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No internet (unidentified network) on Windows Server 2012 R2

It feels like I have tried everything I can find on the internet at this point. I recently installed the server OS and everything seemed fine until the internet was simply not there. I have confirmed ...
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Can I execute Azure Automation Runbook on PowerShell?

Actually I want to run these runbooks by myself, not relying on Automation Part. In this case, I can choose when to deploy them, and also it is flexible for me to choose variables. It would be better ...
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Windows Azure Automation problems about job action 'Activate'

I am testing a runbook on Automation, but it was suspended. The details show : The job action 'Activate' cannot be run, because the process stopped unexpectedly. The job action was attempted 3 times. ...
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Windows 20003 R2 Missing mapped drives under ODBC Administrator [on hold]

When I try to set up an ODBC datasource (MS Access) I can't select the network drive where the mdb file is. The network drive is accesible from My Computer.
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How to clone image and data for VM on Azure?

I'm trying to find a way to clone the image of one VM on Azure. I knew some information about 'sysprep' and Linux system, but those require delete the previous VM. In my case, I don't want to delete ...
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Windows firewall, netsh, block all ips from a text file

am using the following scrip to block ip's from a text file into the windows firewall. I'm using windows 2008 R2 @echo off if "%1"=="list" ( netsh advfirewall firewall show rule Blockit | ...
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pscp alias for current host

Is there any way to send files via pscp using -load profile without specifying host if I have already specified it in profile? I want to specify only source path, destination path and profile without ...
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Determine if C drive has 2 GB of free disk space

I am trying to determine if a target pc has atleast 2 GB of free space. Here is what I have so far: @echo off for /f "usebackq delims== tokens=2" %%x in (`wmic logicaldisk where "DeviceID='C:'" get ...
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Windows File Sharing not working

We have a workstation on our domain that we need to share a printer from, and it's not working. I also set up a shared folder to help with testing. Details: We are on a domain. All operations ...
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Number of previous logons to cache - is there any way to override the limit of 50?

The goal is to have over 100 users be able to log into an offline machine using their cached domain credentials. Is there any way to override the limit? Do I have any other options for storing ...
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Distributing files to remote windows clients [on hold]

It seemed to be a very simple requirements. I need to distribute files from a central location to remote windows machines. The clients should be in sync with the server and should apply any change at ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Registering remote VPN users in DNS

Our server runs Windows SBS 2008 and we're utilising Routing and Remote Access for VPN connectivity. Some of our remote VPN users have workstations which are attached to our domain. When these users ...
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I would like to create a new win 2008 r2 active directory server for a school room [on hold]

I would be glad if you cold help me with a script that adds users from a csv file to AD users and uses the parameters - Firstname - Lastname - Username - Pass - Class(=groupname) and makes a home ...
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Group Policy to Place Shortcut on All Users Desktops

We're looking at using a GPO to put a shortcut to a company web app on all users' desktops. Different users are on different Windows versions, meaning the location varies: c:\documents and ...
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Not getting ping My Local Network Domain xxx.local [on hold]

My Domain OS is Server 2008 r2 with DNS and we have 200 PCs in Different VLANs, Currently my domain PCs Network shows xxx.local(Unauthenticated) also some time DHCP not providing IP address to Client ...
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Windows redirect outgoing traffic

I need to redirect network traffic in a windows server which is destined to for example 111.111.111.111:100 to 222.222.222.222:100 This would be easy with iptables but cannot find any method how to ...
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How do I know the remaining buffer space?

There is a socket error 10055, meaning "No buffer space available". But what is this buffer space and how do I know, how much of it is still available? At the time I've got this error, the server had ...
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How to Automatically Tust Auto Enrolled Code Signing Certificates

In my organization all developers are setup to be granted a Code signing certificate via Auto Enrollment. Additionally, PowerShell is configured by group policy to require all scripts to be signed. ...
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openssl verify error 7 at 1 depth lookup:certificate signature failure

I have installed OpenVPN server on CentOS. I have two clients - first under CentOS (all works), and trying connect Windows client now. I generated client's certificates with build-key utility. If I ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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sAMAccountName used for logged on users

When RDP'd to a server I'll often find that there are no available sessions as there are users currently logged in. Within our environment we utilise a user privilege management solution which creates ...
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Permissions on Windows share being accessed from a Mac - Access denied but should not be

I have a weird problem for some Mac users accessing a Windows (2012) share where the folders are 'locked down' i.e users can not create folders, only files. In essence they have all permissions ...
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Starting a GUI application under a different session

I run a game hosting service, and I want my customers to be able to access the console of the game servers. However, despite looking like a terminal window, the game's server console is graphical, and ...
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Is there an archive file format for Windows, such as TAR for Linux? [closed]

Is there a file format similar to tar that works on Windows and is able to store the files' access control lists, store other metadata, add files sequentially? It should also have a strong ...
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Cancel / block a task triggered with delay by windows “task scheduler”

This is related to a specific issue, but I think it is an "interesting" question for general use: In Windows (specifically 2k8 server, for me) you have a task that is triggered by an event ...
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Client certificate doesn't work on 1 windows 7 machine but works fine from others

The clients are windows 7 sp1 64 bit on all the machines. The install of the certificate went fine except for one machine. It just says the web page cannot be displayed in ie(with friendly errors ...
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How can one get a UDE report from Microsoft Fixit Center Pro?

As per this video anybody is supposed to be able to upload their server's logs to the Microsoft Fixit center Pro and get an Automated diagnostic report called UDE. ...
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Same WMI request is much slower on other machine

I posted this question some time ago on stackoverflow, but unfortunately I didn't get any answer yet. It's actually not very urgent, as this problem seems only to exist on my machine - for now. But ...
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How can I maintain a network connection with no users logged into a workstation

After much Googling, it seems I can't string together the right phrase to find what I'm looking for, so here it is. I just helped one of my users that was unable to log in. What seems to have ...
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How to import raw ascii email? How can i put them in the right place or at least visualize [closed]

I really need your help. On 11/12/2014 i have transferred my website to another host. I save a backup from Plesk Panel and then i logged into the new hosting, it is Cpanel. I cant import or anytihgt i ...
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Robocopy from list.txt

I have a ton of user directories, that I need to move along with permissions to another location, the command I use on an individual basis is : robocopy "\filer\home" "h:\UserHome" /E /SEC ...
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Server 2008 R2 > 2012 Migration

I am pretty new to windows server so please bare with me, i am looking to upgrade our current small server from server 2008 rs to windows server 2012 essentials, however we are only using one server ...
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Windows Server 2012 Freezing on install [closed]

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 on my newly built server with a flashdrive. I got the iso off of DreamSpark and when I try to install it, it freezes at this screen. ...
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can't access web site with same name as AD domain name [duplicate]

their internal Windows/AD domain name is blahblahblah.com and their public website is blahblahblah.com and they can't see their website while on the office network (the web site loads just fine from ...
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Windows firewall blocking network shares through VPN server

I have a VPN server in front of a 172.16.0.0/24 network. On my client side is a 192.168.1.0/24 network. I am able to successfully VPN in to the server network from the client, and I am trying to ...
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OpenVPN No ping to one client's network (with client-to-client)

I have problem with my OpenVPN network through the internet: Client1 (XP) >>> Server (7) <<< Client (7) 192.168.71.90(test)|192.168.80.31 |192.168.80.21 (test) ...
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How to get connected over IPP using SSL via AddPrinter() call?

I had three printers in my network. All of these three are using self-signed certificate. Only for one printer, I am getting error GetLastError() – 1797 – Printer Driver Unknown I had compared ...
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Administrator can access all mailboxes - how can I stop it?

At our organisation the DOMAIN\Administrator account can access all mailboxes i.e. log in to Outlook Web Access as DOMAIN\Administrator and then open another mailbox and that users mailbox appears. I ...
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SVN auto-update keeps a service running

I'm using a Windows scheduled task to run SVN's command line auto-update. Every time the task runs it is starting a new tortoiseproc.exe process and they never stop, so I end up with hundreds of ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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Ansible, Chef, Puppet or ____ : Which has the strongest Windows support and smallest init footprint

We do mostly (but not exclusively) win servers. Preferably, we can start the OS and do little or nothing to it to make it ready to receive commands (we know we may need to create a base image with ...
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Is there a way to tell how long a machine has been in an security group?

Machines get added to a security group to prevent them from getting a GPO. I'd like the machines to get removed after 30 days of being in the group. Ideally, I'd like to also be able to generate a ...
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Desktop system doesn't always hit BIOS [migrated]

I have a desktop system that ran fine for months, but now it doesn't even hit BIOS most of the time. I've replaced a battery on the motherboard (CR2032) and the power supply, and the behavior hasn't ...
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Getting PCs to report to WSUS

We have Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) set up in our domain environment. It is configured and working correctly. We run into an issue every once in a where Windows Update will lose/forget the ...
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Slow Tableau server performance in a datacentre

I'm installing Tableau Server 8.3 in our hosted datacenter and experiencing strange behavior. When I run a workbook on my ( average) laptop (8GB, 4 cores, SSD) in Tableau client, it runs in about 10 ...
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Windows Server - PerfNet event 2004

I´m using a SharePoint 2013 on a WS 2012 R2 Server. Everything is ok except for one error: Error PefNet Event 2004 Message: Unable to open the Server service performance object. The first four ...
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Change NIC index

I know there are several ways to query for the Index number of a NIC on windows (route print from CMD) but I wanted to know if there was a way to change that number to an index number that is not ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 co-existance - Outlook double prompt for password every time

We have a Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 co-existence whilst we migrate users to 2013. The users that have already been migrated to 2013 now get a double password prompt every time they open Outlook. ...
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Can Windows VSS create a snapshot for units smaller than a single volume

Can Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) create a snapshot for units smaller than a single volume (that is, a set of files and directories)? If yes, how can one see (prefferably via UI) for each ...
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Determining software installation order on Windows

I'm trying to recreate an environment (more specifically, to document a reproducable environment). I have a sneaking suspicion that some installed things may have stomped on the same registry value or ...