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Windows Server NAS Backup solution [on hold]

I'm looking for software for Windows Server, which will work similarly to NAS solutions. I want to be able to backup data from workstations to my server, manage the rights to share/view/edit files and ...
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Run logon command as administrator Windows 10

I've looked around and couldn't find a answer to this exact question. I am working on building a Windows 10 image to push to a bunch of computers using Clonezilla and I am trying to get the unattend ...
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Windows 2008 R2 server password recovery

I have just started at a new job. My job is to backup all the data in a windows server , reconfigure it as linux and load all the data back into it. The admin password of the windows machine is ...
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How to hide 'Shut down' button from an AD group assigned in local Administrators group (Windows Server)?

Basically I need to grant a group full local administrative permissions but hide or disable the shutdown button for them in the start menu. We have Windows servers from 2008 to 2012. I did my ...
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Windows 10 Terminal over HTTP/S? [on hold]

What's an alternative to shellinabox/gotty/Ajaxterm/butterfly in Windows? I use Windows 10 and I want to share my terminal as a web application, e.g. run a webserver that allows users to ...
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Simple python webserver blocked on Windows 10 [on hold]

I'm running a simple python webserver exactly as per this page except on Windows 10. The localhost seems to be blocked when I start the service. I authorised the python.exe and pycharm applications ...
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How to create a IPsec tunnel between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu with Racoon

I've configured several IPsec site to site tunnels between Ubuntu 15.10 machines using Racoon. I'm now trying to add the same kind of IPsec tunnel between a Ubuntu machine and a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures? [migrated]

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. I found a dll ...
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How to replicate between 2 branches

I have 2 branches of my company one is in dubai and other is in abu dhabi. I want to replicate active directory between both branches. I am trying to add a domain controller to an existing domain but ...
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Linux stuck on boot up, windows bootloader overwritten [migrated]

Ahoi. I recently installed debian on my windows 10 machine, and have essentially bumloved my entire machine, it seems. I installed Debian using the 8.3.0 DVD Image from the official site, and the ...
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windows server 2012-R2 : how to do vpn client and server via script?

On linux I can write two scripts: Server: one script (pretty simple) to set up and start ssh server, open iptables for inbound, listen for connections and allow appro access levels Client one ...
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Server 2008/2012 with Windows 7/8 Virtualized [on hold]

My CPU doesn't have Hyper-v technology, and I want to brush up on my Server 2008/server 2012 fundamentals... so I was going to use Server 2012/2008 as my physical host, then run a couple copies of ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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Automatically Deploy Windows Print Server Printers to Clients

Using CUPS with linux clients, configuring clients like this: $ cat /etc/cups/client.conf ServerName <printserver-hostname> $ cat /etc/init/cups.override manual means any changes I make on ...
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multi instance failover clustering (sql server)

just want to straighten my concept properly - when we are talking about SQL multi instance failover cluster, e.g. on a 2 node cluster, it means that each node can run its own sql instance, but each ...
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How can I find what file/user is consuming all the bandwidth on an SMB share?

I manage a windows server (2012 R2) that has an SMB share used by people across my company. Recently, people have been complaining that the share is slow, and I'm seeing that the network bandwidth is ...
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How to Map Network Drives Using Logon Scripts & Group Policy Objects? [on hold]

I want to know how do I map network drives using the logon script method and the group policy objects method? If anyone could post me a in depth answer for going about these methods and explaining the ...
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Setting the ACL's Group value on files or folders

I ran get-acl -path "D:\path\to\file" | fl: Path : Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\FileSystem::D:\path\to\file Owner : SERVER\user Group : G:S-1-5-21-467825353-2970891935-3496973838-513 I want to ...
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windows 10 unable to access sysvol and netlogon

A Windows 10 update introduced a security enhancement, where the windows 10 client is unable to browse to syslog and netlogon shares in order to prevent unintended access to these locations. The ...
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Restrict Control Panel items GPO on Server 2003 - AD is 2008 R2

I'm having trouble applying a GPO to restrict Control Panel Items on Server 2003. My DC is 2008 R2 and the policy I'm using is: User configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Show ...
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Ftp windows / How to delete files after a client to download them?

I want the files "ftp server" are deleted after the client to download. I have windows server 2008, "II7". Can you make some automatic way?
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Windows: How to start docker VM att system boot

I'm in a situation where I need to run docker on a windows based build server (I'm normally working with Arch/Debian Linux) and I can't find a way to have the docker VM to start automatically on ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Speech Recognition

I need to deploy a speech recognition sever side application on Windows Server 2008 R2. However the application fails due to the absence of Speech Recognition services on this Windows version (works ...
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TCP connection; ACK not received

I am having trouble sending mail from Linux to Exchange server. When I telnet from Linux to Windows on port 25, I am not receiving any message from Exchange. The connection is automatically terminated ...
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How to update malware definition on Windows Defender Offline?

I downloaded mssstool64.exe and create a USB stick to boot a laptop. After it boots up, on the GUI, there is a tab called Update which is meant to download the latest definition. However, when you ...
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How to open port 2106 and 7777 windows server 2008 [on hold]

How to open port 2106 and 7777 windows server 2008? I tried on the site in Networking / Firewall rules, but the port still does not open
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HTTP Requests to directory with Client Certificate Authentication result in 401.2.5 response code?

I am in the process of upgrading a Web Server from Windows 2003/IIS6 to Windows 2012/IIS8.5. So far so good, except for one thing. I have a Web Service that works on the original server, but when I ...
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How to run scheduled tasks in Windows PE?

I'm trying to set up the equivalent of a cron job on a 64-bit only WinPE image. Found out it does not have schtasks by default, and could not find any way of adding it using DISM.exe. Is there any way ...
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How to edit permissions on a domain's shared folder for an outside of the domain user?

From my PC which is outside the domain with a non-domain account, I have access to a server's(DC-w2k3) shared folder. Inside that folder I have made a personal subfolder which I want to access from ...
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Multi-Factor Authentication on Windows Domain [on hold]

In our network, we have a couple of Windows machine (server/desktop) configured in order to be part of a domain MYDOMAIN.BIZ under Active Directory. Some sample login scenarios are as follows: ...
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aws windows apache24 multiple subdomain

i have two subdomains api.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address user.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address apache httpd-ssl.cnf Listen 443 ...
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Lags on a specific Windows 10 installation over MS VPN

I have a Windows 10 machine that is connected over MS VPN to a company intranet. All traffic to this company intranet and to the internet go over the VPN. When using remote desktop over the VPN the ...
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How to get Cisco Router on Network Map

I have a Cisco 1921 router that I want to show up in Windows Explorer (under Network Infrastructure) and on the network map. Would this be possible with this type of router? My Cisco wireless routers ...
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Remotely change local group policy server 2008R2

I'm trying to find a way I can edit the 'trusted hosts' list under local group policy remotely. Path from within Local Group Policy is: \local computer policy\computer configuration\administrative ...
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How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?

I'm a system administrator in a school. We have a classroom with 20 PC's in a domain, and all PC's use the same user to log in. Sometimes students use the shutdown command to shut down the PC's of ...
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How does Windows decides which DNS Server to use when resolving names and connected to a VPN

When connected to a VPN network how does the windows DNS client choose a prefered DNS server, between the DNS servers configured for the local connection and the server statically defined for the VPN? ...
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Xencenter Windows Server 2003 stuck on boot

We had an issue with a windows server fail. It was turned off and wouldn't turn on. I tried to reboot the pool and it would error saying the operation you are trying to perform is explicitly blocked. ...
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Need some clarification on a NIC functionality on a Dell Poweredge r610

Quick question. I'm trying to understand the NIC functionality of this server. NIC specs from manual: My question is, do the two broadcom controller chips provide fail-over redundancy? For example, ...
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Dell R710/C1100 For a Rendering Farm? [closed]

I own a data center in Los Angeles and have an abundance of Dell R710 and C1100's that I have been renting as dedicated servers. I would like to deploy a rendering farm here as well. From what I have ...
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disabling password change option in ctr-alt-del menu by editing registry not possible

I have similar situation to described in Disabling Windows password changes on Samba domain unfortunately I'm not able to change menu by editing registry key: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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RemoteApp causes issue with combobox popup

I have written an application that is installed on Remote Desktop Session host server (Windows 2012 R2) that is published as a RemoteApp in my organisation. This application allows users at certain ...
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C program memory - data structure visualization tools [closed]

I am working on a complex forest data structure having a linked list for child nodes (in each forest node). Cannot use the matrix representation as the graph is huge and requires a lot of memory. Is ...
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Windows machine name longer than netbios limit [on hold]

Someone gave a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine a name that is 19 characters long. This of course exceeds the NetBios limit of 15. My question is "who cares?" How would I know if the machine, or an ...
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EFI Boot won't work [closed]

Currently using an MSI Z97S (not sure if that matters), but when I try to boot into a Windows 10 USB, it skips it, and if I turn on Windows 10 mode, it goes straight to an EFI shell. I did look it up, ...
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How to Safely Remove Drive from Raid 1 [migrated]

I have a Raid 1 mirror where one of the disk is showing S.M.A.R.T. events so I want to remove it while leaving the data on the other disk intact. My machine windows 10 64 bit uses Intel Rapid Storage ...
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Networking newbie [closed]

I have been working in a call center as an IT assistant for a while. I have almost no networking experience, but suddenly I've become their entire IT department. We have around 100 employees, and I ...
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HOSTS file not overriding DNS

I have a Server 2012 R2 machine and I have added a hosts file entry for a hostname to point to an IP. However, when doing an nslookup, the HOSTS file does not override the result (from DNS). I can't ...
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Migrate to new Exchange 2010 server in different AD site

We currently have a domain with two AD sites. Site A has one Exchange 2010 server which currently holds all the mailboxes. I set up the new site, Site B, and it is connected via site-to-site VPN. Site ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Shares Disappear on Reboot

Every time I reboot our Windows 2008 R2 server, shared folders are no longer shared. After every reboot, I need to RDC to the server, right click each folder I wish to share, then hit "Properties" and ...
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Refreshing Windows Server / SCCM Knowledge [closed]

Where are the ultimate resources for Windows Server and related systems like SCCM to refresh my knowledge to be capable to administrate larger windows environments? I need a overview of the relevant ...