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What is the purpose of a custom Certificate Trust List?

You can create and deploy a certificate trust list as detailed here, but I'm trying to understand the advantages of this over just deploying root and intermediate certs with group policy the normal ...
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Can't Create Win 7 VM with RHEL 6.5 VMM

I have a server running RHEL 6.5 that I primarily run VMs on it. The VMs I run on it are all Linux, with the exception of one that runs Server 2008 R2. Yesterday, I attempted to install Windows 7 as ...
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where can I learn the limitations of /LEV:n option of Robocopy command

Hey I am moving a file server to another datacenter. I use robocopy but I don't know the limits of the /LEV:nutility. Is this "n" can be 100 or something for some crazy admins? I searched but I didn't ...
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TP Link wifi Router issues with local network

I have 15 systems out of which 10 are Ubuntu and rest are windows 8.1. I have an optical fibre connection from ISP and which is connected to TP link wifi router. I have an issue with the internet ...
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Is it possible to place the system temp directory in a RAM disk?

The problem is that the system temp directory is required when machine installs updates first thing after a restart. My RAM disk, however, starts through ...
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External USB drive on xen windows guest

I have an external USB 2Tb drive I'm trying to use with a xen guest. Xen Center 6.1 sees the drive in the removable storage repository and I can assign it to a guest. But the guest (tested ...
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Jenkins pulling from Bonobo Git Server

I have installed Jenkins Git plugin for SCM on Jenkins Bonobo Git Server To configure Jenkins to build from Git I type in url, which is on my local network ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Net Activity

I have a Windows 8.1 system that wakes on LAN no problem via magic packet. I made sure under the device settings "power management" to uncheck "only allow a magic packet to wake the computer". It ...
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Really slow copying a file to a win 8.1 pc over LAN, no other network issues [migrated]

I have a windows 8.1 pc thats being running fine for ages. Suddenly it's unable to play videos from a network share. Digging into it I've found the following: Copying a file from any of the three ...
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Hyper-v guest network priority

I have the following configuration: 2 Hyper-v hosts connected using a Dell 1gb switch: Host 1 vms: domain controller which also server as dns server (DC01, ip: 10.2.2.5) fileserver (FS01, ip: ...
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DC keeps losing DNS record

I have multiple DC in the organization with DNS roles installed on them. One of the DCs keeps losing its DNS entry. I flushed dns cache using ipconfig /flushdns I registered the DC using ipconfig ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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GUID foldername on Windows Server 2008 R2

Recently I'm seeing GUID folder names pop up on the system drive of my Server 2008 R2 machine (example below). Does anyone have any idea as to what might be causing these? If you open the folder ...
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increasing shrink space in windows 7 [migrated]

I am trying to install Linux on a machine that is currently running windows 7 home edition. I want to keep windows 7 and install windows in a partition. So I went to Disk Management, right-clicked ...
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windows update - strange behaviour using up all CPU

I have a windows 2008R2 server which has had windows update go mad. Last night it started pegging the CPU @ 100% and using 1GB RAM. Killing the Windows Update service took the CPU and MEM back to ...
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How to manage computers from another AD domain with Windows MMC?

I am currently managing computers distributed across 2 different AD domains. I shall call the 2 domains MEDIA and DATA. My workstation is a member of the MEDIA (192.168.10/24) domain, along with most ...
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Remote desktop connection breaks when vmware machine is powered on

On a remote server (Windows Server 2012) we have vmware player (v. 6.0.3) installed. We can connect to the server using remote desktop without any problem. But when you're connected and have powered ...
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Cant resolve dns when has same domain of server in browser [duplicate]

i have just setup a DC running 2008 R2 my domain is tingateitsolutions.com.au and have setup my dc using that domain i just setup DNS with a forwarder to my router 192.168.1.1 and also 8.8.8.8 i ...
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What if Security ID and Account Name differ on Windows Security Event Log

the latest MS Kerberos Vulnerability let us search our Security Event Logs for potential attackers. According to a technet article, to identify an attacker you have to search for non matching security ...
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How to perform all sorts of administration tasks both locally, and on remote computers as well? [on hold]

I wanted to connect to another computer (remote machine) and run a command, quickly get information about processes running and optionally kill them, or even stop a service on another PC(remote ...
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Map drive from windows to linux file share [on hold]

What I would like to do is to fire up a linux based cloud computer and be able to map a network drive from a local windows computer to this remote linux cloud computer. Is this possible?
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How access remote network with OpenVPN?

I am currently trying to configure OpenVPN to access our company network remotely. I was able to establish a connection and ping the server at the configured address (10.8.0.1), but I was not able to ...
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Open connection communication between two machines [on hold]

i'm trying to connect two machines. Azure Cloud service (A) with Linux machine (B) that doesn't belong to Windows Azure. What i`am trying to do is to make an open connection between A and B. So A ...
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Task scheduler not logging failure to operational view in event viewer

The task scheduler below clearly errors but it never shows up under the task scheduler operational view as being failed but completed successfully. I want to send an email on a failed task scheduler ...
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Route Windows application to specific network interface [migrated]

I have two connections (one wired, one wireless, if relevant). One connection passes thru a proxy (which is not under my control) and is domain controlled. The other is a simple wireless connection ...
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NET USE - How to get list of all shares (elevated, non-elevated)

The command: NET USE Will display open connections by any process of current user. But, if command prompt (cmd.exe, or any shell) is non-elevated, it would display only connections opened by ...
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How to reset service permissions after messing up with `sc sdset`?

After applying this "solution" I have no way of starting the spooler service, not even as Admin. If I open services.msc as Administrator, that service has disappeared, as noted here (I wish I found ...
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Windows Git Linux Tools - Prevent SSH timeout in terminal

I installed Git and included the Linux tools. They rock, except for the SSH times out after five or ten minutes when I am running in the console. It just freezes the terminal until I hit a few ...
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How to get login username of the login that triggerred a task in the task scheduler

In the Windows 7 task scheduler, I have a task that runs when any user logs on. This task is run as Administrator so it can get the proper priviliges and runs a bat file. I would like to pass in the ...
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high CPU usage, no clue? [on hold]

i've got a strange problem with one notebook, and it is happening on and off. CPU usage was very high from last few weeks, i.e. 30-40% without any noticeable job running, and system response very ...
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failure backup server data to nas [on hold]

I'm using syncback to backup the data from the servers shared drive to a NAS station. The server runs on Windows Server 2008R2 and is the DNS and DHCP server. The NAS is a Synology DS214+ with 2 ...
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Is my hard drive in the process of becoming faulty? [migrated]

There was no lead up symptoms to what I'm currently going through with my home machine. What happened was; Casual non intensive usage on the machine, then everything locked up and would not resume ...
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ipmitool under cygwin issues

Under Linux, ipmitool always starts in "local" mode: # ipmitool sel list 1 | 11/18/2014 | 20:40:13 | Event Logging Disabled #0x2b | Log area reset/cleared | 2 | 11/18/2014 | 20:40:13 | Power ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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Files listed on WinShock (KB2992611) what do the different file sizes for the same file name mean?

Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 20-Sep-2014 03:46 Not applicable Lsasrv.dll.mui 6.0.6002.23498 50,688 20-Sep-2014 03:33 Not applicable Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 ...
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Two Windows server, not in domain, grant permissions to each other's users

We have two Windows Server machines, which are not in domain. Sql Server runs on one of them. We want to save backups of Sql Server to another server. We created a folder in second server then we gave ...
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Azure VM belonging to multiple cloud services

I am brand new to Azure and still trying to figure everything out so please excuse my ignorance. I'm trying to take one VM running IIS and to host multiple websites on it, each with a different SSL ...
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Software deployed using WMIC requires restart before launching

I have an MSI I'm attempting to deploy via WMIC. The MSI install completes without error but I cannot launch the installed application until I reboot the PC. If I try it pops up momentarily then ...
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Need to configure a openedge progress database server. [closed]

I need to configure a openedge database server on windows /Unix. Could any body help with the basic steps ,like how to start the admin server.
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How do I route data from a VPN-Connection to a server connected with ICS? (Windows) [migrated]

I am running a Windows 8.1 machine as a centerpoint in my network, it has three network interfaces, Wireless Wifi, Ethernet, and a VPN tunnel. The Ethernet interface is used to share the computer's ...
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Drive full after CHKDSK, but files don't add up [migrated]

Last week, I was preparing to make a new partition (for Ubuntu alongside my current Windows) on my laptop, but never got that far. I ran chkdsk to make sure it was safe to partition the disk. I do ...
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Recommended servers for small databases [duplicate]

I work in a research institute in India. We have old Windows server 2003 SP-2 Standard Version. Of course we need to switch to a newer one. What are the recommendations for complete new setup ...
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DNS settings on managed switches in LAN

We have a Windows 2008 server that is connected to a managed switch with about 15 Cat5e connections and three fiber branches that go to different parts of campus. At each of these parts there is ...
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DNS settings on computers and switches [duplicate]

Noob questions. I have static IPs on many of my Windows computers in our Windows 2008 domain. In the network settings at each, I have an a static IP and subnet. The default Gateway is set to our ...
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To create a scheduled task which can execute without user logged on --using vbscript

I need to execute a file on a remote machine without logging into the machine. I created scheduled task for the same. PFB the code snippet scheduled_task = "schtasks /Create /S <> /SC nologon /TN ...
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Active Directory Replication Design

Primer/Environment: Sites: Santa Clara (data center), San Francisco (office), Seattle (office), Boston (office) Two Domain Controllers at each site. All sites are able to talk to San Francisco but ...
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Existing Win7 machine: Install Ubuntu and convert existing Win7 to VirtualBox VM [migrated]

I have a dev laptop with Windows 7 installed. I want to switch this to Ubuntu and convert the existing Win7 physical installation to use in VirtualBox running under the newly installed Ubuntu. I ...
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Can I delete DLL from windows/temp folder

This server is running in production, has IIS and is a utility server OS is 2008 ent. there are 11GB of dll files at 12kb a piece in the Windows/Temp Folder. Is it safe to delete these. Would ...
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Active Directory components appearing on an Exchange Server which is not a Domain Controller

Folks, I am having a little -still awkward- issue here. I have an HP ProliantDL380p Gen8 server which serves as a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V host for 2 VMs. One VM is a Windows 2012 Server R2 Exchange ...
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Is there a netstat -s equivalent for windows?

I know that netstat -s exists on Windows, but it displays way less informations than on Linux/OS X. It only gives 8 counters about TCP, while on Linux it's more than 50. I'm looking for any ...