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How should privileged accounts be secured in both Linux and Windows?

I have recently started work in application security at a mid-sized firm, having transitioned away from 5+ years in security consulting (pentesting, etc). One of the biggest challenges I see here from ...
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0answers
50 views

monitoring linux servers with net-snmp [closed]

I've installed HP Insight Remote Support on a windows 2008 Ré server to monitor all servers. On HP IRS console I can monitor windows servers. I see linux servers but I can't monitor them because it ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Can I replace Harddisks to change the OS

I have a Server machine which I want to use with two Operating Systems. I cannot do the below things : 1. Use a virtual machine. 2. Install a dual boot I already have windows installed on the ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Exchange New-MailboxExportRequest PST backup to Linux server share

I'm putting together a backup script for an MS Exchange server. It uses New-MailboxExportRequest to export the Mailbox as PST files. However, it doesn't appear possible to write these PSTs to a Linux ...
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votes
3answers
36 views

Linux CLI server with a virtual windows machine running? [closed]

I have a ubuntu CLI server and I am wondering if it's possible to install a windows machine on a CLI server? My hope is that I can take a pre-made VirutalBOX or VMware image and put it on my Ubuntu ...
0
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2answers
26 views

SaltStack minions require restart after replacing master

I'm using SaltStack to manage several servers on EC2, including both Linux and MS-Windows installations. The master server is deployable in its entirety (using cloud-init) and when I change the ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Why is my samba domain user created by a bash script behave differently from one created manually?

I have a samba server which is using LDAP as its backend. The PDC is working as expected as long as I create the users manually. This means that if I use the following command to create a new user, I ...
2
votes
2answers
120 views

Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Cant copy / paste large text over SSH

Running ssh from Windows -> linux and I cant paste text larger than ~20 chars. If I do it hangs the session. This is happening to others in the office using various methods to ssh. cygwin, mobaxterm ...
1
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2answers
148 views

Setting up a tunnel with putty, jump server for using synergy

Long time ago I set up an environment where my Linux machine (LM) was a synergy server and my Windows machine (WM) the synergy client as described here. Since our admin put in a Linux jump server ...
0
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0answers
444 views

freeSSHd SCP Linux to Windows Fails with “exec request failed on channel 0”

Windows has freeSSHd installed. Logging in with ssh from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS via SSH using Windows Login credentials works fine. Logging in with SFTP also works fine. This test is being run from a ...
2
votes
2answers
109 views

Memory mapping files for a blazing fast webserver on Linux

Is there any simple way of telling Linux to keep a directory of files cached in memory? I realized that Node.Js and Apache are spending most time on file I/O, making users wait if you have a lot of ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

setting the 'hidden' attribute on a partion from Linux (parted) isnt respected by Windows?

when I set the 'hidden' flag on a GPT partition it's not respected by Windows 8.1 (Windows attempts to mound, throws UI, etc). However if I set the 'hidden' flag from diskpart.exe it is respected - ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Why could ntfs mount hung up?

I've got a centos with mounted ntfs folder. From time to time a backup script performs certain backup routine on that ntfs folder. However, periodically it hangs up: either it takes years to receive ...
5
votes
2answers
276 views

Windows workstations in a Windows domain with a Linux domain controller [closed]

There's a Windows network of about 60 workstations I am going to be responsible for. The network is in a terrible mess, so I decided to rebuild it from the ground up. Currently, there are some Windows ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Get IPs of printers on Windows print server via SNMP\Script

I am setting up an icinga server for monitoring printer status via SNMP (toner levels, errors, that kind of thing). All of the printers are accessible via a shared windows print server (Printer is ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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3answers
58 views

Softlink or hardlink a Linux remote folder in Windows [closed]

The thing is that, our codebase is located on a remote server, that, we access it through a vpn with putty. The server is in CentOs. I was wondering if its possible to softlink or hardlink this folder ...
1
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0answers
42 views

How to mirror an NTFS directory structure in Rsync

Being a Linux tool I'm not sure if this is supported but is it possible to mirror an NTFS file system in it's entirety, including all symlinks? The symlinks must be copied and point to their new ...
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votes
1answer
45 views

Samba configuaration not working

I am trying to set up a Samba share with a Windows computer from CentOS6. This is my current samba config: [global] restrict anonymous = no domain master = no preferred master = no workgroup = ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Transfer mysql database from wamp to a server

i want to transer my data bbase from wamp on my local machine to my vps (ubuntu) can i juste copy the folder of the data base from C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.12\data to /var/lib/mysql ?
0
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0answers
31 views

rdiff-backup --remote-schema does not take input

I'm trying to set up rdiff-backup between my windows host machine and my remote linux machine. I'm using Windows 8.1. SSH and rdiff-backup is indeed within the PATH environment variablle... With the ...
1
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0answers
64 views

Very strange NFS speed

I've been looking into this behaviour for quite a bit, I'm not sure if it's normal but strange or an issue, I'm hoping someone can provide some info: I have a small linux server, but am using windows ...
0
votes
3answers
388 views

SCP copy windows local file to linux remote folder

How to get a file from my path d:/test.txt and copy it to /etc/var/test/test.txt I've tried this: scp d:/test.txt /etc/var/test/test.txt but that didn't worked, how to set the hard disk from where ...
1
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1answer
369 views

Qemu - Disk Type, SATA Controller Questions

This is not so much of a question asking for an answer as it is just looking for an explanation. Imagine the following scenario. I have a Windows 7 Laptop, Dell Precicion M4500 series, with an SSD ...
1
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2answers
52 views

How do I show listening open ports from the shell?

I always have to google this and ServerFault is never the first result. Typically I want to do this on a unix box, but I'd also like to know how to do it on a Windows machine from CMD.exe.
0
votes
0answers
118 views

Mount nfs export in Server 2008 R2 using linux LDAP credentials

I have a linux domain running ldap. The Windows Server 2008R2 computer is "joined" to the ldap domain. I'm trying to get the Windows NFS client to mount a NFS export from a NFS Server which uses LDAP ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Cinder storage on windows storage server

I am planning openstack deployement and considering such solution: cinder volumes on Windows Storage Server: http://www.cloudbase.it/cinder-volume-on-windows-storage-server-2012/ and compute ...
1
vote
2answers
36 views

Automatic OS rotation using GRUB

I have several test servers that perform unit tests and hardware tests on some PCI and PCIe boards my company produces. These servers are multi-boot with a number of various Linux distributions and ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

execute sudo script on linux from windows

I need to connect to linux,run script which requires sudo. now i am trying this way: plink.exe -ssh -pw mypassword -noagent myname@10.111.11.123 "sudo /var/squid/myscript.sh in linux i added in ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

Detect if remote host is running Windows or Samba

From a Linux server, how can I quickly determine if a remote machine is running Windows or Samba? I want to run commands on remote Windows machines (XP and 7) to list the installed software and ...
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votes
2answers
65 views

Options for SATA ports on motherboard for Files server [closed]

I am planning to build a big file server. (Windows or FreeNAS). I need at lease 300T of space. what options do I have to RAID all disks together? I mean on physical level what kind of connection ...
0
votes
2answers
135 views

Samba group doesn't appear on Network Neighborhood

I have a samba server (Samba version 3.6.9-151.el6). My ip server has multiple ip address, and it uses dns proxy for name resolution. I have 2 problem: Samba share works with IP but not with ...
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votes
2answers
69 views

Remote PXE server files

Is it possible to view the contents of a remote PXE/TFTP Server on a Windows PC? I would like to get the pxelinux.0 file off of a remote server, but when I connect using WinSCP or just Explorer I get ...
2
votes
1answer
113 views

DNSSEC and IPSec DNS Server and DNS Client Configuration

I'm about to deploy DNSSEC for some of my domains and as I was getting ready I did some reading on the subject. I came across some Microsoft Technet articles talking about Name Resolution Policy Table ...
1
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0answers
16 views

Displaying the Linux Apache directory format on Windows

I've got a website hosted on Apache on Linux, and we need to migrate it to Apache on Windows. Unfortunately, we have utility programs which parse the directory listing Apache provides to explore the ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Set rsh target user to root for every user

I'm using windows computers to execute commands on linux via rsh. The call of rsh are made from one software that specifies the logged on user name to use on the remote host. But that user is not ...
1
vote
1answer
138 views

How can I transfer SVN repositories from VisualSVN Server (Windows) to Apache SVN (Linux) correctly?

My goal is to transfer old SVN repositories from a Windows VisualSVN server to a Linux Apache SVN server. The first step was to make a dump of all the repositories with the svnadmin dump command. ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

iptables alternative for nat in windows

When setting up a comms server I usually use iptables in linux to forward any incoming connections on a particular port to another server, e.g. Chain PREROUTING (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt ...
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votes
1answer
182 views

How to use cygwin to access AWS linux server instance

I am trying to use Cygwin to connect to my Amazon server instance I am new to this Currently i have a USA.pem file located at C:\Users\Vinay\Desktop\Devrath I have installed Cygwin I have used ...
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votes
1answer
35 views

How do I see all processes start (both linux AND win)? [closed]

I have a situation in which I need to monitor processes starting. I have found lots of ways to see what processes are running at any given moment (e.g. by polling), but sometimes processes start and ...
2
votes
2answers
226 views

What exactly is insecure about Samba access over the Internet?

I have a folder on a Linux server that I need to share with a number of different clients all over the country. Some requirements: The folder needs to be mountable as an ordinary network drive in ...
0
votes
0answers
161 views

MySQL 5.0.88 and ASP.Net error - Reading from the stream has failed

Recently, our Linux server died so we put up a new Linux server with a newer version of MySQL (went from 5.0.6 to 5.0.8). We updated the connection string in our .Net application and installed the ...
0
votes
3answers
160 views

Unable to access Windows share

I've installed Alfresco 4.2.d under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS; Everything done fine except I can't access it from Windows share (Windows 7 32bit) although I got the link from Alfresco explorer which is: ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

Can see but not access shared samba folders using active directory

I have installed samba on my centos 6.4 server and I am able to see the shares but not access them. I am trying to use AD authentication with my DC. I have a AD user group named "webdev". The ...
2
votes
2answers
90 views

Is there a version of mt for windows, or something similar?

First of all, I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask this question. I was torn between SF and SU, but I decided for SF when I saw that questions about tape drives are scarce in SU. I need to ...
1
vote
2answers
113 views

What determines the time to first ping response in an OS?

When a server (say Windows, Linux) is rebooted, it will take some time to respond to ping. I'm assuming that the software firewall has to be up before pings will be returned as there might be a ...
2
votes
1answer
100 views

Fault-tolerant network access to redundant storage in a heterogeneous environment (including Windows)?

We are facing a design "challenge" where we are required to set up a storage solution with the following properties: What we need HA a scalable storage backend offline/disconnected operation on ...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

Mount linux partition as Windows network share over internet

I have a Linux server running RHEL 6. I have two Windows servers. All servers are connected directly to the web with an external IP, they are not in a local lan. What I would like to achieve is to ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Print over the internet from a remote linux session locally (on a Windows 7 machine) to the shared printers?

I'm trying to use a linux virtual machine as a file server for windows clients. I have successfully implemented remote file sharing (samba+ssh) with which I am able to print locally with a little ...