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Privileges for resetting password, changing password, unlocking account, and read profile

I have made a service that has the capability to reset, changes passwords, unlock a locked out account, and read AD profile values (e.g. sn, firstname etc) of some domain user after the user verifies ...
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Inject events in the event viewer in an old date [closed]

I need to inject some event in my event viewer in an old date, how event viewer data are stored, and can I change it? ** EDIT ** I need it to know that if any one, In any way can fool me and do ...
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Access denied to shares residing on volumes other than C:

I have tried this from three different virtual machines running on vSphere 5.0 with the same results. All disks are Virtual Disks as provided by ESXi (not iSCSI; not NFS). All disks (C:, E:) are ...
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Unable to Connect to Server From XP Computer [closed]

Whenever I try to login into my Windows 2011 server through remote desktop connection on a Windows XP computer I am unable to. Whenever I attempt to, it tries to "sync" for a while, and then displays ...
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Can MS SQL Management Studio 2012 be installed without installing SQL SERVER?

We have a windows server 2012 with SQL Server 2012 BI installed. I can remote desktop and use the sql management studio in the server. However I would like to install that tool - sql management ...
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Does the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature work with 3rd party defrag programs?

Does the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature work with 3rd party defrag programs, in particular Auslogics Disk Defrag? I recently enabled the Data Deduplication feature on a drive to test ...
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Why is a computer on my network not resolving correctly?

I am running Windows 2003 Server with Active Directory and DHCP enabled. the machine: laptop1 receives the IP: 10.2.6.134 from the Windows 2003 DHCP Server. the machine name and IP does not show up ...
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Securing iis 8 nt permissions

I have an win2012/IIS 8 webserver which I am trying to secure. I want to isolate each site/user to their own folder as best as possible. I have moved the websites to "c:\sites\mysiteA\", ...
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Linux FTP to Windows Share [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server setup with DFS to another Windows server. I created a namespace called Linux with a folder called ClientFTP. Files added to the folder sync with both servers. Great. I ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 all administrators lost privileges

Over the weekend, all the administrators of one of my servers lost their privileges. Nobody can do administrative tasks on the server, such as use Server Manager. Only the service account is still ...
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Default username format in Active Directory

Since Windows 2000 NTLM has been replaced with Kerberos. Thus Kerberos uses UPNs to identify the users. UPN is also the preferred usernaming format. Now, why does Windows 7 still display a logged in ...
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Windows Server 2012 File Security Warning

I've mapped my domain users to a remote share, and I'm trying to get rid of the security warning that appears whenever a file is run from the remote share. I've tried adding the FQDN to the intranet ...
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View event details in “Events Detail View” in Windows Server 2012

Is there a way to actually view the details of an event in the "Events Detail View" that's provided by the Windows Server 2012 Server Manager?
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Stored passwords and scheduled tasks in Windows Server 2003

In general, if you are PC\Admin and you have a stored password for network share DOMAINSERVER\Share (done using the interface "Stored User Names and Passwords"), and you have a scheduled task that ...
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Server's network capabilities are going into some sort of sleep mode?

I'm having trouble with a server (Windows Server 2008 R2) on my network. It is going down for short periods at a time, but not very often. The interesting thing: If I ping the server from my ...
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Is it easy or even possible yet to manage windows firewall with powershell?

I'm doing some POC testing on a server 2012 environment, and during initial firewall configuration I find myself going to the GUI repeatedly when I'd really much rather be able to write a script. I've ...
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How to use new disk space after extend attached SAN disk

I have extended the space of my SAN vDisk from 1TB to 1.2TB, but Windows Explorer doesn't show the new size. After resize the vdisk in the SAN Manager, the Disk Management utility shows the 200GB ...
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Windows file server access control by device

I'm trying to build a system where access to certain resources (file shares) in Windows Server, is limited not only by the username (in a Active Directory domain), but also by the client machine. So ...
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Outlook Internet Security Warning with UCC w/ Subject Alternative Names

I installed a certificate on the mail server with Subject Alternative Names. Thunderbird does not throw any warnings but when an Outlook 2007 client connects, it throws a warning titled, "Internet ...
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Getting DNS working outside of the domain

I'm currently trying to set up a home development server (details below). Unfortunately, any time I try to access a DNS entry on a computer whose network card doesn't explicitly reference my internal ...
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Debugging group policies

Begginer with windows servers here How can i find which group policy is applied when i click on something and get blocked? I currently can't check for windows updates unless i deactivate the GPOs ...
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What version of Windows server is needed for RemoteApp functionality?

We have a Windows desktop app that we want to make available over the Internet to a few users. What version of Windows Server do I need for that RemoteApp functionality? I tried to figure this out ...
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blue screen (bsod) on windows server 2012 + hyper-v + routing and remote access (rras) nat

i have a dell r710 running windows server 2012 and hyper-v with 1 x windows server 2008 r2 guest (which i've just migrated from a server running windows server 2008 r2 with hyper-v, by re-creating a ...
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How do I run Windows Server Backup? [closed]

I'm running WS2012 as a workstation OS. I want to use Windows Server Backup to backup everything on my internal hard drive to my external hard drive. Windows Server Backup displays a message like ...
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Windows Server Data Center Edition Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? How does the licensing model of Windows Server Data Center Edition work? According to this Microsoft page a copy of ...
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Read access to Active Directory property (uSNChanged)

I have an issue with read access to the uSNChanged property when doing LDAP searches. If I do an LDAP search with a user that is a member of the Domain Admins group (UserA), I can see the uSNChanged ...
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Server 2012 hyper-v3 live migration

I am trying to do my first live migration with Windows server 2012 hyper-v 3.0. I have two servers joined into a domain.local domain and both are hypervisors with constrained delegation setup. Each ...
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Change dynamic DNS records to a static

Is there a way to change an automatic DNS record to a staic one, so that it doesn't get deleted by scavenging? This server does run a DHCP service as well, but I want to change some dynamically ...
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Is there today any reason to have multiple domains in one forest

I've been reading a lot trying to figure out why I would set-up a "multi-domain - one forest" architecture but I haven't found any good reason to do so. I came to the conclusion that you better use ...
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Cross-forest universal groups on Windows Server?

I would like to create a Universal Group whose members are a mix of cross-forests users and groups. In the following example, two forests are mentioned (US and UK) and two domains in each forest ...
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Is there a way to make software available for remote installation in Windows Server? [closed]

I've heard of folks having a sort of "software repository" which contains a database of product keys and then network installation media for operating systems and other Microsoft software, such as ...
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What special configuration is needed to have a domain controller with DNS on a VM in Hyper-V?

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 and it only has the Hyper-V role. I have a VM also running Windows Server 2012 and it has the Active Directory: Directory Services and DNS ([example.com]) ...
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Store user My Documents folder on server [closed]

EDIT: Rephrased this question to convey the message precisely. A user, (user1) use to login into multiple computers on the domain using his password, say (user1/password1) He needs My Documents, ...
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Print server vs. printer sharing on Windows Server

On my new Windows Server 2012 I've installed a printer and shared it via the Sharing tab: I'm not in a Windows domain (just a regular work group) and printing works fine. Now there's also the ...
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Cannot reactivate RAID-5 volume: The size of the plex member is invalid

We had a 3-drive Windows Server 2008 R2 RAID-5 fail (operating in redundancy mode): WDC 1 TB WDC 1 TB WDC 1 TB We removed the failed hard drive, and put a WDC 1 TB drive (that we had standing by) ...
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.NET console application exe can't access mapped drive that points to UNC path

I created a Windows executable by developing a very simple .NET console application in Visual Studio. The executable opens up a mapped drive and reads the files from that mapped drive. The mapped ...
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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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How to flush cache for IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Hope someone can help me with this. I have PHP successfully installed via Fast-CGI for IIS 7.5 on WS2008 R2. Let's say i try to edit some file called about.php and save it. If i check the changes ...
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SQL Server + Windows Server CALs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I've asked the same question on stackoverflow, but i think it suits here better since it's a problem not related to ...
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How do I use Group Policy on a domain to delete Temporary Internet Files?

I have a domain controller running on Windows 2008 Server R2 and users login to application servers on which Windows 2003 Server SP2 is installed. I have applied a Group Policy to clean temporary ...
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Restart a Windows service from a script?

I know there are several similar posts on the subject, but what I would like to know is how to re-start a service that has already been stopped. Is there a .bat or .vbs script that would check if the ...
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Adding a local user from one Windows machine to a local group on another Windows machine

I would like to add a local user account from a remote computer to a local group on a Windows "server core" box. Neither the workstation, nor the server are in a domain. Is that possible? Will ...
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Is it possible to try Windows Server 2012 with VmWare Server 5.0?

I would like to try windows server 2012 rc using our vmware server 5.0 infrastructure. The problem is that i can't install it because each time, the virtual machine reboot. Is it vmware server 5 ...
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What are for the trust relationsheep between forests? [closed]

I'm learning about Windows Server 2008 R2. I was testing the trusts relationship between two different forests. But I haven't understood the purpose and advantages of this? Can someone orient what ...
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PowerShell Remoting: No credentials are available in the security package

I'm trying to use the following script: $password = ConvertTo-SecureString "xxxx" -AsPlainText -Force $cred = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential("domain\Administrator", $password) ...
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How can I integrate electronic faxing with MS Fax? [closed]

I am in need of an efax (generic, not to be confused with the company) solution, but I have a couple of requirements from current software that we're running. Basically the problem is that we have ...
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How to relaunch a powershell script if it dies?

I have a powershell script I want to use to monitor the size of a file (at a certain interval) and send me an email alert if the file reaches a certain size. However, after it discovers that the file ...
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Changing user passwords in Windows Domain Controller [closed]

Suppose that users in a domain aunthenticate using windows domain controller. How can the administrator of the windows domain controller change the passwords of users? Does this require user's ...
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What is the minimal setup for a file server supporting file permissions connected by a handful of client machines

In the past our small firm has been file sharing via a Windows Workgroup with a mix of <10 XP, Vista and Win7 machines. I understand the basic concept of a Workgroup vs Domain and the advantages ...
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Access to Windows Fileserver via VPN, shares not visible, but only on one server

I am seriously scratching my head here... A colleague is testing access to the corporate file server via VPN. He found out that when accessing FileSrv01 by entering \\FileSrv01, he can see the ...