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Don't have access to the internet through L2TP/IPsec VPN

I'm trying to setup a VPN for my personal use. I followed this tutorial and everything is fine. made a connection in my client using shared key and L2TP/IPsec, it can connect to the server, and I can ...
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Windows UAC disabled but I'm still getting the elevation pop-up

I have UAC disabled on my Windows 2008R2. Why am I still getting UAC "Windows needs your permission to continue" window before trying to change Owner of a folder? My user is a member of the ...
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Windows File Permission common practices

As far as I understand and it was answered in this thread, that administrators still need an ACL to administer files even though they have the highest authority. On my system Administrators group is ...
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Windows Installer folders registry key value 1

I'm looking for information about the reg folder "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders" I couldn't find any information on MSDN or other sites. I see that ...
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Windows Server 2008 - File Permissions and Administrator

This is what I did on my Windows 2008r2 Logged in as Administrator (UAC is disabled for a test sake) Select a folder Edit Advanced Permissions Uncheck"Include inheritable permissions" and click on ...
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Windows 2012 iSCSI Storage Clustured SAN for Video Editing [on hold]

I just wanted to deploy a Central storage for video editing using windows 2012 server; Just an idea if i have server with 30TB raid storage available and i create a volume using iSCSI target server ...
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Trying to run Konsole from XMing (Windows) fails [migrated]

Connecting from XMing latest running on a Windows 7 laptop to an Ubuntu 14.04 server running KDE. I get the following error: cpatti@hab: ~ $ konsole ...
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Reverse proxy encrypted java traffic on non-standard TCP ports on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to find a software that will run on Windows Server 2012 R2 that can reverse proxy TCP traffic without caring about the layer 5-7 details. By reverse proxy, I mean the software needs to ...
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Using SCCM and WMI to retrieve Font information

I need to be able to inventory the information about the fonts currently installed in our machines (around 200,000). It seems some users installed fonts they were not supposed to (due to licensing ...
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Running powershell like a process to monitor for event changes

I would like to have powershell manage network profiles for me depending on where I connect to. Mostly for my three work locations I jump between. I need specific IP off the wireless networks so I can ...
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VHD to physical drive with no host os

I have installed windows server 2012 r2 with exchange 2010 on it on virtual machine (Hyper-V) I need to move VHD to physical drive. I know that windows can boot VHD images, but i need to move OS ...
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Windows DNS stub zone with 2 NS listed inside, which one will be queried?

For a Windows DNS server stub zone, we have 2 NS servers listed there and the SOA information is correct. Both NS servers are "identical" (they sync the zones, so both are masters, so to speak, but ...
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How can I avoid passwords

I'm the default IT guy at a small family business. We have 5-10 employees that only work at the office for about half the year. Because of this, it's a pain to have unique passwords - so people seem ...
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How to define route on all IP addresses except some subnet

I need to set up the following rules: If IP is in range 192.168.0.0-192.168.0.255 then route iut from gateway 1 (let's say 192.168.2.1) otherwise for all other IP addresses route it through default ...
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On a Windows system, where should I put the gemrc file so that Puppet can find it?

Running Puppet Enterprise 3.7. The Agent machine is a Windows 2012 Server R2 box. Question: Where do I put the gemrc file so that Puppet's internal ruby can find it? On Linux, the place to put the ...
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Windows Server 2012 PerfNet error: (2006) Unable to read Server Queue performance data from the Server service [on hold]

I have seen the Windows Server 2008 bug, but what about Windows Server 2012? PerfNet event error (2006): Unable to read Server Queue performance data from the Server service. The first four bytes ...
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Excessive DNS Update requests

I have a curious situation and I can't find any good reason why its happening. Its not causing any noticeable problems, just something I'd like to resolve. From my Server12 dhcp logs, these entries ...
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VPN Client can access local subnet but not gateway

We have a 2012 VPN server which is allowing the VPN clients to access servers on the same subnet, but does not allow routing to the default gateway. The server is configured in RRAS as an IPv4 ...
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why did windows updates install at 2:30pm instead of the time configured in the registry

I have a server in a multi-tenant environment using a WSUS server outside of the domain that the server resides in. Here is the current configuration for the WSUS settings: ...
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Mitigate DDos on Windows box [duplicate]

I would love to know, If you know some way to mitigate DDos/Dos attacks on Windows. In Linux we can Mitigate using the IPTables Almighty, but I wonder If there is something like that in Windows. I am ...
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How can I remove the minimum password length for a specified user in an OU?

How can I remove the minimum password length for a specified user in an OU? (I do not want the default domain password policy affecting my GPO.) When the "minimum password length" in my default ...
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Some Group Policy defined inbound exceptions not showing on local machine

I am turning on the Windows Firewall for the first time for my domain. I am only worrying about workstations for now, and I have defined a list of inbound exceptions. I have these set up using ...
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Network adapter disappeared

Today I found myself in a strange situation where my Windows Server 2008r2 machine has internet connection while not showing any connections in 'network connections'. It does not show anywhere in ...
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Link-local address is unreachable

I have configured ipv6 on Cisco ASR 1000. Cisco configured as BGP router. LAN interface connected to linux and windows machines. All ipv6 addresses on CentOS and Windows are static. I checked Cisco's ...
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Registry settings for autocomplete “default” options in IE8 [migrated]

I use autocomplete paswords for many sites, but every time I need to change from default option "No" to "yes", because the default value of message: "Do you want IE to remember this password" is "NO" ...
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HPOM Java GUI, multiple users connecting to different servers from Citrix sessions on the same server possible?

I have an app (HPOM Java GUI) running on a 2008 R2 Xenapp 6 box that employs client certificates for encrypting connections to the HPOM server. I have 2 different sets of users who will use this app ...
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tzutil.exe keeps changing server timezone

The time-zone on my windows 2008 server keeps being changed, I performed an audit on the "RegQueryValue" registry operation and "TimeZoneKeyName" key found on the following path ...
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Resync windows time after a long power outage

I'm facing the following situation: We have a computer with Windows 8 Standard Embedded. The machine is an industrial computer that doesn't have a CMOS Battery but a capacitor (a Gold Cap acting as a ...
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Copy all files from one drive to another filtering by date [migrated]

have been tasked with getting all files (not folders) from one drive with a date modified value of 19/01/2015 and copying them to the same location on another drive. I have been looking in to xcopy ...
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Why does virtualbox only have 32-bit option, no 64-bit option on Windows 7? [migrated]

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7, but when I want to install 64-bit Linux, the New->Create Virtual Machine only displays 32-bit option, no 64-bit option. ...
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Zabbix not collecting data from Apache for Windows

I have a Zabbix 2.2 installation and I need to monitor a Windows Server running Apache. I have enabled mod_status, installed zapache ...
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Processes surviving Windows VM reboots?

Summary: A long-running virtual Windows Server 2012 system this weekend became very slow; from remote we did Restart-Computer -ComputerName xyzzy -Force, which succeeded by all accounts; except that ...
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Hyper-V and Windows Failover Cluster Manager - View available resources per node?

I have a Hyper-V host with Failover Cluster Manager and 6 VM nodes (hosts). How can I see how much memory and CPU is allocated per node? I want to know what my available resources are to create more ...
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Changing 'disk ID' of Windows GPT disk via Linux

I have a SAN level snapshot\clone of a Windows cluster shared volume (CSV) whocj i want to mount on the same cluster to retrieve files, as form of backup. As detailed here: Accessing a storage-side ...
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Apache “rotatelogs” not working for given file size [migrated]

According to Apache documentation for "rotatelogs", I have implemented the log file format as follows in httpd.conf: <IfModule log_config_module> CustomLog "|bin/rotatelogs.exe ...
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Make Batch file to add special tags at the front of video files at one folder [migrated]

I always make download for learning tutorials videos , Some times I don't remember where I can find those videos because they are too many , so I decide to make tags to those file and put them in ...
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Copy the text file from windows 7 to windows server 2008,characters are replace with “?” [closed]

I copy a text file from windows 7 to windows server 2008,some characters which not belong to ascii code are replace with some unreadable character.How to fixed this problem?
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How to use SSH to access file shares: Win2012->2012 from service

This relates to Win2012-R2 on both sides of the equation. Bitvise and others have shown how to do SMB over SSH, for example here: http://www.bitvise.com/file-sharing However, this has the downside ...
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Block Administrators authentication attemps from workstations

My Administrator user once in a while is getting locked-out by the workstations in our lab, due to failed logon attempts. (While this is a problem that should be addressed, because this means there is ...
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Windows azure VM not giving the US site

I have created a VM in Windows Azure. If I browser google.com from that VM it is redirecting me to google.es. The VM created in West US region. And I tried to change the DNS server in ipv4 setting ...
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Openvpn on windows 08R2 times out clients

I have installed openvpn on windows 2008 R2 and I also configured it properly , I connected the server and it was successful but when a client tries to connect the ip, he receives the connection time ...
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Collecting Perfmon data using Sensu [closed]

Suppose I have some 100 windows server, and I need some performance counters from them such as RAM, Private Bytes, CPU, (Usages, free, available ) etc of some specific processes (perfmon data). I need ...
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Windows Phone user-agents?

I've been analyzing my access logs and found two very different ways Windows Phones advertise themselves. Here are two examples for a Nokia Lumia 800: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows Phone ...
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Windows 7 routing with single NIC [migrated]

I have a PC with single NIC running windows 7. This PC is a member of 180.x.x.0/24 network and is internet accessible. Now, my brother brought another PC with single NIC. I want to make it also ...
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How to cache 404/500 pages with IIS ARR

I have been trying to set up ARR with IIS, but I can't find any clue how to make it cache 404 and other error pages locally as well. Is there a setting or workaround for that anywhere or something? ...
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Inconsistent Folder redirection

Operating on a 2008R2/Win7 Domain: We are using folder redirection with VM desktops for the users to create a roaming profile of sorts, without actually using the roaming profile. Folder redirection ...
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File Share over IP without Domain Credentials [duplicate]

My file server is running Windows Server 2012 R2, and is also the domain controller. We use custom in-house applications, which require access to a network share via IP address as opposed to over DNS. ...
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OpenGL on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have my own game written in Java and it uses the Slick2D game library which uses OpenGL. The game has some multiplayer features so i need to start the server-software for the game on a ...
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Is there an easy way to monitor another domain user's processes and IPs these processes are contacting? [duplicate]

Is there a way to monitor which IPs the startup processes of another domain computer is contacting as a user logs in? Both person logging in and person who will be monitoring are domain admins. Short ...
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Why do “net use” and windows “map network drive” share have a drastic speed difference?

Why, when I copy a file (windows explorer copy, paste), am I getting ~100KB/s transfer rate from a drive mapped using the "net use" command in the command prompt and between 25-50MB/s transfer rate ...