or Network Load Balancing. Which is better ...
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Werfault.exe error in Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I am using windows 8.1, two days ago i was using the windows normaly when suddenly the laptop freezed while i was playing an online game which i always play without any problems and showed this: ...
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Web service listen on Public and Private IP address

I'm trying to get some applications of ours to listen on the Public IP address of the server. Due to the complex nature of these systems we cannot change the behavior of the applications or what IP ...
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HyperV dedicated physical adapter for Client OS or the same virtual adapter for Host OS & Virtual OS

I have a Windows machine with HyperV and Client OS (Windows too). This machine have two physical Ethernet adapters (both 1Gb/s). Adapters are connected now to the same router and ISP. Hyper V can ...
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DNS and IP Configuration for Windows Server 2012 DC

I am getting these errors: SERVER Error DNS: DNS servers on vEthernet (Intel(R) 82567V-2 Gigabit Network Connection - Virtual Switch) should include the loopback address, but not as the first ...
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Net-SNMP SNMPv3 - Forwarding to a manager

We are currently in the process of moving from SNMPv2 to SNMPv3 in our enclave including both Linux and Windows machines. We are utilizing Net-SNMP which has been, up to this point, difficult to ...
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Hyper-V Manager can't connect to Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Core

A short overview: Server running Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Core "Adama", up to date Core is accessible via RDP Running VM with Windows Server Essentials 2012 "Apollo", also up to date and ...
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Linux NFS mounted Windows network share

I am setting up a new box (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) to play with and I mounted (via mount.cifs) a windows network share at /mnt/common. Also added the lines to fstab, mounts just fine at boot time. Now when ...
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Windows Application that extracts pdf files from database [closed]

I am trying to make a Windows desktop application that connects with a database and then extracts certain pdf files from it and make it available to users. As this is my first time creating a windows ...
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Windows Server - Domain Connectivity

Good day. I just want to ask a question regarding membership of a computer to a domain. Currently, my setup is I have a domain controller (test.domain.com) on a network with IP range 10.10.0.0/16. I ...
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CSVDE on Windows Server 2012

I have a brand new Win Server 2012 R2 image. I want to run some csvde scripts, but I get: 'csvde' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. On Win 8 I ...
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del *.txt removes also file.txt_backup

Imagine that we have directory c:\test with following files: first.txt second.doc third.txt fourth.txt_bak I want to remove only txt files, but leave doc and txtwhatever untouched. When I run ...
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Disconnecting connections to TCP server by external means [closed]

I have a TCP server listening on some port on my box (Windows XP). There are many users connected to it. Now without bringing down server application or box, or without unplugging network cables how ...
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how to log bandwidth usage on windows 8 [closed]

My Father has a Verizon jet pack (hotspot card). He is seeing 100+ MB spikes on the Verizon data usage report a few times a day. On July 4th the verizon data usage report online shows 6 GB were ...
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VBscript - returning the path & size of a file

I would like to add a piece of code to SYDI that would return me the location & size of a specific file. For example, a server "X" has a DB file(s) & path like this: ...
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Limit Connections Per IP Windows 2008 R2 x64

Hello I have been searching for a solution to this, what I want to accomplish is the ability for me to define firewall rules that will limit the amount of connections to certain ports from the same ...
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Unknown issue taking down client machines, virus or coincidence

I’m sorry if this should be on SuperUser instead of ServerFault. Please ask me to migrate the question instead of flaming. I’ve had 2 windows desktops go down on the network in the space of one ...
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Changing password expiration policy at next password change

We have a password policy with a maximum password age of 180 days. For various reasons we need to change it to 90 days, with a minimum impact for the users. Our users are normally warned about the ...
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Know when physical printer changed

In my organization we have two guys dealing with different aspects of our printers. One is the helpdesk team leader who's responsible (among other related things) for updating the list of printers and ...
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I'm on Windows. How to get time of a remote linux host [closed]

I'm trying to find a Windows command that retrieves the current time of a remote Linux\UNIX host. I know I can use ssh but I'd like to know for alternatives that do not require user and password. ...
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Choosing which user to run service as and where to install programs

From the Principle of Least Privilege, I understand that I should install a network service as its own user. Where should the software be installed to? For example, say I create a user Tomcat (for ...
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Two Network Adapters, One Prevents Other's Connection [closed]

Digged up the forums but couldn't find the same issue, so here comes the question: My operating system is Windows XP. It has 2 network adapters. 1st: IP -> 10.54.88.55, Subnet -> 255.255.255.0, ...
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Group Policy doesn't restart service as configured

I have configured group policy to tell a particular service (Winrm) to restart when the policy is applied. When the policy applies, I see that it tries to stop and start the service. Stopping works, ...
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How to get back Full control on my Windows folder in Server 2008 SP2 x86 [closed]

Somehow the Administrator right are wrong on the Windows folder, so sometimes I get a Access Denied error. When i look at the Security properties i see that i have full Access on subfolders and files ...
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Windows 2008 R2 SNMP Virtual & Physical Memory

Our network monitoring system (Whats Up Gold) is reporting our memory backwards. The system is reporting: Virtual Memory - 16 GB Physical Memory - 8 GB The server (Windows 2008 R2) has 16 GB of ...
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windows server 2008 r2 no icon labels squashed windows

When standard users logs via terminal there is situation like the screenshot attached. Users with admin rights don't have this problem. Has anyone seen something like this? no icons labels, ...
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Exchange 2010 MRM and Personal Archives

We are preparing to go live with MRM on Exchange 2010. Our DPT will be to delete after 90 days. We've also enabled personal archives. Currently, we have our retention policies in place but only to ...
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Windows 7 Pro - DNS Servers changed on DHCP-enabled workstations over weekend, not sure how

This morning I came in to our SOHO office (>5 users) to reports of the internet not working. I tried all the usual simple fixes like cycling switches (each user has a switch at their desk) then I ...
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Can I create a share on a Windows Server Domain Controller for anonymous Mac OS access?

I'd like to have a share on a Windows Server Domain Controller (2012 R2) with Mac software for folks on my company to install from. Not everyone who will have access to this share will have a domain ...
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How to create inbound rule on Windows firewall for custom service?

Service is written in C#. It is a server that requires opening port 8080 for inbound connections. It runs as Local System and has unrestricted SID (created by sc tool). If I add in Windows Firewall ...
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Replacing Windows Server Foundation with Standard edition

I have a small network with one Windows Server 2008 Foundation (as DC) (and one Windows Server machine as a member server). Now I want to replace existing DC (Foundation edition!) with completely new ...
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WMI command line event log acess

Can someone explain me how to get access to arbitrary system logs in eventlog service files? Now I'm poking around WMI(wmic.exe) and trying to execute following commands: For system services like ...
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How to wait for network in a batch script when booting on Windows Server?

I'm executing a batch file with TaskScheduler "At system startup" on a Windows Server 2012 in Azure, and I observed that there's no network for 20-60 seconds after the start of the batch. Currently I ...