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Windows remove DNS server

I have a DNS server that is misbehaving. Some of my windows machines only have 2 dns servers server01 192.0.2.1 server02 192.0.2.2 Some of my windows machines have 3 dns servers server01 ...
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RDP double login (credentials dont work)

I have recently got the problem with one (1) of my RDP connections that it dont log me in with the applied credentials. I get to the "choose user" page and then I can login with the same credentials. ...
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Deleted file on network. It has disappeared, but still exists

I attempted to copy a new version of an .exe file to our company's network. There was an error saying that I did not have permission to perform this. I have full control of the folder and I can copy ...
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Openssl: Generate CSR for private key read from stdin

I am tring to get openssl to generate a CSR for an existing private key using the windows binary of OpenSSL. Normally the command line for this would be: openssl.exe req -new -sha256 -out test.csr ...
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Why doesn't MS Windows System\LocalService have the “Log on as a service” right?

My developer is telling me that in order to run a service with the reduced privileges of the built-in account SYSTEM\LocalService, he needs to grant it the "log on as a service" right. How can this ...
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ipaddress of outgoing request when sharing the internet from windows pc to android phone

I am sharing the internet connection on my windows pc with my android phone. What will be my ip address in the outgoing requests. Is it possible to find out this odd one when monitoring the network ...
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is there a tool for windows 7 that can find which program is modifying a particular file [duplicate]

My system is infected by a malware that keeps modifying a particular configuration file. Is there a way/tool to find out which program is making change to a particular file? I am simply looking for a ...
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EJBCA configuration issue on windows server [on hold]

How to configure EJBCA in windows 2008 server? Please give me the steps I have tried the ejbca live cd with vm ware machine. but i want to do this in 2008 server not in linux
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Error in getting powershell remote session through ssh-enabled PowerShell

I am trying to login to windows 2008 server "C" from my machine "A". There is machine in between "B" serving as jumpbox running windows server 2008 and running "SSH-Enabled PowerShell Access for ...
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Windows 2012 R2 virtual Domain controller blank screen issue [on hold]

We recently added windows 2012 R2 domain controllers on ESX 5.5 . Receiving blank screen error while trying to access through RDP and console. Unable to connect through compmgmt.msc as well. Server is ...
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How to lock out normal (non-admin) users during software installs?

We have a lot of thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 and an SCCM 2012 R2 server to manage them. The thin clients have their write filters enabled (FBWF) so machine changes are not ...
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How to make windows 7 to talk to rhel 6.4 through strongswan 5.2.0

I'm trying to make talk windows 7 to RHEL 6.4 through strongswan 5.2.0 RHEL 6.4 hostname gives "localhost.localdomain". Windows 7 machine name is "EPClient1" RHEL 6.4 IP is 10.2.128.16. ...
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Image build system that derives from a base Windows 8.1 image

For our VDI deployment, we have several Windows 8.1 images for target groups that require different suites of applications. The current update procedure requires us to update the OS on each ...
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No response to TCP SYN packet when padding is not 0's or F's

I have this client which initiates a 3 way handshake with a SYN packet but there is no SYN ACK response. We figured out that it was because the client did not pad the end of the TCP headers with 0's ...
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Nginx 1.8 Configuration Problems

Here is the problem : (I'm new to NGinx, read about it, but didn't find my working solution yet.) I'm on a Windows system. My projects file system is located there : E:/www/ here is a project ...
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Multiple DHCP Offers - Which is selected? [on hold]

I have created a testing scenario in VMWare for a man in the middle attack using DHCP spoofing. It's for a college project. Windows 8 machine bridged to host adapter Kali linux bridged to host ...
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Trouble booting Windows from USB [migrated]

Not sure if there's a more appropriate SE site, but I've been having some real trouble today. My laptop stopped running Windows because I powered off holding the power button and I must've corrupted ...
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Windows Passthrough and Impersonation

Does pass-through authentication (under Windows and NTLM) use Impersonation method ? edit As I can see in log event, it is a real connection. Not a salad :)
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How to connect IIS to samba server? [on hold]

Is there any way to connect IIS wwwroot directory to samba server? How to mount windows web server folders with samba?
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Copy files from server using DRAC [on hold]

Is it possible to copy files from a server that runs windows through the iDRAC interface?
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How to architect a reliable DNS infrastructure [on hold]

We are hosting DNS internally for a public facing web application. We have a datacenter where there is a Windows based DNS server hosting a couple zones. I need to setup another one at a DR datacenter ...
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Setting NTFS permissions to Write, but not Read [migrated]

For our Benefits Open Enrollment period, we want to setup a file share/mapped drive where a specific user account (autologon to locked down laptops for this specific purpose) can save a PDF of their ...
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windows 10 iot dism return code 0xffffffff [closed]

Can anyone give me some pointers as to why this isn't working for me? I'm following the steps provided here. I have the latest W10 version on my laptop. (I literally just updated it) When I run ...
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Windows 8.1 Limited Connectivity (on Steroids)

About two weeks ago we performed maintenance on our on-premise infrastructure in our office. Including applying updates to our Hyper-V-based virtual hosts, as well as our SAN. We also modified some ...
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Allow domain account to modify ACL of particular service

I have a windows domain account that I would like to be able to modify the ACL of a particular service. Currently this account is being used to run an installer, and the installer wants to do the ACL ...
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Where can I learn about apache [closed]

I use apache web server for web development in python. The biggest problem I face with apache is setting up the environment. I can't understand thing like what is difference between /etc/apache2 and ...
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SSH tunnel seems to be bound to multiple IPs

I am using a SSH tunnel to a remote machine using plink.exe in Putty on Windows 8. I am also running a web application using the same port. So to avoid any port conflicts I have bound the tunnel to ...
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User/group - folders mapping on Windows SBS 2008 [duplicate]

How can I know which files/folders are accessible by a specific user/group on Windows SBS 2008?
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Is a VM with 2 CPUs really faster than one with 4 CPUs?

Our IT created a VM with 2 CPUs allocated rather than the 4 I requested. Their reason is that the VM performs better with 2 CPUs rather than 4 (according to them). The rationale is that the VM ...
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Unable to Create MySql 64-bit System DSN on windows

I have a very similar problem to this: Unable to Create System DSN but none of the fixes suggested there have worked for me. System: windows 7 64-bit enterprise. I'm trying to create a DSN to use ...
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icacls for a local group of a remote machine

I'm trying to use icacls to adjust permissions on a remote folder, when the grantee is the local group of the remote server. From machine Foo, I'm trying to grant modify rights for group Bar\Users to ...
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How does FireAmp (anti-malware) actually work?

Several companies I know of are rolling out an anti-malware product called FireAMP. The publisher's website is long on hype and short on technical details. How does the product actually work? I'm ...
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Best practices: OS deploy menthod for enterprise IT management [closed]

In our company, we have different models of DELL desktops/laptops, and they will need different OS on them. Every time there are people coming and going, we need to reformat the OS, install drivers, ...
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EMET Configuration via Command Line

I'm looking at deploying EMET to various laptops for an additional layer of security and want to ensure if users modify the settings, an automated job will come in behind it and turn them back to the ...
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Oracle 6i reports engine crash on Windows server 2008r2

Background: We have Oracle 6i applications that used to run on Windows server 2003. We've migrated to 2008r2, and we managed to get these applications running almost perfectly (took a while and a lot ...
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Can't join domain in Windows 8

When I try to change my computer's domain, I get an error dialog saying "This machine is already joined to a cloud domain and cannot be subsequently joined to an Active Directory domain". Please help ...
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WIndows Server 2012 installation on VMware running on my laptop stuck on Windows Logo [closed]

I am trying to setup a Lab to aid my preparation for Microsoft 70-410 exam. I downloaded an evaluation copy of Microsoft Window Server 2012 here: ...
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Can DoxBox ( or FreeOTFE Encfs Truecrypt ) prompt and mount an encrypted file volume or encrypted disk partition before Windows boots to its GUI? [closed]

I would like to Encrypt a secondary drive (NOT the OS/boot drive) and have it mounted and drive letter mapped etc, before Windows 7 gui boots up. This is because I will have mapped some user data onto ...
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Show historic hardware changes in windows 7 [migrated]

Brief question: In Windows 7, Is there a log where I can see the ram memory of the system at different dates? Explanation: A friend of mine have detected some missing hardware (ram sticks) on some ...
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How does one create a certificate request for a managed service account in Windows?

I have a managed service account which needs a certificate in its personal store for decryption. I tried opening the Certificates snap-in and pointing to the service, but when I right-click on the ...
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DFSR-related WMI info is missing

OS: Server 2012 Core and Server 2012 R2 Core. DFS-Replication is installed and appears healthy. I am using WMI to collect information from DFSR replication members. The queries work on many of the ...
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TS Easy Print on specific driver

Hey guys I have a weird one for you... I have a user that has a Brother HL-5370 hooked up to her PC with USB and a few more that are on the network. We have an ERP system where if any report is ...
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Windows domain controller errors

I got the following errors when enquiring two domain controllers. Cannot open security log for DC DC2.org - The interface is unknown. and OpenEventLog failed for DC DC2.org(10.126.2.6) - ...
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How to protect Windows Server 2008 r2 from persons, which have physical access to computer? [closed]

One server is available for other users, and we think that someone may steal passwords from it. I can not set a password on boot, because sometimes there is electricity failure, and UPS can hold it ...
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Freshly cloned mirrored drive with Acronis true image and rsync wrongly detects changed files, windows rsync 3.0.7 cygwin windows

Is there a way to help rsync better detect that files are identical? I did a fresh full disk "clone" mirror with Acronis TrueImage and after did an rsync to test and it detected a bunch of files as ...
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How to stop Windows change the share path to lower-case [closed]

I have a Windows Server, on our network it can be found as FILESERVER. We have several shared folders on the FILESERVER, they are showing on the network as \\FILESERVER\Shares and \\FILESERVER\CAD ...
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Remote server access [closed]

I have a headless server (just a box connected to power and lan) running Fedora 21. Everyone else is running some form of Windows for business reasons on a laptop. However, we would like to access ...
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Is there a catchable event trigger where is fired when I get a IIS error that needs to restart the application pool?

Due a error that frequently occurs in an application and only is solved when its application pool is restarted, I'm trying to know if is possible to bind a trigger in order to do a treatment by ...
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Windows Environment Deployment [closed]

We have run into a situation that has caused some issues. We currently are using Inno Setup Software to install are software on our client systems. The issues that we run into is we need to make a lot ...
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Syncing with deleted IMAP account

Due to server data loss, I will have to recreate IMAP e-mail accounts for a client. He still have copies of old e-mails locally in Outlook. My question is: when Outlook syncs again with the new, ...