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Windows DNS dnscmd.exe SecureList syntax

DnsCmd let's you provide a list of nameservers to allow for secure zone transfers, however providing a list like 127.0.0.1 10.0.0.2 10.0.0.4 causes the machine to consume memory and CPU until it ...
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How to find out which server generated a CSR

I sent a client a CSR a few months ago and now they finally sent me back the CA response. However, there are multiple Windows 2008R2 servers and I don't remember which one I used to generate the CSR ...
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Does openconnect have a Windows build? [on hold]

http://www.infradead.org/openconnect/contribute.html seems to suggest that there is not yet a Windows installer for OpenConnect. Are there binaries for this floating around on the internet, or is this ...
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How to detect whether a particular cert has been installed on a Windows box?

A pre-req for a particular application deployment is that we need a particular PKI certificate installed in the Windows Trusted Publishers cert store of the PCs before installing. Is there any way to ...
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Evaluating current ACEs on NTFS ACLs with PowerShell

We have a document management system that has million of files on a NTFS file system accessed through a network share. A single service account needs full permission to all of these files and the ...
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How Setup LDAP server on Windows 7 step by step?(Very confused) [on hold]

I need to create a Ldap Server in windows 7 and create address book to import inside Thunderbird.I want step by step.
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Backup Active Directory users' files, deploy via GPO? [on hold]

Am looking for a solution which can be configured to be deployed via group policies. I've looked into Windows Backup, but it doesn't fulfill our requirements. We need something like this: Runs ...
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Is that OK to leave a small endless loop script running on server? [on hold]

Looks like I need to update the full scenario here for all. Our users need to pick up whatever they need from our file server to sync to remote location, but users have limited permissions on file ...
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Enumerate Windows DNS Server Zone attributes via shell

I'd like to use a command-line tool to list a (primary) zone's configured secondary servers, if any. Dnscmd comes close with: dnscmd server /ZoneResetSecondaries:[list of secondaries] But, I ...
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Get IPs of printers on Windows print server via SNMP\Script

I am setting up an icinga server for monitoring printer status via SNMP (toner levels, errors, that kind of thing). All of the printers are accessible via a shared windows print server (Printer is ...
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Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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port forward windows application [on hold]

I am working with an environment that is, at the moment, some what limited. I have a development web server running on port 60880. The site is on a machine on a VPN though and from my machine I cannot ...
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WSUS server overwrite manual updates?

I recently took my first IT job, at a midsize bank as one of the two IT staff. We use WSUS to manage updates to the network machines, but the SUS server has been offline since before I started. ...
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What rights should non-admin user have to run Get-WmiObject?

I am trying to monitor windows machine with the help of wmi and powershell remoting. I managed to successfully start remote session with that machine throught non-admin user account, but now I have a ...
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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync? [migrated]

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Intermediate linux user who needs to create & deploy a Windows web application [on hold]

I work for a startup, and we need to deploy a windows web application (yes, it truly does need to be Windows, since the machine its running on must have PowerPoint installed) Unfortunately, I only ...
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File copy, in series or parrallel? [migrated]

I have to copy manually several files and backup a lot of datas. It's from an HP laptop, 7200rpm harddrive sata (no raid), windows 8.1 to an external USB3.0 7200rpm harddrive. Both uses NTFS ...
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PIV authentication on redhat

I'm looking for a solution, or set of technologies, (etc) - for setting up a mixed (win 7, rhel 6.5) network with centralized login using smart cards (PIV). I know that this is possible using a ...
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What is causing the Collateral damage when deleting old profiles?

#Get user names that have logged onto workstation $Users = gwmi win32_networkloginprofile | where {$_.name -match "EXP\\"} | where {$_.name -notmatch "srvtasksched"} $Users | foreach{ $Name = ...
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How to find the creation date of a local user account?

I would like to get the creation date of a local user account (Win 7 if it matters). I've looked at the following WMI objects (and google of course): Win32_UserAccount Win32_NetworkLoginProfile The ...
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Softlink or hardlink a Linux remote folder in Windows [closed]

The thing is that, our codebase is located on a remote server, that, we access it through a vpn with putty. The server is in CentOs. I was wondering if its possible to softlink or hardlink this folder ...
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How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2 T? [migrated]

I have a situation. I use 2 of 1T drive as RAID 0 for C dirve. but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive , I got I/O error which means that the drive i m trying to back up can't be ...
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Virtualised windows 8 box always logs out on rdp disconnect [migrated]

I have a fresh windows 8.1 install running inside virtual box. Active directory is not in use. I can remote desktop to it OK, but as soon as I disconnect it logs the user out. I've disabled the ...
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Migrate Windows Media Services (WMS) to IIS Media Services

We have an ageing Win2k3 IIS server that has 1000's of video clips (WMV format) on our intranet. Most are using WMS publishing points, some are static links to the WMV's and some are being server up ...
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Windows server 2012 ignores static routing

BIG UPDATE: I was blind I see now that route 172.17.50.1 has netmask 255.255.255.255 and so it point to single host! But now I cannot understand how can I ping 172.17.50.10 because there is not route ...
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Third Party Wildcard Certificate on DCs for LDAPS

I am trying to provide Authentication as a Service to my customers. LDAP authentication is perfect for this however I am not a fan of clear text sessions.... enter LDAPS. Active Directory of course ...
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What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken?

What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken (unresponsive), I don't have console access, and the server isn't physically close? On Linux, if VNC wasn't working, I ...
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DNS ISSUE AFTER DOMAIN RENAME [closed]

I have successfully renamed my domain but after renaming domain name am facing following issues. 1- No client machine has automatically updated, i'll have to unjoin clients from old domain name and ...
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iSCSI MPIO disconnections

We have a test cluster setup with MPIO and all seems to be working well. The setup is using Windows Server 2012 r2 with a qnap as the backend storage. Routes are as follows; 172.16.10.10 (qnap port ...
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Is there an option in OwnCloud's server to upload unix characters? [closed]

I realized that owncloud refuses to upload files whose names contain characters that are invalid in windows/(mac?). My problem being I have plethora of files that contain those characters allowed in ...
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How to execute a reverse “Powershell shell” using ncat or netcat?

I am using ncat to execute a reverse "cmd" shell from one machine to another and without any issues using the commands: In my machine: ncat -l 443 In the remote machine: ncat <my ip> ...
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How to create a proxy to access sip which is IP locked [migrated]

Here is what i want to do , I have a sip phone configured on my home system which only works on my static IP , Using zoiper soft phone. I want to be able to connect to my system remotely and be able ...
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Sony Vaio Windows clean install drivers missing [migrated]

Hoping someone can help - apologies if this is the wrong community to ask this in! My Vaio VPCEE2E1E(1W) (Windows 7) has been fine but started displaying a message saying the hard drive had developed ...
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Powershell 4.0 Compatibility issues [closed]

I m planning to upgrade powershell to 4.0 for our win 7 clients and some of win 2008 servers. I noticed that there are some Compatibility issues for 4.0 with several OS. System Center 2012 ...
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Best way to deploy Powershell 4.0 on Windows 7 sp1 and server 2008

I am planning to deploy powershell 4.0 on all Win 7 and server 2008 and 2008R2. I did some research about this, but couldn't find the official way to do it. I can just use batch file or GPO to ...
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BGINFO with MySQL for storing computer information

We are trying to set up BGinfo to record network computers' information in a centralized database. We intend to set up BGinfo to start up for all users and record logon and logoff time plus setting up ...
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Offline Language Translator [closed]

I'm looking for an offline language translator that can be ran from in-house. It could be open-source or software with a price tag. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks!
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Missing user rights assignment entries for many security policies in list exported via secedit

I want to modify the user rights assignment for a local security policy. In the GUI, find User Rights Assignment as follows: Win+R -> Enter "secpol.msc" -> Go to Local Policies -> Go to User Rights ...
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Does anyone know how to get cross-forest printers in the ADDS “printer directory?”

I'm in the midst of an active-directory forest migration at the moment, and in addition to that, the powers that be have decided to start on an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 for our client PCs. ...
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server reset when accessing OWA externally

Just the other day I started having problems remote accessing email via OWA. I get server reset or page cannot be displayed. But the web page works fine. If I tried this over and over eventually I ...
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Will Windows 2008 R2 still accept remote connections if the system drive is full? [closed]

Will Windows 2008 R2 still accept remote RDP connections if there is no system drive space available?
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How to upgrade OpenSSL for the Heartbleed security bug on windows server Apache [closed]

I'm looking to upgrade the openSSL on my windows server 2008 with apache, how to ?
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Initial DFS Replication Problems

For some reason my initial DFS replication is running incredibly slow. I've got ~12TB to replicate and at this rate it's going to take months. When watching the Task Manager you can see that there are ...
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ssh tunnel putty configuration to connect to mac osx from windows over a lan [closed]

I really want to be able to establish a ssh tunnel from my desktop into my macbook air. I would also like to be able to do this vice versa. I'm having a bit of trouble. I have a desktop running ...
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How to mirror an NTFS directory structure in Rsync

Being a Linux tool I'm not sure if this is supported but is it possible to mirror an NTFS file system in it's entirety, including all symlinks? The symlinks must be copied and point to their new ...
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Best way to mirror an NTFS directory structure (Linux or Windows)

I am trying to mirror a directory structure onto another disk. The problem with built in tools like RoboCopy is that they get into an infinate loop with the symlinks (think the Users folder). I ...
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WScript.Shell RegRead fails with error 80070002 in ESXi VM

I'm experiencing some weird behavior when trying to read a definitely existing registry value using RegRead from a VBScript: dim objShell set objShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") ...
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Which particular exploit is this? [closed]

My nginx access.log file is filled with entries like this: 61.164.70.234 - - [08/Apr/2014:01:34:01 +0000] "\xD54j\x0B\xB7.\xDCG\x95\x91e-6} \x1Am\xF2\x00\xD9\xDD\x7Fn.\xDB ...
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Samba configuaration not working

I am trying to set up a Samba share with a Windows computer from CentOS6. This is my current samba config: [global] restrict anonymous = no domain master = no preferred master = no workgroup = ...
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Should I use FAT or NTFS when using Windows XP as a KVM guest? [closed]

I am installing 32-bit Windows XP as a KVM guest on CentOS 6. Should I be using FAT or NTFS filesystem and why?