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newgrp equivalent in Windows?

Is there a newgrp equivalent in Windows? Or is everybody just in the groups that their in and there is concept of primary and secondary groups?
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1answer
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Moving domain controller from Samba to Windows Server 2008

I need to migrate an existing Active Directory from Samba to Windows Server 2008. It's easy as add a new Windows Domain Controller, wait for AD replication and turn off the linux machine?
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How should I integrate Active Directory with Windows clients and Linux clients and servers

I have Windows and Linux clients and I want to provide Active Directory authentication for both but keeping DHCP and DNS on Linux servers. Is this possible ? I have very little experience in ...
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Performance monitoring on Linux/Unix

I run a few Windows servers and (Debian and Ubuntu) Linux and AIX servers. I would like to continously monitor performance on these systems in order to easily identify bottlenecks as well as to have ...
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1answer
76 views

Can I stream a Windows App from a Linux server?

We are transitioning from distributed software (on a disc) to software as a service (SaaS) and are looking into how to present our application to users. My question is whether it is possible to stream ...
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2answers
129 views

Windows or Linux for VPN-VPN Bridge

I have the following network layout: Network1 ----VPN1-----Network2----VPN2----Network3 I can administer everything in Network1 only and my goal is to get to a box on Network3. I've been told by the ...
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1answer
358 views

How many folders you can mount on centos from windows shared folder using Samba with CIFS protocol

Currently I have an interesting problem to solve: In short I will need to pull custom text application log files from server windows servers (Mixed environment of windows server 2008 / 2003 sp2 ...
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Which server solution for an office that doesn't really “need” a server?

In the office I work for, the situation is as follows: There are ~20 PCs running Windows 7 (mostly) and Windows XP. No domain. There are four network-capable Ricoh printers, currently shared over a ...
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Is there something like Microsoft Windows Server DFS for Linux?

I'd like to create something like Windows' DFS system for sharing files on a network on Linux. Is there a similar offering somewhere?
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1answer
103 views

Video recording server configuration (in detail) [closed]

You have answered my question, but I now have more detailed ones that I need answered. In short, I need a server that is high on HDD capacity to record RTP streams from many IP cameras. I asked my ...
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Recommended storage system for video streaming server [closed]

I am developing a video surveillance system that records and streams back many video streams from many remote IP cameras. One server would be run on one machine that handles around 500 video streams ...
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2answers
187 views

Windows server administration resources for Linux administrators?

I'm a programmer who's been using and administering Linux systems (and to a lesser extent, other Unix systems) since the mid-1990's. Now as part of my job I'm ending up doing a lot of Windows Server ...
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Are there any benefits to running Subversion server on Linux as opposed to Windows?

We currently run CollabNet Subversion on a Windows server. I recently got the opportunity to move the Subversion server to another machine, and I basically have the choice between a Windows server or ...
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1answer
65 views

Linux and Windows Server Setup

I have an win 2008 R2 machine (a home machine of mine) that I am messing around with and learning the server technologies. I also wanted to try out oracle, and was wondering if its possible to setup ...
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3answers
554 views

Site to Site VPN

We have two sites, one linux based, the other windows based which we would like to connect permently over VPN. Does anyone know which linux VPN software is best for this? (I'm using PPTP on windows ...