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How to create local subdomain using avahi

I have Debian based server that starts a web page in local network. Avahi is set up with hostname "name.local" and it can be opened from Linux and Windows. I want to add subdomain to it to have "...
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Time sync on non-domain joined servers

I have a server which is in a workgroup in a separate network from the rest of the domain. As a result, it cannot use the domain controllers as a time source. The server is a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Powershell find orphaned processes

I am looking for a way to find processes that do not have a parent process running (orphaned processes). Im attempting to do this using win32_process. I have the query that returns the attributes ...
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MS Exchange Server - Out of the Office for Outside the organization not working

We are currently having a problem with our Out of the Office for outside the organization although it works perfectly on within the organization. So if email is from the same domain it works fine but ...
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Intel NIC Teaming 'Failed To Create Team' - Why?

I have a set of machines running windows 7 embedded, each with 2x Intel Gigabit CT Network adapters (and 2x motherboard networking adapters) After installing Intel PROSet, whenenver I attempt to team ...
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Automatically append UPN suffix to user login

I'm currently trying to recreate something I fixed a few years ago, and foolishly neglected to document. I have some usernames that are longer than 20 characters. I like users to be able to type just ...
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fio results of performance measurements (esxi+RAID10) better under Windows than Linux

Summing up On same hardware: fio, Debian 8 on bare metal: read : bw=11973KB/s, iops=1485, clat 99.00th=[ 758] fio, Windows 2008 R2 in ESXi 5.5u2 VM: read : bw=43277KB/s, iops=5398, clat 99.00th=[ ...
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Backups (BackupAssist) are running more than the expected Time

What are the things need to checked if the backup jobs(BackupAssist) are running more than the expected Time.
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How to update machineConfig64 .Net Framework-configuration provider

I'm trying to synchronize an IIS Site from an old Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS7.5 to a new Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS8.5. I'm doing that with the WDeploySnapin3.0 PowerShell Snapin now I got ...
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Network-Wide Process Communication/Coordination

I am looking for a way to connect processes on multiple systems in potentially multiple locations. An event bus or message queue seems the ideal way to do this, but I have not been able to find an ...
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mount windows share read only

I would like to mount a windows share which is read only for my backup user but I'm always getting the error message no permission. mount -t cifs //192.168.0.10/office /mnt/shares/office -o ro,...
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Remote Desktop authentication fails to find Azure AD user

I have set up a new Windows 10 VM (Hyper-V) on my local Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. I do not run a domain locally, but I joined the Azure AD using my Office 365 details. The VM is activated and ...
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Is there an onlyif equivalent condition that can apply to a Puppet class or to a “file” command in a manifest?

I am using CentOS 7 with Puppet Enterprise 4.4.x for my Puppet Master. I am using Windows Server 2012 with Puppet Enterprise 4.x for my Puppet Agents. My goal is to have a class in a Puppet Manifest ...
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WIndows is not following TcpAckFrequency settings

This is a wierd one. I have set the tcpackfrequency to 2 and windows does not seem to honor it no matter what I do. I would need your help with this. My current template is Internet and congestion ...
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Configure HTTP SPN for a domain user account on Windows Server 2012R2

I have a Windows 2012R2 Server and I would like to use Kerberos authentication with my IIS web applications. How do I set the SPN and map the users for HTTP and HTTPS services for a given use account ...
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Trouble using powershell output as a variable in batch file

I can manually run this command from a Windows Command Prompt: powershell (new-timespan -start 01/01/2000 -end (get-date)).days % 14 And it returns a number from 0 to 13. I want to use this result ...
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Setting up local administrator accounts that still require a domain administrator for certain tasks

Having started in a new place recently, I've been tasked with setting up 2 new workstations, however I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how the workstations here were configured in the past, ...
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How to Create Certificate for ip printers in Local CA [closed]

we have Local Microsoft Certificate Authority Installed . i need to create a certificate for ip printer which i can import in the printer browser page . please provide me steps .
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smb prompting me for root password?

I issued the command: sudo smbclient -L //serverXYZ to list the shares on a remote Windows server on the network and Ubuntu system asked me first for my password (I am a sudoer), then it asked ...
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Can Windows request multiple addresses with different client identifiers?

Is it possible for Windows to request multiple IP addresses for the same interface by making requests with different client identifiers? (Similar to the 'pseudo interface' functionality in Linux's ...
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How to delete old profiles saved on a shared server folder

We have a Windows Server 2012R2. Just a bit of a background, we are replacing the old IT team at this place, and we've ran into a few problems trying to organize and clean up this network. What we ...
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IPP authentication - CUPS won't give me the chance to log in

I am trying to add a virtual printer in Windows located in a CUPS server. This works when the server is open. However, when I set up a login for the website itself, I cannot add the printer. The ...
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Squid for Windows - Basic Authorization but denied access after username and password is entered

Im using squid Version 3.5.20 built with Cygwin with installer 1.3.5.20 Diladele Im no expert and have tried for many days now to get this to work with no success and its probably just a silly error. ...
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WARNING: Server requests forwarding for unknown listen_port 0

I am trying to create reverse ssh tunnel between machine A and B. Both machines are windows and using Win32 OpenSSH. Here is what I do. On machine A I have a web app running on port 8080 On machine ...
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How to keep outlook from creating multiple ost files in exchange cache mode

I am implementing Office 365 on my domain. I have group policy setup to allow for exchanged cache mode and the .ost files are stored on a remote server. The issue i am having is that each terminal ...
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Allow Application in Windows 7 Firewall on per-NIC basis

I want to allow an application on a Windows 7 Professional System to only be accessible through the OpenVPN TAP adapter by configuring the Windows Firewall accordingly. Unfortunately I cannot find an ...
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Printer installed on terminal server 2012 only works with group “everybody”

I'm trying to restrain access to printers on my terminal server. The printers are installed directly on the server because we're using thin clients to connect, so people don't have a local default ...
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how to select the particullar value from the dropdown list if its in span using selenium [on hold]

How can i select the value from the dropdown list if its under span using selenium? i have a list like below(are dynamic list) from that i need to select using name but i could not select by name ...
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Starting an Oracle database in upgrade mode?

I have an Oracle database instance running on a Windows 2012 server. I need to start it up in upgrade mode to run some configuration changes. However, I cannot find the right command to get it going. ...
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Mutliple Smartcards on Windows

I need a way to attach up to 200 ( or more if possible) Smartcard Readers to my server. Currently I'm running Windows 2008 as a VM in ESXI but there it is only possible to attach 20 USB devices. I ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 essentials start button not working over remote connection

I am wondering if anyone can help me - I currently have an issue where when I remote to a windows server the start button is not clickable meaning you can't restart the box as well. Note I have tried ...
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Every two days Windows Domain removes my administrative privileges [on hold]

My computer, running Windows 7 professional, is on a domain. I have to change my account to set it administrative privileges every two weeks. I don't know why, every two days, my user is remove from ...
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How to expose windows file share via HTTPS and NTLM authentication?

I want to be able to expose the contents of a windows file share via HTTP, so a file can be linked to using http:// rather than file:// which doesnt work in all popular browsers. I want to be able ...
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Best way to avoid server outage for gaming company [closed]

I recently moved to a company that provides gaming solutions for Bingo Halls across the globe. We have handheld game devices that run our gaming apps that connect to Windows Servers (2008). Each bingo ...
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Hyper-V: Virtual machine connected to external network has no access to it [on hold]

Setup: Windows Server 2016 Tech. Preview with enabled nested virtualization (Server 1) runs a VM with another Windows Server 2016 (Server 2) which in turn runs a Windows 10 VM (Workstation). On ...
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Windows NFS client using SAMBA port?

I'm trying to find the root cause for the jerkiness of using NFS shares hosted on a debian server on my W10 desktop so I've started Wireshark on my client and saw that NFS client was trying to ...
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How to disable Windows authentication for a Website apache

Sorry, but I am not a pro in apache configuration. I have reverse-proxy on apache and several back-end systems behind it. For most of pages SSO mechanism works good and I do not need any additional ...
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amanda: back up windows server without ZIP? [closed]

I have an amanda setup at home. The server is a Linux machine, and the windows client is set up with Samba and an administrative user on the windows machine. My disklist includes michelle-laptop c:\\...
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How can I find the IIS server instance that a website is hosted on in my domain by only its public URL?

I have started a new job and inherited a lot of servers and websites. One particular website I am unsure of what server/IIS instance it is hosted on. All I know is the public URL of the site. Is ...
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Dual socket T5400 linux but not windows

I have a Dell T5400 desktop server type machine, which I use as my workstation. It came with a single Intel E5405. I installed Windows 10 Pro on it, which is said to support 2 cpu sockets at most. ...
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Laravel + Nginx on Windows server slow request [closed]

I have installed Nginx and config it runs with PHP by followed this tutorial. https://techtuts.info/2014/04/install-nginx-php-windows/ http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8856664/setting-up-laravel-w-...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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Have a windows 7 Task scheduled batch run as a regular-user johndoe which starts an exe on johndoe login, how to prevent his killing of process?

I am starting a script from Windows Task scheduler as a regular-user johndoe and my script starts an exe that runs in background when johndoe user logs in and I want to prevent user from "killing" the ...
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Using Azure AD to push Group Policy settings

I am trying to use Azure Active Directory instead of using a traditional domain controller. I would like to use Azure AD to authenticate users and to push GPO settings, such as folder redirection, ...
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Direct HTTP packets for an specific domain to a guest virtual machine [duplicate]

I got a situation of a (Windows server 2012 as host) and a (CentOS 6 as guest) using Virtual box. I have 1 Static IP Address assigned to the host. the host is hosting multiple sites using different ...
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Does Windows “N” plus Feature Pack exactly equal Windows non-N?

The "N" versions of Windows have had the media features deleted, both the underlying OS support libraries as well as the user-level apps such as Media Player, Groove, Skype, etc. Does adding the ...
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Linux SMB share - how to give access to Windows local system account?

I have a SMB share on a Linux host. To grant remote access to the share for a Windows user, one must create a new SMB user which has the same username, and same password as the Windows account. i.e. ...
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Anyway to configure Windows networking configuration/bonding without activating it?

Is there anyway to configure the networking information on a Windows 2008R2/2012R2 host and not activate that configuration immediately? In Linux, this is super simple, since you just modify the ...
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How do I add bitlocker support commands to winpe?

Tried following this tutorial https://4sysops.com/archives/unlock-bitlocker-under-windows-pe/ But when I boot up my winpe image and try to run manage-bde I can "manage-bde is not recognized..." Here ...
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Power plan GPO applies, but doesn't change sleep interval [on hold]

I am having a problem trying to make a new GPO to change the interval for sleeping while plugged in. I am seeing that the GPO sets High Performance as the active plan, but even though I set the ...