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archive Windows system image backup? [on hold]

I've taken a system image backup on a Windows 7 machine. I see the backup uses as much space as the actual OS on the HDD. Should I store the backup folder in an archive (e.g. ZIP)? Or is there a way ...
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Poll domain members for their screen resolutions

Is there a way via WMI or Powershell to ask each domain member what the resolution is on their desktop? I need to know but can't go and visit each one. For bonus points, how to summarize the results ...
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Moving DNS and AD DS to their own servers

I have one WINDOWS SERVER 2012 running my DNS and AD DS on the same server. I am trying to move DNS to it's own server and ADDS to it's own server as well. What I have done so far is setup ADDS on ...
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Windows DHCP Clients Randomly Revert To Old DNS Servers

In this one network I have, I am moving from a linux infrastructure to a Windows infrastructure. This has been a staged process. Originally there was no Windows infrastructure. DNS, NIS, and DHCP ...
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Can I block a file execution with AppLocker?

We currently use a combination of a regular and an "advanced/fancy" endpoint malware protection, in the advanced malware app, I can feed a SHA256 hash of an executable into the advanced platform and ...
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Portal Conditional access

How to allow users to access our portal only if they have a employee monitoring software installed on their computer. we have no limitation on browsers, and the portal is directly accessible by ...
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How to install Nomtimatim in postgresql (windows)

I am trying to do geocoding in the postgresql, and I have already installed TIGER geocoder successfully. Then, I want to use Nomtimatim in postgresql. However,since the installed guide ...
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Issues with Powershell Remoting

I'm configuring a new network and i need to enable Powershell Remoting. I'm in an Active Directory Domain and all my Clients are connected to the Domain. I'm able to run remote commands (Get-Process ...
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Figuring out who changed the privilege?

Sorry if this is one of those really simple questions, but I am trying to figure out if there is any way I can see what user changed another users privileges. I have a server running windows server ...
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Windows shortcut target parameter starting with an @

I have a Windows application that I need to invoke with a desktop shortcut and some command-line parameters. I've done this thousands of times, but this one is a bit different. Instead of using a ...
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MongoDB fsyncUnlock won't unlock occasionally on Windows

We have a MongoDB replica set installed on Windows servers, with a scheduled backup job. MongoDB is configured to use journaling. The job runs db.fsyncLock() via script on MongoDB (primary server), ...
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External Access to Internal Network and Websites — Microsoft Networks

I need to be able to expose a set of "internal" web sites to Internet users somehow. Please bear with me as network engineering isn't my forte. I'd appreciate any insight or suggestions to this task. ...
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Remotely install Windows Updates with PsExec

Problem I am working on : I am now in charge of all the Windows machines of a company. All workstations are running Windows 7, I do not have a domain and there is no Windows Server running on the ...
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Automatically connect map network if disconnected [on hold]

I have a shared folder on my computer that a couple of others use through the network drive z: I made a batch file and put it in the Startup folder which has the following syntax: @echo off net use ...
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Giving permisions for a particular service like iis,wsus,sql without giving admin access

i have a web server in my environment.... i want to give access to a normal domain user for iis admin console in that server without giving domain\local admin access...what should i do..? i already ...
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What exactly is going on when I go to localhost:8080 in my web browser? (Apache Tomcat)

I've spent my career doing all local application programming (C++ applications and whatnot). I'm trying to dig my feet into the web world now, however. I'm using Eclipse (Mars) and Apache Tomcat ...
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How to close shared files on Server 2012?

I cannot seem to find a way to close/disconnect my shared files on my server on Server 2012 R2. Usually on Server 2008 R2, I do this by going to "Server Manager -> File Services -> Share and Storage ...
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Kinit from windows to linux KDC

I have a KDC set up on a Linux virtual host, known as ldap.local, which has a FreeIPA server running on it. I am trying to get a TGT from it, from my Windows 7 Enterprise machine. I am able to easily ...
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Why would Windows 7 not complete this TCP handshake?

One of our customers is running Windows 7, and cannot reach some of our servers because it seems Windows 7 cannot complete a TCP handshake. Here's a packet trace to one our servers -- note that a SYN ...
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Run program at Windows 7 boot without user logging in

It's very unclear from the documentation I've found - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa376977(v=vs.85).aspx for instance whether ...
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Running a windows console application on Linux debian server

I was wondering if it is possible to run a windows console application (.exe) on linux (server no GUI). I looked into Wine but you need a GUI for that.
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windows service dependency ONLY during startup

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. When the server is rebooted, and only at this time, I need to ensure that service A starts, then service B, then service C. I've researched dependencies, but as I ...
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Scheduled execution of files over network [on hold]

forgive my ignorance as I'm a Mac user and have been out of the Windows world for a long time. I am looking for direction on how I might be able to achieve the following: Have a windows computer ...
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Windows 2008 dead server to windows 2012 Active directory move [on hold]

Our windows 2008 AD server has failed, but i am able to read the hard drive via a usb cradle. We have got a new server now running windows 2012. Is there anyway I can move the active directory? Any ...
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Copy files/folders with special chars to a linux machine

I have to copy a folder structure from a Windows 2008 Server to a Linux system. The folder names and files names have special characters in it, e.g. 'Sanitär', 'Behörden', (...). The Windows system ...
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Silverlight pdf printing broken with last release?

We use a Silverlight OOB application that prints orders and invoices, usually writing them to disk as a pdf with utilities such as dopdf. Recently this stopped working. All virtual printer drivers ...
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Apache SSO (mod_sspi)

I am trying to implement an auto login function into my mediawiki by using their windows credentials. I am using Apache Server (V2.2). I have implemented the Auth remoteuser extension and has ...
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Increasing Network IP range/scope

We have windows 2012 AD environment with IIS & MS SQL running on it. Our current IP range is from 192.168.100.* with subnet mask 255.255.255.0. We are getting very close to .254 IP (Only 10-15 ...
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Windows NFS Share: Allow Linux uids

I have a couple of NFS shares set up on my Windows Server 2012 box, but they only allow Linux users with uid 0 to access them (aka the root user). How and where do I specify that I, for example, want ...
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Protection of information terminal running Windows OS [closed]

I need an information computer terminal to work 24/7 in a protected public area. Operating system is Windows POS Ready 7 EVAL. I need this terminal to send HTTP messages to a single IP address in the ...
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Windows server 2008 - Can't access a specific IP [on hold]

I have a fresh install of windows server 2008 on a dedicated server. I would like to remote connect to one of my server tough mysql. I get this error: Warning: mysqli::mysqli(): (HY000/2002): A ...
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Lock down a Windows PC for kiosk use [closed]

I am writing a desktop application that will run in public areas. The device is running full screen on Windows 7 or 10 and has a touch screen interface. I need to lock down the Windows installation to ...
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Method for quickly finding folder paths given many network share names (Windows)

I am currently analyzing the locations of thousands of home directories in my organization. I have run a script that spits out each user along with their home directory (share name) into a csv. ...
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mount windows network share on linux failing [on hold]

sudo mount -v -t cifs //172.26.11.105/P311485_us_ah /mnt/share/ -osec=ntlmv2,domain=FEVNAT,username=Icentral_Admin I am trying to mount a windows share on ubuntu server but I keep getting denied via ...
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Windows Server internet time server reset after restart

I encountered an issue with Windows Server 2012 (running as a virtual machine), after an unplanned restart: the original internet time server - time-b.nist.gov - changed to time.windows.com. This set ...
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Can i add Permissions to IIS 7.5 for accesing a Removable Drive

I would like to start a C++-program using PHP on my IIS 7.5 which is designed to remove a Removable Drive which is plugged in into my PC. Now the program getting started but returned array(2) ( ...
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Windows 2012R2 move folders users, ProgramData, ProgramFiles to the D

We would like to place the folders “Users”, “ProgramData”, “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” on the D drive for a non AD integrated server. We have already tried many options however have yet ...
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Server 2012 Virtual SMTP Server not delivering messages

I am having a problem with my Virtual SMTP server on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I recently ported a clients Classic ASP hosting to a new server from a Server 2003 Standard box where the Classic ...
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How to simulate network partitions on windows? [closed]

Working on a project which implements a clustering algorithm. One important property of the clustering is to respect guarantees when face a network partition. To prove that clustering works I need a ...
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1 modem connect with 2 device, how to keep them in the same network? [closed]

My ISP provide me a moderm that has 4 input and I can plug lan cable in it the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ...
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recover deleted item using LDP

First this is not critical. It is a test environment. I have server 2012r2 as DC with both domain & functional level at 2012r2. I have AD recycle bin enabled. I delete a user. I can see that ...
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The configuration information describing this enterprise is not available - Error I receive

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed and when I navigate to 'AD DS' and try to go to 'Active Directory Domains and Trust' the error I receive is "The configuration information describing this ...
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Windows DNS Migrations - new IP

So I want to add two new servers to the Domain (Currently, I only have two) so that would make it 4 (Lets call the new ones 03 and 04). However, I am eventually getting rid of the original (lets call ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 setup solution [closed]

we have 2 servers (Win2008R2) and we need to set them up as our old servers (Win2003) are going obsolete. We have around 250 users, that run our custom build application, that requires Remote Desktop ...
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KMS activation without DNS

I'm loading a small sized isolated lab with Windows 7 and Office 2013. There are enough hosts to use KMS. In addition the lab does not have DNS as a service available, every host will use a static ...
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Redirected DNS to another DNS server

I am using Windows Server 2012, at my workplace I have done setup of a DNS server in a domain controller. Because I'm using virtual desktops. The question is, when I configure the rest of the ...
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VNC file transfer via command line

I have a lot of PCs accessible via VNC over VPN. They all have TightVNC server installed. Using this is the only possible way for file transfer, due to restrictions of the VPN network. Right now, I ...
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Windows 7 behavior on network link between SonicWALL and pfSense

I have two networks behind two different firewall at the same site. I have linked them together by using a spare interface on each device. Network 1 - pfSense 10.0.10.0/24 Network 2 - SonicWALL ...
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New IIS, PHP not working? But locally states it is

Windows Server 2012 R2. I've setup IIS, it was displaying the default page from the IP correctly: http://185.43.211.186 I then moved my current website: www.fcrp.greenlightgames.co.uk to the IIS ...
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Vmware guest with host-only network not accessing host services

I've got a vmware workstation 11.1 with a VM on both NAT and host-only (192.168.14.0/24) networks. Both got an ip assigned from dhcp and I've got a default route pointing at the NAT network. The ...