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Hmailserver | Viewing email logs

I currently am using hmailserver on my windows 2012 server for SMTP and IMAP. I wish to learn one very simple information. I have noticed that alot of email is being sent that I am unaware of. I ...
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Hmailserver | Windows Mail Server query

I currently have a windows 2012 server running hmailserver for SMTP and IMAP. I can send and receive emails fine without a problem. A while ago I noticed that I was getting spam emails sent using my ...
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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? [on hold]

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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windows firewall iptables equivalent? [closed]

How can I block all outgoing packets whose payload contains a given string in Windows ?
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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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Windows Task Replacement [closed]

We have ran into an issue with both Windows Tasks and SQL Jobs where only so many can be handled at the same time. We seem to be running into a fundamental limit of both Windows 2003 Tasks and SQL ...
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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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Office Activation [closed]

I'm trying to activate Office 2010 on a replacement machine but it fails with on-line activation along with telephone activation. Can anyone point me in the right direction to get in contact with ...
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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 ...
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Allowing a CGI-EXE app to access the registry

I have an exe app that I run on IIS (from C:\inetpub\wwwwroot in DefaultAppPool) and needs to access the registry, but it doesn't work, it seems like it doesn't have permission. What's weird is I ran ...
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BYOD - AD Authentication Issues [closed]

I am a guy who brings his "own rig" to work. In this new gig I have to run some apps as a domain user provided. I shift + "right click" -> run as a different user and insert the domain credentials, ...
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How to stop syn flood attack on windows server 2003? [closed]

How to stop syn flood attack on windows server 2003 using windows firewall or any other third party firewall?
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How do I detach a disk from an Azure VM so I can re-attach it to another?

I have an Azure VM with a data disk attached and mounted in a folder in c:\ - the VM is bricked after uninstalling .NET 4.5 (don't do that on 2012 R2). I have created a new VM. Now how do I detach my ...
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Unable to doubleclick and run .bat files [migrated]

There seems to be some issue with my system environment variable. Whenever i double click .bat files i get error message saying the very file i am clicking is not found. But it runs fine when i right ...