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How do I share a non-network printer through Print Server without it showing up on a machine it is connected to?

I have a following scenario. Four workstations share a single usb printer connected to one of the workstations. Printer is shared on a workstation it is connected to so that it can be discovered and ...
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Application Instantiation Error: Could not connect to MySQL [on hold]

150129 6:33:39 InnoDB: 5.5.39 started; log sequence number 71735211 150129 6:33:39 [Note] Server hostname (bind-address): '0.0.0.0'; port: 3306 150129 6:33:39 [Note] - '0.0.0.0' resolves to ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them? [migrated]

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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Internet works, can ping everything but one IP does not connect [on hold]

An hour ago I was connected to my vServer via SSH and edited the mysql database. Since ~45 Minutes I can not connect to that server. The problem is only affecting my desktop Other devices in my ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 benchmark [duplicate]

i hope you can help me. I have got this task to "characterize" and benchmark performance on our new server setup we have at a hosting center. Basically it is 2 HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8, 3.00 GHz, ...
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net use encountering “System error 67 has occurred.” when trying to map from script running as service

I have a service running, on windows Server 2008 R2, which requires access to a webdav mapped drive, for copying file dependencies. Everything works when I run net use from command prompt: net use z: ...
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How to (best) configure updatedb in cygwin to search windows shares?

Context: Finding Files Quickly Across the Network A confession. I'm more of a bash/linux developer type than a windows admin. Our deployments have over 80 servers. Recently a software bug required ...
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Accessing Windows file share with many small files very slow over D-Link DES-1024 R+ switch

I'm investigation a strange problem in our network. Two Windows XP machines access a file share on a Windows 2000 Server (which is a VMWare ESXi VM). Both are connected to that server via a D-Link ...
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Want to be able to configure IE 11 group policy settings from Win 7 Client

I want to be able to configure IE 11 group policy settings from my Win 7 client. I have IE 11 installed on this client. The client has been joined to a mixed Windows Server 2003/2008R2 domain. When I ...
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Windows 2012 native VPN: Persistent server-server VPN possible?

We are working to set up a server to server vpn on two win2012-R2 systems. These systems are in different data centers, and we do not have access to/manage the firewalls/networking gear (aside from ...
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Windows: Running EDIT or NANO in SSH or telnet will not allow backspace, other characters

I am using freesshd for SSH on my Windows (IIS) server. When I run editors such as nano or the standard windows EDIT, the editor loads fine but does not respond to characters such as backspace and ...
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IIS network scanner protection

Is there any software tool for a Windows Server (with IIS installed), where I could set up "rules" to block incoming HTTP requests with suspicious behavior? Like, say, if someone starts scanning my ...
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NFS4 & VirtualBox: Ubuntu 14.04 host Windows 10 Techpreview client [migrated]

I have a host OS Ubuntu 14.04 (my main OS). I run a Windows 10 client inside VirtualBox. I wish for NFS4 to work between them, I cannot see the share in my Windows 10 client. I followed the following ...
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Map folder or drive to root of a server

So, I have a poorly designed application (surprise!) to support. It opens a "browse for folder" Dialog, which is all well and good, except the user needs to select a share on another server. I ...
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How to kill/autorestart CLOSE_WAIT state process using certain port in WINDOWS

I am using the following batch script taken from here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26110843/how-to-kill-a-close-wait-state-process-preferably-by-port-80-in-windows-with-bat but using the port ...
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How to check windows update server whether is in use in company?

Some computers are unknown, however configuration exist in firewall, after change window update server's ip, how to know whether it is in use? How to verify windows update server working in company's ...
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What are the downsides of running all SQL Servers under same domain account?

I am running two SQL Servers 2012 (for Always On) under the same domain account and would like to know what are the downsides in doing so. Few articles that I have read prior setting up the servers ...
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Theoretically, would two up-to-date windows systems be of a similar size? [on hold]

If on one computer the windows OS was installed two years ago, and on the other, say, just yesterday... assuming both machines have the exact configuration hardware-wise. and that both machines are up ...
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Is there a safe way to cancel updates during windows shutdown

I have installed a new windows machine and configured windows update to automatically download updates. I need to quickly reboot the machine and I forgot to click the fly out window that allows the ...
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Capture a list of processes ran

Is there a way to capture a list of all of the processes executed on a machine and their command line arguments if any? I know that process explorer will allow you to do this for a currently running ...
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chkdsk on a Windows Server 2008 R2 C: drive

I'm trying to run a custom backup on my old Win Server 2008, I want to replace the C:\ hard drive. I run the backup and select "Different Options" then "Custom" and then I select "Bare Metal" and it ...
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Add an entire domain to Java Exception list

I'm administering hundreds of machines with Java interfaces that I sometimes need to get into. Unfortunately, the default Java settings in Windows block all of these applications from running, ...
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JVM on Windows - paging and full GCs

We have a Java-based app (TeamCity, on Tomcat, on Java 1.7) running on Windows (Server 2012 R2). Java runs with a 6GB max heap size, and the system has 10GB of RAM. It is the only non-OS service ...
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Are there any notable advantages (or disadvantages) to using EFI firmware and GPT boot disks in an ESXi environment?

My basic question is, as the title asks: are there any notable advantages (or disadvantages) to using EFI firmware and GPT boot disks in an ESXi environment? By "notable," I mean anything other than ...
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Windows Local Administrator Account [on hold]

Would the local administrator account on Windows server be considered a user account or a system account similar to "root"?
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Cannot ping from one side to different network on a Windows Domain [on hold]

I have three virtual machines in VMWare fusion namely, win2k12pdc, win08cas and win08mbx. Win2k12 has an external interface that has address 192.168.0.11 from pool of my internet router. I have ...
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Access internet through one computer [on hold]

I have a firewall by a company that does not exist anymore. It allows a maximum number of 5 computers to access the web. I have 7 computers that need to access the web AND the LAN. Since the company ...
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How to create a domain in an existing forest? [on hold]

An error occurred while connecting to secondary domain in windows 2008 r2 i using vm ware first i have created new domain in a new forest and i am try to configure another domain in an existing ...
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Is there a technology similar to Docker Containers for Windows Server?

Docker Containers (which is basically application isolation, afaik) look handy but they are only for Linux. Even "Docker Container for Windows" basically just installs a Linux VM into VirtualBox on ...
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Windows 8 is blocking port 25 [on hold]

I have 3 computers at home: two with Windows 8 and one with Windows 7. Both W8 computers are blocking port 25. I'm trying telnet [server] 25 and I can't reach it. W7 works OK so it's not an ISP ...
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Is it possible to set the processor affinity of a service, and persist this affinity across reboots?

Is there a setting that can be changed (or a reg key that can be added) to set the processor affinity of a service? I would want to set the affinity, and keep this setting across reboots (so manually ...
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Windows Update KB3023266 repeated installation

Windows Update KB3023266 is installed on every shutdown of the computer. On next start, the update log shows an additional entry like this: Name: Vulnerability in Windows Application Compatibility ...
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How to automatically delete user profile connected in a domain (Windows 7) once log off

How to automatically delete user profile connected in a domain (Windows 7) after logging off?
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Configure account event auditing with Secedit

I'm currently putting together a number of PS scripts which can be run against a new webserver in order to harden it prior to it being placed in production. One of these scripts will launch secedit ...
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How to mount a remote file system in FreeNAS? [on hold]

I have a FreeNAS and I need to mount file systems on Linux or Windows while I am logging in to the system. I mean the file system is the same for both operating systems. Is it possible with NAS? I ...
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How do I create a fully patched installation of Windows 2008 to use during upgrades from Windows 2003?

I need to upgrade some VMs due to the EOL of 2003. Many VMs can just be replaced with current version, but some are so old that it is easier to just try an upgrade and fallback if it doesn't work. ...
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Don't have access to the internet through L2TP/IPsec VPN [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...