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Why changes to a windows service configuration is not persisted before/after reboot

I tried to make sensu-client to have a dependency on the RPCSS. It is because if sensu-client starts too early, it cannot connect to the target rabbitmq server. It is probably because the network ...
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Invoke-WebRequest Access to Path is Denied UnauthorizedAccessException

I am running an Invoke-WebRequest in a Windows Powershell as an Administrator. When I run the following command: Invoke-WebRequest http://speedtest.newark.linode.com/100MB-newark.bin -OutFile ...
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Silent install of AVG 2013 Business updates

Our company uses AVG 2013 Business Edition in a Windows environment, all Windows 7 Pro. At one of the off-site locations, there is only a Linux server available, and it's on its own network (the site, ...
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New User Accounts have “Too Much” privileges Windows 7 Ultimate Edition SP1 x64

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition SP1 x64 (Build 7601) in WORKGROUP mode (Non-NT_Domain, Non ADDS environment). I am the Administrator of these machines and Network. My setup is only a few ...
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Remote desktop connection to WinPE 8.0

I'm trying to find the way to configure WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment) 8.0 for RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connection. Actually I need to connect over RDP to running WinPE based on ...
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Portable Method of Deploying Oracle Express on Windows (Ideally without Installer) [migrated]

I'm looking for a portable way of deploying Oracle Express alongside a C# application on a continuous integration machine running CruiseControl. Ideally I would not have to use the installer - this ...
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Permission Denied on Solaris 10 NFS share, shared trough Windows Server 2008R2

We have a NFS share on Windows Server 2008 R2. NTFS permissions for ANONYMOUS LOGON and Everyone groups are set to Full control. When mounting this share on our Solaris workstation, it mounts and we ...
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Windows Updates - Download but not install

I need to manually apply Windows updates on a few servers. The Actual Windows Update settings are disabled as they're managed by us (we also use SCCM for them, but the deployment is not 100% ...
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Prevent users from downloading certain files

I am working for an organization which helps people with mental disabilities. All of them have a user account in our AD. The client computers are running a mix of Windows 7 and 8.1, and the server is ...
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Kerberos kadmin command in Windows [on hold]

I would like to work with Kerberos in Windows. I have installed MIT Kerberos and found it to work fine. However kadmin , 'kadmin.local' does not work, rather it is not found. I searched for the ...
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How do I measure energy consumption? [on hold]

What is a feasible way to calculate how much energy (kWh) serving a page (pageview) consumes, in average? (Or a single process) I found this article: ...
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WDS and WSUS can not use SMB Shares

I have a WS2012R2 machine with several hard drive setup formatted as NTFS. When I create a share and map that share on a virtual machine where WDS and WSUS are running as drive, on service ...
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Telnet from Unix to Windows [on hold]

I'm trying to telnet from a Unix (specifically, Mac OS X) laptop into a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, but am experiencing some issues. The connection is made successfully, but I can't ...
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VPN issues switching between OS-X and Windows clients

There's a Windows PPTP VPN server setup for work, and I was connecting to it with various Windows clients (Windows 7 VMs and physical machines) with no issues, and things were working just fine. Then ...
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How do I test my internet connection speed via a Microsoft Windows Terminal?

I currently have two production servers. One running Windows Server 2003 and the other Windows Server 2008. When I open the Reliability and Performance Monitor I see a Network section that only goes ...
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unable to use vnc to contact a google compute engine windows server

i'm evaluating a google compute engine for having a windows desktop machine in the cloud. the method to access it is rdp, but would like to share the desktop with other friends, in a vnc manner. ...
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Install Guest Additions stops the machine [on hold]

I have a windows 7 enterprise 64 bit guest hosted on a windows 7 enterprise 64 bit host. Yes, guest and host are the same Windows version. I will need to eventually clone this onto approximately 100 ...
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Certificate error: The name in the certificate does not match…, Outlook client using .local

We have recently had to decommission our .local certificate from Godaddy, as it will not be valid anymore. The new certificate contains the following names: mail.mydomain.com ...
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IIS Connection_Dropped when Transfer Encoding is chunked

we have an IIS Server and in the back we run a Node.js/Express Webapp. We use the iis_node module for this. So far it works great but we have a mp4 stream and that does not work when we have transfer ...
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Route between local machine and a VM running on remote server

I'm trying to establish a route between my local machine (LM) and a VirtualBox VM (VM, create with Vagrant and configured with Host-only Networking) running on a remote server (RS). The setup is as ...
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IIS | Block execution of files in directory

I am dealing with user uploads via a PHP application. I want to secure the server so no exploits are available to the user, such as uploading a php shell and executing it. I have set it so all ...
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Local DNS lookups sent to Proxy

There is one laptop in the domain that, for some reason, sends traffic meant for local servers through the proxy. For example: surfing to http://Hostname1 The client has in it's proxy exceptions: ...
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Receiving empty mails from three different Windows PC's since 12th January 2015

Since 12th Jan 2015 I am getting strange empty mails to my inbox every day. I was not able to trace their source. Fact I've noticed so far: they are all from company where I do network/sys support ...
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How to crash spooler service

Does anyone know how I can crash the spooler service manually? I have a problem with some drivers crashing it randomly, and I want to do it manually so I can do some tests.
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windows 10 preview - how to skip particular update [migrated]

I have a problem with two updates for Windows 10 preview - they are constantly failing. I want to skip them, but using new 'Windows Update' UI I have no idea wher to find this option. Can anybody ...
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modifying the scope of an existing Windows 2008 inbound firewall rule in batch

I have a similar situation as discussed in Configuring many block IPs in Windows Firewall but already have a firewall rule defined(I called it "nuisance connectors"). I'd like to be able to add an IP ...
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WinRM Publicly Available

Though there is quite a bit of documentation available for using WinRM internally on domain/non-domain machines, I have not found alot out there relating to using it in a situation where it is ...
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If I apply local group policy for the first time why it is not taking effect untill I restart the machine?

I applied local group policy (Computer Configuration - Software Restriction Policy) but policy is not taking effect. I tried this on domain member (machine is in connection with Domain Controller) and ...
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Why does a DHCP server need a static IP address?

I'm experimenting various network setups using VMs. When I setup the DHCP role on Windows Server, it requires a static IP. I am having trouble understanding why this is necessary from a technical ...
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Windows DNS: Is there a way to partition a domain based on subnets

In our organization, we have two separate groups which share network address space and a domain. A couple of slices of /24 are allocated to my group, while the rest is allocated to our internal IT ...
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Windows instance in AWS Auto scaling, Once autoscaling done i should be part of DC

I’m working on windows technologies last few years, but new to cloud environment. What I’m facing is that, I have DC server, under that a Web server both are in windows 2012. I need to auto scale the ...
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Possible causes of CRL validation error

What are the possible causes of CRL validation error? I run a network with my self-signed CA. But since three weeks ago, all of my RDP clients started saying that they had failed to validate the CRL. ...
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Allow user access to FTP account folder based on his current (static) IP

I have an FTP account for a folder (shared hosting on Linux (CentOS) with cPanel) which is accessed through FileZilla (could be a different FTP App) on a PC using Windows 8.1 OS. I would like to give ...
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How to know when to properly use iSCSI, NFS or SMB?

I have a File Server running Windows Server 2012 R2. It has four 6TB Western Digital RED drives. I want to host my Hyper-V Machines, WSUS (Windows Server Update Service) content and WDS/MDT deploy ISO ...
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Unzip a zip file on shared folder remotely?

I have (and only have) read/write access to a shared folder of a Windows server. There is a big zip file in the folder. I have a slow connection to the server. Is it possible to unzip the zip file ...
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Office 2013 Slow to Open/Save with Folder Redirection

We recently deployed folder redirection for a few individuals in the office. We are using a DFS Namespace share on a Server 2012r2 VM. We are redirecting Desktop and My Documents only. Clients are ...
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Turn off error and access logs for one virtual host (Apache HTTP Server 2.4 on Windows)

How to turn off error and/or access logs for one virtual host in Apache HTTP Server 2.4? OS: Windows (There is a question about that but it is about Linux.)
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How do I request a certificate from CEP / CES on a Microsoft CA on OSX or Linux?

This article describes how to request a certificate from AD CS (Active Directory Certificate Services) from a non-domain joined windows computer. I would think the same principals apply to non ...
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System-wide JRE settings in deployment.properties file are ignored?

Basically I have the same problem as in this question. However the proposed solution doesn't work for me, not on a Win2003 server and not on a Win7 laptop used for testing. I have a Java SE 6 program ...
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Set NTP server on all AD members (old and newly connected) using w32tm or PowerShell?

I am looking for a PowerShell script that I run one time only on the DC. I found w32tm but I don't know how to use it. Thanks in advance!
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Apache Tomcat for Windows - cannot get https to work

Environment: Windows 2003 Server 64-bit Running on VMWare ESX 5.5 8GB of Ram Apache Tomcat 6.0.36 Server D:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_26\jre\bin\server\jvm.dll JDK 1.6 update: 26 Have been able ...
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How to automate input for a repetitive script! Expect in Bash?

I am a junior sys admin. Reason I'm asking this question is because we don't have a senior sys-admin here who is proficient with scripting. Senior guys are at the head office and too busy for ...
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Drive letter conflict between logical drives and mapped network drives

After a reboot, one of my servers seems to be sharing a drive letter between a logical drive array and a network location. F:\ and G:\ are (and were prior to the reboot) logical drive arrays. ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 not registering clients. ApprovalStatus of -1

We are experiencing an issue with SCCM 2012 R2 when a client attempts to register within the DB. The MP_RegistrationManager log is reporting an ApprovalStatus of -1 <![LOG[Mp Reg: Reply message ...
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Windows server 2012R2 RDS installed on Domain Controller will not uninstall

Knowing I had 90 days to figure out the licensing, I installed RDS. Seems I didn't need to as Administrators can log in anyway. Now it seems we don't want to buy any more licenses so I figured I would ...
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Is it technically possible to upgrade TFS 2010 to TFS 2013 Express?

Is there a supported upgrade path from Team Foundation Server 2010 Professional to Team Foundation Server 2013 Express? Is this possible on technical level?
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Windows 2008 - 40 GB inaccessible space, used by system. Where?

There is 40 GB missing on my hard drive, and I've tried lots of things to track it down without success (chkdsk /r /f, Defrag, WinDirStat, Space sniffer, Boot on Windows defender offline, GMER 2.1.1 ...
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How can I tell whether an update was imported from the Microsoft Update Catalog?

There are two ways an update might have appeared on a WSUS server. The usual way is for it to have arrived during a synchronization, but it can also be imported from the Microsoft Update Catalog. ...
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How do I install the JRE on a Windows server without Oracle adware?

I would like to install Java on one of our servers, but I am reticent due to Oracle's bundling of an Ask.com toolbar and some virus scanner. I've read that the java updater even installs these for ...
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Subdomains on Apache Windows

I'm trying to get a subdomain working for my website. My website is hosted using Cosmotown as jackzcraft.net Using name.com (old host) it redirects to jackzcraft.net from jackzcraft.com. I want ...