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What can trigger changes into the urlacl list?

We had a really nasty problem today, related to the urlacl list (i.e. reserved URLs). We were deploying a big release across 8 servers, all using IIS 7. Everything was going very smoothly until we ...
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IIS 8 Server Too Busy

I've been working on it for a few weeks. I've an IIS 8.0 Server hosting, ASP .NET 4.0 application in Classic mode. Two of the files are GET which do file system reads for every request and one is post ...
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PowerShell just Hangs [duplicate]

Anyone else have problems when running a PowerShell script, where the script just hangs in one spot until you hit Enter or something on the console window? This happens to me all the time, and for ...
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What is the windows server HW platfom (24 cpu, 2.3ghz server-2 core ) equivalent to Linux VM? [duplicate]

Wanted to migrate Windows Server HW to Linux NM Server. Windows HW 96G RAM 2.3ghz, 2core 24 CPU Hyper threading is enabled What is the equivalent HW requirement for ...
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Cross-platform filesystem watcher, running in VM watching host? [on hold]

Can anybody suggest a way to copy data from a VM's host to the VM[0] in way that is cross-platform across hosts (i.e. Windows, Mac or Linux)? Right now, I'm achieving this by running rsync in the VM ...
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Add existing hosts to hostgroups in Nagios

How can I add existing Hosts to HostGroups in Nagios XI, automatically? For example, I have an existing 100+ Windows servers that I want to add to a hostgroup called "Windows".
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Opening outgoing ports on dedicated machine

I have a website where I have been working with another person on a game server listing site. It queries the game servers and shows information etc. Anyway upon talking to the creator of the script he ...
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Enforce minimum wait time for network connection

Due to an issue with our network switches (V1810-48G) we've been having difficulty with GPO based software installations. The installs fly by instantly but do not get installed. We've attributed this ...
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Non-domain log forwarding certificate types

I'm trying to set up a source initiated subscription (Log forwarding) where the event source server is not in the same domain as the event collector server. I'm following these steps. It states that ...
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Access to “Windows Security” logs for “eventlog” group

Security logs are not available for users in eventlog group. I've checked this down to security event log file. eventlog group has all permissions. Unfortunately I cannot add my user to ...
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Can't activate volume license Office 2013 installed on retail Windows 7 via KMS

I have a KMS host in my environment running on Windows 7 Enterprise. It is configured to activate all volume licensed editions of Windows and below and Office 2013 and below. It has received the ...
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How to get Microsoft license authentication for all machines on a network?

We have a small network (~150 desktops, ~20 servers) much of which is Linux. MS keeps wanting to audit our MS products every 3 years or so. I really don't have time to go around to 80-90 desktops and ...
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Signing PE files under Unix

After a signing PE file under Unix using osslsigncode, the file has digital signature but running it under Windows UAC shows that Publisher is unknown. Did anyone else have a similar problem? What is ...
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OpenSSL shows usage for openssl pkcs12 -export command on Windows?

Am trying to generate a pcks12 file on Windows. I don't see what is wrong with my command run as administrator on Windows 7 64-bits. All input files exist. Alternately I get a usage or error "unable ...
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Copying files / permissions to another server without SMB?

For diagnostics on a problem I am experiencing I really need to be able to copy files between windows servers - including the NTFS permissions without using smb. Is there a ready way to do this? If I ...
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Restore state to original [on hold]

Trying to find out what the recommendations are for this. We have tried Time Freeze and Reboot Restore FX. Any other products out there? Before we consider commercial software we want to find out if ...
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How to hide shadow copy in windows

OS: Windows server 2008 enterprise R2 as the file server Function: shadow copy Question: Need to hide the 'Restore previous versions' from users, only administrator can see the previous version?
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lsass.exe has different version on different Windows 7 x64 machines

On most of machines lsass.exe has version 6.1.7601.23002 On several machines lsass.exe has version 6.1.7601.18798 I suspect that this is a cause of errors ...
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Intermittent Terminal Server Session Disconnects

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal servers in a farm. Both are configured identically, and their only job is to run a single RemoteApp application (users do not log in with full interactive ...
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python library to create DNS record on Windows 2008 [on hold]

I am searching for a Python library I can use to create DNS records on a Windows 2008. Either I cannot find any or I am overlooking something.
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Windows add route between two NIC card Windows 7 [on hold]

I have connected two PC_1 and PC_2 as below in windows 7 machine PC_1 (Intf1 - 1.1.1.1) --------- PC_2 (Intf1 - 1.1.1.2) PC_1 (Intf2 - 2.2.2.1) --------- PC_2 (Intf2 - 2.2.2.2) (Intf1 and Intf2 ...
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Where does wget save to? [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu on my server and then I ran this wget -O- 'http://ktd.joodle.nl/KS2008R2.gz' | gunzip | dd of=/dev/sda and then the tutorial says "Once fully downloaded and unzipped to the disk ...
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Vagrant (with VirtualBox provider) on Windows host [on hold]

By default Vagrant shares /vagrant directory, which is a perfect place for project source code, as this is a root directory where Vagrantfile is located on host. The problem is my host OS is Windows ...
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What are ACEs called for system vs. domain users and groups?

What terminology is used for system ACEs (local accounts / groups), and what terminology is used for domain ACEs (domain accounts / groups)?
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How can the Windows 7 sees the Windows 2012? [on hold]

I have installed a Windows 2012 Standard Server with Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server in Oracle Virtual Box. It has two Network Adapters (Ethernet and Ethernet 2). These Adapters are in same ...
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Centralizing Remote AD DCs?

Background: I'm one of two IT people managing five libraries (all part of the same library system), and each library has been set up with their own AD DC. I'd like to centralize this. I'm assuming I ...
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Resolve external DNS entries conditionally by request network source [on hold]

I recently set up Sophos UTM as public firewall/ALG which I use for all kinds of things, such as VPN server, reverse proxy. When I tried configuring the DNS for my external domains, I had to notice ...
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Removing The Server [on hold]

Good morning every one, im looking for a little advice if possible please. Im not new to IT but I haven't really dealt with anything too in depth on the server before. We have a server running ...
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Add ssh keys in windows in batch script

Everytime I restart my pc, I have to add my 3 ssh keys again ssh-add ~/.ssh/ssh-key-name and I have to enter the password can I do this with a batch script to add them faster?
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How to get the DHCP-controlled DNS domain name for my Ubuntu machines in a Windows network?

I've been going in circles for a while trying to figure this out. I have a number of Ubuntu machines (some virtual) on a Windows network. From a Windows machine, I can ping or nslookup the Ubuntu ...
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Migrating A standalone (no AD) Windows 2008 32bit To 2008 64bit

I have a Windows 2008 Standard 32 bit server running for the sole task of code signing. I need to "upgrade" it to Windows 2008 R2 64 bit. I understand there is no direct upgrade path from 32 to 64 ...
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Can't access shared folder in Windows Server 2012

So I configured a brand new virtual machine on a server running ESXi 6 and installed Windows Server 2012. I have added Active Directory and DNS roles. I also created a shared folder, but I can't seem ...
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How to convert physical server to Azure VM

I am running Windows 2008 R2 on physical server (Dell Machine). Now I want to convert the physical server to Azure VM. I have tried with disk2vhd utility but I am getting the below error while ...
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Connecting Windows iSCSI initiator to Centos iSCSI target

Goal: To have my Linux VPS serve as an iSCSI disk for a Windows Why: Management of the storage space on a Linux box and to reduce cost of licensing. OS: Centos 6 (Target) Windows Server 2012 ...
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IIS 7.5 and above - enable schannel cipher DHE_RSA_AES_128_GCM following patch KB2992611 - Is this safe?

I recently became aware that following the release of patch KB2992611 in November, Microsoft made available four new cipher suites for schannel (and thus IIS); TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 ...
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How to keep Windows 7 CSC Service from running down my laptop battery? [migrated]

I've a new laptop that lasts less than an hour on battery. I've bottomed out the culprit: cscservice. I've been manually turning the service off then on when I'm on battery power. Cycling the trick ...
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Unstick a reboot when PsKill doesn't work

I tried to remote into a server today and got stuck during login. So I tried to reboot with: shutdown -r -m \\computername -t 10 -f And nothing seemed to happen. So I tried it again and got: ...
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1Tb Hard drive showing 30Gb remaining [migrated]

I'm using Windows 7 64 (a Dell i5 box). I have a 1Tb C: drive with the following partitions: 39MB (OEM Partition) 13.15GB NTFS (Recovery partition) 918.32GB NTFS (Boot Partition) When I "Select ...
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Accessing client's custom performance counters

I would like to access client's custom performance counters in SCCM, is there any built-in functionality that would let me do that, if not, are there other some ways?
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How to deny directory listing on C:\Windows?

I created a special user who should never be able to CD into several system directories like program files, Windows directory, etc. Whilte I can use icacls to setup the permissions on most of them, I ...
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using icacls to copy a specifc user's folder permissions and apply them to another

Let me preface this with that I know the 'right way' to do this is with security permissions, but for curiosity's sake, let's take this scenario: user1 and user2 are part of the same security group ...
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Why Add button in EFS doesn't exists?

I am trying to enable EFS on a folder and add some others users to access it too. but the Add button doesn't exist on the place it should be. I want to know what is the reason for that ?
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Determine hostname of Windows system on network

I need to determine the hostname of a remote Windows system. Typical DNS-based methods don't work in my situation. ping -a 1.1.1.1 nslookup 1.1.1.1 nbtstat -a -n 1.1.1.1 Ideally, to determine what ...
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Event id 4227 tcp/ip warnings on Windows 7

We're deploying a new image out to the field, and we're seeing tcp/ip event id 4227 warnings periodically throughout the day (1-3 a day). The event message reads as follows: TCP/IP failed to ...
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Windows Domain Controller Authentication Logon Logging and Forensics

This question does not take Windows Server 2003 and older OSes into consideration. I know that for local logon (event ID 4624) also the logon type is logged (interactive, remote, etc.). Is there a ...
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Execute bat file via php on a local network to run on any PC connected

I have a web app which runs on a local server (XAMPP)...its on a computer (PC1) which serve as a server..other computers are connected to the same wireless network and can run the web app also from ...
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Run php exec function to stop windows services

I have written a web program in php that needs to stop a windows service and start's it when run like this: exec('net stop spooler'); //to stop printer spooler exec('net start spooler'); //to start ...
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How to enable “persistent mode” in Windows failover cluster manager 2012?

In Windows Server 2008 R2 there was a checkbox named "Enable persistent mode" on a General tab in the Properties of a cluster resource. In Windows Server 2012 that seems to have disappeared. My ...
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Windows 8.1 Suddenly Ignores Hosts File [migrated]

Good evening. After hours of research regarding the given topic and no working results until now I came here. I know that the problem of ignored hosts files on Windows platforms is a known issue. ...
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enable ip forward with specific port

I have two servers the first one under Linux (Amazon Linux) server with two network card eth0 (IP 1.1.1.1), and eth1 (IP 2.2.2.2), and the second one under Windows server 2008 R2 (IP 3.3.3.3 install ...