With Microsoft security bulletin MS14-025, GPMC and related tools are now patched to no longer allow the use of configuration items within Group Policy Prefs that would embed obfuscated passwords. The ...
DC OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Std Client OS - Windows XP, Windows 7 I have implemented Security policy through Network Policy Server and enabled Wired AutoConfig Services Automatically. While ...
I have a Windows service that I can run either as a service or in a console. The program requires administrator access. When running in a console "as Administrator", the program works fine. When ...
How do I grant start/stop/restart permissions on a service to an arbitrary user or group on a non-domain-member server?
We have a suite of Windows Services running on our servers which perform a bunch of automated tasks independently of one another, with the exception of one service which looks after the other ...
Should windows services be created with custom users, or should I use one of LocalSystem/LocalService/NetworkService
I'm asking the question in general for the average custom developed NT service or unix OSS daemon ported to windows with SCM support. However, at the moment my immediate concern is for mongodb. From ...
Here is what we are trying to accomplish: A client drops off a file on a Windows/Cygwin SFTP folder A Windows service scans the folder and processes the file The problem: The Windows service is ...
I've always had trouble finding firewall port information for some windows-based software/services. For example,http://support.microsoft.com/kb/832017 gives me the ports but there's no differentiation ...
What is the best way to allow a domain user to start and stop services on the machine? The domains user cannot be made admin.