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Protecting AD object from being accidentally disabled?

If I set a "Deny" type permission to the "Everyone" well-known principal, in the "Write userAccountControl" property of an AD Object, like a User, it works kind of the same as the "Protect the object ...
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VBS won't execute with elevated permissions via script

I'm having an issue with running a VBS via scheduler unattended. I've been banging my head against a wall for the last week trying off and on to get this to work. I work for an MSP so we have ...
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How to hide running logon scripts from users (.vbs) without using a wrapper script?

I have a GPO (configured with loopback replace) that runs a logon script (.vbs) and linked it to an OU containing a W2012R2 RDS host. I have made these (question related) changes to the policy: ...
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IBM x236 wont boot from DVD and USB [on hold]

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my old IBM x236 system. I've replaced original IDE CD reader to a DVD-combo. But I cannot boot from DVD - when I enter Boot menu and choose CD, nothing happens - i ...
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How to Draw a Network Diagram of My Office Network [on hold]

Can you please help me out How to Draw a Network Diagram of My work network. We are using all Windows server and using Windows 8.1 Platform at workstaions too. Please help me. Thanks, PK
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Windows translate external IPv6 to localhost IPv4

I have a machine running Windows server 2012, whose external IPv6 address is "2a01:4f8:190:7449::4". Let's assume it has no external IPv4 address, so the v6 address is the only way of accessing it ...
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Disabled CPU C-States in BIOS doesn't take any effect

Server: IBM System x3550 m3 Performance States: Disabled Power C-States: Disabled C1 Enhanced Mode: Disabled OS: Windows 2012 Power plan: High performance I have already disabled any C-States ...
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WAMP server not running [duplicate]

So I've had a bunch of nasty Trojans removed from my machine, But WAMP decided to stop working imidietly after the removal. apache error log shows this : [Sat Mar 28 02:18:05.527760 2015] ...
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“Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” - Windows vNIC

Here's an interesting one I haven't seen on ServerFault I'd like to "discuss" based on our rule regarding a Good Subjective question. I have a ton of Windows 2008/2012 VMs in my environment running ...
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Unable to get any type of connection using mysql on LAN [on hold]

My question is rather simple, I have a Windows 7 machine that is hosting an Apache server and a MySQL server using the XAMPP control panel. Both of these have been installed as a service on the ...
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Windows Server 2012 Certificate Stores not updating

According to Microsoft, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.1 automatically update Digital Certificates. Microsoft Security Advisory 3050995 https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/3050995 says ...
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Linux - Vmware Player On Windows 8.1 [on hold]

Can be in Vmware Player on windows 8.1 used only Linux/ubuntu files or entire software, regardless of size, also? I only see command prompt lines and no userinterface spaces so I wonder how would I ...
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running GUI application in the background

I was asking if it's possible start windows applications in the background and fully automate them (simulate mouse clicks and key strokes) but none of these should be seen, actually I want to display ...
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Solution to Implement/Realize Two(Multi)-Factor Authentication within Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Domains [on hold]

I'm currently looking for a way to implement a secure Two(Multi)-Factor Authentication within a Windows Domain Network (all Servers/Clients are at least Windows Server 2012R2/Windows 8.1) utilizing a ...
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How can I move computer groups in WSUS?

I have some computer groups in WSUS: All Computers Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group A And I want some of the groups to be a subgroup of a group. For example All Computers Group ...
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add a web location as a mapped network drive using a script

I am wondering is it possible to add a web location as a mapped network drive using VBScript or PowerShell? I know it is possible to create a URL shortcut on the desktop using usersDesktop = ...
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Connect to encrypted Windows 2012 samba share on Linux

I have a Windows 2012 samba share set up. When I right click on the share, go to properties, then settings, I have the box checked marked "Encrypt data access" When this box is checked, I cannot ...
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Hyper V host not showing in dhcp server client table, but guest is

So I've got Hyper V running on windows 8.1. I configured an external virtual switch which uses my wifi physical card. So I get a virtual adapter that gets its ip from my dhcp server (e3000 router). ...
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Is it necessary to purchase an OID for ADCS?

I am interested in utilizing ADCS to generate trusted certificates for internal web applications. However, from my readings it appears that I need to purchase an OID, which looks pretty expensive. Is ...
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build cmake on windows command prompt [on hold]

I need to build cmake automatically, without windows-wizards. I looked at http://www.cmake.org/install/ but it seems that I must have cmake on the machine before... Any suggestions?
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How do you manually trigger the first sync for 'Internet Time' in Windows?

When launching a Windows Instance on AWS I'd like to trigger the "Internet Time" to be updated via the command line (powershell or cmd). If I go to "Adjust date/time" and select the "Internet Time" ...
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www record on DNS

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I would need to perform some redirects. For example, the websites www.a.com and www.b.com should redirect to c.com. I have been asked to configure an A record for www on ...
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20Mbps WAN limited to 10Mbps over IPSec Tunnel

We recently upgraded a remote site from a 10/10Mbps fibre to a 20/20Mbps fibre link (it is fibre to the basement, then VDSL from the basement to the office, roughly 30 meters). There are regular large ...
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reg query inside unknown keystring

Is there a way to reg query into an unknown keystring? What I mean by this is if I do reg query HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\ the entries will ...
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Windows network folder directory list inconsistent when viewed from two different client machines

I am on a corporate network using Windows. There is a network share provided by a NetApp appliance. When I log on to two different machines and view the network drive, I see inconsistent directory ...
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2008R2 DHCP Server Becomes Unresponsive

At the end of 2013, our single Windows Server 2008R2 DHCP server started becoming unresponsive once every week or so. The server itself was up, but the DHCP server was unresponsive. Attempts to ...
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Windows 2012 Server, DNS resolve host for client

I've been looking for way to resolve host name for client on Windows Server 2012, just like if I added it to hosts file of the client workstations running Windows 7/8. In hosts file I would add ...
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Why is Windows Security Log using different formats on machines that seem to be the same?

I have a group of like computers (Win 7) that I'm working on creating some event monitoring rules around but I noticed something odd about what I'm receiving. One machine in the group is returning ...
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How to add bunch of admin accounts to 20 Windows 2012 servers

Is there a quick way to add bunch of admin accounts to 20+ Windows 2012 servers? It would be way too cumbersome to rdp to each server and add accounts to the local admin group.
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Network get very slow at noon everyday [closed]

My network gets very slow every workday starting at noon until around 1 PM. No updates are planed during that time. What could be the possible reasons why this is happening?
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Service is started than stopped app.config error

I've a windows service I try to run on a Windows 2008R2. The service starts and then stops (in the Event Viewer the only information I get is "Service is stopped"). If I try to run from the terminal I ...
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Windows 2003 error 2902 “server is the owner of this FSMO role, but does not consider it valid” after DCPROMO run

I am in the process of adding a Windows 2008 R2 DC (MTC2008DC) to an existing legacy Windows 2003 SBS domain, with a view to decommissioning the old server. There is already one 2008 DC in the domain ...
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SMTP doesn't work on distinct machine [closed]

I'm trying to setup TLS e-mail on remote machine, but it doesn't work. Trying to send e-mail on my local machine (Windows 7 x64 locale ru-ru): 16:33:18 CONNECT : Looking up host name ...
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Error with cwRsync on Windows 8

I've installed cwRsync on my Windows 8 machine and tried to rsync files to remote server with the following command: rsync rev/ user@ip:~/.tmp --rsh ssh --recursive --delete --delete-excluded ...
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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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AWS EC2 Server can not access a fileshare over a VPC VPN using the machine name

I have a windows server on EC2 that is connected to my office via VPN. I'm having an issue connecting to file shares over the VPN. I'm able to connect if I use the IP address for example if I use ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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Migrating Windows DNS from server to server both 2012

From my understanding if both servers have AD as a DC with DNS, the DNS is migrated automatically. The main server(old one) is a DC but the new one is just a DNS server. So in this case is there a way ...
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Terminal Session Targeting by IP Range broken

We have a group policy preference to connect terminal server users to the printers at their site with Terminal Session Targeting for an IP address range. It works well for users that use the IGEL thin ...
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WSUS on split network

I am trying to find out if this scenario is possible, here is the situation: We have several remote sites that can have their own WSUS server and force the clients to connect via the subnet they are ...
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How to make an offline Windows execute some elevated/admin task when it logs in? [closed]

I have a multi-OS machine. I need to set some executable to run automatically with elevated/admin permissions when some other OS starts, but this OS is offline. Normally I'd have created a Task ...
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fatal JavaScript error; Error processing request 200 error text:ok [closed]

I have been getting white screen in Google Crome browser when trying to access PHPmyadmin. In Firefox I get this message A fatal javascript error has occurred. I also get Error in processing Request ...
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How restore my file cdr on my laptop? [closed]

I want to restore my file cdr, there is a solution for a file with an error? I'm looking for a solution for hours but found nothing. I have a deadline to meet for 3 days and would be grateful for any ...
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Confused about SSL certificates needed for Windows proxy

I am completely new to security, and I'm confused about what kind and how many SSL certificates I need. I have a REST API server running on a windows server 2012. It's currently listening to HTTP ...
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wbadmin incremental backup fails on every week days

The backup strategy of my office works like this. Incremental backup of workingFolder everyday (except fridays) at 4.00 AM. Full backup of workingFolder every friday at 4.00 AM. All incremental ...
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samba public share on ubuntu 14.10 not working no matter what i try

I have a share folder in this location and im trying to share using samba (Version 4.1.11) in ubuntu 14.10 /media/aravinda/f6c682f3-5271-4f2b-99e8-93aa3bd39990/share ...
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Unable to join win 7 machines to a domain running Server 2003

I am fairly new to server administration, but have worked with computers a long time. I am experienceing a problem I have never had before; I am unable to join any new machines to the domain because ...
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Finding and patching OpenSSL Apache on Windows

I have seen that they have released updates for OpenSSL. I am running a Apache on Windows. If I run "OpenSSL version" it reports "OpenSSL 1.0.1i 6 Aug 2014". This was a complete solution install, ...
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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client [migrated]

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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Windows 2008 Permission Issue: One User Can Open PDF Document And Another Cannot

I don't really know if this is the correct place to ask this. We have a Citrix Application that is hosted by a Customer at their company. A portion of the Application opens a PDF Document so that ...