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How to add Cipher Suites to IE 11 on Win Server 2008 R2

I have a closed source appliance over HTTPS. The machines from which we can contact it are Windows Server 2008 R2 with Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.18124 (Update Version: 11.0.26 (KB3104002)) When I ...
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How to open shared folder with administrator previleges

Using windows 7. I am administrator. I want to open folder that is share and I am able to Open the folder if I am logged in. Now if Some user is logged in and I want to open that folder from that ...
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How the CPU limitation on Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation works?

I'am little bit confused about the CPU limitation of Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation. The Server is installed on a HP proliant DL380 Gen9 with 2x 6-core CPUs, with the HP provisioning Tool I do ...
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How can I create multiple VLAN virtual interfaces using Hyper-v Manager?

I am trying to create multiple multiple VLAN virtual interfaces using Hyper-v manager on Windows 10. I do not require to create VMs. So when I start Hyper-V manager on local machine I can add new ...
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Cannot add a network printer to Windows 10 machine. Access Denied

Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that hosts the HP LaserJet 4100 printer. It has a LPT port, which is used by the printer. I have printed pages on the printer ...
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Disabling shadow copies on a NFS share folder

I want to disable shadow copies being created on a specific Windows NFS share folder which is being used by an ESXi 6 server for virtual machine backups (via xsibackup). The reason for wanting to do ...
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Is there a way to prevent Sysprep from destroying your IIS installation?

Ok, so that may sound a bit cataclysmic, but at least in many cases this is true. I have done a lot of searching but not found a great thread that has it simply stated like this. In fact, the KB ...
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remote Windows command line

I am connecting from my pc1 to Windows server via Widows Remote Desktop Client. Then I execute one application (it has maximized window, and must stay maximized) on remote computer via his own ...
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Windows server 2012 | IIS website external not working [on hold]

I'm trying to create a public website for my mom with IIS in server 2012. The websites (based on wordpress) works fine on the server itself. But when I try to access the website from another PC in my ...
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How to enable Windows firewall to log attempts to connect to closed (not listenting) ports?

We have some servers with Windows firewall and logging enabled for dropped connections. We observe that when we do a port scan with nmap, the log (pfirewall.log) only reports attempts to connect ...
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Default Program via GPO Windows 7

I tried to configure the default program to open .docx/.doc files via gpo as mentioned here: http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2011/09/how-to-use-group-policy-to-change-open-with-file-associations/ I've ...
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Windows 2003(!) Server won't boot: stuck at “applying security policy”

We have a (partly) decommissioned Windows 2003 server (of year 2000 vintage) which has been running fine until I had to turn it off for the first time in months due to a planned power outage. The ...
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What file access problems does the “You are about to change permissions on the root directory of the startup disk…” warning refer to?

In an AD environment as a local admin to a server, I went to give a colleague full permissions to a drive (right-click the drive, Security, Edit, add him and give him some rights) temporarily while ...
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Migrate logcal windows users to FreeIPA ones

We have several Windows machine (running 7, 8, and 10, but that should not be relevant) with local users. Most of those local users are the same login name but might have different UID/GID based on ...
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How to install SSL certificate for Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that I RDP into on a public IP (also secured by 2FA). I am getting a failing PCI scan because the default SSL cert created by Windows for RDP is using SHA1 hashing. So ...
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Same printout appeared on multiple local printers on intranet

I work for a small retail chain. Each location has a windows pc with a usb printer. The machines are on the same windows domain through vpn. Monday morning all the stores in one city discovered a ...
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Does WinPE have a default Administrator password?

If so, what is it? And if it does not, how can I set it when configuring my WIM?
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WIndows Active directory log

Hi im trying to log all the logins failed and correct from my users accounts for audit purposes (only username and time) is there a way I can do it with my windows active directory ? best regards
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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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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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...