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how to get a connection between Windows and Linux without an existing DHCP server

Scenario: In general a ubuntu machine (called server) runs in a network and gets an IP from it. Due to testing, sometimes a windows machine (client) is physical connected to the ubuntu machine ...
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WAN speed vs internet [on hold]

Why does it happen that if I open a webpage hosted by a server , which is a part of WAN (Access Network) , it takes longer time to open than a webpage hosted on internet. Technically , a webpage over ...
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Required permission on remote HyperV manager

I try to run the HyperV manager from a remote computer and I get the "classic" You do not have the required permission to complete this task. Contact the admin... Google is my friend, so I've ...
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Remotely determine how long a user has been idle

How do I determine how long it's been since a user with files opened on my server has been actively using their workstation in a Windows Active Directory environment (XP, 7, 8 clients and Server 2008, ...
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VPN server setup in Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I am facing a challenge in setting up a VPN server in Windows 8.1. My current setting: I am in Canada and using Rogers Static IP internet. Roger--->Rogers Modem--(hard wired)-->dlink DIR-515 ...
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SSH works with Putty and ubuntu but not with Git Bash

I have set up an SSH server on a Windows Server 2012 r2 with cygwin. I can successfully connect to the server with ssh using Putty on my windows pc or using Ubuntu. However, when I try to connect to ...
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New SSL Cert causes no connection to website on POST from web application

I have a web application which will not connect to a website to POST after they changed their SSL cert. The URL and REF post is mentioned below. Is there anything else I should try on the server? ...
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How did windows services get linked across three machines

I have a set of windows machines that are running similar software. In fact, they may have been cloned by my IT co-workers. I am not sure about that. The other day I noticed that when I started a ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Print job not removed after Printing

we have Windows 2012 Terminal Server with latest Patches. Installed is a Shar MX-M314n Network Printer with latest PCL6 drivers. If I as "administrator" print a Test Page or a User (no administrator ...
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Questions about Homemade FTP Server [on hold]

Im trying to make a secure FTP server on my house , I dont have enough knowledge to use unix distro like Debian/Ubuntu Server , so Im using Filezilla Server on Windows 8.1 right now (only for testing) ...
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VNC Viewer showing black cursor on black color theme [on hold]

I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black background. When I move my cursor over to the code (Where the cursor changes from a ...
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iSCSI connection drops frequently - Synology NAS

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server connected through iSCSI to my Synology Rackstation 2414+. The problem is that the connection drops very very frequently, up to 10 times a day (manually restored ...
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How to run batch file without a window in ONE file

I know how to run batch files without a window thanks to this question here: Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window. The first answer is the one I am using. It states that to run a ...
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Possible to make your own config site for a modem without one? [on hold]

My last modem broke in a thunderstorm and after i bought a new one i found out it apparently didn't have it's own page. Is it possible to some extent make your own?
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configure mercury mail server in xampp [on hold]

I have created a server and hosted my website in it by the use of this. Now I have the server running successfully at http://202.164.xxx.xx/. But I have to configure my mail server also. It should ...
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On IIS, how do I patch the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability (CVE­-2014­-3566)?

How do I patch CVE­-2014­-3566 on a Windows Server 2012 system running IIS? Is there a patch in Windows Update, or do I have to do a registry change to disable SSL 3.0?
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How to SSL + MySQL on Windows? [on hold]

Has anyone successfully setup MySQL with openssl certs on Windows with clients authenticating? I've followed ChriSQL's tutorial to a tee but haven't been successful. ...
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Network based automount drive in GPO

For starters, I know about net use for this, but I need a more sophisticated solution. We have two branches, and both have a server with shared drives, both of which have are (or will have) the same ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS on a network? [closed]

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Remote Desktop Certificate Template Application Policy Extension

We are setting up remote desktop authentication with the use of certificates and ran into an issue in one of the environments. I am editing the RemoteDesktopComputer2008 certificate template, in ...
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Windows XP two ip address [closed]

Recently scanned my network and realised that my xp machine has second IP address (same MAC address, same host name on the second IP). The question is why it has second ip address (DHCP) when it has ...
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Very long log in times for roaming user

I have had a roaming user on my network that occasionally experiences crippling log on times, upwards of 40 minutes sometimes. After fighting with it for a month and learning what I can of this ...
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ibm server with vmware boot failed from cd [closed]

I just got an ibm server with 7 raid harddrives in it, running vmware - got it from a friend, as his company didnt need it anymore. However I want to install linux or windows or something on it, as I ...
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Can't access locally hosted web sites from LAN [closed]

Edit: Restarting the router solved the problem! I don't know what happened, but suddenly I'm unable to access my websites from LAN. Everything has been working fine previously. Setup: Windows 8.1 ...
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Cannot work out what is using port 8080

In Windows Server 2003 R2 64 Bit SP2 I have an app which will only use port 8080 but something is already using it. I would be happy to just kill whatever is using it but I can't work out what it is. ...
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Which version of Windows Server matches this OS version of Amazon EC2 Windows instance most?

I need to do some development work on Windows platform. The target production is a Windows Server 2012 in Amazon EC2. Here is some output from running systeminfo I want to set up a Windows machine ...
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Azure Memory Allocation (Windows VM) for Python?

I'm running a pretty intensive python script on a large Azure Windows VM. I'm using Enthought Canopy for my python environment. The VM has 56gb of ram available... however in the task manager python ...
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Default administrative share for external drive encrypted with BitLocker not created on startup [migrated]

I have an external Hard Drive( F:\ ). I have this drive encrypted with Bitlocker 2 Go, and i turned automatic unlock on, on my laptop. I would like to access this drive, from my Virtual Machine, as ...
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Transfer Databases without PhpMyAdmin [closed]

I ran a copy of XAMPP on a Windows 8.1 machine and had a number of databases. Unfortunately, my computer mysteriously decided to pursue its lifelong dream of being a paperweight, and no longer starts ...
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Remote software Install on Windows 8 and above

Back in Windows XP/7 I remember being shown how to remote software installs via .msi with AD. Can you still do that in Windows 2012/8 days or was that dropped/removed? I've not even seen it mentioned ...
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How can I customize the default settings when deploying Google Chrome for Business?

I want to be able to deploy Google Chrome for Business in my organization without any extra shortcuts being created and without any first-run prompts. The Chrome for Business installer is a Windows ...
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Windows 2012 Clustering and Network adapter

I have a windows cluster (2012). Would like to ask, if I disable the network adapter to simulate a failure in network adapter, my current node should fail over to the other node. However, i didn't see ...
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Remote desktop Gateway unavailable

I have set up a Remote desktop 2012 r2 session host set up, When i access the RdWeb for my set up, login works fine but i get the error below when i launch the remote apps. Your computer can't ...
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W2K8R2 - A way to convert effecitve Group Policy settings to import on stand-alone machines for local policy?

If I have a relatively robust domain environment (e.g. 20 Security related Group Policy Objects) applying to my servers as a baseline set of policy settings and I have a stand-alone server that I want ...
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What would cause alternating “Request timed out.” and “Destination host unreachable.” when using ping command?

I am pinging a Windows 8.1 PC that is currently shut down and I'm getting alternating results "Request timed out." and "Destination host unreachable." What could cause this kind of behavior?
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Computer can't resolve other computer names

I have a network with DHCP/DNS/AD setup with Windows 2012 server. Users cannot resolve computer names on the network without entering their FQDN, i.e. "server", but "server.domain.com" does. The only ...
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Windows Server 2003 not connecting to Internet

My Windows Server 2003 has two NICs, one for LAN and the other for dedicated Internet access. Suddenly, the Internet connection stopped working. It can ping itself and the hosts on the LAN. However, ...
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Can Windows Storage Spaces Mirror use 5 HDD in JBOD?

I have a 5 disk USB 3.0 enclosure (JBOD configuration, Windows see's 5 physical disks) with a max of 4TB per disk. I want to make a Windows Storage Spaces in mirrored mode (all data written to 2 ...
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Convert existing WindowsXP to XEN domu [closed]

I want to use an existing WindowsXP installation from my old laptop and run it as Xen 4.4 (dom0 is Ubuntu 14.04) domu. I spent quite some time experimenting and searching the WWW but could not succeed ...
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Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
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IIS Virtual Directory maximum number of connections to Windows share

**Disclaimer. I'm a developer, largely ignorant on what actually happens with virtual directories and such. A recent outage was explained away as too many connections to a Windows file share, and it ...
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PHP Startup - unable to load dynamic library - Access Denied?

I have some Problems installing the sqlsrv_extension for a PHP 5.6 Installation. (Running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012) Currently there are no official drivers available, but there are a ...
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How to set up Incoming Connection over modem for offline Windows 7 system

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. From a previous question I have worked around an error setting up the Incoming Connection. (The RemoteAccess service ...
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Duplicate current powershell session in a new window

Is it possible to duplicate a powershell session in a new window? I often find that I've created environment variables, activated a specific python virtualenvironment, defined one-off functions, ...
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How to reacreate the EFI partiton and mirror and existing system partition of an GPT disk?

I have the following setup (very well possible that this is no good practice but it is the given situation): There were 2 x 3TB dynamic GPT disks in a Windows server, Disk0 with EFI (~200 MB), System ...
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Accessing a web site externally published through TMG from the internal network

I have a TMG2010 instance with 3 internal networks and 2 external networks (all on separate network cards). I have published Outlook Web Access via TMG using one of the external addresses. I want to ...
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windows 7 cant open files from osx mavericks server

I have recently setup OSX Server (on Mavericks) with an external harddrive. I have setup users and groups and created two sharepoints (public (on the internal drive), work (on the external)). Last ...
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Multiple virtual network adapters sharing one physical adapter in Windows 7? [closed]

Is there any way to add virtual network interfaces in Windows 7 all sharing the same physical network adapter? I have a situation where the IP address my PC uses to connect to the router ...
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Adding a copier to a small business network. What issues might I run into? [on hold]

So I've been asked to set up a new copier at a local business. It's relatively small in size, with three different buildings. The network administrator/IT guy quit with no notice, and they have no ...
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iptables on Linux router does not forward DHCP between two LANs

I have an internal network as follows: A Linux system that serves as router, using iptables, with two network cards A client machine A DHCP Server The Router's eth1 is on the same LAN as the ...